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

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"
Awards
Top rankings received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2015"

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Corporate Governance - General:Seminars

Dec. 20, 2018External Seminars
"The new era of supervisory approaches and challenges for financial institutions"
Nov. 8, 2018External Seminars
"JFSA’s new supervisory approaches and challenges for financial institutions"
Jun. 18, 2018External Seminars
"Recent developments in financial administration and challenges for internal audits"
May 23, 2018External Seminars
"JFSA’s new supervisory approaches and challenges for financial institutions"
Jan. 24, 2018External Seminars
"The reform of the Japanese FSA and challenges for financial institutions"

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Corporate Governance - General:Publications

Magazine Article
"Japanese Plea Bargaining System and Practical Corporate Responses: Based on the First Case Reported in July 2018"
Article
"The Shareholder Rights And Activism Review Third Edition, Chapter 5 JAPAN"
Magazine Article
"Examples and Analysis of Disclosure in Accordance with Corporate Governance Code After Amendment in 2018"
Article
"Certification Systems for the Whistleblowing Compliance Management System"
Article
"Getting the Deal Through - M&A Litigation 2018 - Japan Chapter"

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