Professor Nakazato is Professor of Law at the Graduate School of Law of the University of Tokyo, where he teaches Tax Law, Law & Economics, and International Transactions. He has served, since 2013, as Chairman of the Tax Commission of the Japanese Government, which is an advisory committee on taxation to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. He has also served as President of the Japan Society for Tax Law since 2012.
Professor Nakazato has previously visited Columbia in February 2017, March-April 2000, and March 2006. He was Visiting Professor at UCLA School of Law in 1989, and Harvard Law School from 2004 until 2005.