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Briefings

Briefings

Company Representative No Longer Required to be a Japanese Resident

21 April 2015

In order to facilitate further inbound investment into Japan, the Abe administration has decided to abolish the requirement that each company should have at least one Japanese resident as a representative director. This change of policy is good news for international companies which have or wish to establish a subsidiary in Japan and also for international sponsors investing in Japan.

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