Company Introduction

~ Problem-Solving, Our Mission ~

ERIS Consulting


      ERIS Consulting, a Japanese consultancy firm, is specialized in providing advisory and business supporting solutions, involving corporate legal affairs, human resource and management strategy, to our clients most of which are giant Japanese company listed with first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, on their business operations in China and Southeast Asia emerging markets. Our consultants and lawyers are always focusing on problem-solving for our clients, by maximizing local resources in practice. Our China operation based in Shanghai has successfully completed more than 800 practice cases for clients since its establishment in 2001, and in April, 2013 we started our operations in ASEAN.

Business in China

Support for the architecture and construction of human resources management and personnel labor management systems including job description standard, post qualification system, job-based grade system, payroll system, performance appraisal indicators, MBO, recruitment & employment management, personnel shift & relocating management, labor time & leave management, education & training management, career planning, labor environmental management, trade secret management, risk management, etc.

Support for the operation of human resources management and personnel labor management systems including overall integrated HR management covering single operation units throughout China, dismissals & layoffs, handling of internal scandals, standardization and management of HR documentation and procedures, calculation of payrolls and compensations for dismissals & layoffs , calculation of income taxes and social insurance fees, etc.

Support for the legal-procedure compliance of internal regulations and work rules including legal democracy procedure compliance, negotiation with labor union and employee representatives, etc.

Provision of information and commentary on updated laws, regulations, policies and practice cases as well as business news (weekly “ERIS China Management Report” (Japanese Version)).

Organization of various seminars and training courses on China corporate legal affairs and HR personnel labor.

Provision of in-house trainings on business management and HR personnel labor.

Provision of business management trainings a for Chinese managers in Japanese companies. Consultancy on daily corporate legal affairs and HR personnel management affairs.

Preparation, review and translation of legal instruments & documents including general commercial contracts, labor contracts, labor dispatch contracts, company rules and regulations, confidentiality agreements, non-competition agreements, training and service period contracts, etc.

Provision of legal opinions.

Labor union response, response to strike, sabotage and other collective labor disputes and risk management.

Preservation of evidence.

Support for the solutions of arbitration, litigation, complaint reports and other disputes.

Support for the establishment license, registration, changes, liquidation, abolition of business and dissolution of juridical persons, branches and representative offices of international enterprises.

Due diligence involving enterprise mergers and acquisitions (legal and financial practices provided by partner lawyers and accountants).

Corporate credit investigation.

Provision of industry information reports.

Practices of legal affairs provided by the Company’s Chinese lawyers.

Business in Southeast Asia

Support for the architecture and construction of business strategy, business plan and risk management system in Southeast Asia emerging markets.

Support for the architecture and construction of various systems including corporation and branch office operation system and HR personnel systems in Southeast Asia emerging markets.

Support for the personnel recruitment of corporations and branch offices in Southeast Asia; provision of business skills education and training for national staffs.

Organization of training courses and in-house trainings involving Southeast Asia emerging market entry & development, operations management, corporate legal affairs, human resources and so on.

Consultancy on daily legal affairs and HR personnel management affairs.

Profile of Chief Consultant

Satoshi Tachibana

   Mr. Tachibana was employed by the headquarter office of TOSTEM Corporation (now: LIXIL) in Tokyo after graduating from Waseda University, Japan. He then joined the UK’s Reuters and served as the Regional Japanese Corporate Market Manager in China and East Asia from 1994 to 2000, while he was expatriated to Shanghai and Hong Kong. He founded ERIS Consulting after his resignation from Reuters in 2000, working as the general representative and chief consultant until now.

   He received an MBA degree from China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in 2007; a LL.M (Master of Laws) degree from Fudan University Law School in 2008, and; a LL.D (Doctor of Laws) degree from East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPSL) in 2013.

   He has given lectures of over 1,500 hours since 2007, with 13,000+ participants in total and more than 120 middle-level cadre trainees, earning a reputation almost second to none in the field.

   Labor law and economic law in China, labor laws of Southeast Asian countries, human resources and organizational behavior, international comparative management.

   “Practice Commentary on China Labor Contract Law” (Dong Baohua and Satoshi Tachibana as the co-authors, published by Japan Chuokeizai-sha,Inc.)

   “Practices on China HR Personnel System” (Satoshi Tachibana, Japan Chuokeizai-sha,Inc., expected to be published in 2016)

Contact Us

【China】 ERIS Consulting Shanghai Ltd.

Suite 1511 Maxdo Centre,

8 Xing Yi Road, Changning District,

Shanghai 200336, China

Tel: +86-21-5212-0220

Fax: +86-21-5212-0221

【Vietnam】 ERIS Vietnam Co., Ltd.

Level 5, Press Club Building, 59A Ly Thai To St.,

Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam

Tel: +84-4-3936-7969

Fax: +84-4-3936-8069

【Malaysia】 ERIS Asia, Tachibana Office

Suite 210, MBE 1 Utama,

Lot LG109B, One Utama Shopping Centre,

No.1 Lebuh Bandar Utama,

47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

【Japan】 ERIS Japan Co., Ltd.

9F Edobori Center Building, 2-1-1 Edobori, Nishi-ku,

Osaka, Japan 550-0002