Japanese Business Network: Our services

PwC provides industry-focused professional services to public and private clients, including multinational companies, to help build public trust and enhance value.

PwC's services are introduced in greater detail here. Our global network delivers the full range of PwC's services, from audit and accounting, to tax and HR consulting, to M&A and advisory.  We also provide litigation and legal services through our legal member firm, PwC Legal LLP.

Here is just a selection of some of the areas where we commonly assist our Japan-related clients:

Audit and assurance services

  • We can assist with financial statement audit services and IFRS reporting
  • Our Japanese network can provide expert advice on J-SOX compliance
  • We can provide assistance with capital market transactions such as listing debt and equity capital together with support and advice on internal controls and group reporting procedures
  • We can provide financial and management accounting assistance

Consulting and advisory

  • We provide business recovery services including insolvency services, optimised exit services, restructuring/turnaround and corporate simplification
  • We can help with strategic consulting, change management and technology consulting
  • We provide advice on forensic accounting analysis and can assist with risk management issues

Corporate tax services 

  • Our Japanese network offers advice on tax-efficient structuring of cross-border transactions and investments between Japan, the UK and Europe, together with the establishment of subsidiaries, branches and representative offices in the UK, Europe and Japan using Our Pathfinder Service™ to address all the relevant tax, legal, HR and logistical issues
  • We provide tax advice on business activities and transactions, together with corporation tax and VAT compliance and outsourcing in the UK and globally, and tax management and accounting services
  • We can assist with transfer pricing issues including planning and defence of policies, and preparation of documentation
  • We can help with R&D tax credits, for example assisting with preparing and maximising claims

Deals

  • We can help with buy- and sell-side corporate finance and M&A advisory, including identifying targets and buyers and advice on fundraising, and also bid support and bid defence services
  • We can support you with business valuations and financial modelling and with financial, legal, commercial and tax due diligence
  • We can advise on tax planning of M&A deals, including structuring advice and with delivering deal value and post-deal integration assistance, including HR transactions advice

Human resources and personal tax services

  • Our Japanese team provides expatriate tax consulting and compliance for international assignments between the UK, Europe and Japan together with employee reward consultancy and advice on compensation, benefits and pensions
  • We can provide HR management assistance including HR function benchmarking, improvement of effectiveness and employment solutions
  • We can help your business with personal tax advice and compliance for high net worth individuals

PwC Legal services

  • We can advise on employment law and immigration services together with company secretarial assistance, including governance, board support and statutory filing compliance services
  • We can provide cross-border M&A services, and give advice on intellectual property management and protection
  • We can help with real estate acquisitions, management and disposals and with commercial and tax litigation