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 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
Awards
Top rankings received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2017"

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Corporate Governance - General:Seminars

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)"
Jun. 12, 2019External Seminars
"Recent developments in financial administration and challenges for internal audits"

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Corporate Governance - General:Publications

Magazine Article
"Increasing Export Control Risks - In the Midst of Rising Tensions Between the US and China"
Article
"Chambers Global Practice Guides Shareholders' Rights and Shareholder Activism 2020 - Japan Chapter"
Magazine Panel Discussion
"Round-Table Talk: Views on the Amended Companies Act of 2019"
Magazine Article
"Analysis of Corporate Governance Reports: Disclosure under the CG Code in 2020 (Part 2)"
Magazine Article
"Commentary on Amendment to the Whistleblower Protection Act and Practical Means for Dealing with Those Amendments"

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