Gen Goto

University of Tokyo - Graduate School of Law and Politics

Associate Professor

7-3-1 Hongo Bunkyo-Ku

Tokyo, 113-0033

Japan

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Scholarly Papers (9)

1.

Comparative Corporate Law: Look No Further

Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2626021
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Jul 2015
Bocconi University - Department of Law, University of Luxembourg, University of Tokyo - Graduate School of Law and Politics, University of Hamburg - Seminar for Commercial Law, Bocconi Law School and Brunel University London
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corporate law, comparative law, corporate governance, corporate finance, shares, bonds, board of directors, directors' liability, M&As, takeovers, insider trading, liitgation, arbitration

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The Outline for the Companies Act Reform in Japan and Its Implications

Zeitschrift für japanisches Recht / Journal of Japanese Law, vol. 35 (2013)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Nov 2013
Gen Goto
University of Tokyo - Graduate School of Law and Politics
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Japanese law, corporate governance, independent directors, private placement of shares, squeeze out, liability of parent company, derivative action

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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, University of Tokyo - Faculty of Law, Waseda Business School, University of Tokyo, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Nagoya University, Graduate School of law, Stanford 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 Law, 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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Legally 'Strong' Shareholders of Japan

Michigan Journal of Private Equity and Venture Capital Law, Volume 3 Issue 2 (2014)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2014
Gen Goto
University of Tokyo - Graduate School of Law and Politics
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Japanese law, corporate law, shareholder activism, shareholders' rights

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Growing Securities Litigation Against Issuers in Japan: Its Background and Reality

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Jan 2016
Gen Goto
University of Tokyo - Graduate School of Law and Politics
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securities litigation, Japan, issuer's liability

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The Logic and Limits of Stewardship Codes: The Case of Japan

Berkeley Business Law Journal, Forthcoming, The University of Tokyo Business Law Working Paper Series, No. 2018-E-01
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Jan 2019
Gen Goto
University of Tokyo - Graduate School of Law and Politics
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Japanese Stewardship Code, UK Stewardship Code, Institutional Investors, Corporate Governance

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Diversity of Shareholder Stewardship in Asia: Faux Convergence

Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, NUS Law Working Paper No. 2019/027, The University of Tokyo Business Law Working Paper Series No.2019-E-01, NUS Centre for Asian Legal Studies Working Paper 19/08, NUS EW Barker Centre for Law & Business Working Paper 19/05, European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 485/2019
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 06 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2019
University of Tokyo - Graduate School of Law and Politics, Nanyang Business School and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
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shareholder stewardship, stewardship codes, institutional investors, shareholder structure, legal transplants, faux convergence, comparative corporate law, UK stewardship code, Japanese corporate governance, Singapore corporate governance, corporate law in Asia

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Recent Boardroom Reforms in Japan and the Roles of Outside/Independent Directors

Published in Hiroshi Oda (ed.), Comparative Corporate Governance: The Case of Japan, Journal of Japanese Law, Special Issue 12 (Carl Heymanns Verlag, 2018)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Nov 2018
Gen Goto
University of Tokyo - Graduate School of Law and Politics
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Japanese corporate governance, independent directors, outside directors

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Die japanische LLP im gesellschaftsrechtlichen Kontext (The Japanese LLP in the Context of Company Law)

Journal of Japanese Law (ZJapanR), Vol. 21, No. 41, pp. 89-115, 2016, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 16/18
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Jul 2016
Harald Baum and Gen Goto
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law and University of Tokyo - Graduate School of Law and Politics
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Introduction of the limited liability partnership (LLP) in Japan, great expectations but limited success of Japanese LLP since 2005, overly restrictive regulation, no availability for most of the independent professions.