Japan Business Network (JBN) - Singapore

We guide Japanese companies to success.

Singapore is known for integrity, quality, reliability, productivity, rule of law, and enforcement of intellectual property rights, which are essential in the knowledge economy. PwC Singapore is one of the leading international firms with over 3,500 professionals, who provide assurance, tax and advisory services to many multinational corporations (MNCs) with international or regional business hubs in Singapore.

PwC Singapore’s Japan Desk, which includes Japanese staff, is dedicated to serving Japanese companies. By understanding your needs in a common language, based on common cultural sensibilities, we can help you find business solutions, identify and maximise opportunities, improve efficiency and ultimately achieve your goals.

Together with support from the strong network of PwC member firms in Japan and throughout the Asian region, PwC Singapore is well equipped to deliver appropriate solutions to you.

Introduction of Japanese Business Services

Our Major Services


  • Financial statement audits
  • Internal control audits
  • Financial accounting and reporting advisory services
  • Internal audit advisory/co-sourcing services
  • Financial regulatory advisory services
  • Governance, risk, and compliance advisory services
  • Actuarial services
  • Initial public offering (IPO) support services


Corporate services

  • Tax compliance support (support for preparations of corporate income tax (CIT) and goods and services tax (GST) returns, other mandatory reporting etc.)
  • Tax advisory (tax structuring; tax incentives, subsidies and relief; withholding tax; permanent establishment etc.)
  • Support for correspondence with the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS), support for disputes with authorities
  • Support for global tax management and tax governance
  • Support for streamlining and automation of tax processes
  • Tax due diligence, tax structuring and support for post merger integration (PMI) processes
  • Transfer pricing advisory (documentation, audit support, advance pricing agreements etc)
  • Support for customs planning, compliance support, customs audits and disputes with authorities


  • General corporate law and company formation advisory
  • Drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial agreements and arrangements
  • Business licence and regulatory advisory
  • Corporate reorganisation and restructuring advisory
  • Cyber risk and data privacy advisory
  • Debt and capital markets and corporate governance advisory
  • Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) structuring, advisory and drafting support
  • Employment law advisory
  • Funds structuring, fund formation and asset management advisory
  • Family offices and private client advisory


  • Market entry research and strategy development
  • ESG and sustainability advisory
  • Data and analytics service
  • Front office transformation
  • Supply chain optimisation
  • Operational optimisation
  • Financial transformation
  • Workforce transformation
  • Digital innovation services
  • IT advisory
  • Risk and regulation services (Know Your Customer (KYC) guidelines etc)
  • Cybersecurity services
  • Forensic services

Deals advisory

  • M&A lead advisory
  • Advice on M&A strategy and target selection
  • Financial modelling and valuation
  • Due diligence support
  • Advice on business restructuring
  • Advice on real estate transactions
  • Post merger integration (PMI)
  • Organisational restructuring

Southeast Asia/Singapore market entry support

  • Market entry strategy planning support
  • Support for setting up local entities (Singapore-incorporated entities, branches and representative offices)
  • Business licence and regulatory advisory
  • Business process/IT infrastructure design and implementation support
  • Statutory audit
  • Consolidation audit
  • Tax compliance support (support for the preparation of corporate income tax,goods and services tax, individual income tax and other tax returns)
  • Tax advisory (tax structuring; tax incentives, subsidies and relief; withholding tax; permanent establishment; Japanese controlled foreign corporation (CFC) tax systems; transfer pricing policies etc.)
  • Regulatory reporting implementation support

Singapore JBN Members

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