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We would like to start out as an LLC, which is the most cost-effective, and then switch to a joint-stock company after our business gets off the ground. Is this possible?
We are thinking of using a virtual office as our new office location in order to hold down initial costs. Are there any particular problems in starting a business in Japan?
Can we ask ACROSEED to assume the post of the provisional representative of our new Japanese corporation and advance preparation for our market entry in Japan?
Is there any regulation or screening process in Japan to accept foreign investment? If so, what are the regulations, and how long does the screening process take?
We are wondering if we should rent an office for our Japanese subsidiary. The location of the office is yet to be determined. Do we need to rent our own office? Or is it okay to just rent part of our business partner's office in Japan?
Are there any requirements regarding the number or status of officers when incorporating a stock company in Japan? Also, can a foreigner who does not have a long term residency status in Japan be appointed as a director?
Can you outline the Japanese visa system for foreign nationals to work in Japan?
What happens if illegal work is found at my company?
To obtain a business manager visa, a contribution of 5 mn yen or more is required in principle. How should I transfer this money to Japan?
After establishing a base in Japan, we plan to invite foreign employees hired overseas to work in Japan. What conditions must be met in this case?
Is there any problem if all directors of a joint stock company in Japan are non-Japanese nationals who do not have long term residency status?
In my country, lawyers take care of almost everything from accounting to general affairs. But I heard that Japanese experts have their respective areas of expertise. Tell me about that in detail.
I heard that in Japan, seals are used instead of signatures. But, I think it is easy to counterfeit a seal. How does it work?
I heard that there are some rules for payment in Japan. What are they?
Which city do you recommend to establish a base in Japan?
Are there any requirements for opening a bank account in Japan, such as company address or director status?
How long does establishing a company and opening a bank account take?
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