RIETI Policy Symposium

Emerging Patterns of Corporate Governance among Japanese Firms - Converging to Any Specific Model? (Handouts)

  • Date and Time: 20 October (Wed.), 2004. 9:00-18:00
  • Venue: Elizabeth Rose Hall, United Nations University (Shibuya-ku, Tokyo)
  • Language: Japanese / English (with simultaneous interpretation)
  • Handouts

    9:00-9:10 Opening Remarks
    9:10-9:20 Introduction
    9:20-10:40 Session 1: Bank-Firm Relationships and Financial Distress
    Comments:
    HORIUCHI Akiyoshi (Professor, Chuo University)
    10:50-12:10 Session 2: Changing Ownership Structure
    Presentations:
    "Dissolving Cross-shareholding: Why, How and Implications"
    MIYAJIMA Hideaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Professor, School of Commerce, Waseda University / Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University)
    Presentation [PDF:704KB]
    "Foreign Investors and Corporate Governance"
    Christina L. AHMADJIAN (Professor, Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy, Hitotsubashi University)
    Presentation [PDF:128KB]
    Comments:
    OSANO Hiroshi (Professor, Kyoto Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University)
    Presentation [PDF:68KB]
    13:20-14:40 Session 3: Corporate Board Reform
    Presentations:
    "The Turnaround of 1997: Changes of Japanese Corporate Governance and Corporate Law"
    SHISHIDO Zenichi (Professor, Law School, Seikei University)
    Presentation [PDF:156KB]
    "The Changing Corporate Boardroom: Causes and Results"
    MIYAJIMA Hideaki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Professor, School of Commerce, Waseda University / Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University)
    Presentation [PDF:244KB]
    Comments:
    YANAI Hiroyuki (Japan Association of Corporate Directors)
    14:50-16:10 Session 4: Corporate Governance and Employment System
    Comments:
    MIYAMOTO Mitsuharu (Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Senshu University)
    Presentation [PDF:72KB]
    16:20-18:00 Session 5: Conclusions
    Comments:
    ITOH Hideshi (Professor, Hitotsubashi University)
    Presentation [PDF:145KB]
    TERANISHI Juro (Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University)
    Presentation [PDF:88KB]
    * The agenda is subject to change.