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July 22, 2016
JETRO-Organised Joint EBC-ACCJ Seminar on New Government Initiatives
EBC-Logo JETRO will hold a joint EBC-ACCJ seminar on July 22, 16:00-19:00 (including a reception) to explain the Japanese Government's new policy package for promoting Japan as a global hub. The package contains a range of initiatives including reforming government procedures, immigration systems, accessibility of educational and medical systems for foreign residents and so on. EBC Chairman, Mr. Danny Risberg, will deliver opening remarks at the event.

April 25, 2016
Visit to EBC from COPA-COGECA

20160425_COPA-COGECA2 On April 25, the Chairman of the EBC Food & Agriculture Committee, Mr. Olivier Convert, and the EBC Secretariat met with Mr. Martin Merrild, President of COPA (representing 12 million EU farmers), Mr. Thomas Magnusson, President of COGECA (representing 22,000 EU Agri-cooperatives), and Mr. Pekka Pesonen, Secretary General of COPA-COGECA.

April 20, 2016
EU-Japan Business Roundtable

On April 20, the 2016 EU-Japan Business Round Table (BRT) Annual Meeting took place at the Hotel New Otani in Tokyo with the theme of "Taking Strides Towards a Common Sustainable Future". It was the 18th meeting of the BRT. EBC Chairman, Mr. Danny Risberg, participated in the event as the Co-Chair for Europe of Working Party 1 on Trade, Investment, Regulatory Cooperation, Financial Services, Accounting and Taxation. His Co-Chair for Japan was Mr. Hitoshi Kawaguchi, Senior Vice-President, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

March 29, 2016
Tokyo Governor Masuzoe Speaks at Joint Chamber Event

On March 29, The British Chamber of Commerce in Japan, with the cooperation of the EBC and Philips Electronics Japan, organised a joint chamber luncheon event at which Tokyo Governor, Mr. Yoichi Masuzoe, spoke about his plans for Tokyo and his thoughts on the 2020 Olympics. EBC Chairman, Mr. Danny Risberg, delivered the opening remarks and welcomed Governor Masuzoe to the stage.

February 22, 2016
Women's Health Policy Primer
The EBC and the ACCJ have jointly released a women's health policy primer, entitled "Healthier Women, Healthier Economy". The report looks at the many opportunities that exist to improve the current environment in support of women's health. Meeting these healthcare challenges will not only be beneficial to Japanese women, but will also strengthen the economy and society as a whole.

January 13, 2016
EBC's 2015 White Paper Published
The EBC has published and distributed its 2015 White Paper, entitled Golden Opportunity: The EBC Report on the Japanese Business Environment 2015. The report consists of 30 chapters, each written by an EBC sector / expert committee summarising the key issues and developments in the Japanese business environment over the past year accompanied by concrete recommendations for reform.

October 9, 2015
North America- Europe Golf Challenge

After a defeat to European Team last year, the North American Team managed to take back the trophy at the 13th Cup played on Friday, 9 October at Atsugi Kokusai C.C. in Kanagawa Prefecture. The North Americans, lead by team captain Nick Masee, scored 74.9 versus Europe's 75.1, counted on the average of the 80% best net. The North American team still hold the edge in the history of the competition with nine wins to Europe's four.

April 28, 2015
17th EU-Japan Business Roundtable Annual Meeting – Brussels


The 17th EU-Japan Business Round Table (BRT) meeting took place at the Palais d'Egmont, Brussels on 27 and 28 April.

April 8, 2015
EBC Tax Seminar


On April 8, EBC Tax Committee members from the tax profession and industry held a seminar to introduce the tax and financial planning impacts of recent changes in the tax rules.

March 27, 2015
Meeting with European Parliamentarian


On March 27, EBC Chairman, Danny Risberg, met the Honourable Mr. Bernd Lange, a member of the European Parliament (EP), who was visiting Japan at the invitation of Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.




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