BDTI Seminar on 9/16: “How Can Amendment of the Company Law Improve Corporate Governance?”

BDTI will be holding a seminar(panel discussion) onthe most importanttopics regarding amendment of the CompanyLaw,whichhas been underdiscussion by the MOJLegal System Advisory Committee for more than a year. Two members of thekey Committee will be on the panel, as well as one of Japan's most respected practicing lawyers, and a well-known fund manager andCEO/CIOspecializing in Japanese equities investment.

The program will be in Japanese, andwill beheld between 3:30 pm and 6:00 pm at the offices of Thomson Reuters in Akasaka. Details are available at the following link, where interested parties can also register.

http://www.westlawjapan.com/event/seminar/110916.html

Interested parties are encouraged to sign up early, as seating space is limited to 75 persons.

BDTI is grateful for the support of Westlaw Japan and Thomson Reuters in holding this seminar.

Participants/Speakers

(Members of the Legal System Advisory Committee, Company Law Subcommittee are marked with an asterisk.)

Kenichii Osugi – Participating as Moderator(BDTI Director; Professor, Chuo Law School)

Shuya Nomura* – Professor , Chuo University Law Department; Attorney and Special Counsel, Mori, Hamada & Matsumoto

Wataru Tanaka* – Associate Professor, Tokyo University Institute of Social Science (Comparative Law)

Kenichi Fujinawa – Partner, Nagashima, Ohno & Tsunematsu

Hirofumi Kasai – Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, Tokio MarineAsset Management

The Board Director Training Institute (BDTI) is a "public interest" nonprofit in Japan dedicated to training about directorship, corporate governance, and related management techniques. It is certified by the Japanese government to conduct these activities as a regulated nonprofit. Read a summary about BDTI here, and see a menu of its services for both corporations and investors here.

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