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 Tax Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2023"
Awards
MHM lawyers selected in “Who’s Who Legal: Global Practice Area Report 2023” and “Thought Leaders Report 2023”
Awards
Top Rankings Received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Tax Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2022"
Awards
Eiko Hakoda Recognized in IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2022
Awards
Top Rankings Received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Tax Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2021"

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Corporate Governance - General:Seminars

Dec. 13, 2023External Seminars
"Initial Responses When Fraud and Misconduct are Discovered: Skills and Knowledge that Should be Possessed as a Person in Charge of Legal Affairs and Compliance"
Nov. 6, 2023External Seminars
"Corporate Strategy Seminar (4th Seminar of 2023) - Trends in and Key Points of Recent Fraud and Misconduct Cases"
Dec. 3, 2021External Seminars
"Compliance Seminar for the Management (81th)"
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"

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Corporate Governance - General:Publications

Article
"Examination of M&A, Noting the Risk of Human Rights Violations - Keeping Up with the Recent Rise in Societal Demands"
Article
"Getting the Deal Through - Risk & Compliance Management 2024 - Japan Chapter"
Magazine Article
"Key Points for Disclosure of 'Material Agreements' Based on Revisions to the Cabinet Office Order on Disclosure"
Magazine Article
"M&A and Shareholder Activism"
Magazine Article
"Have You Taken All Possible Measures to Respond to the Amended Act? Key Points for Reviewing Your Whistleblowing System and its Operation"

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