How to Detect Anti-Social Forces in Japan

How to Detect Anti-Social Forces in Japan

“What Is Anti-Social Force?” The term ‘anti-social forces’ (反社会的勢力) is officially used by the Japanese government. It refers to the organized crime groups (Japanese Mafia = Boryokudan/yakuza) and their members, corporate racketeers, and groups...
Six Things You Should Know About Japan’s Company Registry

Six Things You Should Know About Japan’s Company Registry

1, No Listings Of Shareholders Although the total number of issued shares, etc., are stated, the name of the shareholder is not listed. The company’s articles of incorporation contain the name, address, and the number of shares held by shareholders (founders)....
Open Source Intelligence Framework In Japan

Open Source Intelligence Framework In Japan

This is the list of all the conceivable sites and methods for the open source intelligence in Japan. Most of the sites are membership-based services. In general, the Japanese government has an opaque practice regarding information disclosure. Public Records 公開公簿...
How to Conduct Death Verification in Japan

How to Conduct Death Verification in Japan

Believe it or not, but the fact of death is still considered to be sensitive information in Japan. It is not easy to obtain someone’s records of death. Obituaries are only for celebrities or high-profile individuals. You will never find an obituary of ordinary...
How To Request A Background Check In Japan

How To Request A Background Check In Japan

3 things you should keep in mind There are a couple of major issues. Western clients will often face in the background investigation in Japan. You must be aware of these before requesting background investigation in Japan. Due to the bellow mentioned issues,...
The Pecuriality of Japanese Credit Bureau

The Pecuriality of Japanese Credit Bureau

We have three domestic credit reporting agencies in Japan. They are not the government credit bureau, but the subsidiaries of multiple financial institutions. The data of credit reports must be used solely for financial lending purposes by the Banking Act. It...