Nobumichi TERAMURA

Assistant Professor
PhD (University of New South Wales)

About

Dr. Nobumichi Teramura is Assistant Professor of the Institute of Asian Studies, University of Brunei Darussalam (UBD) and an Associate at the Centre for Asian and Pacific Law at the University of Sydney (CAPLUS).

He is the author of Ex Aequo et Bono as a Response to the Over-Judicialisation of International Commercial Arbitration (Wolters Kluwer, 2020), based on his doctoral thesis from the University of New South Wales in Australia, which received a PhD Excellence Award when completed in 2018.

Specialising in commercial law, Dr. Teramura’s current research interests include legal integration in Asia and legal development for South-East Asian nations severely affected by colonisation and the Cold War, including Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, and Myanmar.

Dr. Teramura has teaching and research experience in Asia-Pacific jurisdictions including the Philippines, Australia, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Cambodia and Brunei.

Research Interests

     • ASEAN and Asia-wide integration
     • International Business Law
     • International Commercial Arbitration
     • Foreign investment and Investor-State Dispute Settlement in Asia
     • Asian Law
     • Comparative Law

Select Publications

Monograph

Nobumichi Teramura (2020). Ex Aequo et Bono as a Response to the ‘Over-Judicialisation’ of International Commercial Arbitration. Wolters Kluwer. [Access]

Edited Book

Luke Nottage, Shahla Ali, Bruno Jetin and Nobumichi Teramura (eds.) (forthcoming 2021). New Frontiers in Asia-Pacific International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution. Wolters Kluwer.

Journal Articles

Nobumichi Teramura (2020). Ex Aequo et Bono and Arbitration Theories: An Arbitrator’s Subjective Perspective of Fairness as the final ‘Gap-Filler’. ASA Bulletin 38(2), 350-374. [Access]

Nobumichi Teramura (2019). The Strengths and Weakness of Arguments pertaining to Ex Aequo et Bono. Asian International Arbitration Journal 17(2), pp. 63-86. [Access]

James Claxton, Luke R Nottage and Nobumichi Teramura (2018). Developing Japan as a Regional Hub for International Dispute Resolution: Dream Come True or Daydream? Journal of Japanese Law 47, pp. 109-131. [Access]

Nobumichi Teramura (2018). Australian Perspectives on International Commercial Dispute Resolution for the 21st Century: A Symposium. ACICA Review 38.

Nobumichi Teramura (2016). Case Note: Indirect Compulsory Execution for Conflicting Obligations [in Japanese]. Doshisha Law Review 68(5).

Nobumichi Teramura (2015). Case Note: Indirect Grounds of Jurisdiction and a Legal Action Relating to a Tort [in Japanese]. Doshisha Law Review 67(6).

Nobumichi Teramura (2014). Recognisability and Enforceability of Annulled Foreign Arbitral Awards: Practical Perspectives of Enforcing Countries. Doshisha Law Review 66(4). [Access]

Nobumichi Teramura (2014). Doshisha University Private International Law Research Group: The Annulment of an International Arbitral Award for Violation of Procedural Public Policy [in Japanese]. Doshisha Law Review 66(3).

Book Chapters

Albert Monichino and Nobumichi Teramura (forthcoming 2021). New Frontiers for International Commercial Arbitration in Australia: Beyond the ‘Lucky Country,’ in Luke Nottage, Shahla Ali, Bruno Jetin and Nobumichi Teramura (eds), New Frontiers in Asia-Pacific International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution. Wolters Kluwer.

James Claxton, Luke Nottage and Nobumichi Teramura (forthcoming 2021). Disruption as a Catalyst for International Dispute Services in Japan: No Longer Business as Usual?, in Luke Nottage, Shahla Ali, Bruno Jetin and Nobumichi Teramura (eds), New Frontiers in Asia-Pacific International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution. Wolters Kluwer (forthcoming 2021).

Nobumichi Teramura, Shahla Ali & Anselmo Reyes (forthcoming 2021). Expanding Asia-Pacific Frontiers for International Dispute Resolution: Conclusions and Recommendations, in Luke Nottage, Shahla Ali, Bruno Jetin and Nobumichi Teramura (eds), New Frontiers in Asia-Pacific International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution. Wolters Kluwer.

Nobumichi Teramura, Luke Nottage and James Morrison (2020). International Commercial Arbitration in Australia: Judicial Control over Arbitral Awards, in Larry A. Di Matteo, Marta Infantino and Nathalie Potin (eds), The Cambridge Handbook of Judicial Control of Arbitral Awards. Cambridge University Press, pp. 175-197. [https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316998250.016]

Nobumichi Teramura and Luke Nottage (2018). Arbitration Reform in Japan: Reluctant Legislature and Institutional Challenges, in Weixia Gu and Anselmo Reyes (eds), Arbitration Reform in Asia. Hart Publishing, pp. 83-108. [Access]

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