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

Public Service
Firm's lawyers involved in the Revision of the “Guidebook for Introducing Incentive Plans for Sustainable Corporate Growth as Board Members’ Compensation to Encourage Companies to Promote Proactive Business Management”
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"

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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

Article
"Practice Guides Japan M&A - Corporate Governance Issues around M&A in Japan"
Magazine Panel Discussion
"Seminar on the New and Amended Companies Act: Examination of the 2014 and 2019 Amendments to the Companies Act - Internal Control of Corporate Groups, etc."
Magazine Article
"Classification and Analysis of Measures for Preventing Recurrence of Fraud and Wrongdoing (Part 11): Financial Accounting"
Magazine Article
"Establishment and Operation of Whistleblowing Systems Based on the Amendment to the Whistleblower Protection Act - In Light of the Draft Guidelines Published by Consumer Affairs Agency in April 2021"
Magazine Article
"Final Check Points for Companies Conducting Hybrid Virtual Shareholders' Meetings"

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