Selected Articles

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...
Jul 26 2016

FSA loosens the rules on stock compensation from senior execs

The Japan Growth Strategy published in 2015 recommended that senior executives in the private sector should be given more incentives to increase the value of their corporations over the mid to long-run, as part of the Government’s initiative to support a stronger corporate governance culture. The...

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