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
High Evaluation Received From Euromoney’s Expert Guides 2020: White Collar Crime
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

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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 Panel Discussion
"Seminar on the New and Amended Companies Act: Examination of the 2014 and 2019 Amendments to the Companies Act - Companies with Audit and Supervisory Committees (1)"
Magazine Article
"Classification and Analysis of Measures for Preventing Recurrence of Fraud and Wrongdoing (Part 9): Management of Business Relations and Business Partners"
Magazine Article
"What is Investor Initiative? – Find Out in Part 2 of 'Discussions with Institutional Investors'"
Book Other
"Corporate Indemnification: Q&A and Model Agreements (1st ed.)"
Magazine Article
"Analysis of Voting Policy for Institutional Investors and Outcomes -2021 version- (Part 1)"

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