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 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"
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"

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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

Magazine Article
"Guidelines for Corporate Takeovers and Board of Directors Responses to Acquisition Proposals - Focusing on Chapter 3 of the Guidelines"
Magazine Article
"Criminal Practice Responses Concerning Trade Secret Infringement"
Magazine Article
"Review of Issues in Ordinary General Meetings of Shareholders in June 2023"
Magazine Article
"Impacts of the Guidelines for Corporate Takeovers on M&A Practices"
Magazine Article
"Practical Q&A On the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act Part 33: Significance of 'Services Involving Public Relations' and 'Material Information' with Respect to Fair Disclosure Rules"

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