Partner– Tokyo

LLB, Waseda University
LLM, European Business Law, Law School of European Business
Law, Pallas Consortium
MBA, Waseda Graduate School of Finance
AMP, University of Oxford
Certified Tax Attorney and Accountant
Certified Customs Specialist (Japan)


Japanese, English and French


Former AIBA Auditor
International Trade Advisor, JETRO
Correspondent for the International VAT Monitor


Tel: 813 3264 5271
Facsimile: 813 3264 5273

Atsushi Shibata manages VTT Nippon’s Tokyo office. Shibata san has over twenty years of experience as an advisor in corporate income tax, international tax, transfer pricing, customs and trade. He is a certified customs specialist and logistics specialist in Japan. Shibata san previously worked at Arthur Anderson and KPMG as a consultant in corporate tax, customs and trade. He also served on the Asia Pacific Team to the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD) in Amsterdam. Shibata san is a lead partner at Shibata-Ueda International Tax Firm in Tokyo and an external tax and trade advisor to KPMG Japan. He advised multinational clients on cross border tax and trade privilege planning between Japan, China and ASEAN countries.