Dealing with Japanese legal and tax issues can be difficult; the Japanese legal system differs greatly from that of the United States. Japanese tax rates are high and the language barrier can make communication challenging. Add to those obstacles Japanese cultural reticence to talk about death, and things get even more difficult. But, letting your client bury his head in the sand isn’t an option. In this unique collaboration by a Japanese lawyer, two Japanese tax advisors and a U.S. ...

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