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ACCJ Releases Viewpoints on (1) Shareholder Rights and (2) Improvement of Investment Performance Reports

The American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ) has released new viewpoints relating to shareholder voting and other rights, and the reporting of investment performance by investment trusts and other funds:

Establish a System that Enables Beneficial Shareholders to Exercise Shareholder Rights

Improve Performance Results

ACCJ Releases Viewpoint on Amendment of the Company Law

The ACCJ has released a Viewpoint with recommendations regardingamendment of the Japanese Company Law, focusing on the need for independent directors on boards and proposing concrete ways to introduce legally valid board committees comprised by them to Japanese corporate governance.The full Viewpoint is on BDTI's Data Library, in the ACCJ Folder.Itsmost importantrecommendations are:

Conflict Minerals

One of the oddest elements of the Dodd-Frank financial reforms is a provision requiring disclosure of a company's exposure to conflict minerals. The SEC will be policing this policy. Are there any similar sorts of disclosure requirements in Japan? Do you think that Japan should be using its corporate governance and disclosure rules to try and pursue an agenda relating to international human rights?

The SEC describes its rules as follows:

Audit Committee Practices: the US Example

As Japan considers the creation of audit committee-style companies as part of its amendment of its Company Law, we have uploaded the following useful documents by Deloitte & Touche LLC concerning on current practices in the U.S to the data library (Foreign Folder, United States sub-folder, Deloitte folder).

Event Announcement : トムソン・ロイターイベントクロスボーダーM&Aにおける課題の克服, 5月26日(木)


1. 日本企業が海外への投資を成功させるための一般的な課題
2. 日本企業がアジアへの投資を成功させるための課題


言語: 日本語のみとなります。

渡辺 敦郎氏