What’s New on the FSA Website
Week of January 9 - January 12, 2018
This page contains the latest in events, developments, and updates to the FSA website.
|January 10, 2018||Press Conference by the Minister for Financial Services (December 26, 2017) (Available in Japanese)|
(The following press releases are available in English)
|January 10, 2018||Financial Stability Board (FSB) published "Governance arrangements for the unique transaction identifier (UTI): Conclusions and implementation plan"|
|January 11, 2018||Updated list of issuers of gift certificates in repayment procedures based on the “Payment Services Act”|
(The following press releases are available in Japanese)
|January 11, 2018||The first trial of an administrative penalty case against T&C Medical Science, Inc. for soliciting share option certificates without filing registration statements
On January 18, 2018, the first trial of an administrative penalty case against T&C Medical Science, Inc. for soliciting share option certificates without filing registration statements was conducted.
|December 28, 2017||Publication of the “Initiatives to Create an Environment for the Same Contents Disclosure (provisional English title)”
The FSA and the Ministry of Justice jointly put together and published the “Initiatives to Create an Environment for the Same Contents Disclosure (provisional English title)” to facilitate the same contents disclosure of annual securities reports under the “Financial Instruments and Exchange Act” and business reports, etc. (inclusive of financial statements) under the “Companies Act.”
|January 12, 2018||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.
|January 12, 2018||Request for financial measures to deal with the outbreak of highly pathogenic avian flu (HPAI) in Kagawa Prefecture and Tokushima Prefecture (The Shikoku Local Finance Bureau)
The Shikoku Local Finance Bureau issued the statement “Financial Measures in Response to the Report of the Subspecies of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI)” to relevant financial institutions in Kagawa Prefecture and Tokushima Prefecture. The statement requests financial institutions to cooperate with prefectural authorities and appropriately deal with HPAI-affected parties (poultry farms, processors, and trade) considering their circumstances, such as by attentively responding to the needs of business management consultation and new loans or change of loan terms.
|January 11, 2018||Publication of the agenda and handouts of the 54th Meeting of the Financial Service ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) Liaison Group
The FSA published the agenda and handouts of the 54th Meeting of the Financial Service ADR Liaison Group, which was held on January 11, 2018.
- Laws & RegulationsPage list
- Name of Laws and Regulations(PDF)
- Financial Instruments and Exchange Act
- Recent Changes
- Public Comment
- No Action Letter System
- Procedures concerning Foreign Account Management Institutions
- PrinciplesPage list
- Strategic Directions and Priorities
- Progress and Assessment of the Strategic Directions and Priorities
- Policy Approaches to Strengthen Cyber Security in the Financial Sector
- Financial Monitoring Policy
- AnnouncementsPage list
- Press Conferences
- Press Releases
- Official Statements
- Great East Japan Earthquake-Related Information
- The Earthquake Centered in the Kumamoto Region of Kumamoto Prefecture 2016-Related Information
- List of Institutions
- For those engaging in High Speed Trading
- To Operators of Specially Permitted Businesses for Qualified Institutional Investors, etc.