Japanese companies are highly respected investors worldwide, with interests in a wide range of industries. Fasken Martineau’s Japan group has a long history and extensive experience working with Japanese clients. Our lawyers were involved in establishing several of the most prominent Japanese companies in Canada and we have continued to advise them in their business activities in Canada.
We advise Japanese companies in all aspects of business, including transactions, business arrangements and government approvals. We also assist clients in establishing businesses, mergers and acquisitions, and joint ventures with Japanese entities.
Our team includes lawyers who are fluent in Japanese and who travel we frequently Japan to meet with our clients. While in Japan, our lawyers often host seminars to industry groups and professional bodies to share our expertise and broaden their knowledge of business and legal matters in Canada, Europe and Africa. Several members of our Japan team have worked at major law firms in Japan. We also have longstanding relationships with many of the prominent law, accounting, investment and other professional firms in Japan.
We advise Japanese clients with interests in natural resources, particularly mining, oil and gas, renewable energy and nuclear energy. Our Japanese practice also includes consumer electronics, automotive, environmental, plant construction, product distribution, franchising and retail, hotel management, real estate projects and many others. We act for subsidiaries of Japanese companies as well as in respect of transactions and other projects done directly by Japanese companies throughout the world.