Category Archives: Information

Capital Contributions in Foreign Currencies

When you establish a company in Japan and intend to increase the amount of its stated capital, you can also choose other currencies (such as US dollars) apart from Japanese yen as a monetary unit. In case of keeping foreign … Continue reading

Social Enterprise – A Business with a Heart

Are you thinking of putting up a business that will have a social impact? Are you the type of person who’s concerned with the society and wants to help people through your business? Are you pro-poor and pro-environment? If yes, … Continue reading

August featured business affairs

1. Accounting (Proposed amendments to Japan’s Modified International Standards (JMIS)) The ASBJ carried out an endorsement process on mainly IFRS 15 “Revenue arising from contracts with customers” and a new JMIS was published on June 20. In consideration of the indications … Continue reading

The Fed will make its balance sheet slim relatively soon

At July 15 2017 Federal reserve bank hold FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee), and declined to raise interest rates this month. “The committee expects to begin implementing its balance sheet normalization program relatively soon,” said the Fed statement. Key language … Continue reading

Workout for all ages

In these days, medical institutions recommend you to do exercise for maintaining your body. If you’re like most people, when you think of exercise you think of fast-paced aerobic routines. Cardio workouts are important. But if that’s the only type … Continue reading

How Convenient are the Convenient Stores in Japan

When we think of a convenience store, there’s only one name that usually comes into mind. This is not a surprise since a particular company has been in the industry for a while now and its branches can be found … Continue reading

IoT gives fuel Malware??

Under “IoT” idea, there are miscellaneous things connect to internet in these days, and Malware targeting Linux systems is growing, largely due to a proliferation of devices created to connect to the Internet of Things. One network security company was … Continue reading

July featured business affairs

1. Accounting (Accounting practice for PFI facility operators) In 2011, the “Act on Promotion of PFI (Private Finance Initiative)“ was amended and the PFI system was newly introduced. In response to the amendment, the ASBJ announced “Accounting practice for PFI facility … Continue reading

Labor Shortage in Japan: Now Becoming a Problem

In some developing countries, manpower is abundant but jobs are few. As a result, a lot of people are unemployed and are having a hard time in making both ends meet. On the other hand, it is the opposite situation … Continue reading

How will the company use AI at a business!?

Every few months it seems another study warns that a big slice of the workforce is about to lose their jobs because of artificial intelligence. Four years ago, an Oxford University study predicted 47% of jobs could be automated by … Continue reading