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Corporate governance Japan: independent Directors not only execute control in emergency situations, continuous contributions are more important

Corporate governance Japan: Prime Minister Abe urges reform of corporate governance Reuters reports that Japan’s Prime Minister Abe urges company boards to reform corporate governance to include independent directors. I added the following comment. Corporate governance Japan: exercise of shareholder power and emergency situations The question of independent Board Directors is often framed in terms […]

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Corporate governance Japan: external independent directors on Japanese Boards

by Gerhard Fasol Corporate governance Japan is now in the focus of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s reforms Reform of corporate governance is an ongoing issue in Japan, and part of Prime-Minister’s Abenomics’ “third arrow” revival efforts. Here is a note, that I added to a recent article in The Economist, entitled “Corporate governance in Japan […]