Selected Articles

Apr 26 2019

10-day Golden Week Holiday Announcement

Notice In observance of the end of the Heisei era and the celebration of the New Emperor’s Accession to the Throne, IBA Japan will be closed throughout the extraordinary 10-day Golden Week Holiday, from Saturday 27th of April until Tuesday 7th of May . For your understanding, thank you. IBA Japan
Jan 04 2019

Announcement: New Secretary General

New Secretary General
International Bankers Association of Japan Appointment of new Secretary General We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Gary Stanton as the new Secretary general of the International Bankers Association of Japan, suceeding Mr. Paul Hunter. We would like to thank Paul for his strong...
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 ...