Jun Sawada, Deloitte Japan, is a partner in the Tokyo office and a member of the Transfer Pricing group. Jun advises both foreign and Japanese multinationals on various transfer pricing and cross-border taxation issues. Jun joined Deloitte in October 2013, having worked since 1999 with two other Big Four companies and the law firm White & Case.
Jun has represented clients in discussions with the Japanese tax authorities. He has defended companies under audit, assisted companies in their negotiations with tax authorities to obtain advance approval of their transfer pricing (unilateral/bilateral APAs), and supported companies in domestic tax appeals. He has assisted clients in industries such as pharmaceuticals, medical devices, software, luxury goods and apparel, consumer products, high-tech, chemicals, automotive, and entertainment. Jun has also supported clients by providing assistance in compliance matters (transfer pricing documentation), establishing transfer pricing policies, and determining tax effective supply chains.
Jun acts as the tax function industry leader for "Sogo Shosha," or trading house, at Deloitte Tohmatsu Tax.
Having lived overseas for more than 12 years during his youth, Jun is bilingual in English and Japanese. He has contributed articles to Tax Analysts, International Tax Review, and major Japanese tax publications. He has coauthored several books in Japanese regarding transfer pricing.
- Meiji University – MBA, Tax & Accounting
- Waseda University – Bachelor of Commerce degree