New leases standard – Lessee accounting

Webcast overview

This Japanese-language webcast will focus on specific lessee challenges that Japanese companies operating in the United States may face.


  • New and experienced Japanese representatives from US-based Japanese companies who are responsible for financial reporting matters


Topics to be discussed include:

  • Implementation challenges of the new leases standard for lessees (ASC 842)
  • Specific considerations for Japanese companies operating in the United States
  • Key differences between ASC Topic 842 and IFRS 16
  • Practical issues and interpretations of the new standard

Featured speakers

Michael Maekawa

Michael Maekawa

Partner, Audit, KPMG US

Rika Tanaka

Rika Tanaka

Managing Director, Dept. of Professional Practice, KPMG US

Miharu White

Miharu White

Director, Advisory, KPMG US

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