Services and FAQ

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1.Incorporation Incorporation Procedure
Q1 (Incorporator)
Q2 (Number of Directors and Corporate Auditors)
Q3 (No Board or Corporate Auditors)
Q4 (Capital Structure)
Q5 (Contributions in Kind)
Q6 (Post-Incorporation Asset Purchases)
2. Business Model Legality/ Regulatory Approval Investigation Business Model Legality/ Regulatory Approval Investigation
Q1 (Telecom Regulations and Internet Businesses)
Q2 (Product Liability for Resellers)
Q3 (Copyright Law and Video Distribution Sites)
Q4 (Antimonopoly Law and Discount Sales)
Q5 (Scope of Antimonopoly Law)
Q6 (Required Disclosures in Specified Commercial Transactions)
Q7 (Required Disclosures in Online Sales)
Q8 (Product Sales vs. Services under Act on Specified Commercial Transactions)
Q9 (Cooling-Off Period in Online Sales)
Q10 (Necessity of Privacy Policies)
Q11 (Consent to Privacy Policies)
Q12 (Use of Personal Information and Privacy Policies)
Q13 (Protection of Personal Information)
Q14 (Personal Information to Third Parties)
3.Corporate Matters and Procedure Corporate Matters and Procedure
Q1 (Scope of Authority of Shareholders’ Meetings)
Q2 (Adding Directors)
Q3 (Citizenship of Representative Directors)
Q4 (Minutes in English)
Q5 (Director Seals)
Q6 (Interested Transactions)
4.Contract Drafting, Review and Negotiation Contract Drafting, Review and Negotiation
Q1 (IP Rights in Outsource System Development)
Q2 (Invention Ownership in Joint R&D Agreements)
Q3 (Antimonopoly Concerns in Distribution Agreements)
Q4 (Ownership to Improvements in Patent Licenses)
Q5 (Limitation of Liability in Terms of Use)
Q6 (Amendments of Terms of Use)
Q7 (Anti-Social Forces Provisions)
Q8 (Tokyo Ordinance on Organized Crime Groups)
Q9 (Signing Authority)
Q10 (Termination of Contract Negotiations)
Q11 (Oral Promises)
5. Financing Financing
Q1 (Regulation of Private Placements)
Q2 (Investment Contracts)
Q3 (Debt-Equity Swap (DES))
Q4 (Procedure for Foreign Investors – Company)
Q5 (Procedure for Foreign Investors – Investor)
Q6 (Regulation of Convertible Bonds with Warrant (CB))
Q7 (Third Party Valuation for CB)
6.Intellectual Properties Agreement related to Intellectual Properties
Strategy for Intellectual Properties
Application for Pants
Application for Trademarks
Advice on Copyrights
7.M&A M&A
Q1 (M&A Structures)
Q2 (Shares Purchase vs. Share Exchange (Kabushiki-Kokan))
Q3 (Share Transfer (Kabushiki-Iten))
Q4 (Merger with Foreign Company)
Q5 (Antimonopoly Act Issues)
Q6 (Antimonopoly Issues in Share Purchases)
Q7 (Past Issuance of Share Certificates)
Q8 (Unpaid Wages of Employees)
Q9 (Continued Use of Seller’s Name)
8.Labor Rules of Employment
Employment Agreement
Social Insurance
Calculation of Salary
Advice on Labor Related Matters
9.IPO Legal Due Diligence for IPO
Review of IPO Related Documents
10.Tax and Accounting Tax Return
Advice on Tax
Monthly Closing
Evaluation of Stock Price
Accounting Due Diligence
11.Disputes Litigation
Provisional Attachment Order, Provisional Disposition Order
Negotiation Concerning Disputes
Warning Letters