What’s New on the FSA Website
Week of March 6 - March 10, 2017
This page contains the latest in events, developments, and updates to the FSA website.
|March 7, 2017:||Press Conference by the Minister for Financial Services (March 3, 2017) Japanese version|
|March 7, 2017:||Press Conference by the Minister for Financial Services (February 28, 2017) (Available in Japanese )|
(The following press releases are available in English)
|March 9, 2017:||Multilateral joint research on financial trading on blockchains|
|March 7, 2017:||Updated list of issuers of gift certificates in repayment procedures based on the “Payment Services Act”|
(The following press releases are available in Japanese)
|March 10, 2017:||License granted to Tokyo Branch of Citibank, N.A. to conduct banking business
The FSA granted a license to Tokyo Branch of Citibank, N.A. to conduct banking business pursuant to the “Banking Act.”
|March 10, 2017:||Updated lists of entities that are operating financial instruments businesses without proper registration (Kanto Local Finance Bureau)
The FSA and the Kanto Local Finance Bureau issued warnings to entities that are operating financial instruments businesses without proper registration. (cf. updated list of Japan-based entities and foreign-based entities).
|March 7, 2017:||Administrative action against Japan Asia Asset Management Co., Ltd.
On March 7, 2017, the FSA took an administrative action against Japan Asia Asset Management Co., Ltd. (for conducting problematic business operations from investor protection perspective), ordering the improvement of its business operations pursuant to the “Financial Instruments and Exchange Act.” This administrative action is based on a recommendation from the Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission (SESC) as a result of its on-site inspection.
|March 10, 2017:||Publication of the agenda and handouts of the second meeting of the “Working Group on Underwriting in Initial Public Offering”
The FSA published the agenda and handouts of the second meeting of the “Working Group on Underwriting in Initial Public Offering,” which was held on March 10, 2017.
|March 8, 2017:||Warnings about entities that are operating money lending businesses without proper registration
The FSA (Local Finance Bureaus) updated warnings about entities that are operating money lending businesses without proper registration. The warnings include the updated list of entities that misrepresent their registration using fictitious or stolen registration numbers.
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- Great East Japan Earthquake-Related Information
- The Earthquake Centered in the Kumamoto Region of Kumamoto Prefecture 2016-Related Information
- List of Institutions
- To Operators of Specially Permitted Businesses for Qualified Institutional Investors, etc.