What’s New on the FSA Website
Week of September 17, 2019 - September 20, 2019
This page contains the latest in events, developments, and updates to the FSA website.
(The following press releases are available in English)
|September 18, 2019||Joint session of the 42nd general meeting of Financial System Council and the 30th meeting of Sectional Committee on Financial System|
(The following press releases are available in Japanese)
|September 18, 2019||Publication of the follow-up survey results on the actual state of banks' revolving consumer loans
The FSA has been encouraging financial institutions to make efforts to optimize their business operations of revolving consumer loans. Subsequent to the publication of the survey results on the actual state of banks' revolving consumer loans in August 2018, the FSA conducted follow-up survey with all banks engaging in revolving consumer loan business and published its results.
|September 20, 2019||Administrative action against Smart Asset Management Co., Ltd. (The Kanto Local Finance Bureau)
The Kanto Local Finance Bureau took an administrative action against Smart Asset Management Co.,Ltd. ordering the revocation of the entity's registration and 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.
|September 20, 2019||Administrative penalty charge against an individual for committing insider trading regarding stocks of Sansei Technologies, Inc. by using insider information received
On September 1, 2019, the FSA issued an order to impose an administrative penalty charge against an individual for committing insider trading regarding stocks of Sansei Technologies, Inc. by using information received from an officer of the contract negotiator with the entity.
|September 20, 2019||Publication of the minutes of the Expert Panel on Policy Assessment
The FSA published the minutes of the Expert Panel on Policy Assessment held on August 1, 2019.
|September 18, 2019||Establishment of a phone line for "Free Telephone Consultation Service for the Victims of the Disaster Caused by Typhoon No. 15 in 2019”
In response to the disaster caused by Typhoon No.15 in 2019, the FSA’s Counseling Office for Financial Service Users has established a phone line for "Free Telephone Consultation Service for the Victims of the Disaster Caused by Typhoon No. 15 in 2019" mainly to respond to inquiries for the disaster-related points of contacts of the respective financial institutions and inquiries regarding transactions with financial institutions.
Phone number: 0120-156811 (available only in Japanese)
+81-3-5251-6813 (by VoIP phone, available only in Japanese)
(Office hours: Weekdays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (JST).)
|September 17, 2019||Request for financial measures to deal with the outbreak of classical swine fever (hog cholera) in Nagano and Saitama Prefectures (The Kanto Local Finance Bureau)
On September 14, 2019, the Kanto Local Finance Bureau issued the statement titled "Financial Measures in Response to the Report of the Classical Swine Fever (Hog Cholera)" to the relevant financial institutions in Nagano and Saitama Prefectures. The statement requests the financial institutions to cooperate with prefectural authorities and appropriately deal with classical swine fever (hog cholera)-affected parties such as pig farms considering their circumstances, such as by attentively responding to the needs of business management consultation and new loans or change of loan terms.
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