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Practice areas:

General corporate tax

Industry sectors:

Financial services

Atsushi Shibata's practice focuses on “Trade & Customs” and “International Taxation”.

He is active on the new international trade form with looking ahead “after Corona”. His main business areas are Tax-effective cross-border structures, Investment into Asia from Western countries to make channels using each Singapore, Hong Kong, China to ASEAN countries and JAPAN, EC trade and remote working, Refund of VAT/Customs duties, HS-number change and practice of Recall/Return goods etc.

He is familiar with finances as well. He also is CEO of Bansei Holdings Co., Ltd. which owns Bansei Securities which is a big giant of government bonds transaction, Bansei Insurance, Pan Asia Bank which is a listed bank in Sri Lanka. “Insurance and International Taxation” “Minimum risk and Maximum cash flow @ International Trade” are his new practices.

  • General Corporate and Corporate Structures @cross-border business
  • Tax-effective international trade using bonded area, FTA and international taxation etc. 
  • EC trade and remote working
  • Refund of VAT/Customs duties
  • HS number change
  • Recall/Return goods
  • Finance and Asset management companies in Japan, Singapore and Hong Kong

  • Waseda University in Tokyo (LL.B.)
  • Graduate School of Yokohama National University in Yokohama (LL.M. in Business Law)
  • Graduate School of Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands (LL.M. in EU Business Law)
  • Green-Templeton College of Oxford University in the UK (Advanced Management)
  • Graduate School of Waseda University in Tokyo (MBA in Finance)
  • Nippon Suisan Kaisha Co., Ltd.
  • IBFD (International Bureau Fiscal Documentation) in the Netherlands
  • Arthur Andersen/KPMG


  • Partner of TradeTax International Tax & Accounting
  • CEO of Bansei Holdings Co., Ltd.

  • Tax Attorney
  • Certified Customs Specialist
  • JETRO Trade Adviser