Foreign investors are often interested in direct investment in Japan by establishing a subsidiary in Japan or in investing in already-existing Japanese companies. However, investors' plans are often thwarted by unexpected legal problems and cultural differences. The author explores the many formal and informal barriers to direct investment in Japan, including regulatory and legal impediments.
Investment Opportunities and Barriers in Japan: The Regulation of Direct Investment,
14 Hastings Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 463
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