Speaking Engagement/ Publication

  • June 2015
    Media Quote
    Quoted in an article of Nikkei Asian Review, “Abe’s tax cut, reforms draw cheers” (June 26, 2015)
  • June 2015
    Media Quote
    Quoted in an article of Asian Venture Capital Journal “Corporate Governance: Thin end of the wedge?” (June 17, 2015)
  • April 2015
    International Conference
    Speaker and panelist at the Panel Discussions, 2015 Plenary Meeting of the International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR), with a report entitled “Trend in Firm Revenue and Growth (Japan): Addressing Some Threats to Audit Quality,” and Breakout Sessions (Taipei, April 2015)
  • April 2015
    Presentation
    Speaker at Luncheon of the Taiwan Corporate Governance Association, “Changing Corporate Governance Landscape in Japan by Adoption of Corporate Governance Code” (Taipei, April 2015)
  • April 2015
    Presentation
    Presentation “Strategic Alliance, tied with equity investment~Key to Successful Investment in Japanese Company” (Jones Day, Taipei)
  • February 2015
    Commentary
    “Japanese Corporate Governance Is Changing with the Adoption of a New Code in 2015” (Jones Day Commentary, February 2015)
  • June 2014
    Media Quote
    Quoted in an article of Nikkei Asian Review ”Abe’s tax cut, reforms draw cheers” (June 26, 2014)
  • February 2014
    Media Quote
    Quoted in an article of the Financial Times, “Bitcoin exchange Mt Gox files for bankruptcy protection” (February 28, 2014)
  • February 2014
    Media Quote
    Quoted in an article of Reuters, “Japan says any bitcoin regulations should be international” (February 27, 2014)
  • January 2014
    Media Quote
    Quoted in a main article of a special issue of the Asian Lawyer, “Can Abenomics Save Japan?” (January 2014)
  • June 2013
    Interview
    Interviewed for Reuters’ video streaming program, “Foreign shareholders lay siege to Japan’s boardroom” (June 26, 2013)
  • November 2011
    Interview
    Interviewed for comments on the Olympus scandal for a weekly news program, “Japan 7 Days” (November 12, 2011) of NHK World (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)
  • November 2011
    Interview
    Interviewed for comments on the Olympus scandal for a news program of “Newsline” (November 11, 2011) of NHK World
  • November 2011
    Media Quote
    Quoted in an article of the Financial Times, “Olympus’ proffered truths invite yet more questions” (November 8, 2011)
  • December 2010
    Media Quote
    Quoted in an article of the Financial Times, “Japan plans short selling curbs” (December 28, 2010)
  • September 2009
    Commentary
    “Amendment of the Anti-Monopoly Act of Japan and its Impact on Mergers and Acquisitions” (Jones Day Commentary, September 2009)
  • September 2008
    Commentary
    “Recent Developments in Takeover Defense Discussions in Japan” (Jones Day Commentary, September 2008)
  • February 2008
    Presentation
    Joint presentation to a leading global company

    “What is “J-Sox”?: Japanese Disclosure Reform and Comparison with The Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act”(together with Richard Kosnik, colleague (then) of Jones Day, New York)

  • July 2007
    Commentary
    “Recent Revisions to Japanese Tender Offer Rules: Toward Transparency and Fairness” (Jones Day Commentary, July 2007)
  • May 2007
    Media Quote
    Quoted in an article of the Financial Times, “OC move fuels conflict of interest concerns” (May 8, 2007)
  • March 2007
    Media Quote
    Quoted in an article of the Financial Times, ”Comment & Analysis: A takeover battle launched by the upstart Livedoor is a test of how much big corporate groups can protect themselves against unwanted attention”
  • October 2006
    Article
    Year In Review (2005): “International Securities and Capital Markets: VI Developments in Japan”(The International Lawyer, Vol. 40, No.3)
  • December 2005
    Practice Note
    “Ongoing Discussions on Takeover Reforms and Defensive Measures” (IBA Asia Pacific Forum Newsletter. Vol.13, No 2
  • August 2005
    Practice Note
    “Changing takeover practice in Japan” (Corporate Update (Japan), Ashurst, August 2005)
  • July 2005
    Article
    Year In Review (2004): “International Securities and Capital Markets: VI Developments in Japan”(The International Lawyer, Vol. 39, No.2)

Note: The above are only those in English.
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