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

2009-2011
Osaka Regional Tax Bureau, as a fixed term officer

2006-2007
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, New York

2006
New York University (LL.M.)

2000
Kyoto University (LL.B.)

Activities

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

2012 - present
Member, Japan Tax Jurisprudence Association

2009-2012
Visiting Researcher, Center for Law and Policy Studies Graduate School of Law Kyoto University

Member, Japan Association of Arbitrators

Awards

Awarded “LAWYER OF THE YEAR 2022 in Tax Law” by Best Lawyers

Languages

Japanese and English

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