Partner Ryosuke Kono

Osaka Bar Association, Japan Federation of Bar Associations (2001)
New York State Bar Association (2007)

Location : Osaka Office

Professional Summary

Ryosuke Kono is a partner at Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners. He represents clients in a number of complex tax litigation and administrative controversies. He also advises on tax matters in various types of domestic and cross-border transactions.

His practice covers a wide range of tax issues, including transfer pricing, anti-tax haven rules (CFC rules), withholding rules, depreciation, permanent establishment (PE), customs duties as well as issues relating to cross-border restructuring, mergers and acquisitions and joint venture.

He previously served as a Review Officer (International Examination) for the Review Division (Large Enterprise Examination) of the Osaka Regional Taxation Bureau, where he handled a broad range of complex tax issues.

Education & Professional Experience

Osaka Regional Tax Bureau, as a fixed term officer

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, New York

New York University (LL.M.)

Kyoto University (LL.B.)


2012 - present
Vice-chairman, International Committee of Osaka Bar Association

2012 - present
Member, Japan Tax Jurisprudence Association

Visiting Researcher, Center for Law and Policy Studies Graduate School of Law Kyoto University

Member, Japan Association of Arbitrators


Japanese and English