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

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
"Trends in Handling Succession Plans Under the Code of Corporate Governance"
Article
"Preventive Measures to Take During Ordinary Operations: Learning from the Recent Spate of Quality Falsification and Data Falsification Cases"
Magazine Article
"Corporate Finance with Third Party Allotment of Stock Acquisition Rights"
Magazine Article
"Regulations for Nomination and Remuneration in a Company with Committees, Including an Audit Committee, Based on TOPIX 500 Companies - Focusing on Status of Exercise of Right to State Opinions Regarding Nomination and Remuneration"
Magazine Article
"Root Causes for Quality and Data Falsification - Preventive Measures to Take During Ordinary Operations From the Perspective of Common Background Information and Causal Analysis"

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