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

Corporate Governance:People

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Corporate Governance:Legal Topics

Corporate Governance:News

Awards
Lawyers from Mori Hamada & Matsumoto were included in the 12th edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Japan
Awards
Top rankings received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2020"
Awards
Hiroki Habuka is listed in “Agile 50: The World’s 50 Most Influential People Revolutionising Government”
Awards
Top Rankings in "asialaw Profiles 2021"
Awards
High evaluation received from " Who′s Who Legal: Japan 2020"

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Corporate Governance:Seminars

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"
Jun. 10, 2019MHM Seminars
Encore Session: "Latest Practices for Operation and Establishment of an Effective Whistleblowing System (Certification of Whistleblowing System, Amendment to the Act on the Protection of Whistleblowers, Global Whistleblowing System, etc.)"

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Corporate Governance:Publications

Magazine Article
"Consideration of 'Fair Price' Related to Two-step Takeover of Unlisted Companies - Focusing on the Case of Determination of the Share Purchase Price Concerning Management Integration of Nippon Life Insurance Company and Mitsui Life Insurance Company Limited"
Magazine Article
"Latest Practices Regarding Directors Dispatched by Activist Shareholders - Practices in the U.S. and Legal Considerations Under Japanese Law"
Magazine Panel Discussion
"Seminar on the New and Amended Companies Act: Examination of the 2014 and 2019 Amendments to the Companies Act - Companies with Audit and Supervisory Committees (1)"
Magazine Article
"Classification and Analysis of Measures for Preventing Recurrence of Fraud and Wrongdoing (Part 9): Management of Business Relations and Business Partners"
Article
"Overview and Practical Q&A on 'Convertible Securities' Including Convertible Equity"

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