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

  • 2019.03

    The transcript of the lecture delivered by Sato Shuji titled "Taxpayer Winning Cases concerning Transfer Pricing Taxation and Capital Transactions" and the transcript of the lecture delivered by Mutou Yuuki titled “How to Deal with Compliance Issues Arising from ‘Concealment of Income’” appear in March 2019 issue of Sozei Kenkyu.

    Author:
    SATO Shuji  MUTOU Yuuki 
  • 2019.03

    Sato Shuji authored an article titled "Looking back on the Past 20 years of Financial Institutions and Tax Litigation" which appears as the 12th article of the series "At the Base of Laws" on page 2 of Kinyu Keizai Shimbun on March 4, 2019.

    Author:
    SATO Shuji 
  • 2018.12

    The transcript of the lecture delivered by Sato Shuji, Mutou Yuuki and Yamashita Takashi, a licensed tax accountant, titled "What is Tax Compliance Now Required? - From the Viewpoint of Cooperation between 'Tax' and 'Legal' -" appears in December 2018 issue of Sozei Kenkyu.

    Author:
    SATO Shuji  MUTOU Yuuki 
  • 2018.11

    Sato Shuji's dialogue with Kimura Hiroyuki, attorney of Yodoyabashi & Yamagami Legal Professional Corporation, titled "Request Assistance from Tax Lawyers" appears in December 2018 issue (VOL.66/NO.13) of Zeimu Koho.

    Author:
    SATO Shuji 
  • 2018.10

    Sato Shuji's article titled "Measures against the Risks of Taxation that Come with Growing Globalization of Japanese Companies" which appears in "HOT/COOL PLAYER" page of NBL No. 1132.

    Author:
    SATO Shuji 

Lectures, Seminars and Conferences Related to Tax

  • 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 

  • 2018.05

    Sato Shuji delivered a lecture concerning taxation on reorganization in the Advanced Course (54th) of training in National Tax College of National Tax Agency.

    Speaker: SATO Shuji 

  • 2017.11

    Sato Shuji and Muto Yuuki jointly delivered lectures entitled respectively "Tax Cases and Supreme Court - Denso Case as Example" and "Revenue Recognition and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles" in a round-table conference by members of the Japan Tax Association held at the Industry Club of Japan.

    Speaker: SATO Shuji  MUTOU Yuuki 

News Related to Tax

  • 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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