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Corporate Governance and Internal Control based on J - SOX

Corporate Governance and Internal Control based on J – SOX joint seminar

Mayur Batra Group held a joint seminar with – Afridi & Angell, Nishimura & Asahi (the biggest of the “Big Four” law firms in Japan) at the Beach Rotana Hotel, Abu Dhabi on 29th July 2018.

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Mayur Batra Group comprising of Mr. Naresh, Mr. Abhinav and the JapanDesk team (Mr. Oue – Speaker, Mr. Miyahara, Mr. Ikeda & Ms. Yamane) lead the keynote topic on “Corporate Governance and Internal Control based on J – SOX”.

The Japan Desk Team explained that internal control is a procedure or policy put in place by management:

  • To Safeguard Assets
  • Promote Accountability
  • Increase Efficiency
  • Stop Fraudulent Behavior

By implementing Internal Controls, companies can achieve effectiveness and efficiency in operations which can help them to prepare reliable financial reports while adhering to the applicable laws. Based on the standard requirements all listed companies in Japan are required to perform risk assessments and prepare and submit Internal control reports.

Further, J-SOX compliance law introduces rules for the internal control over financial reporting in order:

  • To protect investors by improving the accuracy & reliability of corporate disclosures
  • To improve efficiency & effectiveness of operations of the company

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Japan Sarbanes-Oxley has two primary objectives; one is to charge management of listed companies with annually assessing the design and operating effectiveness of internal control. The other requires external auditors to issue a report of the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting. Subsidiary of all the companies that have been listed in Japanese Stock Exchange are required to assess the effectiveness of Internal Control of Financial Reporting and to prepare the internal Control Report.

Mayur Batra Group is a Strategic & Global Corporate Consultancy covering a multitude of Corporate Advisory Services. For more than 15 years, we have been a reliable partner for 60+ fortune 500 companies. Our clientele includes more than 1000+ Japanese, Indian, German, US, Middle East and other European Enterprises and Conglomerates across diversified sectors.

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