[Webinar] Key Essentials to Business Incorporation & Hiring Practices in Japan

Jun 02, 2017

Get answers to some of our most frequently asked questions, including:

how to choose a business structure (K.K. or G.K.), registration costs,

employment laws, Japan's employee benefit programs, and more.


June 29, 2017
11:00-12:30 PM PDT
1:00-2:30 PM CDT
2:00-3:30 PM EDT

Online (Anywhere)

Cost: FREE



Learn how to choose the best business structure for your company needs. This free webinar will cover what companies need to know to successfully incorporate their business in Japan including entity types (K.K., G.K.), their different setup costs, how long it takes to register, registration costs, and more.

This event will also feature a look at essential employment law for foreign companies in Japan. Find out how to properly document and classify new employees in Japan, as well as comply with overtime requirements, age-based considerations, and information privacy laws. This webinar will help companies develop effective practices for hiring employees in Japan.


  1. Types of business models (K.K., G.K.)
  2. General procedures for incorporation
  3. Overview of incorporation costs
  4. Essential employment documentation
  5. Japan’s employee benefit programs
  6. Complying with the Personal Information Protection Act



Nobuki TAKEUCHI, Attorney at Law at TMI Associates

Nobuki TAKEUCHI is a attorney-at-law in the Corporate and Finance Group at TMI Associates, one of the Big Five law firms in Japan. Since joining TMI Associates in 2007, Mr. Takeuchi has engaged in numerous corporate transactions across various fields, such as venture financing, IPOs, mergers and acquisitions for both private and public companies, , as well as countless general corporate matters, both domestic and foreign.


Mr. Takeuchi’s expertise includes general corporate matters, corporate transactions, startup practices, and venture financing in both Japan and the U.S. Mr. Takeuchi graduated with an LL.B. from the University of Tsukuba in 2006 and an LL.M. from New York University School of Law in 2014. He is licensed to practice law in Japan, New York, and California.


Aki TANAKA, Attorney at Law, Littler Mendelson

Aki is an attorney-at-law with Littler Mendelson, the largest global employment and labor law practice, with more than 1,200 attorneys and over 75 offices worldwide. Aki focuses her practice on international employment and labor law, particularly in Japan, her native country. She is licensed both in Japan and Massachusetts and had been practicing labor and employment laws in Japan over 10 years before she moved to the US. Aki received her LL.M from Boston University and LL.B. from Kyoto University, Faculty of Law. To read her full bio, visit: https://www.littler.com/people/aki-tanaka


This event is sponsored by JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization).