”Wednesday marked a peak time for this year’s general shareholders meetings among major listed firms in the nation, with severe criticisms voiced one after another toward the management of companies involved in scandals, including Mitsubishi Motors Corp.
Many shareholders also raised concerns about future business performances in response to Britain’s decision to leave the European Union in a referendum.
One year has passed since the introduction of the corporate governance code (see below), which aims to strengthen supervision of management by shareholders and others. Shareholders are more strongly scrutinizing firms……”
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Source: The Japan News
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