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 "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

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"
Nov. 28, 2017External Seminars
"The reform of the Japanese FSA and challenges for lending business (Osaka)"

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Corporate Governance - General:Publications

Article
"Certification Systems for the Whistleblowing Compliance Management System"
Magazine Article
"Recent Trends and Issues Concerning Shareholder Derivative Suits"
Magazine Article
"Japanese Plea Bargaining System Introduced in June 2018 and its Impact on Corporations"
Magazine Article
"Scope of Indemnification and Verification of Effectiveness of Measures to Prevent Recurrence: Ex-Post-Facto Handling of Data Falsification Cases"
Magazine Article
"Considering the Necessity and Appropriateness of Announcements: Measures to be Taken Immediately After Data Falsification is Discovered"

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