What’s New on the FSA Website
Week of July 18 - July 21, 2017
This page contains the latest in events, developments, and updates to the FSA website.
|July 18, 2017:||Press Conference by the Minister for Financial Services (July 11, 2017) (Available in Japanese)|
|July 18, 2017:||Press Conference by the Minister for Financial Services (July 4, 2017) Japanese version|
|July 18, 2017:||Press Conference by the Minister for Financial Services (June 30, 2017) (Available in Japanese)|
(The following public comment is available in Japanese)
|July 20, 2017:||Publication of the finalized regulatory notice regarding the rules for audit on segregation management
In accordance with the enforcement of the “Act for Partial Revision of the Banking Act (Act No.62 of 2016)” which aims to respond to the environmental changes involving IT development (enforcement date: April 1, 2017), the FSA finalized the regulatory notice regarding the rules for audit on segregation management to designate certain rules pursuant to the “Cabinet Office Order on Virtual Currency Exchange Service Providers.” The regulatory notice was enforced on July 21, 2017.
(The following press release is available in English)
|July 21, 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)
|July 21, 2017:||The fourth trial of an administrative penalty case against Areion Asset Management Company Limited for market manipulation of stocks of NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
On July 28, 2017, the fourth trial of an administrative penalty case against Areion Asset Management Company Limited for market manipulation of stocks of NITTO DENKO CORPORATION will be conducted.
|July 21, 2017:||Rescission of an order to impose an administrative penalty charge against an individual for committing insider trading regarding stocks of Tokyo Electric Power Company, Incorporated (TEPCO)
On July 14, 2017, the FSA’s order to impose an administrative penalty charge against an individual, which was imposed in 2013 for committing insider trading regarding stocks of Tokyo Electric Power Company, Incorporated* (TEPCO) by using information received from an employee of a contractor with TEPCO was rescinded by the judgement of the court.
* Current corporate name is Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Incorporated.
|July 20, 2017:||Publication of the first survey report on audit firm rotation
The FSA published the first survey report on audit firm rotation following the recommendation by the “Advisory Council on the Systems of Accounting and Auditing” (published in March 2016) that an in-depth survey and analysis regarding the adoption of mandatory audit firm rotation in Japan, taking into consideration the recent regulatory trends in foreign countries, should be conducted by the FSA.
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