Selected Articles

Dec 22 2017

Change of Chairman

(Chairman Jonathan B. Kindred (left) with new Chairman elect Philippe Avril (right) at our Annual General Meeting). New IBA Japan Chairman We are pleased to announce that Mr Philippe Avril is the new Chairman and Representative Director of the International Bankers Association of Japan. Mr Avril...
Mar 28 2017

Longer-term residents may get an “Unwanted Gift from Japan”

After the 1st April 2017, foreign nationals who have lived in Japan for more than 10 years out of the last 15, will continue to be subject to Japanese inheritance and gift tax on all their global assets. But this will no longer be the case for short-term residents: their position will improve ...
Dec 01 2016

IBA Japan's 32nd Annual General Meeting and Reception

On November 30th, about 240 members and guests from various Japanese regulatory bodies, trade organisations and other stakeholders gathered for the 32nd IBA Japan Annual General Meeting and Annual Reception at the Hotel Okura, Tokyo. During the evening, we were pleased to welcome the Governor of...