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Akira Tanaka

Akira Tanaka

TEL:
81-3-6775-1190
FAX:
81-3-6775-2190

Akira Tanaka particularly specializes in tax. He has broad experience and expertise in various tax practices, ranging from tax planning to tax litigation. He also has extensive experience working on general dispute resolution matters. He has represented numerous Japanese and foreign companies in litigation and other dispute resolution procedures, in areas such as international transactions, M&A and financial transactions.

Tanaka Akira

Practice Areas

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Practice Groups

  • Tax Law Group
  • Dispute Resolution Group

Background

Mar 2005 The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)
Mar 2007 The University of Tokyo School of Law (J.D.)
2007 - 2008 The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
Mar 2010 - Mar 2011 Worked for the Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies, Bank of Japan

Publications

Getting the Deal Through – Private Client 2020 (Japan Chapter) Getting the Deal Through – Private Client 2020
Dec 2019
Japan: Alternative Investment Funds 2019 The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Alternative Investment Funds 2019 7th Edition
Aug 2019
Getting the Deal Through - Private Client 2019 (Japan Chapter) Getting the Deal Through – Private Client 2019
Dec 2018
JAPAN: CFC Rules Tax Management International Forum Vol. 39, Issue 4
Dec 2018
JAPAN: Sharing Economy Tax Management International Forum Vol. 39, Issue 3
Aug 2018
Tax Traps for the Unwary: Japan Tax Management International Forum Vol. 38, Issue 4
Dec 2017
Getting the Deal Through - Private Client 2018 (Japan Chapter) Getting the Deal Through – Private Client 2018
Oct 2017
Acquiring a Host Country Business: Japan Tax Management International Forum Vol. 38, Issue 3
Sep 2017
Protecting the Tax Base – BEPS and Beyond: Japan Tax Management International Forum Vol.37, No.4
Dec 2016
Anti-BEPS Measures Promulgated or Proposed by Host Country: Japan Tax Management International Forum Vol.37, No.3
Sep 2016
Investment funds in Japan: regulatory overview Practical Law -A Thomson Reuters Legal Solution
Feb 2016
Unilateral anti-BEPS measures promulgated or proposed by host country since July 2013: Japan Tax Management International Forum (Vol.36, No.3 September 2015)
Sep 2015
Income and indirect tax consequences of inbound cloud computing transactions: Japan Tax Management International Forum (Vol.35, No.4 December 2014)
Dec 2014
The deductibility of interest paid to foreign persons: Japan Tax Management International Forum (Vol.35, No.3 August 2014)
Aug 2014
Income tax withholding and reporting obligations on cross-border payments: Japan Tax Management International Forum (Vol.34, No.4 December 2013)
Dec 2013
Host country rules to prevent base erosion and profit shifting: Japan Tax Management International Forum (Vol.34, No.3 September 2013)
Sep 2013
Beneficial ownership: Japan Tax Management International Forum (Vol.33, No.4 December 2012)
Dec 2012
Privacy in the Era of Social Media Nippon Hyoronsh Sha, Co., Ltd
Sep 2012
Tax ramifications to a foreign corporation of using a service provider in host country: Japan Tax Management International Forum (Vol.33, No.3 September 2012)
Sep 2012
Jun 2012
The audit process: examination of tax returns and appeal rights: Japan Tax Management International Forum (Vol.32, No.4 December 2011)
Dec 2011
Income and employment tax ramifications of sending corporate personnel to host country: Japan Tax Management International Forum (Vol.32, No.3 September 2011)
Sep 2011
Taxation of Offshore Deferred Compensation and Equity Awards: Japan Tax Management International Forum (Vol.31, No.4 December 2010)
Dec 2010
Loan guarantees: whether deductibility entails (or should entail) taxability?: Japan Management International Forum (Vol.31, No.3 September 2010)
Sep 2010

Professional Admissions

  • Japan (2008)

Professional and Academic Associations

  • Daini Tokyo Bar Association

Languages

  • Japanese (first language)
  • English