Speaking Engagement/ Publication

Ken Kiyohara often speaks at seminars locally in Japan, and participates in an international conference. He is also interviewed and quoted from time to time in the Japanese and English media (such as Nikkei, the Financial Times, and Reuters) on topical issues such as corporate governance, shareholder activism, insider trading, securities regulations and other capital market related matters.

Ken Kiyohara contributes to legal magazines on such topics as tender offer regulations, protection of minority shareholders, corporate governance, disclosure, auditing and insider trading. Additionally, he contributed approximately 30 articles to "Crossroads" (Juujiro), the daily column in the Nikkei evening edition, mainly on various corporate governance and disclosure issues during 2007 to 2013.

His media quotes/interviews and speaking engagements (in English) and articles and commentaries (in English) include among others the following:

  • June 2007
    “Recent Revisions to Japanese Tender Offer Rules: Toward Transparency and Fairness” (Jones Day Commentary, June 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” 

Note: The above are only those in English.
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