Corporate Governance

Practical legal services in the increasingly important field of corporate governance

As the focus on corporate governance issues increases, the legal landscape in this area continues to develop. Demands from shareholders and other stakeholders have put increasing pressure on companies to establish efficient and effective corporate governance systems.

We have years of experience providing advice and support to corporations on the organization and administration of directors and shareholders meetings. Our deep expertise in corporate law together with our strong litigation practice in corporate and commercial disputes allow us to provide practical advice and assistance to clients in establishing efficient and effective corporate governance structures and in dealing with governance issues when they arise.

Practical legal services in the increasingly important field of corporate governance

Assistance with all matters relating to shareholder relations, from proxy battles to investor relations

Legal skills and experience necessary to ensure that your rights are protected

Corporate Governance:People

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Corporate Governance:News

Awards
Lawyers from Mori Hamada & Matsumoto were included in the 11th edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Japan
Awards
Yutaka Miyoshi Recognized in WIPR Leaders 2020
Awards
Top rankings received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2019"
Media
Comments by Yohsuke Higashi and Shintaro Okawa were published in the Nikkei Online edition in an article
Awards
High evaluation received from " Who’s Who Legal: Japan 2019"

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Corporate Governance:Seminars

Nov. 8, 2019External Seminars
"The Global Expansion of Shareholder Activism"
Jul. 8, 2019External Seminars
"The Latest Trend and Practical Issues over Whistleblowing System - with Certification of Whistleblowing System, Amendment to the Act on the Protection of Whistleblowers, and Global Whistleblowing System -"
Jun. 12, 2019External Seminars
"Recent developments in financial administration and challenges for internal audits"
Jun. 10, 2019MHM Seminars
Encore Session: "Latest Practices for Operation and Establishment of an Effective Whistleblowing System (Certification of Whistleblowing System, Amendment to the Act on the Protection of Whistleblowers, Global Whistleblowing System, etc.)"
Jun. 5, 2019External Seminars
Daini Tokyo Bar Association: Basic General Training, "Overview of Japanese Plea Bargaining and Practical Issues for Lawyer" (only for members)

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Corporate Governance:Publications

Magazine
"Commentary on Amendment to the Whistleblower Protection Act and Practical Means for Dealing with Those Amendments"
Magazine Article
"Practical Responses to the Revised Companies Act of 2019 (8; Final): Practical Impact of Other Reforms"
Magazine Article
"Plea Bargaining System: First Case Where the Japanese Plea Bargaining System was Applied to a Small to Medium-Sized Company; Impacts Produced by Wide Application of the System and Viewpoints to be Considered"
Book Article
"Analysis of Voting Policy for Institutional Investors and Outcomes (2020 version)"
Article
"Global Legal Insights - Mergers & Acquisitions 2020 - Japan Chapter"

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