For over 40 years, the Global Japanese Practice has assisted Japanese companies enter and operate in the Australian marketplace.

John Wigglesworth

John Wigglesworth

Chairman, Global Japanese Practice in Australia

+61 2 9335 7670

Masayuki Ohba

Masayuki Ohba

Partner, Global Japanese Practice in Australia

+61 2 9335 7822


Many Japanese companies, irrespective of their size, confront unpredicted challenges and complex issues when entering overseas markets. Business and investment transactions in the Australia/Japan corridor raise a number of challenges arising from unfamiliar tax and regulatory regimes and business customs, as well as language and cultural differences.


How we can help

The Global Japanese Practice in Australia includes a team of bilingual Japanese professionals who have a deep understanding of our Japanese clients' specific business needs and offer independent, clear and practical advice. We are committed to helping our clients with locations in our KPMG offices in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.


Our extensive knowledge and understanding of both the Australian and Japanese markets, as well as global markets, help our clients anticipate, understand and manage the many commercial and country specific challenges facing them.


Our services include:

  • market entry strategy development and execution
  • investment opportunity identification and analysis
  • transaction negotiation through to deal completion
  • commercial and financial due diligence
  • taxation structuring and advisory
  • global mobility
  • broad range of audit, tax and other advisory services.


We offer our clients ready access to multi-disciplinary teams, with one central point of contact.


KPMG's Global Japanese practice supports the business development of Japanese companies through KPMG’s global network with over 500 Japanese speaking professionals stationed in 69 cities in 35 countries around the world.


We would welcome the opportunity to discuss how KPMG can help you achieve your business objectives.