Hisaei “Chuck” ITO

Hisaei “Chuck” ITO

Hisaei “Chuck” ITO is a Professor of Law at the Chuo University, where he teaches Commercial Law, Law of Negotiable Instruments, Law of Payments, Comparative Business Law (taught in English), Corporate Law, and Asian Business Law. As an Adjunct, he has ever taught the courses ”Dispute Resolution in Business Corporation” for foreign students at the Graduate School of Business, Rikkyo University in 2014 – 2017, and “Special Lecture on Financial and Capital Market Law” at the Graduate School of Law at Waseda University in 2011 – 2014.

Professor Ito has been appointed as a member of the Examination Committee for CPA (2000-2001), a member of Academic Advisory Board of the Asian Institute of International Financial Law at the University of Hong Kong (2008 – present), a member of the Accreditation Committee or Law Schools at the Japan Federation of Bar Association (2012 – 2019), a member of the Executive Board at the japan Association of Private Law (2016 – 2020), and the director of the Institute of Comparative Law in Japan at Chuo University (2014. – 2020).

Due to his strong interest in comparative studies, he has held a variety of visiting positions at Tulane University School of Law (2018), Georgetown University Law Center (2014), Duke University School of Law (2011, 2003), the University of Hong Kong (2002), and the Australian National University (1997).

[ Bar Admission ] 2020, Tokyo Bar Association

[ Education ] Chuo University Graduate School of Law (LL.M, 1982)

[ Languages ] Japanese, English


  • Japanese (大野正文と共著)「商事留置権にもとづく手形の取立と銀行による弁済充当(1)−平成23年12月15日最高裁判決を中心として−」
  • Japanese サブプライム問題における証券化取引とリスク分配ルール−正当所持人原則および譲受人責任を中心に
  • Japanese 決済取引の基礎
  • Japanese 翻訳:Howard Erichson「アメリカにおける大規模複雑訴訟の形態」
  • Japanese 振込み制度と法律問題
  • Japanese イギリスにおける近時の金融制度改革論議――独立銀行委員会の中間報告について
  • Japanese 書面によらない一任売買取引の効力
  • Japanese 取立委任文言の抹消と譲渡裏書の効力発生時期


Past Lectures and Seminars