Working Group


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.



Atsushi Itabashi Director, ASBJ


Kenichi Akiba Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Waseda University

Kenji Arai

Technical Director, KPMG AZSA LLC
Shinichi Imakiire Deputy General Manager, Finance Division, Finance Group, Hitachi, Ltd.
Goro Kumagai Senior Fellow, Industry-Government-Academia Collaboration Office, Global Strategy Department, Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.*
Yuta Shimomura CPA, Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC
Shuichi Takahata Manager, Financial Planning Group, Financial Planning Division, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Kei Tsuchiya Senior Vice President, The Securities Analysts Association of Japan
Satoshi Hoshino Expert, Global Accounting Management Department, Accounting Division, TOSHIBA Corporation
Michiaki Matsumoto Chief Manager, Head of Dept., Financial Accounting & Tax Dept., Accounting & Finance Div., Nippon Steel Corporation
Kenichi Yoshimura Partner, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC
Takao Kamiya Vice Chair, ASBJ
Emi Chujo Board Member, ASBJ
Nami Yamaguchi Board Member, ASBJ

*Board Member of the ASBJ (part-time)


Masayoshi Ogiwara Translation Project Manager, ASBJ
Shuji Ito Project Manager, ASBJ


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