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Capital Markets & IT -lakyara

Financial institutions are under constant pressure to reduce costs, improve operational efficiency, adapt to regulatory changes and grow their business. NRI believes that a combination financial knowledge and information technology are crucial to the industry’s growth and development. Through our lakyara reports, NRI identifies the various capital markets and IT issues impacting our clients and the future of their business.
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Nov. 2014

Asset Management

Japan's Stewardship Code: issues facing asset management companies

Chie Mitsui

If stewardship initiatives conducted in compliance with Japan's stewardship code are to lead to sustained corporate growth, asset management companies that have a large number of stockholdings and place priority on shareholder voting and governance-focused dialogue must play a key role. How such asset managers can qualitatively improve their engagement with investee companies is a crucial issue.