Tax

The following is based on what we prepared for Legal 500, slightly supplemented:
Tax: the firm advises on the tax aspects of mergers, corporate splits, spin-offs, joint-ventures and acquisitions and on investment structuring. Our team also advises on the tax aspects of securities offerings, commercial lending transactions and other corporate commercial transactions (including in relation to permanent establishment related risks and employee compensation). It also assists clients with their tax controversies and disputes before the Japanese courts and the National Tax Tribunal.

Publications Related to Tax

  • 2021.03

    Sato Shuji supervised "Legal Affairs and Tax Practice of a Trust of which Beneficial Interest is Multilayered" (K.K. Nihon Horei) of which book review (Reviewer: Keigo Fuchi, Professor of Kobe University) appears in the 21st issue of the Practice Guide for Family Trust.

    Author:
    SATO Shuji 
  • 2021.03

    Sato Shuji authored the article titled "Principle and its Limitation of Literal Construction of Tax Laws and Regulations -from the Perspective of Remedies for Taxpayers - " which appears in 216 issue of ZEIKEN.

    Author:
    SATO Shuji 
  • 2021.03

    Sato Shuji and Noguchi Daisuke co-authored an article titled "Establishment of Stock Issuance System" which appears in April 2021 issue of Zeikei Tsushin.

    Author:
    SATO Shuji  NOGUCHI Daisuke 
  • 2021.03

    The transcript of the lecture delivered by Sato Shuji titled "International Tax Law Seen from Judicial Precedents: Focusing on Transfer Pricing Taxation and Taxation System for Tax Haven" appears in March 2021 issue of Sozei Kenkyu.

    Author:
    SATO Shuji 
  • 2021.03

    Sato Shuji's commentary titled "T-LEX One Point: Outline of the Tax Reform on Stock Issuance" which appears in Lexology.

    Author:
    SATO Shuji 

Lectures, Seminars and Conferences Related to Tax

  • 2020.12

    Sato Shuji delivered a lecture at the Webinar titled "International Tax Law Seen from Judicial Precedents: Focusing on Transfer Pricing Taxation and Taxation System for Tax Haven" hosted by the Japan Tax Association on December 8, 2020.

    Speaker: SATO Shuji 

  • 2019.12

    Sato Shuji delivered a lecture titled "How Courts See Tax Cases - The Legal Perspective of Tax Affairs" at the Japan Tax Association.

  • 2018.11

    Sato Shuji and Mutou Yuuki delivered lectures titled "Trends of Taxpayer Winning Cases: Cases concerning Transfer Pricing Taxation and Capital Transactions" (by Sato Shuji) and "How to Deal with Tax Compliance Issues Revealed by Misconduct" (by Mutou Yuuki) in the seminar hosted by Tax Consulting Firm TRUST.

    Speaker: SATO Shuji  MUTOU Yuuki 

  • 2018.11

    Sato Shuji and Mutou Yuuki delivered lectures titled "Tips to Handle Tax Investigations Learned from Recent Tax Suits" and "The Latest Trends in Tax Investigations on Large-scale Corporations including Consumer Tax" respectively in the series of lectures titled “Tax Investigations from Lawyers’ Point of View” at Zeimu Kenkyukai.

    Speaker: SATO Shuji  MUTOU Yuuki 

  • 2018.10

    Sato Shuji and Mutou Yuuki delivered a lecture titled "What is Tax Compliance Now Required? - From the Viewpoint of Cooperation between 'Tax' and 'Legal' -" with Yamashita Takashi, a licensed tax accountant, at the Japan Tax Association.

    Speaker: SATO Shuji  MUTOU Yuuki 

News Related to Tax

  • 2021.03

    Sato Shuji's online class of the course related to tax laws, which he conducted at the University of Tokyo School of Law.in FY2020, was awarded as Good Practice by Makoto Gonokami, President of the University of Tokyo.

  • 2017.11

    Sato Shuji's comment was introduced in the article titled "Transfer Pricing Taxation - National Tax Agency Steers Toward Communication Strategy, While Businesses Remain Skeptical" in the morning edition of the Nikkei newspaper on November 27, 2017.

  • 2016.12

    Sato Shuji participates in Study Group of Financial Taxation System and Numbering System (Chairperson: Morinobu Shigeki, Professor of Chuo Law School), which releases a report entitled “ Utilization of Social Security/Taxation Number (My Number) System and IRA in Japan.”

  • 2015.07

    Mutou Yuuki has been seconded to Examination Division I of Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau as a fixed-term government employee as of July 10.

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