Category Archives: Information

August-Featured business affairs

1. Accounting(Revision of Companies Act and External Director) A bill to revise the Companies Act will be promulgated soon, coming into effect sometime around spring 2015. In this revision, the following points are included: (1)Obligatory disclosure of any reason for … Continue reading

Summer Sale is Back!

If United States has a “Black Friday Sale,” Japan has its own, too. So, aside from thinking of various water activities to beat the summer heat, one more thing to look forward to is shopping during Summer Sale. Since this … Continue reading

More Preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Once a country has been awarded as the “host” for the Olympics, the government’s initial task is to prepare the infrastructures needed for the big event. For an Olympic event to be successful, it is important to have adequate facilities … Continue reading

It’s Officially Summer!

For some countries such as United States and Japan, July is the official start of the most awaited season – Summer. For beach lovers and those who love water activities, this is the perfect time to enjoy the nature together … Continue reading

Japan’s National Team Will Be Back with a Vengeance

Just recently, the 2014 World Cup was held in Brazil. One of the participants is the Japanese national foot ball team wearing a Blue uniform as the trademark. Unfortunately, the team lost the 1st group league stage. Football’s popularity is … Continue reading

July-Featured business affairs

1. Accounting The ruling Liberal Democratic Party held a meeting of the financial research council corporate accounting subcommittee in May. The following is an excerpt of the question-and –answer session (Q: Diet member, A: Councilor). Q. It’s been deemed necessary … Continue reading

A Haven for the Sweet Tooth

Can you resist the sweet taste of cakes, mochi and Matcha Green tea ice cream? Well, it would be very hard for sure. Generally, people easily give in to sweet food since it gives a good feeling just by having … Continue reading

Growth Strategy of Japan

Generally speaking, the Japanese infrastructure technology, system, and management scheme possess an outstanding level in the world. As a result, various Japanese companies are now considering to perform an overseas expansion for their system and products. In creating an overseas … Continue reading

June-Featured business affairs

1. Accounting (Unification of depreciation method) The Government Tax Commission discussed a depreciation scheme in a discussion group for corporate taxation. The current scheme allows for a choice between a straight line method or a declining balance method from the … Continue reading

Product Development and Marketing Volume II

In a previous article, it was mentioned that products should be promoted well and it helps to have an efficient marketing analysis. This method is well known as Data Mining in Marketing. One of the famous data mining method is … Continue reading