has an established reputation as a leading Japanese law firm in the area of corporate governance. With a team of approximately 50 partners, having various backgrounds ranging from corporate/M&A and capital markets to litigation and investigations, the firm regularly advises on corporate governance ... matters. It provides practical and strategic advice related to corporate governance based on relevant laws, regulations and guidelines as well as current practices. The key areas of the firm’s practice in the corporate governance sector include: conduct of shareholder meetings; proxy statements, securities reports and other disclosure materials; investor relationships; dealing with shareholder activists; management composition and governance structure; management compensation; internal control systems; risk and crisis management; and fiduciary duties, the business judgment rule and directors’ liability. The firm primarily advises listed companies in the corporate governance context, but from time to time advises individual investors as well.