Nominee Director Services for international businesses in Japan

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…


The importance of Identity Verification documents for conducting business in Japan

Identity verification is a standard security measure that ensures the validity and integrity of every business and legal transaction consummated in Japan. As a foreign or international investor, it’s always a good idea to have the required identity documents on hand, so you can conduct business and legal proceedings without needless delays. Compliance with the…


Set up your business in Japan with peace of mind

Understanding the benefits of professional Incorporation Services Starting a business in Japan can be an exciting (and potentially profitable) endeavor. However, it can also be exhausting and confusing, especially with the recent changes in Japanese regulations. Here at Shiodome Partners Group, we understand the special needs and circumstances that international investors face. As one of…


FAQs for starting a business in Japan

If you are thinking about opening your own company in Japan, you may find the following information very helpful: 1.Company incorporation by foreign nationals Q : Can foreigners set up a corporation in Japan? A : Absolutely. Foreign nationals can start their own company in Japan as long as they have a director or shareholder…


How to set up a Stock Company in Japan (Kabushiki Kaisha)

What is a Kabushiki Kaisha (KK)? The Kabushiki Kaisha (KK) is the most common type of company in Japan, first established as a legal entity in 1873. Referred to as a stock company in English, KKs can sell shares of stock (partial ownership of the business) to raise capital. Its investors (also called shareholders) are entitled…