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About Naoko Ueno

Director of Asian Research

Glass Lewis’ Revised Statement Regarding Japan’s Stewardship Code

Glass Lewis has revised its statement regarding Japan's Stewardship Code, in November 2017. Download

By |November 27, 2017|Blog, Regulatory Matters|Comments Off on Glass Lewis’ Revised Statement Regarding Japan’s Stewardship Code

2017 Season Preview – Asia

As the 2017 AGM season gets underway, Glass Lewis presents a preview of the upcoming 2017 proxy season for Asia. Senior members of the Glass Lewis research team discuss key developments of major Asian markets [...]

By |April 4, 2017|Blog, Proxy Talks|Comments Off on 2017 Season Preview – Asia

2016 Japan Proxy Season Review

The 2016 proxy season was widely expected to build on the notable improvements and encouraging trends prompted by Japan’s recent legislative and regulatory efforts to strengthen its corporate governance practice. This was broadly the case [...]

By |September 1, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on 2016 Japan Proxy Season Review

Proxy Season Insider: Toyota Motor Co.

TOYOTA MOTOR CO. TSE:   7203    Annual Meeting: 6/16/2015 Shareholders of Toyota Motor Corporation will consider and vote on a truly unique proposal at the forthcoming annual general meeting of the Japanese automobile titan: the creation [...]

By |June 8, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Proxy Season Insider: Toyota Motor Co.

2015 Japanese Proxy Season Preview

Another compressed Japanese proxy season is just around the corner – what should shareholders expect? As always, director and board independence will continue to be a major focal point. However, unlike previous years, we are [...]

By |May 28, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on 2015 Japanese Proxy Season Preview

Proxy Season Insider: Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd.

SUNTORY BEVERAGE & FOOD LTD. Tokyo Stock Exchange:  2587              Meeting Date: 3/27/2015 Suntory Beverage & Food Limited is one of the first Japanese companies to seek shareholder approval to shift [...]

By |March 19, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Proxy Season Insider: Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd.

Proxy Season Insider: Mizuho Financial Group Inc.

MIZUHO FINANCIAL GROUP INC. Tokyo Stock Exchange: 8411                                         Meeting Date: 6/24/2014 The Mizuho Financial Group has [...]

By |June 10, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Proxy Season Insider: Mizuho Financial Group Inc.

Proxy Season Insider: Canon Inc.

CANON INC. Tokyo Stock Exchange:  7751                Meeting Date:  3/28/2014 For first time in its history, Canon Inc., which long held out on appointing outside directors to its board, [...]

By |March 20, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Proxy Season Insider: Canon Inc.

Mizuho: Preferred Bank of Anti-Social Groups?

In July 2013, Mizuho Financial Group president Satoh stated, “In the spirit of One MIZUHO, we will aim to become the most trusted financial services group with a global presence and a broad customer base, [...]

By |October 14, 2013|Blog|Comments Off on Mizuho: Preferred Bank of Anti-Social Groups?

Malaysia’s IPO Boom Short Lived?

Malaysia’s financial markets have had a good year in 2012, with IPOs alone raising $7.3 billion, which constituted 25% of all new listings in Asia-Pacific region. In value terms, Malaysia ranked third place in the [...]

By |October 15, 2012|Blog|Comments Off on Malaysia’s IPO Boom Short Lived?
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