Nominee Director

Nominee Director

Understanding the value of an experienced Nominee Director Nominee directors are local resident representatives (who are either Japanese nationals or legal residents of Japan) that enable international companies to operate and do business in Japan. Though Japanese law no longer requires nominee directors for the formation and operation of international corporations, the advantage of native…

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Invoice Processing Service

Invoice Processing Service

Invoice Processing Service Shiodome Partners will be responsible for the preparation and sending of invoices issued by our clients. We can handle billing operations with cloud billing software using a format set made by the client. We can also provide our invoice processing service as part of a BPO service, using accounting software linked with…

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Market Research/Strategic Planning

Market Research/Strategic Planning

Market Research / Strategic Planning We at Shiodome Partners provide support for clients that are considering expanding their business into Japan. We will be able to handle the overall company set-up, visa applications, market research, and IT related support services. Our services are as follows: Strategy Planning Market Research and Analysis System Implementation Bridge Support…

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Bank Account Set-up

Bank Account Set-up

Bank Account Set-up Services Company formation without a Local Representative Director When setting up a new company in Japan, one of the shareholders or directors must hold a personal bank account in Japan for the initial capital registration. To have a personal bank account, the holder must be a long-term resident of Japan with eligible…

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Internal Audit

Internal Audit

Our Internal Audit Service (co-sourcing) Internal controls and corporate governance implemented at foreign subsidiaries must be monitored closely to prevent misconduct and reviewed regularly to ensure the effectiveness and compliance with legal requirements and internal policies. Internal auditors can also improve subsidiaries’ operational efficiencies and strengthen the financial reporting process by planning appropriate audit procedures,…

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Financial Advisory Services

Changes and challenges faced by businesses are the opportunities to grow. At Shiodome Partners, we help a diverse range of businesses from start-ups, SMEs, large corporations, foreign subsidiaries from different backgrounds, young to traditional, domestic to multinational, private to public. Our professionals will play a key role with your team or independently to support your…

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Why Should You Outsource Your Accounting and Payroll Tasks

Why Should You Outsource Your Accounting and Payroll Tasks

Why Should You Outsource Your Accounting and Payroll Most business owners tend to do all the work themselves during the beginning stages of their business. However, time is something business owners just seem to lack. When it comes to administrative tasks, it is best to outsource them to a professional. As professionals in the accounting…

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Working Visa

Working Visa

Working Visa Application Services in Japan The biggest issue when hiring a foreign national as an employee in Japan is obtaining what is called a “status of residence”. The terms “visa” and “status of residence” differ from one another. A status of residence, which is a procedure carried out on the Japanese side, is the…

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