Nobuhiko Sugiura


25th November 2019 at 13:00pm


Mithras House, University of Brighton


Japan’s corporate governance reforms have progressed slowly but surely and the recent revision of the code adds momentum for the unwinding of cross-shareholdings. Recent conservative guidance by many Japanese companies, combined with higher profitability and governance reform, is considered to offer attractive opportunities for investors.


Dr Nobuhiko Sugiura is currently a professor of the Chuo University Graduate School of Strategic Management, focusing on commercial law including Financial Law, Computer Law and Corporate Governance/Compliance issues. He was also a member of the executive board of Japan Payment Service Association and a member of the Academic Panel of International Centre for Financial Regulation (London). He presently acts as a board member of the TSE listed company and an advisor to several companies and cooperatives in Japan. Previous to his current position, he served as a senior legal advisor and Vice President at JP Morgan Securities Japan.  Previous to JP Morgan, Dr Sugiura served as a research fellow at the Japanese Government Financial Services Agency and also worked for HSBC. Dr Sugiura received his Ph.D. in Law from Chuo University in Tokyo.