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

Top Rankings Received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Tax Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2022"
Eiko Hakoda Recognized in IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2022
Top Rankings Received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Tax Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2021"
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"
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. 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

"Corporate Governance of Japan’s Top 100 Companies"
"Whistleblower Protection Act - Operational Key Points that are Likely to be Overlooked when Reading Provisions (Part 1): Operational Key Points Regarding Persons Engaged in Whistleblowing System Operations (1)"
Book Article
"Initial Responses to Fraud and Misconduct by Category"
"Basic Flow of Misconduct Investigations - Based on the Amended Whistleblower Protection Act"
Magazine Article
"Issues Concerning the Companies Act and Governance (8; final): Regulations on Dialogues and Agreements Between Companies and Shareholders - From the Perspectives of Disclosure of Dialogues and Agreements"

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