How to Successfully Invest and Do Business in Japan

Los Angeles & Century City

October 7, 2016

Morning Program
7:45 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.  Registration & Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  Program

Sheppard Mullin
333 South Hope Street
47th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Afternoon Program
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Program
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Happy Hour

Sheppard Mullin
1901 Avenue of the Stars
Suite 1600
Los Angeles, CA 90067


Investing in Japan is easier and more attractive than it used to be. This seminar will focus on general issues concerning doing business in Japan and discuss two specific opportunities:

  1. Overview of Japan: Current Economics, Tax, and Foreign Exchange
  2. Investment Opportunities:
    • 2020 Tokyo Olympics Entertainment and Branding
    • Renewable Energy and Power Sector Liberalization
  3. How to Start Doing Business in Japan: Important Issues for Distributors, Branches, Subsidiaries, and M&A
  4. Particular Legal Issues: Labor Law, Intellectual Property, and Antitrust

Presented by
Hiroko Namura, Toranomon Chuo Law Firm, Osaka
Yuki Sato, Toranomon Chuo Law Firm, Tokyo
Kelly Crabb, Partner, Sheppard Mullin
Jeffrey Rector, Partner, Sheppard Mullin

MCLE Credit
This activity complies with standards for Minimum Continuing Legal Education prescribed by the California State Bar and is approved for 2 hours of MCLE credit.
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider.

Questions? Contact Casey Alexander via email or 213.830.2012.