EBC – Endorser – ASIFMA Annual Conference 2019

Thursday October 10th, 2019

EBC is one of the Endorsers supporting ASIFMA Annual Conference 2019: Developing Asia’s Capital Markets to be held on 10-11 October 2019 in Tokyo. Members are entitled to an exclusive discount on delegate fees: Early-bird non-transferrable pass: USD850 (originally USD1,000) Early-bird transferrable pass: USD950 (originally USD1,100) Early bird passes are on offer only until 23 August 2019. Regulators, institutional investors and […]


BLCCJ office closed for Obon holiday (Aug 12-14)

Monday August 12th, 2019

The BLCCJ office will be closed for the Japanese Obon holiday from Monday 12 August (a national holiday) till Wednesday 14 August. We will be back at your service on Thursday 15 August.   In the meantime do not forget to apply for our Nippon Export Award – deadline is 30 August. We also hope […]


Invitation to the “Event to Unveil ‘Accredited Areas’ of the Initiative to Develop Innovation Ecosystem in Tokyo” Hosted by the TMG

Tuesday July 30th, 2019

As announced at the “Tokyo Version of Innovation Ecosystems” kick-off event on March 27, 2019, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) aims to build innovation ecosystems (hereinafter referred to as “ecosystem”) in which various players, such as entrepreneurs, major companies, investors and research institutes, are integrated and cooperated in order to create an environment to drive […]


SCCIJ July Luncheon

Friday July 19th, 2019

Japan’s threatened Technology and Innovation Leadership? The SCCIJ is pleased to invite you to their July Luncheon with Prof. Hugo P. Tschirky, PhD, DBA.   In all major economies enormous efforts are underway to strengthen competitiveness on both the national and the entrepreneurial levels. Here major initiatives comprise extensive basic and applied research programs in burgeoning […]


Invitation for EBC Sustainability and Social Responsibility meeting

The EBC is looking into the possibility of starting a Sustainability and Social Responsibility Committee. This is an area which the EBC has never formally been involved in despite it being on the agenda for many years. We are aware that many companies are involved in CSR related activities. To better support European industry in […]


The Conclusions on the Actions to be Implemented by the Customs Authorities of Both Parties Relating to Certain Origin Procedures

Thursday July 4th, 2019

The European Commission and Japan held its first meeting in the Committee on rules of origin and customs related matters 26 June. They have jointly come up with an action plan that will hopefully once and for all sort out the issues related to the certification of the origin. A comprehensive explanation of what each authority will do […]