Corporate Governance - General

Practical legal services in the increasingly important field of corporate governance

We have years of experience advising corporate clients on the core issues of management, including the functions of the board of directors; directors’ and officers’ remuneration; directors’ independence; organization structures, such as committee systems that include an advisory committee, a nominating committee, and other committees; information disclosure on corporate governance; internal control systems; and the management of group companies. In sum, we have extensive expertise in the management and operation of Japanese listed companies and the most current Japanese and overseas legal trends relating to corporate governance.

In an environment of increasing focus on corporate governance issues and ongoing legal developments in this field, we provide practical and timely assistance utilizing our comprehensive expertise across a wide range of practice areas.

Corporate Governance - General:People

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Corporate Governance - General:News

Awards
Top rankings received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2018"
Media
Comments by Hiroshi Yamauchi, attorney-at-law, were featured in an MLex article titled "Corporate Japan may gain more from stronger whistleblower protections than resisting change" published on September 27, 2018
Media
Comments by Hiroshi Yamauchi, attorney-at-law, were featured in an MLex article titled "Japan's first plea-bargain case reveals a sharp new tool to ensure corporate compliance" published on July 31, 2018
Awards
Top rankings received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2017"
Awards
Top rankings received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2016"

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Corporate Governance - General:Seminars

Sep. 6, 2019External Seminars
"Compliance Seminar for the Management (77th)"
Jun. 12, 2019External Seminars
"Recent developments in financial administration and challenges for internal audits"
Jun. 5, 2019External Seminars
Daini Tokyo Bar Association: Basic General Training, "Overview of Japanese Plea Bargaining and Practical Issues for Lawyer" (only for members)
Apr. 1, 2019External Seminars
The 3887th Finance Facsimile News Seminar "Concrete Measures to Prevent and Detect Frauds / Wrongdoings by Employees"
Feb. 15, 2019External Seminars
"Compliance Seminar for the Management (76th)"

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Corporate Governance - General:Publications

Magazine Article
"Major Laws Passed at the 198th Ordinary Session of the Diet and their Effect on Business Practice"
Magazine Article
"Business Law: Latest Updates and Practices in Business and Human Rights - Including the Australian Modern Slavery Act and Practices in M&A"
Magazine Article
"Points to Keep in Mind for Auditors' Replies at Ordinary General Meetings of Shareholders in 2019"
Article
"Implications for Emergency Response Arising from the "Practical Guidelines for Corporate Governance Systems (Tentative Name)""
Magazine Article
"Disclosure Under the Revised CG Code: Voluntary Establishment of Advisory Committees, and Ensuring Boards of Directors with Diversified Backgrounds, Etc."

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