CHRONOLOGY

1900

Despite being a civil code jurisdiction IBJ Act includes trust business first legal use of term 'shintaku' or trust

 

GLOSSARY

bukken

a thing in Civil Code jurisdiction

also estate agent jargon for properties vs shizenjin, hojin

daiko

Civil Code jurisdiction vicarious execution

as daikosha an agent/proxy, daiko gyomu agency business

eigyo joto

Civil Code jurisdiction sale of a business

sale of a specific business operation in toto to an acquiror for management

eigyoken

goodwill in Civil Code jurisdiction

concept of transferable and established rights to a business cf eigyo joto

hojin

legal person in Civil Code jurisdiction

an incorporated entity at law a corporation vs shizenjin cf bukken

shizenjin

a natural person in Civil Code jurisdiction

rational codification individuals at law vs hojin, bukken cf bukken

iryubun

legitime legitima portio

Civil Code jurisdiction doctrine of forced rules of succession restricting wills

kikin

fund

Civil Code jurisdiction under special provisions and not a simple trust structure

legitime

forced rules of succession

Civil Code jurisdiction principle restricts scope of will provisions cf iryubun

shintaku

trust

application is made of trusts despite being a Civil Code jurisdiction

toshi jigyo kumiai

investment partnership

Civil Code jurisdiction Private Equity etc partnerships vs ninidantai cf bukken

yuigon

will

subject to Civil Code jurisdiction forced rules of succession cf legitime

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