Change in Officers’ Remuneration due to COVID-19

Introduction Due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy, many companies have resorted to reducing their officers’ remuneration to offset any decrease in sales, as well as to ensure that their other employees also remain stable. On the other hand, other companies have done the opposite, increasing their officers’ remuneration to compensate…


Acquisitions of Companies in Japan

Since Abenomics was launched in 2013, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s economic policies represented by monetary easing, fiscal stimulus, and structural reforms, the Japanese economy was revived from Japan’s so-called ‘lost decades’ and millions of jobs were created. Along with the economic recovery, M&A activities have increased year-on-year for the past eight years since 2012. This…