2013 Corporate Governance PowerPoints

Capital Markets and the Law in Japan: Legal Reform & Corporate Governance

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9:00 a.m. Welcome
Richard A. Boswell, Associate Dean for Global Programs, UC Hastings College of the Law
Introductory Remarks: Issues for Discussion
Moderator:
Setsuo Miyazawa, Professor, UC Hastings College of the Law and Aoyama Gakuin University Law School
Remarks
Masato Suzuki, Consul and Director, Japan Information Center, Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco
Speaker:
David Makman, Partner, Makman & Matz LLP
9:30 a.m. Session 1: Legislative Process & the Corporate Law Amendment
Moderator:
Setsuo Miyazawa, Professor, UC Hastings College of the Law and Aoyama Gakuin University Law School
Speakers:
Hideki Kanda, Professor of Law, University of Tokyo
Bruce Aronson, Professor of Law, Hitotsubashi University
Discussion + Q&A:
Eric Sibbitt, Partner, O’Melveny & Myers LLP Adjunct Professor, UC Hastings College of the Law
10:45 a.m. Session 2: Environmental, Social & Corporate Governance Issues in Japan
Moderator:
David Makman, Partner, Makman & Matz LLP
Speakers:
Hiroshi Komori, , Associate General Manager, Stock Transfer Agency Business Advisory Department, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Ltd.
Seiji Kawazoe, Associate General Manager, Fiduciary Business Planning Department, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Ltd.
Discussion + Q&A:
Jodi Short, Associate Professor, UC Hastings College of the Law
1:00 p.m. Session 3: A View of the Japanese Market & Shareholders’ Rights from the Foreign Perspective
Moderator:
David Makman, Partner, Makman & Matz LLP
Speakers:
Kouji Yamada, Professor, Mission Value Partners Adjunct Professor, Hitotsubashi University
Sarah Ingmanson, Executive Director, Banking Strats, Investment Banking Division, Morgan Stanley
Discussion + Q&A:
Hideki Kanda, Professor, University of Tokyo
2:00 p.m. Session 4: Engagement & Training Issues
Moderator:
Sarah Ingmanson, Executive Director, Banking Strats, Investment Banking Division, Morgan Stanley
Speakers:
Nicholas Benes, Representative Director, The Board Director Training Institute of Japan (BDTI)
Stephen Codrington, CEO, Codrington Japan
Discussion + Q&A:
Sarah Ingmanson, Executive Director, Banking
Strats, Investment Banking Division, Morgan Stanley
3:15 p.m. Session 5: Market for Corporate Control
Moderator:
Keith Hand, Associate Professor of Law, UC Hastings College of the Law
Speakers:
Mangyo Kinoshita, Partner, White & Case LLP
Michael J. Mies, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Discussion + Q&A:
Bruce Aronson, Professor, Hitotsubashi University
4:15 p.m. Session 6: Interactions between Management & Investors
Moderator:
Keith Hand, Associate Professor of Law, UC Hastings College of the Law
Speakers:
Atsushi Matsunaga, Manager, IR SR Research Unit, IR Japan, Inc.IR Japan
Marc Goldstein, Head of Research Engagement, ISS (Institutional Shareholder Services)
Discussion + Q&A:
Abe Cable, Associate Professor, UC Hastings College of the Law
5:15 p.m. Closing Remarks
Moderator:
Setsuo Miyazawa, Professor, UC Hastings College of the Law and Aoyama Gakuin University Law School
Speakers:
Hideki Kanda, Professor, University of Tokyo
Bruce Aronson, Professor, Hitotsubashi University
Eileen Tanaka, Interim Head, Japan Society of Northern California