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Under siege-Creeping normalisation of hostile tender offers- CLSA Japan (October 14, 2020)

Disrupters in the ecosystem-Past and future of shareholder activism in Japan- CLSA Japan Forum (May 23, 2019)

Moment of Truth CLSA Speaker Series (2010)

Indecent Proposals CLSA Speaker Series (2007)(日本語版)

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CLSA Japan forum (November 18, 2021)

CLSA Japan forum (August 18, 2021)

CLSA Japan forum (May 27, 2021)

CLSA Japan forum (May 23, 2019)


> Nikkei Asian Reveiw

SMBC Nikko case shows that Japanese rules are not made to be broken 4/2022

Japan is right to defer Russia sanctions to the government 4/2022

Japan's original shareholder activist outshines his rivals 3/2022

SMBC Nikko market manipulation does not warrant prosecution 3/2022

Greg Kelly is found seven-eighths innocent 3/2022

SoftBank abandons 'information revolution' with sale of Arm 2/2022

World's largest pension fund should create safe space for ESG dissent 2/2022

Sony's lack of ecosystem poses an existential threat 1/2022

Dubious legal foundation for Japan's quarantine rules 1/2022

2022 look ahead What will decide Japan's winners and losers 12/2021

'Toshiba Next' is dead 11/2021

Legal ruling makes Japanese companies harder to acquire 11/2021

Paying Japan asset managers more will not deliver higher returns 10/2021

Seller's remorse should not confine Shinsei Bank's future 9/2021

Lessons for Masayoshi Son in Rakuten_s failure to halt Amazon 9/2021

Poison pill the wrong medicine when shady companies come knocking 9/2021

Joi Ito is an odd choice to lead Japan's new Digital Agency 8/2021

Murakami vindicated by Japan's first successful hostile takeover 8/2021

Japan court's surnames decision heralds creeping judicial activism 7/2021

Ever Given saga reveals the beauty of risk-spreading 7/2021

Familiar faces dominate Japan's company boardrooms 6/2021

Japan's imperial wedding drama a clash between old and new 6/2021

Hong Kong activist fund gives locals cover to betray TSE landlord 5/2021

Toshibas strategic plan reveals an elaborate work of tatemae 5/2021

Toshiba end game sees salarymen fight back to preserve autonomy 4/2021

CVC Capital's bid for Toshiba exposes pervasive conflicts of interest 4/2021

Japan must reform inadequate protections against self-dealing 3/2021

Murakami-backed fund exposes sweet insider deal at Japan Asia Group 3/2021

The remarkable diversity of Japan and its people 2/2021

COVID-19 Zoom boom has changed Japan Inc. forever 12/2020

Activist investors promise to make life hell for Japan's CEOs 11/2020

Biden victory a good time to cash out or go short 11/2020

Greg Kelly's prosecutors have painted themselves into a corner 10/2020

First hostile takeover of Japan restaurant chain no reason to cheer 9/2020

Has Warren Buffett lost his way? 9/2020

Japanese courts must backstop protections for minority shareholders 8/2020

Toshiba activist Effissimo fails to convince with board seat demands 7/2020

Japanese companies must stop gloating about cash-hoarding 5/2020

Nintendo's future is far from sure, despite coronavirus boost 4/2020

Coronavirus complicates SoftBank valuation calculations 4/2020

SoftBank failures show it is time to break up Japan's conglomerate 2/2020

Carlos Ghosn's news conference did not win him vindication he desires 1/2020

2020 look ahead: SoftBank's Son must repair damaged reputation 12/2019

Yahoo Japan-Line merger will not create domestic Alibaba or Amazon 11/2019

Oyo's business model is looking a lot like WeWork's 11/2019

Nissan's new chief executive inherits bitter, divided company 11/2019

Do not mistake Masayoshi Son for Warren Buffett 10/2019

Japan Inc must back independent boards as a check on hostile takeovers 8/2019

Abe's corporate reform plan faces acid test at government-run companies 6/2019

Ghosn Prosecutors Finally Catch a Fish 4/2019

Renault-Nissan -- Why not a proper merger? 4/2019

Itochu versus Descente -- investors stuck in the middle 3/2019

Ghosn charges are thin soup -- case for ex-Nissan boss 1/2019

Ghosn -- where the fault really lies 1/2019

A 19bn yen takeover exposes holes in shareholder protection 10/2018

Time to forget Japanese myth of good and bad shareholders 8/2018

Fujifilm vs Icahn -- the sequel 6/2018

> Japanese Language

訴訟代理の「紹介料」めぐるベリーベスト弁護士懲戒は杓子定規すぎる 5/2020

日産とルノー、なぜ経営統合しないのか 日産の真の独立のために 4/2019

日産でもルノーでもなく、私心もない真の独立取締役会が日産株主に必要 12/2018

「悪い株主」に関する無知な寓話で経営者の居心地を守ろうとするとある国 9/2018

出る杭こそが日本企業の競争力を高める 同調だけでは捕食される 5/2018

富士フィルムの米ゼロックス買収に仕掛けられた美しき罠 4/2018

日本の「縦割り法学部」へようこそ 分断された専門の弊害 6/2017

パナソニックによるパナホーム完全子会社化の対価はなぜ上がったのか? 6/2017

孫正義氏がつくった三つ首怪獣ギドラ:ソフトバンクとファンドの利益相反 3/2017

イタリア企業買収で日立製作所が巻き込まれたトラブルの教訓 1/2017

村上世彰とダニエル・ローブ:アクティビスト型株主の過去と未来 10/2015

安倍首相インタビューを不正確引用した米紙の東京特派員 5/2013

電通の英国企業買収に3つの疑問:日本企業の海外M&Aの陥穽 9/2012

オリンパス問題:グローバル企業が日本型資本主義でスポンサー選び 8/2012

都心に感じる治安悪化 なぜ違法行為が取り締まられないのか 5/2012

オリンパス:日本型資本主義の価値観と文化を前提にすると… 1/2012

フォルクスワーゲンにケンカを売ったスズキの側の法律作戦は大丈夫? 10/2011

「ステークホルダーの皆様」は経営と収益性の弱さの言い訳か? 9/2011

モノ言う株主の再来、日本はどう返事するか? 6/2011

村上と堀江に思う 「気をつけないと『やられちゃう』よ」 5/2011

日本型資本主義のやり方は海外では通用しない 4/2011

米国人弁護士が疑問に思う米政府の冷たい態度と法的リスク 3/2011