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
High Evaluations Received From Euromoney's Banking, Finance & Transactional Law Expert Guide 2021
Awards
High evaluation received from "Who’s Who Legal: Japan 2021"
Awards
13 of our lawyers were selected as Japan’s Top 100 Lawyers 2021 in Asia Business Law Journal
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
Hiroshi Yamauchi Received High Evaluation From Euromoney’s White Collar Crime Expert Guide 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

Magazine Article
"Overview of Virtual-Only Shareholders Meetings in Accordance with the Amendment of the Act on Strengthening Industrial Competitiveness"
Magazine Article
"Practical Q&A On The Companies Act Part 55: Shareholder Proposals, Corporate Reorganization, and Acquisition of Treasury Shares"
Magazine Article
"Overview of the draft EU AI Regulation (Part 1): comparison with the Japanese approach"
Book Other
"Q&A: Practices of Companies with a Committee, such as an Audit Committee [2nd ed.]"
Magazine Article
"Amendment to the Act on Strengthening Industrial Competitiveness to Enable Holding of Fully-Virtual Shareholders Meetings"

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