Makiko Kawamura principal area of practice is international tax including tax structuring, tax advisory and handling taxation disputes with the National Tax Agency.  

Makiko represents many multinationals with respect to transfer pricing projects including negotiating Advanced Pricing Agreements and Mutual Agreement Procedures with the tax authorities. 

Makiko regularly advises on issues related to customs duties and complex consumption tax matters.  She also has extensive experience in cross-border mergers and acquisitions and related tax planning.  She heads the Japan tax group and is a certified public tax accountant.