Japan Guide 2014

  • Japan Guide 2014

    Welcome to IFLR's Japan Guide 2014, featuring exclusive market analysis and focussed updates on the country's corporate and financial laws.

  • Q&A: Japan Exchange Group

    Atsushi Saito of the Japan Exchange Group, discusses the 2013 merger of the country’s two largest exchanges and its plans to facilitate growth

  • Q&A: European Business Council of Japan

    Danny Risberg, chairman of the European Business Council of Japan, outlines how recent Japanese developments are impacting its trade environment

  • Q&A: BAML Japan equity strategist

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s chief Japan equity strategist outlines the trends defining Japan’s financial markets and his expectations for the next 12 months

  • Stronger governance under Japan's Companies Act

    Yutaka Kuroda of Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu outlines changes to the corporate governance system and rules regarding parent-subsidiary relationships

  • Japan's two-stage class actions

    Oki Mori of Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu discusses the new Act on consumer collective actions and its impact on business operators, with some advice on preparatory measures to take before implementation

  • What Japan's banking act means for foreign lenders

    Atsushi Sakai and Shunsuke Ogata of Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu outline rules for foreign activity in Japan, and their impact on cross-border transactions