Regulatory and Compliance
No matter what industry or field you work in, enterprises face a growing number of complex regulatory and compliance issues in today's global marketplace. We are guiding our clients for doing their business smoothly complying with those regulations and satisfying with expectation of their stakeholders.
We have extensive knowledge of a variety of legislation and regulatory frameworks, and will assist clients in formulating appropriate strategies to implement changes to maintain compliance and institute compliance controls.
Antitrust and Competition
As more authorities in various jurisdictions have become more aggressive than before in enforcing antitrust and competition regulations, compliance with such regulations is essential for multinational clients.
We provide advice to clients in all aspects of antitrust and competition, including merger control, cartel investigation as well as other antitrust counseling. We help clients develop business practices and relationships that minimize or avoid antitrust risks.
We provide comprehensive counseling on regulations in Japan relating to banking, securities, derivatives, futures, commodities, stock exchange matters and other financial products and transactions.
Our clients include major banks, securities and other institutions.
Compliance and Risk Management
We provide extensive advice on, not only establishing compliance programs that address your compliance risk and mitigate problems, but also dealing with risk management in emergencies.
Specifically, we have experience in structuring internal organizations and establishing rules and regulations, as well as assuming the post of independent auditor of publically-traded companies, and acting as the contact for internal whistle-blowing.
We provide advice from all aspects, such as timely disclosure under the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act and the stock exchange regulations, internal investigation of scandals, etc., and the forming of independent committees and serving as a member thereof (cases related to MBO and TOB, accounting fraud, etc.), as well as handling communications with authorities, consumers and media.