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There was no let up in the development of Australia Japan relations and business activity in 2017. Setting the tone that the year would indeed be a busy one, January kicked off with a visit to Sydney by Japan's Prime Minister Abe. He was accompanied...

Japan's foreign direct investment (FDI) into Australia continues to increase and diversify as noted in previous AJBCC Japan Business Alert emails. Here are some further recent examples: Udder Delights Group - Cheese The boutique South Australian goat and cow cheesemaker Udder Delights Group has been acquired by the...

Do you have an interest in what budding Australian startups in the Australia-Japan space are developing? Then quickly reserve your spot at Innovation Dojo's second pitch program finale hosted at PwC on Tuesday 19 December 2017. Further details here. Innovation Dojo is an initiative launched...

With the World Rugby Cup to be held in Japan in 2019 and the next Olympic and Paralypmic Games scheduled for Tokyo in 2020, it's not surprising that there is increasing interest in the business of sport and how that can be yet another thread...

The AJBCC's Joint Business Conference with our counterpart organisation the JABCC(Japan Australia Business Co-operation Committee) held its annual conference in Tokyo in October with its overall theme "Viewing Change as Opportunity". In addition to presentations in the resources and energy and financial services sector, there...

The 56th annual Joint Business Conference of the AJBCC will be held in Sydney from 14-16 October 2018. The NSW Government is a major sponsor of the meeting. If you would like to be kept updated on the conference then send a request here....

The AJBCC's Future Leaders Program (FLP) executed a very successful half day roundtable program coinciding with the Joint Business Conference in Tokyo in October. The FLP is a combined program with the AJBCC's counterpart organisation the JABCC, based in Tokyo, which has its own FLP...

In October, Penny Alexander from AJBCC member firm Allens, completed her two year term as the FLP's ex-officio representative on the AJBCC's Executive Committee. Penny has nurtured the FLP group during an important part of its development. The Executive Committee recognises the importance of this...

Australia has not escaped Japan's recent rapid increase in global M&A activity. Whilst M&A can bring great benefits to the post acquisition entity, it is not without its problems. PwC has recently released a report Unlocking Japan’s potential How culture can drive success in post-merger...