Corporate Governance in the 21st Century: Japan's Gradual Transformation

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Luke Nottage, Leon Wolff, Kent Anderson
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2009 - Business & Economics - 304 pages
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Corporate Governance in the 21st Century is a very useful addition to the literature on corporate governance in Japan. It is worth reading simply because it updates many of the ongoing issues such as adoptions of takeover defenses, appointments of indepen
 

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Contents

Introduction Japans gradual transformation in corporate governance
1
Perspectives and approaches a framework for comparing Japanese corporate governance
21
The death of lifelong employment in Japan?
53
Perverse rescue in the lost decade main banks in the postbubble era
81
Corporate governance and closelyheld companies in Japan the untold story
108
panaea or placebo? An empirical analysis of the effect of the Japanese committee system corporate governance law reform
129
Streamlining the market for corporate control a takeovers panel for Japan?
155
Corporate governance at the coalface comparing Japans complex case law on hostile takeovers and defensive measures
178
Open to being closed? Foreign control and adaptive efficiency in Japanese corporate governance
197
Conclusions Japans largest corporations then and no
228
Bibliography
246
Index
279
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