Bruce E. Aronson

Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy

Professor of Law

2-1-2 Hitotsubashi, Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo 101-0003, Chiyoda-ku 101-8439

Japan

http://www.ics.hit-u.ac.jp

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

18

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

The Olympus Scandal and Corporate Governance Reform: Can Japan Find a Middle Ground between the Board Monitoring Model and Management Model?

UCLA Pacific Basin Law Journal, Vol. 30, No. 1, Pp. 93-148 (2012)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2013
Bruce E. Aronson
Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy
Downloads 1,061 (12,217)

Abstract:

corporate governance, Japan, comparative law, independent director, monitoring model, management model

2.

Learning from Toyota’s Troubles: The Debate on Board Oversight, Board Structure, and Director Independence in Japan

Journal of Japanese Law, Vol. 15, No. 30, 2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2011
Bruce E. Aronson
Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy
Downloads 531 (33,349)

Abstract:

corporate governance, comparative law, Japan, independent director, oversight, Toyota

3.

What Can We Learn from U.S. Corporate Governance? A Critical Analysis

Journal of Law and Politics, Vol. 2, 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Aug 2006
Bruce E. Aronson
Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy
Downloads 355 (62,706)

Abstract:

corporate governance, comparative, Japan

4.

Elite Law Firm Mergers and Reputational Competition: Is Bigger Really Better? An International Comparison

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Spring 2007
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 10 May 2007 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2008
Bruce E. Aronson
Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy
Downloads 272 (81,746)
Citation 3

Abstract:

law firm, merger, international, comparative

5.

Reconsidering the Importance of Law in Japanese Corporate Governance: Evidence from the Daiwa Bank Shareholder Derivative Case

Cornell International Law Journal, Vol. 36, 2003
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Aug 2006
Bruce E. Aronson
Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy
Downloads 248 (92,024)
Citation 5

Abstract:

corporate governance, Japan, comparative law

6.

Learning from Comparative Law in Teaching U.S. Corporate Law: Director's Liability in Japan and the U.S.

Penn State International Law Review, Vol. 22, 2003
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Aug 2006
Bruce E. Aronson
Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy
Downloads 229 (102,972)

Abstract:

comparative law, teaching, education, Japan, duty of care

7.

The Financial Crisis One Year Later: Proceedings of a Panel Discussion on Lessons of the Financial Crisis and Implications for Regulatory Reform

Creighton Law Review, Vol. 43, No. 2, pp. 275-322, 2010
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2010
Bruce E. Aronson
Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy
Downloads 212 (114,375)

Abstract:

Banking, Financial Crisis, Regulatory Reform

8.

The Brave New World of Lawyers in Japan: Proceedings of a Panel Discussion on the Growth of Corporate Law Firms and the Role of Lawyers in Japan

Columbia Journal of Asian Law, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2009
Bruce E. Aronson
Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy
Downloads 205 (115,409)

Abstract:

law firm, legal profession, lawyers, Japan

9.

Corporate Governance Models and Practices in Japan and East Asia: Proceedings of a Panel Discussion

Columbia Journal of Asian Law, Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 220-54 (2013)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2014
Bruce E. Aronson
Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy
Downloads 187 (82,097)

Abstract:

corporate governance, corporate law, East Asia, Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan, comparative law

10.

A Japanese CalPERS or a New Model for Institutional Investor Activism: Japan's Pension Fund Association and the Emergence of Shareholder Activism in Japan

NYU Journal of Law & Business, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 13 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2011
Bruce E. Aronson
Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy
Downloads 174 (123,238)

Abstract:

corporate governance, Japan,comparative, shareholder activism, proxy voting, pension funds

11.

Fundamental Issues and Recent Trends in Japanese Corporate Governance Reform: A Comparative Perspective

Hastings Business Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Jun 2014
Bruce E. Aronson
Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy
Downloads 126 (122,648)

Abstract:

Japan, corporate governance, company auditor, hybrid, management model, monitoring model

12.

A Reassessment of Japan's Big Bang Financial Regulatory Reform

IMES Discussion Paper No. 2011-E-19
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Aug 2011
Bruce E. Aronson
Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy
Downloads 125 (151,484)

Abstract:

big bang, financial deregulation, financial reform, corporate bond market, venture capital, financial center

13.

Postwar Reform of Corporate Law and Corporate Governance in Japan: Democratization Under the Occupation and the Japanese Reaction

The International House of Japan and The Blakemore Foundation, Law and Practice in Postwar Japan: The Postwar Legal Reform and their Influence, p. 59, 2010
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 May 2010 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2010
Bruce E. Aronson
Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy
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14.

Enterprise Law Conference of 2014: Edited Transcript

Number of pages: 202 Posted: 26 Sep 2014
Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Hitotsubashi University, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of Tokyo - Graduate School of Law and Politics, University of California, Berkeley, Independent, Gakushuin University, Kobe University, Graduate School of Law, Waseda Business School, University of Tokyo, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Nagoya University, Graduate School of law, Columbia Law School, Independent, Waseda University - Graduate School of Commerce, Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research, Harvard Law School, Indiana University Bloomington - School of Global and International Studies, Yale Law School, Waseda University, Independent, Doshisha University, Faculty of Law, Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, University of Virginia School of Law, Waseda University - School of Law and University of Tokyo - Faculty of Economics
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15.

The Brave New World of Lawyers in Japan Revisited: Proceedings of a Panel Discussion on the Japanese Legal Profession After the 2008 Financial Crisis and the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake

Pacific Rim Law & Policy Journal, vol. 21, no. 2, p. 255, 2012
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 May 2012 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2013
Bruce E. Aronson
Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy
Downloads 81 (205,441)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Japan, lawyers, legal profession, legal education, law firm

16.

Changes in the Role of Lawyers and Corporate Governance in Japan - How Do We Measure Whether Legal Reform Leads to Real Change?

Washington University Global Studies Law Review, Vol. 8. pp. 223-240, 2009
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2009
Bruce E. Aronson
Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy
Downloads 58 (276,760)

Abstract:

Japan, comparative law, legal profession, corporate governance

17.

A Personal View of the Transformation of the American Law Firm: From Gentlemen's Club to Market Competitor

International Center for Comparative Law & Politics Review, Vol. 4, No. 2, p. 39, Fall 2001
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 15 Nov 2009
Bruce E. Aronson
Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy
Downloads 23 (412,436)

Abstract:

law firms, legal practice

18.

My Key Phrase for Understanding Japanese Law: Japan as a Normal Country…With Context

Michigan State University College of Law Journal of International Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Jun 2014
Bruce E. Aronson
Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy
Downloads 21 (394,085)

Abstract:

Japan, Japanese law, comparative law, Asian law