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As a former officer in the corporate tax audit department of the Osaka Regional Taxation Bureau, one of the major tax execution branches of Japan, Taku Osawa has substantial experience in transfer pricing matters, which includes representation of tax audit cases and documentation and contract drafting of intercompany transactions required to comply with transfer pricing regulations.

Taku also has in-depth experience in real property and global dispute cases. For more than 20 years, he has handled cases on redevelopment of real property and represented clients in Japanese court proceedings for various global dispute matters.


  • Chevron and MOECO agree to explore advanced closed loop geothermal pilot in Hokkaido, JapanJones Day advised Chevron New Energies on its agreement with Mitsui Oil Exploration Co., Ltd (MOECO) to proceed with the pilot testing of advanced geothermal technology, specifically advanced closed loop (ACL) technology.
  • Japanese industrial conglomerate settles product liability claimsJones Day represented a Japanese industrial conglomerate in relation to damage claims for the alleged supply of defective electronic components for the solar industry.
    • February / March 2018
    • October 2017
    • June 2017
    • March 2017
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    • July 2016