What's New on the FSA Website
Week of September 2-September 6, 2013
This page contains the latest in events, developments, and updates to the FSA website.
Appeal for vigilance against fraudulent phone calls and e-mails in which criminals pretend to be officials of the Financial Services Agency
(Following press releases are available in Japanese)
Securities September 6, 2013: Administrative actions against Devex Ltd.
SecuritiesSeptember 6, 2013: Administrative actions against Amadeus Advisors Inc.
OthersSeptember 6, 2013: List of newly qualified limited partnership agreements for specific investments
OthersSeptember 6, 2013: Results of the review of annual securities reports for FY 2012
OthersSeptember 6, 2013: Statistical results of off-site inspection monitoring
OthersSeptember 6, 2013: Supervisory Policies and Basic Policy for Financial Monitoring for the program year 2013 published
OthersSeptember 5, 2013: “List of Issuers of Gift Certificates in Repayment Procedures based on the Act on Fund Settlement” updated
OthersSeptember 5, 2013: Schedule for consultation meetings under the Campaign for Enhanced Consultation for the Heavily Indebted
SecuritiesSeptember 5, 2013: First hearing on the case of the violation of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act concerning the market manipulation concerning shares of Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd.
SecuritiesSeptember 5, 2013: Partial cancellation of the decision as to the administrative monetary penalty payment order to Olympus Corporation concerning their false statement on securities report, etc.
Press ConferenceSeptember 5, 2013: Press Conference by Taro Aso, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance and Minister for Financial Services (September 3, 2013)
InsuranceSeptember 4, 2013: Overview and the results of ERM (Enterprise Risk Management) Hearing on insurance companies
InternationalSeptember 4, 2013: The Financial Stability Board published consultative reports in relation to the Key Attributes of Effective Resolution Regimes
http://www.financialstabilityboard.org/press/pr_130828.pdf (FSB press release is available in English)
OthersSeptember 3, 2013: Matsue Local Finance Office of the Chugoku Local Finance Bureau called for financial measures in response to the disaster in Shimane Prefecture in relation to the heavy rainfall started on August 23, 2013
PublicationSeptember 3, 2013: FSA published Japanese Newsletter, “Access FSA No.122”
InternationalSeptember 3, 2013: The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) published a final report titled “Margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives”
http://www.iosco.org/news/pdf/IOSCONEWS296.pdf(BCBS and IOSCO media relase is available in English)
BanksSeptember 3, 2013: Customer identification confirmation for opening corporate accounts
OthersSeptember 3, 2013: FSA published “Procurement Plan for the EDINET (Electronic Disclosure for Investors’ Network) in relation to the Revision of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act”
OthersSeptember 3, 2013: Disciplinary actions against certified public accountants
InternationalSeptember 3, 2013: The Financial Stability Board published policy recommendations on Strengthening Oversight and Regulation of Shadow Banking
http://www.financialstabilityboard.org/press/pr_130829a.pdf (FSB press release is available in English)
OthersSeptember 3, 2013: Kanto Local Finance Bureau called for financial measures in response to the disaster in Saitama Prefecture in relation to the sudden gusts on September 2, 2013
OthersSeptember 2, 2013: “List of unregistered financial instruments business operators” updated
Press ConferenceSeptember 2, 2013: Press Conference by Taro Aso, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance and Minister for Financial Services (August 30, 2013)
InternationalSeptember 2, 2013: OTC Derivative Regulator Group (ODRG) published a report to G20 titled “Report on Agreed Understanding to Resolving Cross-Border Conflicts, Inconsistencies, Gaps and Duplicative Requirements”
http://www.fsa.go.jp/inter/etc/20130902-1/01.pdf (ODRG report is available in English)