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

Whistleblowing systems are a crucial first step enabling companies to take independent and proactive measures in cases of misconduct or wrongdoing through early detection. Based on our abundant experience with domestic and global whistleblowing systems, we advise clients on all aspects of corporate whistleblowing, from the establishment of systems to the appropriate handling of cases when reports are actually made.

Corporate Governance:People

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Corporate Governance:Legal Topics

Corporate Governance:News

Lawyers from Mori Hamada & Matsumoto were included in the 13th edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan™ and the inaugural Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Japan™
Top Rankings Received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Tax Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2021"
Top Rankings received from asialaw 2022, the definitive guide to Asia's leading law firms and lawyers
High Evaluations Received From Euromoney's Banking, Finance & Transactional Law Expert Guide 2021
High evaluation received from "Who’s Who Legal: Japan 2021"

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Corporate Governance:Seminars

Feb. 4, 2022External Seminars
"Compliance Seminar for the Management (82th)"
Feb. 25, 2021External Seminars
"Global trends of AI regulations and AI governance"
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"

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Corporate Governance:Publications

Magazine Article
"Robotics Legal Consultation (83): What Regulations will be Introduced Under the EU Data Act?"
"The Role of Secretariat of the Board of Directors and Changes Due to Reforms in Corporate Governance"
Magazine Article
"Points that Auditors Should Keep in Mind When Responding to Questions at Shareholders Meetings in June 2022"
Magazine Article
"Initial Responses to Fraud and Misconduct by Category (Part 5): Environmental Pollution"
"Voluntary Nominating Committees and Remuneration Committees in Practice"

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