What’s New on the FSA Website
Week of January 29 - February 2, 2018
This page contains the latest in events, developments, and updates to the FSA website.
(The following public comments are available in Japanese)
|February 2, 2018||Publication of the draft amendments to the cabinet office order to amend the “Regulation on Accountings of Investment Corporations”
The FSA proposed the draft amendments to the cabinet office order to amend the “Regulation on Accountings of Investment Corporations.” The proposal aims to clarify that the foreign corporation tax incurred by overseas real estate investment shall be recorded as operating expenses on the profit and loss statement.
|January 31, 2018||Publication of the draft amendments to the FSA’s regulatory notice of the “designated IFRSs”
The FSA proposed the draft amendments to the regulatory notice of the “designated IFRSs” stipulated in the “Regulation for Terminology, Forms and Preparation of Consolidated Financial Statements.”
(The following press releases are available in English)
|January 30, 2018||International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) published “Frequently Asked Questions on the Implementation of Global Insurance Capital Standard (ICS) Version 2.0”|
|February 2, 2018||The fourth meeting of the "Study Group on the Financial System" under the Financial System Council|
|January 31, 2018||Publication of the 174th issue of the FSA’s monthly journal, Access FSA|
|February 2, 2018||Updated list of issuers of gift certificates in repayment procedures based on the “Payment Services Act”|
|January 30, 2018||Updated statistics of money lending business|
(The following press releases are available in Japanese)
|February 2, 2018||Requests for the utilization of the “Corporation for Revitalizing Earthquake affected Business”
The FSA requested that bank associations of deposit taking financial institutions and The Norinchukin Bank utilize the “Corporation for Revitalizing Earthquake affected Business.”
|January 31, 2018||Information sharing on cases regarding unauthorized use of bank accounts
The FSA and local finance bureaus provide information regarding unauthorized use of bank accounts to relevant financial institutions and law enforcement authorities after obtaining consents from informants. The FSA has published statistics that include the number of information sharing on cases regarding unauthorized use of deposit accounts until December 31, 2017 since September 2003, along with the corresponding actions taken by financial institutions.
|January 31 &
February 5, 2018
|Updated lists of entities that are operating financial instruments businesses without proper registration (The 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. (See updated lists of Japan-based entities and foreign-based entities).
|February 2, 2018||Establishment of the “Planning Office of Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism”
The prevention of money laundering and terrorism financing is a vital issue to be addressed from the standpoint of sustaining the soundness of the Japan’s financial system.
In terms of developing the FSA’s organizational structure, the FSA established the “Planning Office of Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism.”
|January 31, 2018||Publication of the updated “Expert Column,” a subpage of the “NISA Official Promotion Webpage,” with a new article (vol.15) contributed by an external expert
The FSA published the updated “Expert Column,” a subpage of the “NISA Official Promotion Webpage,” with a new article (vol.15) contributed by an external expert.
- 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.