Date change

The joint German-Japanese Symposium with Waseda University on the topic of "Artificial Intelligence in Law - Opportunities and Risks - ", which was originally planned for 19 November 2021, will now take place on 10 June 2022. Other co-organisers are the JDZB, the BRAK and the DWIH. Please register for this event on our event page or follow the event via the following YouTube channels: Japanese: or German:

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From 1 to 3 September 2022, an international comparative law symposium on the topic "Comparing and Transferring Law and Legal Expertise. The Role of Japan" is in preparation. The DJJV is one of the co-organisers of this symposium. The organisers hope to be able to hold the symposium as a face-to-face event. The members of the DJJV will be informed in advance by circular letter.

New member of the DJJV Board of Trustees

In 2021, the DJJV has been able to win Prof. Dr. Peter Meier-Beck, former Presiding Judge at the Bundesgeirchtshof (Federal Court of Justice) and Honorary Professor at the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, another renowned jurist with an interest in German-Japanese legal comparison, to join the Board of Trustees of the Association. The DJJV is pleased about this support for its work.

The Journal of Japanese Law, ZJapanR/J.Japan.L., Vol 26 No 52 (2021) is available on the journals internet site

Vol 26 No 52 (2021) of ZJapanR/J.Japan.L. is available on