Dec 7, 2016

Japan regulators crafting new rules to prevent leaks by company execs

Japanese authorities are set to recommend new fair disclosure rules that aim to prevent company executives from leaking insider information, part of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s push to improve corporate governance and encourage foreign investment. Marking the first time that Japan will adopt statutory ...

Asian investors snapping up Japanese properties

Oct 9, 2016

Asian investors snapping up Japanese properties

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Japan’s property market is luring more attention from Asian investors keen to reap capital gains or achieve high yields not available at home with a long-term view of holding their assets. Money is flowing mostly from Taiwan, Hong Kong, mainland China and Singapore, with ...

Activist investor Murakami loses Kuroda Electric proxy fight

Aug 21, 2015

Activist investor Murakami loses Kuroda Electric proxy fight

Yoshiaki Murakami failed to win approval for his plan to get seats on Kuroda Electric Co.’s board. The activist investor’s proposal to appoint himself and three others as outside directors at the electronics trading company was defeated with about 60 percent of shareholders voting ...