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TENURED FULL PROFESSOR
Waseda University School of Law, Tokyo, Japan
March 2004-March 2017
Research: Cybersecurity and critical information infrastructure protection;
cyber security insurance; cryptocurrency/ mobile payments/micropayments, online gambling and online money laundering; Internet governance and law; Internet-based legal research; smart cities, privacy and cybersecurity; balancing privacy and security issues in government, law, business, educational institutions.
Curriculum design and teaching courses on Cybersecurity and Cybercrime.
ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE (1972-1974): Adjunct Professor, Tsuda College, Tokyo Women’s Christian College Junior College, Chuo University Commerce Division, Sophia University International Division, Tokyo, Japan.
New York Law School, Juris Doctor (1985)
Coro Foundation Public Affairs Leadership Program, First New York Women’s Program (1981)
City University of New York Graduate Division, Master of Arts, Comparative Literature (1972)
The City College of the City University of New York, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science (1968)
Princeton University, Inter-university Program in Critical Languages (1967)
Studied the politics of modernization in Asia with Professor W.W. Lockwood, political economist of Japan, at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, International Commercial Arbitration (Associate) (2002)
New Arbitrators’ Training, American Arbitration Association (1987)
Mediation and Negotiation Training, U.S. Department of Education (1987)
Mediation and Conciliation, Institute for Mediation and Conflict Resolution (1981)
CORO Foundation Public Affairs Leadership Program (1981)
PROVIDER OF CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION
To American and foreign lawyers in Japan and Asia for two lawyers’ associations and American Bar Association.
Areas of Expertise
- Conduct legal and policy research on Cybersecurity and Cybercrime worldwide.
- Continuing research on cryptocurrency and block chain legislation in Asia.
- Ongoing research on cyber security insurance law and business.
- Research on healthcare Critical Information Infrastructure, cybersecurity and privacy of data and network-connected medical devices.
- Research on 5G networks, trade and cybersecurity.
- Cybersecurity, Cybercrime and Data Protection/Privacy law and policy worldwide.
MEMBERSHIPS AND LEADERSHIP
American Bar Association
Member, International Section. Reviewer, Myanmar Draft Investment Law (April 2015)
Co-chair, Section of Science and Technology, Privacy and Computer Crime Committee, ABA Model Cybercrime Law Project, Purpose Working Group, 2007-2008 (to produce ITU Toolkit for model Cybercrime law)
Vice Chair, E-commerce Payment Committee, Section of Science and Technology, 2006-2007.
Co-chair, Pacific Rim Subcommittee, Section of Dispute Resolution 1995-1999.
Vice Chair, Legal Education Committee, Section of International Law and Practice, 1996-1998.
Member, International High Technology Crime Investigators Association (HTCIA) (former).
Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) (former).
Member, ITech Law (former).
Member, Roppongi Bar Association, Tokyo (current member).
Vice Chair, Legal Services Committee, American Chamber of Commerce in Japan, 1999-March 2000.
Founding member, Information Network Law Association, Japan (current member)
Former member (Japan), Executive Committee, Committee on Asian Law, Association for Asian Studies (U.S.)
GRANTS, HONORS AND AWARDS
Recipient, Asia-Pacific Information Security Leadership Achievement Award, Information Security Honoree, ISC(2), Hong Kong, July 3, 2017.
Recipient of grant to conduct international symposium on data security and data privacy worldwide, Tokyo, December 2013.
Recipient of grant to conduct follow up research to December 13, 2013 symposium.
Recipient of grant to survey Legal English curriculum in Japan and worldwide (2005-2006).
Recipient of Waseda University Bonn Center grant to study positive action employment programs in EU countries and India, 1998.
Member of a group of professors receiving a two-year grant to introduce computers and
technology into university education, 1996-97.
TEACHING AND RESEARCH OUTSIDE JAPAN
Visiting Professor, Singapore Management University, Singapore, March-April 2012.
Visiting Professor, Venice International University, Italy, February-June 2007.
Visiting Professor, CAPTEL Program, Nanyang Technological University Business Law Program; Visiting Scholar, International Labour Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland (research on international employment law); University of New South Wales/University of Technology Sydney/Australian Legal Information Institute, Sydney, Australia (research on Internet-based legal research). Also visited Haifa University, Haifa, Israel, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv University and attorneys throughout Israel to conduct research on Cyberlaw developments and employment law, attended courses in Cyberlaw and E-commerce at Stanford Law School with Professor Lawrence Lessig, among others.
PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Andrews & Kurth, L.L.P., New York, New York
October 1994-March 1995
Trained attorneys in uses of technology for legal research (Internet, on-line services, CD-ROM); conducted legal research using Internet, on-line services (Lexis Counsel Connect,
Pauline C. Reich
Law Journal Extra!, PACER, Lexis, Westlaw, others), CD-ROM (LAWDESK); managed law library.
Senior Equal Opportunity Specialist, Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education, New York, New York, 1978-1995
Collateral assignments included providing technical assistance to recipients of federal financial assistance on national policy issues, Regional Training Coordinator responsibilities, policy analysis. Compliance review team leader; conducting mediation and negotiation of violations.
November 1993 to February 1994 – Acting Director, Program Review and Management Support Division. Supervised Program Analysts, Equal Opportunity Specialists and clerical staff in intake, mediation, Freedom of Information Act, Privacy Act request processing and
other management support functions.
December 1978-March 1991 – Conducted investigations and compliance reviews, postsecondary education.
LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS
Conference and Meeting Presentations (2008-2019):
Speaker, “Privacy and Security: Legal Issues – Facial Recognition Software Use by Police, Theft of Online Photos and Identities by Criminals and Latest Surveillance News,” 8th Asian Privacy Scholars Network Conference, “Privacy, Confidence and Data Protection in the 20th Century, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore, December 5, 2019, https://law.nus.edu.sg/events/apsn2019/programme.html
Speaker,”Healthcare Critical Infrastructure and Cybersecurity Issues: Data and Connected Device Issues Facing Regulators, Medical Providers, Manufacturers and Patients,” 19th Regional Asia Information Security Exchange Forum, NICT, Tokyo, November 19, 2019
Speaker, ‘Assessing the Impact of the GDPR in Asia,” panel member, Observer Research Foundation, CyFy2019 Conference, Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi, India, October, 2019.
Speaker, Roundtable Discussion, “Technology, Policy and National Security Building 21st Century Curricula in India’s Law Schools,” October 15, 2019, Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University Delhi and Observer Research Foundation, at CyFy2019; Contributed 2017 syllabus to National Law School New Delhi project.
-Speaker, “Healthcare Cybersecurity,” panel, “The World If… CyberAttacks Became the New Norm,” Safe Cities conference, The Economist, Raffles Hotel, Singapore, August 29, 2019;
-Speaker, “Current U.S.-China Trade Negotiations: In a Broader Context,” Hong Kong Singapore Business Association, Singapore, August 26, 2019;
-Speaker, “Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Legislation/Regulation in Asia and Beyond,”
Regional Asia Information Security Exchange, Seoul, Republic of Korea, November 21, 2018;
-Speaker, “The Use of Social Media for Law Enforcement Investigations: Legal Issues, Best Practices and Privacy Considerations,” Interpol Digital Security Research Seminar,
Interpol Global Complex for Innovation, Singapore, September 12-13, 2017;
-Speaker, “Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies: A Legal and Regulatory Update from This Region,” Regional Asia Information Security Exchange (RAISE) Forum, Hong Kong, July 7, 2017;
-Speaker, “The Apple iPhone Cases: Global Issues of Encryption and Decryption and
Current Situation in the Asia Region,” Asian Privacy Scholars Network, University of Auckland, New Zealand, December 14, 2016;
-Speaker, “Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Law and Policy in the Asia Region,” Legal
Tech Asia and US-China Legal Summit, Hong Kong, February 25, 2016;
– Speaker, “Latest Developments in Cybercrime Law and Cybersecurity Policy in the
Region,” Chinese University of Hong Kong, February 24, 2016;
-Speaker, Panel, “Cybercrime and Virtual Currencies,” American Bar Association
Criminal Justice Section, Inaugural White Collar Crime Institute, Shanghai, PRC, November 20, 2015;
-Speaker, Panel Discussion: “Cross Border Privacy Rules – The Case for Asian Business and Consumers,” Data Privacy Asia, August 25, 2015, Singapore;
-Speaker, “Post-Snowden – The Cloud Computing Industry, Data Protection and Data -Privacy Issues – Legal and Policy Developments,” Data Privacy Asia, Singapore, August 26, 2015;
-Speaker, “Japan: Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Update 2015,” Regional Asia Information Security Exchange, Tsingtao, PRC, August 7, 2015;
– Speaker, “Bitcoin and Digital/Virtual/Mobile Currencies, Two Sides of the Digital Coin –Questions for the Information Security Community to Think about,” and “Developing Interdisciplinary Training and Curriculum, Research and Training for Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Professionals in this Region and Others,” Fourteenth Regional Asia Information Security Exchange (RAISE) annual meeting, August 1 and 2, 2014, Bangkok,
-Speaker, Roundtable on #Mobile# Law, PDA and MobileLaw.Net, India International Centre, New Delhi, May 8, 2014 (remote presentation);
– Speaker, “A Brief Review of Data Privacy, Data Protection and Government Surveillance of the Internet in Selected Asia-Pacific/South Asia/Oceania Jurisdictions,” Fourth Asian Privacy Scholars Network International Conference, Meiji University, Tokyo, July 10, 2014;
-Panelist, “Cyberlaw: Who Is in Charge of Cybersecurity?” Recent Developments in U.S. Business-Related Law and in Human Rights in Asia, 25th Anniversary, Temple University
Japan, March 14, 2014;
-Moderator and Speaker, International Symposium, “International Reactions and Responses to the Snowden/NSA Dilemma – What Kinds of Data Privacy and Data Protection Laws Do
Other Countries Have?”;
-Speaker, “A Brief Review of Data Privacy, Data Protection and Government Surveillance of the Internet in Selected Asia-Pacific/South Asia/Oceania Jurisdictions,” Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, 12/14/2013;
– Speaker, “Cybercrime and Cybersecurity: An Update from the Asia-Pacific Region,” International High Technology Crime Investigation Association annual conference, Summerlin, Nevada, USA, 9/9/2013;
-Speaker, “Social Media and Elections,” Japan Association of Security Management, 27th Annual Meeting, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 6/4/2013;
– Speaker, “Cybersecurity Law and Policy; Asia-Pacific Region” and “Update: Attempts to Pass U.S. Cybersecurity Legislation,” Regional Asia Information Security Exchange, 2013;
-Speaker, “Attempts to Pass U.S. Cybersecurity Legislation –You Need a Scorecard to Figure It Out!”, at Microsoft Japan (12/21/12), Information Technology Promotion Agency Japan (11/30/2012), Information Law Association Japan (12/1/2012);
-Speaker, “Japan’s Cybersecurity Programme and Way Forward,” Cyber Security Forum Asia conference, Threats to Critical National Infrastructure, Singapore, 12/3/2012;
-Keynote speaker, “Culture Clashes: Freedom, Privacy and Government Surveillance Issues Arising in Relation to National Security and Internet Use,” Cyberia: Enhancing Cyber Security and Combating Cyber Terrorism, National University of Singapore and National Defense University, U.S., Singapore, August 23-24, 2012;
-Speaker, “Online Gambling, Cybercrime and Money Laundering,” Singapore Management University, 4/9/2012;
Speaker, “Privacy and Security Issues of Wifi and Mobile Internet Adoption,” International Conference on Mobile Law, New Delhi, India, 3/1/2012 (remote);
-Speaker, “Social Media – The Other Side,” Harvard Club Japan, Tokyo, 2/24/2011;
-Speaker, “Cyberpeace,” Regional Asia Information Security Exchange, Seoul, Korea, 11/2011;
-Speaker, “Interdisciplinary Dialogues and the Evolution of Law to Address Cybercrime Issues in the Exciting Age of Information and Communication Technology,” and
-Speaker, “Cybercrime Issues: Child Pornography and Online Gambling,” East China University of Law and Politics, Shanghai, PRC, 11/15/2010;
-Speaker, “Social Networking- The Other Side: Cybercrime, Cybersecurity and Privacy Considerations,” American Bar Association Annual Meeting, Section of Real Property,
Trust and Estate Law, 8/6/2010;
– Panelist: “Cyber Attacks: What Should Be the Rules of Engagement?”, BILETA, University of Vienna, Austria, 3/2010;
-Speaker, “A New Paradigm for Law, Policy and Technology: National Security and ‘Cyber’ Hit the News, “Regional Asia Information Security Exchange (RAISE), National University of Singapore, Singapore, 3/10; Computer Society of India Bangalore chapter; DCSI, Bangalore; Amity College of Engineering (MBA and Engineering Students),
Bangalore, India, 3/2009;
-Television Interview, Doordarshan, Indian national satellite television, 3/2009;
-Presentation: ITech Law conference, Gurgaon, India, 2/2009;
-Presentation, “Cybercrime Law –Worldwide Developments and Harmonization,” CSI conference, National Harbor/District of Columbia, November 2008; Business Software Alliance, Singapore, 2008; NET-SEC, Seoul, Korea, 2008; RAISE conference, CyberSecurity Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2008;
DCSI, Bangalore; Amity College of Engineering (MBA and Engineering Students),
Bangalore, India, 3/2009;
-Television Interview, Indian national satellite television, 3/2009;
-Presentation: ITech Law conference, Gurgaon, India, 2/2009;
-Presentation, “Cybercrime Law –Worldwide Developments and Harmonization,” CSI
conference, National Harbor/District of Columbia, November 2008; Business Software Alliance, Singapore, 2008; NET-SEC, Seoul, Korea, 2008; RAISE conference, CyberSecurity Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2008.
Conference Presentations (2007 and earlier):
– “Cyberlaws and CNII,” CIIP Readiness and Resiliency conference, CyberSecurity Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 11/27/2007;
-Cybercrime Legislation: Worldwide Update 2007, International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Regional Workshop on Framework for Cybersecurity and CIIP, Hanoi, Vietnam, 8/30/2007;
-Cybercrime Legislation: Worldwide Update 2007,” Information Security Standards
Workshop, Security and Privacy Standards Technology Committee of ITSC, Singapore,
-Cybercrime Legislation: Worldwide Update 2007, 6th RAISS (Regional Asia Information Security Standards) Forum meeting, Singapore, 8/22/2007;
-“Cybercrime Legislation: Worldwide Update 2007”, Information Security Standards Workshop, Security and Privacy Standards Technology Committee of ITSC, Singapore, 8/23/2007;
-“Cybercrime Legislation: Worldwide Update 2007”, 6th RAISS (Regional Asia Information Security Standards) Forum meeting, Singapore, 8/22/2007;
– “Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Laws in the Asia-Pacific Region: The Lack of Harmonization,” Conference for Asian IT Standardization (CAIST) (2007);
– Speaker, Roundtable on Standardization of Information Security Technology, Singapore, November 2-3, 2006;
-“An Overview of Information Privacy Issues Relevant to the APEC Region,” APEC Symposium on Information Privacy in E-Government and E- Commerce, Hanoi, Vietnam, 2/21/2006; http://vndocr.com/apecip/presentations/06_ecsg_sym1_006_Pauline%20Reich.pdf;
-“Participation of Women in the Labor Markets of the Asia-Pacific/Oceania Regions: What Advances Have Been Made? What Obstacles Remain? How Can We Assess Them?“ ISLSSL conference, Taipei, Taiwan, 11/3/2005, http://www.airroc.org.tw/ISLSSL2005/program/doc/I-6.doc;
– “Cybercrime – Advance Fee Fraud Scams In-country and Across Borders,” conference,
Crime in Australia; international connections, Australian Institute of Criminology, Melbourne, Australia, 11/29/2004;
-“The Utilization of Statistics to Assess Women’s Employment Opportunities in the Asia-Pacific/Oceania Region, International Industrial Relations Association (IIRA)
conference, Seoul, Korea, June 2004;
– “Cybercrime in Japan,” at conference co-sponsored by Seoul National University Faculty of Law and Boalt Hall School of Law (University of California, Berkeley), Honolulu, Hawaii, January 2004;
-“Legal Issues of Internet and E-mail Use in the Workplace,” and “Cybersmear: Online Defamation in Several Common Law Jurisdictions,” CAPTEL, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, August 2003;
-“Legal Implications of Internet and E-mail Use in the Workplace,” Global Cyberlaw
Summit, International Business Law Services, Irvine, California, 9/17/2003;
-“Legal Implications of Internet and E-mail Use in the Workplace,” IIRA Regional Meeting, Bangkok, Thailand, December 2003;
-“The Internet and Legal Information/Legal Research in Japan,” Workshop on Technology, Legal Information and Legal Knowledge,” Buffalo Law School, Buffalo, New York, 3/15/2002;
-“The Incremental Development of Internet-Based Legal Research for Japanese Law Students,” Kagoshima University, Japan, November 2-3, 2002;
– “Technical Education in the Legal Profession and Legal Education in Other Professional
Fields,” JALO 4 conference, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, 4/4/2001.
Conference Presentations (2000 and earlier)
-“Domain Name and Other Internet-Related Legal Issues in the Asia-Pacific Region”, Freehills (law firm), Sydney, Australia, 8/28/2000;
-“The Legal Infrastructure of the Internet: Implications and Issues for Developing Countries in the Asia-Pacific Region”, 6/29/2000, Geneva, Switzerland to Tokyo,
Japan, online videoconference for a workshop co-sponsored by the United Nations University Institute for Advanced Studies, The Asian Development Bank Institute and IBM Asia-Pacific. Online at http://vulab.ias.unu.edu/digitaleconomy or at http://www.ias.unu.edu;
-“Corporate Defamation on the Internet (‘Cybersmear’)”, IBM Japan, 1/21/2000;
-“Legal Development Aid in Cambodia,” 30th Anniversary Program, “Legal Crisis? Japan and Asia,” University of Melbourne, Asian Law Centre, Melbourne, Australia, 8/13/99;
-“The Internet for Legal, Business and Government Information about Japan,” EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation, Tokyo, Japan, 9/28/98;
-“The Internet and Legal Information,” Keio University Law Faculty, Tokyo, Japan, July 3 and July 10, 1998;
-“Using the Internet for International Trade and Investment Research,” Ark Hills Academy, Tokyo, Japan, 6/11/98;
-Moderator and Organizer, panel, Conciliation in Relation to Arbitration in the Asia Pacific
Region, American Bar Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, August 1998;
-Speaker, Program on Women in Asia, Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York,
New York, New York, August 1998;
-Moderator and Organizer, Dispute Resolution in the Asia Pacific Region, American Bar
Association Annual Meeting, panels of arbitration organization officials, judges,
attorneys, professors from Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, India, Pakistan, U.S. discussing latest developments in various jurisdictions. San Francisco, California, August 1997.
OTHER CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION
Attendee (invited), CyberTech conferences (Israel sponsor), Tokyo and Tel Aviv, 2018.
Attendee (invited), International Cyber Incidents- Legal Considerations, NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Center of Excellence, Tallinn, Estonia, September, 2009.
Attendee, Council of Europe Octopus Interface, annual Cybercrime conference, Strasbourg
France, June 2015, December 2013, December 2012, November 2011, March 2010, March 2009, April 2007.
Attendee (invited), 2nd Science and Technology in Society Forum, Kyoto, Japan, September 2005, September 2006. Participants included heads of state, ambassadors,
parliamentarians, Nobel Prize laureates, university presidents, business, science and other organization leaders from throughout the world.
Attendee, International High Tech Crime Investigators Association annual meeting, Monterey, California, August 2005; Hong Kong workshop on Computer Forensics, December 2010.
Attendee, FIRST Conference (Internet First Responders organization), Singapore, July 2005, Seville, Spain, June 2007.
Attendee, APRICOT (Asia-Pacific First Responders organization) Conference, Kyoto, Japan, March 2005.
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- Law, Policy and Technology: Cyberterrorism, Information Warfare and Internet Immobilization (with Eduardo Gelbstein). USA: IGI Global, 2012
- “IS THERE ANY “MAGIC FORMULA” FOR ACHIEVING WOMEN’S ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY AND INCLUSION IN DECISION-MAKING IN THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTORS WORLDWIDE?” in 人文論集, 1, 55, 2016, 196-177
- “A Non-Militarised Approach to Cyber-Security” (with Andrew Adams, and Stuart Weinstein) in European Conference on Information Warfare and Security, 1, 1 - XI, 2012. 1
- “Cyber warfare: a review of theories, law, policies, actual incidents–and the dilemma of anonymity” (with Stuart Weinstein, Charles Wild, and Allan S Cabanlong) in European Journal of Law and Technology, 1, 2, 2010. 1-22
- “T. Boone Pickens and Corporate Governance in Japan: A Retrospective View of Three Sides of the Story and Recent Developments” in HeinOnline, 27, 27, 2001
Edited Books / Special Issues
- Civil Procedure in Japan – Third Edition (with Yasuhei Taniguchi), Eds. USA: Juris Legal Information, 2018
- Cybercrime & Security. USA: Thomas Reuters, 2012
- Law and Business in Japan (with Akira Kawamura), Eds. Japan: Tokyo : Commercial Law Center, 2000
Chapters in Edited Books
- “Internet Governance: International Law and Global Order in Cyberspace” (with Pravin Anand, Vaishali Mittal, Ayushi Kiran, Anna-Maria Osula, and Stuart Weinstein) in Manfred Steger, Paul Battersby, Joseph Siracusa , The SAGE Handbook of Globalization. UK: SAGE Publishing, 2014, 592-682
- “Cybercrime, Cybersecurity, and Financial Institutions Worldwide” in Takashi Kubota, Cyberlaw for Global E-business: Finance, Payments and Dispute Resolution. USA: IGI Global, 2007, 33
- “Cybercrime and Jurisdiction in Japan” in Bert-Jaap Koops, Susan W. Brenner, Cybercrime and Jurisdiction : A global survey. The Hague, Netherlands: T.M.C. Asser Press, 2006, 374
- Virtual Sexuality in the Workplace: A Wake-Up Call for Clinicians, Employers, and Employees
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