This report titled 'Contract Management Vol. 1 - Management of Credits and Liabilities' is intended to help EU companies with the management of credits and liabilities when establishing contracts in Japan with Japanese business partners. It begins by covering the various laws and statutes regarding credits and liabilities in Japan as well as the various types and functions of contracts in Japan. Next, it discusses the forthcoming revisions in the Japanese civil code, and their implications for EU companies interested in expanding into Japan. It also covers the various dispute resolution mechanisms for credit and liability-related matters in Japan. Finally, this report also provides advice on preparing contracts in Japan so as to prepare against the risk of default.
This website and related activities are managed by the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation, a joint venture between the European Commission's Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) and the Japanese Government's Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry (METI).
No less than 300 web pages with up-to-date information on Japan, more than 170 reports available as well as a lot of detailed information on the Japanese business culture.