Know your client
In accordance with the Rules Concerning Client Identity Verification and Record Preservation, Etc. established by the Japan Federation of Bar Associations, we verify a client’s identity as follows:
We verify an individual’s identity by obtaining a copy of a photo identity document detailing his/her name, address and date of birth (e.g. driver’s licence, residence card).
We verify a company’s identity by obtaining a copy of an official document detailing the company’s trade name and location of the head/principal office (e.g. company register, certificate of incorporation). We also request the contact person to provide a business card etc.
We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.