Companies Act Amendments to Enhance Corporate Governance
The Companies Act of Japan was amended on December 4, 2019 ("Amended Companies Act")
On June 28, 2019, Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry issued the "Fair M&A Guidelines.
Working with Japanese Clients is a series of videos commenting on current trends and topics relevant to Japanese corporations.
With the prevailing low interest rates, Japanese asset allocators have increasingly turned to offshore investment funds for target returns
The changeover from the old "Heisei" to the new "Reiwa" era happened in Japan on 1 May 2019.
Singapore partners John Rogers and Thomas Granger have recently been discussing private equity fund structures with Asian-Mena Counsel Offshore Update.
Despite a recent trend in the press to focus on economic challenges: whether trade wars, Brexit, or in Japan's case the impact of negative interest rates, and the structural problems posed by an aging population...
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On July 17, 2018, the Ninth Circuit issued an opinion in Stoyas v. Toshiba Corporation, holding that the Supreme Court's decision in Morrison v. National Australia Bank Ltd.
On June 15, 2018, Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry ("METI") issued the Contract Guidance on Utilization of AI and Data ("Guidance").
The Act to Partially Amend the Civil Code ("Act") was enacted on June 13, 2018, and promulgated on June 20, 2018.
On May 16, 2018, the Act on Special Measures for Productivity Improvement and an Amendment to the Industrial Competitiveness Enhancement Act were enacted.
The Revisions will inevitably affect corporate governance of listed companies and will, therefore, impact not only listed companies but also their investors.
The Act of Partial Revision of the Commercial Code and the Act on International Carriage of Goods by Sea was enacted on May 18, 2018, and promulgated on May 25, 2018.
From March 12, 2018, the Legal Affairs Bureau began the expedited processing of applications for registrations of incorporation of stock companies and limited liability companies.
On February 14, 2018, the Companies Act (in relation to Corporate Governance, etc.) Sub-Committee of the Legislative Council prepared an Interim Proposal for the Amendment...
On August 2, 2017, the Tokyo Stock Exchange announced new amendments to the Guidelines for Corporate Governance Reports ("Amendments").
In contrast, the decision did not give special consideration to the fact that the employee was a doctor in deciding the extra pay issue.
Japan appears to be addressing its long-standing corporate governance deficit.
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Although the common opinion is that the difference between Japanese culture and Israeli culture is miles apart...
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