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Things you will need to consider before setting up a company Vol.3

When you consider setting up your new business in Japan, you will need to make sure whether or not your business requires a license in Japan. In case you need a license, you must not engage in any business activities … Continue reading

Coming of Age: A Very Important Japanese Tradition

For some countries, 21 is considered as the legal and adult age. When a man or woman reaches this age, he/she is given more rights and permission to do some “adult” tasks. It is also the time when both men … Continue reading

Is there really exist “Men flu”?

As commonly used, the term man flu could be describing a constitutional character flaw of men who, when felled by a cold or flu, embellish the severity of their symptoms, quickly adopt a helpless “patient role,” and rely heavily on … Continue reading

January featured business affairs

1. Accounting(Comment about the exposure draft for accounting standards drafts for Revenue Recognition) In July 2017, the Accounting Standards Board of Japan (ASBJ) released an exposure draft for accounting standards (Draft of statement No.61) for Revenue Recognition and an exposure draft … Continue reading

Idea for decision making

Reality works as reality works. In order to be successful, you need to know how reality works and operate by principles for dealing with it that get you what you want. Principles is all about having clarity and alignment of … Continue reading

Land operators for travel need to be registered with regional government offices from the year 2018

In Japan, when companies operate travel agencies, they have to have certified travel supervisors in their companies and must be registered to jurisdictional offices. In addition to the above-mentioned business, travel arrangement agencies (what is called a “land operator”), will … Continue reading

Foreigners Working Part-Time Arising in Number

It is a known fact that Japan’s population is continuously aging, therefore, its workforce is greatly affected. With the alarming workforce shortage in Japan, one of the immediate solution is hiring non-Japanese workers to lessen the deficiency. For the last … Continue reading

Driverless Vehicle Tested in Aichi

The roads of Aichi Prefecture, which is the home of the biggest car manufacturing company in Japan, was used during the road test of the recent invention in the industry of car manufacturing. A car without a driver used to … Continue reading

Things you will need to consider before setting up a company Vol.2

We have already explained the difference between KK and LLC in Vol.1 Some of you may be considering expanding your current business overseas to Japan, in such cases, there are more options of company forms you can choose. In this … Continue reading

Forecast of Japan’s GDP may brighter than former expectations.

Japan’s economic growth rate is revealed on Friday, and it is doubled in the third quarter, with expansion seen to continue thanks to buoyant exports. The capital expenditure component of gross domestic product was revised to a rise of 1.1 … Continue reading