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
Eiko Hakoda Recognized in IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2021 - Asia-Pacific
Awards
Hiroshi Yamauchi Received High Evaluation From Euromoney’s White Collar Crime Expert Guide 2021
Awards
Top rankings received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2020"
Awards
Hiroshi Yamauchi Received High Evaluation From Euromoney’s White Collar Crime Expert Guide 2020
Awards
Top rankings received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2019"

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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
"Special Feature 1: Points to Note When Electing Outside Directors - Summary of Key Requirements"
Magazine Article
"Latest Standards for Handling Activist Shareholders (Part 1) - Based on Changing Trends in Shareholder Activism"
Article
"Chambers Global Practice Guides Shareholders' Rights and Shareholder Activism 2021 - Japan Chapter"
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"

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