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Elite law firm mergers and reputations competition: Is bigger really better? An international comparison
Although rapid law firm growth has been with us since the 1980s, the acceleration of this trend over the last decade by means of mergers is puzzling. Why would normally conservative law firms embark on a merger strategy ...
Brave new world of lawyers in Japan: Proceedings of a panel discussion on the growth of corporate law firms and the role of lawyers in Japan
Our image of Japan is one of an insular society which emphasizes informal consensus and where lawyers and the law do not play an important role. But deregulation and administrative reform initiated during Japan's economic ...
Changes in the role of lawyers and corporate governance in Japan--How do we measure whether legal reform leads to real change?
This Essay is part of a festschrift in honor of John Owen Haley and appears in a special issue of Washington University Global Studies Law Review. Haley is best known for his work on continuity and change in Japanese law ...
What can we learn from U.S. corporate governance?
This essay re-examines our views of corporate governance in light of the recent influence of U.S. corporate governance institutions on reform efforts in other countries. It suggests that the current emphasis on the roles ...