HC Picks 238

October 23, 2019
by Akane Hashimoto


-Policies and business activities related to Japan investment opportunities-



Japan’s Cabinet Approves Tougher Rules on Foreigners Owning Stocks

 “Some market participants have complained that the planned rules could serve as an impediment to investment”




・Japan’s Taiju Life to shift away from FX-hedged foreign bonds

 “Taiju Life, former Mitsui Life, is the root of our CEO, Mr. Morimoto.”

・WeWork’s Failure is SoftBank’s Day Of Reckoning



Governance / Stewardship / Fiduciary

・Beyond repair? New Nissan CEO has bigger problems than Ghosn

 “It may be time to focus on the function of board overseeing managements activities. There is too much talk on compensation and limited focus on management policies.”

・Elliott pushes Japan’s Unizo to accept $1.6 billion Blackstone bid




・In pictures: Typhoon Hagibis tears Japan apart

 “Enormous water power…”

・Emperor’s enthronement set to bring world to Japan