Know Your Client
The “Know Your Client Rules” imposed by the Japan Federation of Bar Associations, requires attorneys to verify the identity of clients whenever they take on particular sorts of cases. For further information, please refer to the website below.Know Your Client Rules (Japan Federation of Bar Associations)
At SOEI, we verify the identity of our individual and corporate clients using the following methods.
For individual clients
To verify your identity, we require official documents indicating your name, address, and date of birth (driver’s license, passport, pension book, alien registration card, and the like).
For corporate clients
To verify the identity of the organization, we require official documents (Certificate of Registered Matters, seal registration, and the like) indicating organization name and address (or address of the head office), along with the contact’s business card or other document indicating their personal name and position in the organization.
Thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation.