Financial Services AgencyFSA Weekly Review No.284

March 8, 2018

What’s New on the FSA Website

Week of February 26 - March 2, 2018

This page contains the latest in events, developments, and updates to the FSA website.

Press Conferences

February 28, 2018 Press Conference by the Minister for Financial Services (February 20, 2018) Japanese versionopen new window
February 28, 2018 Press Conference by the Minister for Financial Services (February 16, 2018) Japanese versionopen new window

Press Releases

(The following press releases are available in English)

International 

February 26, 2018 Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) published “Sound Practices: implications of fintech developments for banks and bank supervisors”open new window


Councils

February 26, 2018 The fifth meeting of the "Study Group on the Financial System" under the Financial System Council


Publication

February 28, 2018 Publication of the 175th issue of the FSA’s monthly journal, Access FSA


Others

February 27, 2018 Updated statistics of money lending business
February 26, 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)

Banks

March 2, 2018 Symposiums for effective financial intermediation in region-based relationship banking for FY 2017 (April 2017-March 2018) to be held in March 2018open new window
< Summary>
Local Financial Bureaus (including Okinawa General Bureau of the Cabinet Office) have been holding symposiums since FY 2005 to stay updated with expertise and know-how on practices in region-based relationship banking. Effective financial intermediation is the main topic of the symposiums scheduled in March 2018.
February 28, 2018 Updated list of authorized organizations supporting business innovationopen new window
< Summary>
The FSA authorized and published a list of organizations that support business innovation pursuant to the “Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Business Enhancement Act .etc.”
February 26, 2018 Requests for the facilitation of financing for small and medium-sized enterprises during the fiscal-year-end season (toward the end of March)open new window
< Summary>
The FSA requested that bank associations of deposit taking financial institutions and The Norinchukin Bank facilitate financing for small and medium-sized enterprises during the fiscal-year-end season (toward the end of March).


Others

February 28, 2018 Publication of the updated “Expert Column,” a subpage of the “NISA Official Promotion Webpage,” with a new article (vol.16) contributed by an external expertopen new window
< Summary>
The FSA published the updated “Expert Column,” a subpage of the “NISA Official Promotion Webpage,” with a new article (vol.16) contributed by an external expert.

Site Map

top of page