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

Awards
Top rankings received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2020"
Awards
Top rankings received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2019"
Awards
Top rankings received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2018"
Media
Comments by Hiroshi Yamauchi, attorney-at-law, were featured in an MLex article titled "Corporate Japan may gain more from stronger whistleblower protections than resisting change" published on September 27, 2018
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

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Corporate Governance - General:Seminars

Dec. 1, 2020External Seminars
"Compliance Seminar for the Management (80th)"
Jul. 15, 2020MHM Seminars
"Making European Investments a Long-Term Success:Post-merger integration amid COVID-19 – with a view on Germany"
Feb. 14, 2020External Seminars
"Compliance Seminar for the Management (79th)"
Dec. 3, 2019External Seminars
"Compliance Seminar for the Management (78th)"
Sep. 6, 2019External Seminars
"Compliance Seminar for the Management (77th)"

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Corporate Governance - General:Publications

Magazine Article
"Contribution: ESG Activism and Related Issues After the COVID-19 Pandemic"
Magazine Article
"Key Points for Preparing Skill Matrices of Directors - A Topic Drawing Attention due to Revision of the Corporate Governance Code and the Amended Companies Act"
Magazine Panel Discussion
"New Year Round-Table Talk: A New Era for Board of Directors - Overcoming the COVID-19 Pandemic"
Magazine Article
"Classification and Analysis of Measures for Preventing Recurrence of Fraud and Wrongdoing (Part 6): Improvement of Corporate Culture and Education of Employees"
Magazine Article
"Compensation for Officers in an Economic Recession - Reduced Compensation, Incentives, and Measures Concerning the Revised Companies Act"

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