In order to provide proper service and advice to our corporate clients in their day-to-day management, we offer advice in a wide array of matters including ordinary civil disputes, bankruptcies, medical practice cases, and administrative matters. We also provide representation in arbitration, mediation and other alternative dispute resolution venues. Although the majority of our clients […]
Employment and labor matters are essential for all businesses. It is especially essential for foreign businesses operating in Japan to have optimal advice regarding Japan’s labor rules and regulations. Our office provides advice to Japanese and non-Japanese businesses regarding employment agreements and regulatory compliance as well as handling disciplinary, termination, and other personnel matters. We […]
It is inevitable that there will be various tax implications to doing business between Japanese and non-Japanese companies. With the assistance of our affiliated accountants and tax consultants our office provides optimum tax planning regarding tax laws in Japan and in those countries that have concluded tax treaties with Japan.
Whether in mergers, joint ventures, licensing, distribution relationships or other business activities, companies must keep in mind potential antitrust violations. Our office provides full antitrust reviews of our clients’ plans and we are able to incorporate our experience not only into representing our clients in antitrust matters but in designing ventures and business relationships that […]
With publication in July 2002 of its Outline of National Intellectual Property Strategy and subsequent legislation such as the Intellectual Property Basic Act, the Japanese government has moved to promote intellectual property as a twenty-first-century national priority. With this new emphasis, Japanese businesses have come to place greater emphasis on IP development and protection than […]
Our office provides full transactional services from contract drafting and negotiation to regulatory compliance for cross border transactions between Japanese and overseas companies. We offer a full array of transactional experience including licensing, distribution, finance, mergers and acquisitions, and joint ventures. We have established a system under which we can offer our clients not only […]
Our office offers a full range of general corporate legal services to Japanese and foreign businesses including corporate establishment and administrative filings, permit and approval applications, shareholder and board of director’s guidance, contract drafting and negotiations, labor issues, compliance, and corporate mergers, reorganization, and dissolution. We place special emphasis on careful drafting and individual attention […]