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INVEST JAPAN SEMINAR 2014 - Corporate Growth Opportunities and Japan's Economic Agenda (New York, NY) To other site

Event Date: September 23, 2014

Through Abenomics, Japan is trying to make the goal of becoming "the world's best place to do business" a reality.

With the introduction of the Growth Strategy last year, the goal to double the amount of foreign direct investment to Japan from 18 trillion yen to 35 trillion yen by 2020 was set. With regard to the corporate tax reform, the national government, in order to be internationally-comparable, announces to aim to reduce the percentage level of the effective corporate tax rate down to the twenties in several years and will start the first phase reduction from the next fiscal year.

Also, while respecting the initiatives set by the local governments, the government has already designated National Strategic Special Zones that realize unique growth in each region. Starting this month, a new initiative called "Local Abenomics" has been launched, having Abenomics enter a new stage.

Up until now, the prefectural cities have had weak ties to foreign companies; now, they are Japan's frontier.

This seminar's main focus is to introduce to you the potential of the Japanese prefectural cities, and introduce to you to new investment opportunities in renewable energy, healthcare, tourism and many other industries.

Come and discover Japan!

Speakers
His Excellency Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan
Jonathan B. Kindred, President and Chief Executive Officer, Morgan Stanley Japan Holdings Co., Ltd.
Yoshinobu Nisaka, Governor, Wakayama Prefecture
Yoshifumi Sekiguchi, Mayor of Tokamachi City, Niigata Prefecture
Daisaku Kadokawa, Mayor of Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
Seiji Hagiwara, Mayor of Mimasaka City, Okayama Prefecture
Marc Laitin, Vice President, Product Management, Opower

>> Find out more information: Event Flyer (PDF) PDF / Speaker Bio / Registration (Eventbrite site) To other site

"Deep Dive" - JETRO Sponsored Seminar @ Health 2.0 (Santa Clara, CA)To other site

Event Date: September 23, 2014

JETRO will host a business seminar @Health 2.0 8th Annual Fall Conference, a leading showcase of cutting-edge innovation that's transforming health and health care. Our guest speakers represent successful organizations and professionals who have experience in the healthcare industry in Japan, and can guide you how to take advantage of recent deregulation movement and technology innovation. The seminar is tailored to business executives, entrepreneurs, and academics. Please join us to share in-depth perspectives on the business opportunities.

Speakers
John A. Norris, JD, MBA, Chairman of the Board of Norris Capital, Inc. Former second-in-command of the US FDA
Sumio Takeichi, Global Collaboration Center, Japan's National Strategic Special Zone
Toshiro Wakimaru, MedPeer

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