Professor Chizu Nakajima

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Professor Chizu Nakajima
LL.B/LL.M (Keio); Ph.D(London)
Position/Fellowship type:
Senior Associate Research Fellow
Fellowship term:
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Home institution:
Cass Business School, City University
020 7040 8678
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Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
International Law, Law
Summary of research interests and expertise:

Financial services law and regulation, Corporate governance & company law, Economic crime, Comparative law (Anglo-Japanese)

Chizu Nakajima specialises in corporate law and governance, corporate social responsibility, financial services law, international law, business ethics and the control of financial crime, and teaches and researches in these areas. Chizu is on the editorial board of a number of leading law journals and regularly reviews papers for leading management and law journals. She has served for many years as co-director of the annual Cambridge International Symposium on Economic Crime. She has published widely on legal issues, including corporate law and governance, conflicts of interest in financial services and the control of financial crime and money laundering, from an international comparative perspective, and has lead numerous interdisciplinary research projects in the relevant areas. Before joining City University, Chizu worked for a number of financial institutions in the City. Chizu chairs the British Japanese Law Association - a Law Society bilateral law association, and is a Fellow and member of the Advisory Council of the Society for Advanced Legal Studies, a freeman of the City of London and a liveryman. 

Publication Details

Related publications/articles:

Date Details
01-Oct-2013 'Is the Desire to Embed Corporate Social Responsibility Within Organizations at a Crossroads? '

Journal articles

 International Studies in Management & Organization, 42(3), p.3-12;

01-Oct-2012 'Institutions and Institutional Maintenance Implications for Understanding and Theorizing Corporate Governance in Developing Economies

Journal articles

 International Studies of Management & Organization, 42(3), p.69-88

01-Jun-2012 Shareholder Primacy revisited

Journal articles

 Company Lawyer, 33(7), p.193-195

Multiple Influences on Corporate Governance Practice in Nigeria: Agents‚ Strategies and Implications

Journal articles

 International Business Review, 22(3), p.524–538;

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