Japanese Business Network UK


The Japanese Business Network (JBN) is a group of PwC professionals who are focused on providing advice and practical support to Japanese businesses, as well as to UK businesses looking to invest in Japan.

Our team in the UK is made up of both Japanese and English speaking professionals, who have knowledge across markets and industry groups, and expertise across PwC's service lines. We work closely with our colleagues in the Japanese firm on behalf of our clients, whether they are investing into the UK or into Japan. Our network also extends across Europe, where we have a further team of Japanese and non-Japanese professionals working with us to provide seamless cross-border services to our clients.

We have experience in providing services to clients across a wide variety of sectors, including technology & communications, entertainment & media, retailing, automotive, industrial manufacturing and financial services.

UK corporation tax rate reduction - Japanese CFC impact

UK corporation tax rate reduction - Japanese CFC impact

A combination of changes published in the latest Japanese tax reform on 8 December 2016, and the upcoming decrease in UK corporate tax rate to 19% could mean the Japanese Controlled Foreign Company (JCFC) rule would be triggered for many Japanese groups. Companies needs to review their JCFC position before 31 March 2017 to identify whether any UK income would be subject to a JCFC charge, and what action they can take.

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EU Referendum - business considerations and practical actions you can take now

The UK's decision to leave the EU will impact some Japanese businesses with operations in the UK and across Europe. Visit our EU Referendum hub to read our expert's opinions and thought leadership in Japanese to help your business suceed in the changing market landscape in Europe.

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Contact us

Nick Woodford
International Tax Partner, PwC
Tel: +44 (0)20 7212 2251

Masaji Hamanoue
Japan Deals & Japanese Business Network Leader
Tel: +44 (0)20 7804 4376

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