Kunihiro Watanabe


Kunihiro Watanabe

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Kunihiro Watanabe:News

Firm News
Four new partners and three new of counsels
Firm News
Firm's lawyers take part in the creation of the "Guidebook for Introducing New Stock-based Compensation ("Restricted Stock") as Board Members' Compensation to Encourage Companies to Promote Proactive Business Management," released by the Corporate System
Firm News
20 new lawyers joined Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

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Kunihiro Watanabe:Publications

Magazine Article
"Key Points in Practice for Using Voluntary Nominating Committees and Remuneration Committees"
Book Article
"Analysis of Corporate Governance Reports: Disclosure Under the Revised CG Code - Compliance and Explanation"
Magazine Article
"Practical Q&A On The Companies Act Part 31: Issues Related to Matters to be Stipulated in Reference Materials for Shareholders Meetings with Regard to Candidates for Outside Directors, etc."

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Kunihiro Watanabe:Other


  • The University of Tokyo (LL.B., 2004)
  • Columbia University School of Law (LL.M., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 2012)
  • with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, New York (2012-2013)
  • Seconded to the Civil Affairs Bureau at the Ministry of Justice as an Attorney (specializing in the Companies Act) (2013-2015)

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 2006; New York, 2013
Daini Tokyo Bar Association
New York State Bar Association