Masafumi Nakahigashi

Nagoya University - Graduate School of Law

Professor

Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku

Nagoya, 464-8601

Japan

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The Enigma of Hostile Takeovers in Japan: Bidder Beware

Berkeley Business Law Journal, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2018, Forthcoming, Dan W. Puchniak & Masafumi Nakahigashi, ‘The Enigma of Hostile Takeovers in Japan: Bidder Beware’ in Umakanth Varottil & Wan Wai Yee, Comparative Takeover Regulation: Global and Asian Perspectives (Cambridge University Press) Forthcoming, NUS - Centre for Asian Legal Studies Working Paper No. 16/03, NUS Law Working Paper No. 2016/008, NUS - Centre for Law & Business Working Paper No. 16/04
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2018
Dan W. Puchniak and Masafumi Nakahigashi
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and Nagoya University - Graduate School of Law
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Comparative Takeover Regulation, Hostile Takeovers, Comparative Corporate Governance, Shareholder Structure, Japanese Corporate Law, Corporate Culture, Dispersed Shareholders, Lifetime Employment

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Japan's Love for Derivative Actions: Irrational Behavior and Non-Economic Motives as Rational Explanations for Shareholder Litigation

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 45, No. 1, January 2012
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 27 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2013
Dan W. Puchniak and Masafumi Nakahigashi
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and Nagoya University - Graduate School of Law
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Derivative Actions, Shareholders' Remedies, Comparative Corporate Law, Japanese Corporate Law, Law and Economics, Behavioural Law and Economics, Comparative Law, Asian Law, Shareholder Litigation, Company Law, Corporate Governance

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A New Era for the Business Judgment Rule in Japan? Domestic and Comparative Lessons from the Apamanshop Case

Edited version of this working paper published as: Case No. 21: Corporate Law – Business Judgment Rule – Derivative Action – Supreme Court, 15 July 2010 – ‘Apamanshop’ with Comment in Business Law in Japan - Cases and Comments, 215 (Moritz Bälz Et Al. Eds., Wolters Kluwer, 2012)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 May 2013 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2017
Dan W. Puchniak and Masafumi Nakahigashi
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and Nagoya University - Graduate School of Law
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Japanese corporate law, comparative corporate law, business judgment rule, legal transplants, leximetrics, Japanese corporate governance

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Land of the Falling 'Poison' Pill: Understanding Defensive Measures in Japan on Their Own Terms

41 University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, Forthcoming, NUS Law Working Paper No. 2019/002, NUS Centre for Asian Legal Studies Working Paper 19/02, NUS EW Barker Centre for Law & Business Working Paper 19/02
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2019
Alan K. Koh, Masafumi Nakahigashi and Dan W. Puchniak
Nanyang Business School, Nagoya University - Graduate School of Law and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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comparative corporate law, comparative corporate governance, Japan, hostile takeovers, poison pill, corporate governance codes, stewardship

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Kigyo No Shakai-Teki Sekinin: Challenges for Corporate Social Responsibility in Japan

(2012) 45:3 U.B.C. L. Rev. 779-836
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 28 Jun 2014
Janis P. Sarra and Masafumi Nakahigashi
University of British Columbia (UBC), Faculty of Law and Nagoya University - Graduate School of Law
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Corporate social responsibility, Japan

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Balancing Social and Corporate Culture in the Global Economy: The Evolution of Japanese Corporate Structure and Norms

Law and Policy, Vol. 24, pp. 299-354, October 2002
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Mar 2004
Janis P. Sarra and Masafumi Nakahigashi
University of British Columbia (UBC), Faculty of Law and Nagoya University - Graduate School of Law
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Land of the Rising Derivative Action: Revisiting Irrationality to Understand Japan's Unreluctant Shareholder Litigant

The Derivative Action in Asia: A Comparative and Functional Approach, 128 (Dan W. Puchniak et al. eds., Cambridge University Press, 2012).
Posted: 30 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 13 May 2013
Masafumi Nakahigashi and Dan W. Puchniak
Nagoya University - Graduate School of Law and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law

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derivative actions, Japanese derivative actions, corporate law in Asia, comparative corporate law, shareholder litigation, comparative corporate law, comparative corporate governance, Asian culture, economic rationality, irrational behavior, behavioral law and economics, legal origins, leximetrics