Japan Desk of Altana

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The Japan Desk of Altana in Paris aims especially at responding the demands of Japanese groups wishing to invest in France and in Europe, and at supporting them in major fields of business law in a sustainable manner.

The Japan Desk also supports and accompanies French companies as regards their projects in Japan.

Jean Philippe Thibault has developed for more than 30 years a profound experience of business practices and Japanese culture. He is the head of the Japan Desk and provides practical advice both for Japanese and French companies to support their investment projects.

Altana is a member of the CCIJF (Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in France) and the CEFJ (French-Japanese Exchanges Committee).

Altana has a close relationship with TMI Associates, a leading law firm in Tokyo founded in 1990, setting up dedicated teams in Tokyo and in Paris which enables to meet the clients’ needs and expectations both in terms of litigation and consultation.

The Japan Desk members work in French, in Japanese and in English.

Newsletter Japan Desk / Employment Law – May 2019


Jean-Philippe Thibault
Tami Chida
Jean-Guy de Ruffray
Marjorie Dudon