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 2022
Awards
Top Rankings Received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Tax Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2021"
Media
Interview of Hiroshi Yamauchi was published in the Nikkei Online edition in an article titled "Endless Quality and Data Falsification: Corporate Culture Reform is a Necessity"
Media
Comments by Hiroshi Yamauchi were published on page 1 of the Nikkei in an article titled "Disciplinary Action Against Officers Who Reprimand Whistleblowers: Government Announces Guidelines to be Enforced Next Year"
Awards
Eiko Hakoda Recognized in IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2021

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Corporate Governance - General:Seminars

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"
Feb. 14, 2020External Seminars
"Compliance Seminar for the Management (79th)"
Dec. 3, 2019External Seminars
"Compliance Seminar for the Management (78th)"

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Corporate Governance - General:Publications

Magazine Article
"Measures for Responding to the Amendment to the Whistleblower Protection Act to be Enforced on June 1, 2022 - Final Check Based on the Guidelines Published by the Consumer Affairs Agency and Explanation thereof"
Magazine Article
"Analysis of Voting Policy for Institutional Investors and Outcomes -2022 version- (Part 2)"
Magazine Article
「類型別 不正・不祥事への初動対応 第4回 反社会的勢力との取引」
Magazine Article
"Special Feature for Two Weeks in a Row (Part 1): How to Prepare CG Reports for Listed Companies on the Prime Market from the Perspective of Examples of Disclosure Under the Revised CG Code - Dealing with Principles for the Prime Market"
Magazine Article
"Latest Trends in Shareholders Meetings Without Designated Locations (Virtual-Only Shareholders Meetings) Pursuant to the Act on Strengthening Industrial Competitiveness"

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