European Business Council – White Paper launch

Dear IJCC Members and Friends,

We are glad to share that the European Business Council (EBC) in Japan will hold their third EBC Briefing online on Thursday, August 20th.

The EBC would like to invite you to its third EBC Briefing, this time to launch the Report on the Japanese business environment, aka the White Paper. The White Paper compiles all the issues faced by the European industry and also the recommendations addressed to the Japanese Government to improve the situation. It should be emphasised that a clear majority of the issues and recommendations are also shared with the Japanese industry and will equally improve their situation in both the Japanese and the European markets.

The briefing will be opened by the EU Ambassador, Patricia Flor and the EBC President, Michael Mroczek. Furthermore, a few EBC Committee Chairs, together with Heike Prinz, the newly appointed Chair of EPFIA Japan, will in detail present and explain the issues and recommendations that cover their respective sector. This will be an excellent opportunity to hear more about the issues that the EBC is working on. A representative from the Japanese Government will also give his/her comments.

  • HR Committee, Craig Robert, HR Director for Mahle Japan
  • Airlines Committee, Donald Bunkenburg, General Manager for Lufthansa Japan & Korea
  • Liquor Committee, Bruno Yvon, President of MHD KK
  • Legal Services Committee, Rika Beppu, Partner at Squire Patton Boggs
  • EFPIA Japan, Heike Prinz, President for Bayer Yakuh

To register, please send an email to ebc [at] .


Event Details

  • Aug 20th 2020
  • 16:00 ~ 18:00
  • Online
  • Free