Policy Positions

2018

November 21, 2018
Joint Statement on Proposed Measures Regarding Renewable Power Project Development and Investment

The EBC, together with the ACCJ, the ANZCCJ, CCCJ and CCIFJ, issued a statement in response to the plans of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry to introduce stricter new deadlines and other measures on solar power project. If these new deadlines are not met the feed-in-tariff (FIT) rate and the duration of the FIT rate will be significantly reduced.
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January 19, 2018
Joint statement by EBC and ACCJ on arbitration

The EBC Legal Services Committee together with the American Chamber of Commerce issued a joint statement on the efforts of the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) to develop and support the development of an international centre in Japan. At the same time the two organisations pointed out a couple areas where the MOJ and the Japanese Government would have to improve to make Tokyo or any other city in Japan a successful centre for arbitration.
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2017


January 23, 2017
EBC Position on the extension of unlimited Japanese inheritance tax liabilities to certain foreign nationals having no significant nexus to Japan
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2016

September 16, 2016
Joint Letter to Japan and the EU on EU-Japan FTA

The Chairmen of  Business Europe, the Keidanren, the European Business Council in Japan (EBC) and the Japan Business Council of Europe (JBCE) have co-signed a letter to the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, and the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe. The letter requests that all efforts be made to accelerate the EPA/FTA negotiations so that they can be concluded within this year.

2015


January , 2015
EBC Position on the Proposed Exit Tax
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