Akiko Hakoda

Akiko Hakoda

Partner, PwC Tax Japan

Financial Services
Certified Public Tax Accountant


Ms. Hakoda has over 17 years of experience at PwC Tax Japan, serving clients in the financial services industry, including the investment management, real estate, banking, capital markets and private equity sectors.

Ms. Hakoda is a licensed Japanese certified public tax consultant and a member of the Japanese Licensed Tax Accountant Association (LTA). She graduated from the Economics Faculty of Keio University.

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Project Results and Achievements

Ms. Hakoda’s clients include large foreign and Japanese financial institutions as well as sponsors of public and private investment funds (traditional, private equity, alternative and hedge funds). Ms. Hakoda has extensive experience in the asset management industry, regularly advising on financial product structuring for onshore and offshore investors, including securitization projects.

Ms. Hakoda has undertaken comparative studies of Japanese tax law for a number of Government departments, including several recent projects with the Financial Services Agency.

Project Results and Achievements

Ms. Hakoda has authored articles in several tax magazines and books, including

  • Tax Treatment of Investment Structures (co-author, Zeimu Keiri Kyokai)
  • Taxation of Trusts (co-author, Zeimu Keiri Kyokai)
  • International Taxation Handbook (co-author, Chuokeizai sha)
  • Corporate Tax Important Case 400 (co-author, Chuokeizai sha)

Professional Vision

Our world is changing at a rapid pace and the world of the taxation is also progressing constantly. In these circumstances, Ms. Hakoda strives to offer high value advice to clients by continually improving her skills.