Prof. Osugi: ”Corporate Governance – No Longer Somebody Else’s Problem”

An article by BDTI’s Representative Director Professor Kenichi Osugi:

”1. Introduction

Up until very recently, discussion of corporate governance was only relevant to certain academics and the IR representatives of listed companies. However, since the Japanese government cited improvements to corporate governance as being a part of its “Abenomics” policy, corporate governance has become a broad-reaching topic that cannot be ignored by listed companies and their executives. Specifically, organizations such as the Financial Services Agency and Tokyo Stock Exchange have formulated the ”Stewardship Code” (February 2014) and the  ”Corporate Governance Code” (June 2015), and listed companies and institutional investors were forced to respond to these codes of conduct………”

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Source: The Japan News by The Yomiuri Shimbun

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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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