The 13th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
Request to refrain from coming to the event
In view of prevailing circumstances with respect to spread of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), we ask that our shareholders refrain from attending the meeting regardless of their health. We furthermore recommend that our shareholders exercise their voting rights prior to the meeting either by sending us the enclosed voting form via postal mail or otherwise voting via electronic means (the internet, etc.).
Date and Time: August 26, 2020 (Wednesday), 10:00 a.m. (JST) (Reception starts at 9:00 a.m.)
Venue: West Suite, B1F, The Strings Omotesandoh 3-6-8, Kita-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Purpose of the Meeting:
Matters to be reported:
- Business Report and Consolidated Financial Statements for the 13th Term (from June 1, 2019 to May 31, 2020) and the results of audit of the Consolidated Financial Statements by the Financial Auditor and the Audit & Supervisory Committee
- Non-consolidated Financial Statements for the 13th Term (from June 1, 2019 to May 31, 2020)
Matters to be resolved:
Proposal No. 1 Partial Amendments to the Articles of Incorporation
Proposal No. 2 Election of Six Directors (Excluding Directors Who Are Audit & Supervisory Committee Members)
Proposal No. 3 Election of Two Directors Who Are Audit & Supervisory Committee Members
General Shareholders’ Meeting-related initiatives
Rapid dispatch of convocation notices for general shareholders’ meetings
To provide our shareholders with sufficient opportunity to deliberate the agenda of general shareholders’ meetings, we endeavor to dispatch and disclose convocation notices at an early stage, sending them at least one week ahead of the legally designated date (more than three weeks prior to the date of a General Shareholders’ Meeting). We also post Japanese and English versions on our website, the website of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, and on an electronic voting platform.
Holding of general shareholders’ meetings on days that avoid conflict with other shareholders’ meetings
So that more shareholders are able to participate, we hold general shareholders’ meetings on days that avoid conflict with other shareholders’ meetings.
Electronic exercise of voting rights
So that more shareholders are able to exercise their voting rights, we accept the exercise of voting rights via the Internet using PCs and smartphones.
Participation in electronic voting platform and other initiatives to improve environment for exercise of voting rights of institutional investors
Initiatives to improve environment
We adopted the electronic voting platform for institutional investors operated by ICJ, Inc.
Provision of (summarized) convocation notices in English
English versions of the convocation notice and Internet disclosure items are posted simultaneously with the Japanese versions on the IR page of the Company’s website.