Working Group

Objective

The ASBJ has set up the Working Group: Endorsement of IFRS to carry out the endorsement process of accounting standards and interpretations (“Standards”) issued by the IASB and to determine whether Standards could be accepted in Japan, so as to develop the Japan’s Modified International Standards (JMIS): Accounting Standards Comprising IFRSs and the ASBJ Modifications.

Members

Chair

Atsushi Itabashi Director, ASBJ

Members

Kenichi Akiba Professor of Commerce, Waseda University
Shinya Arakawa Deputy General Manager, Corporate Accounting Department, Global Controller Division, Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
Shinichi Imakiire Deputy General Manager, Finance Group, Hitachi, Ltd.
Makoto Kaimasu Executive Vice President, The Securities Analysts Association of Japan
Masahiro Kawanishi  Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata LLC
Goro Kumagai Senior Fellow, Markets Strategic Intelligence Dept., Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.*
Shuichi Takahata Manager, Financial Planning Group, Managerial & Financial Planning Department, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Yoshiaki Hasegawa Partner, KPMG AZSA LLC

Yuki Harada

Chief Specialist, Global Accounting Management Department, Accounting Division, Toshiba Corporation

Yuki Higashikawa Partner, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC
Katsunobu Mandai Professor, Faculty of Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi University
Rieko Yanou Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata LLC*
Shinichi Yamatoko Senior Manager (Assistant General Manager), Financial Accounting & Tax Dept. Accounting & Finance Div., Nippon Steel Corporation
Yasunobu Kawanishi Vice Chair, ASBJ
Hideaki Hirose Board Member, ASBJ

*Board Member of the ASBJ (part-time)

Secretariat

Masayoshi Ogiwara Translation Project Manager, ASBJ
Masao Nakane Project Manager, ASBJ
Akira Mashimo Project Manager, ASBJ

 

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