What’s New on the FSA Website
Week of February 10, 2020 - February 14, 2020
This page contains the latest in events, developments, and updates to the FSA website.
(The following public comment is available in Japanese)
|February 10, 2020||Publication of the draft amendments to the "Comprehensive Guidelines for Supervision of Financial Instruments Business Operators"
The FSA proposed the draft amendments to the "Comprehensive Guidelines for Supervision of Financial Instruments Business Operators." The proposal intends to add points which require particular attention in regard to commodity-related market derivatives transactions in anticipation of the commencement of transactions at comprehensive exchanges pursuant to the "Act for Partial Revision of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, etc." (Act No. 86 of 2012).
(The following press release is available in English)
|February 10, 2020||Joint Session of the 43rd General Meeting of Financial System Council and the 31st Meeting of Sectional Committee on Financial System|
(The following press releases are available in Japanese)
|February 13, 2020||Publication of the agenda and handouts of the 27th meeting of the "Working Group on Financial Markets" of the Financial System Council
The FSA published the agenda and handouts of the 27th meeting of the "Working Group on Financial Markets" of the Financial System Council, which was held on February 13, 2019.
|February 14, 2020||Updated list 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 the updated list of foreign-based entities).
|February 10, 2020||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.
|February 10, 2020||One-stop access to Novel Coronavirus (nCoV)-related information
The FSA has added a new subpage to its website to provide one-stop access to Novel Coronavirus (nCoV)-related information. The subpage shares nCoV-related information that is deemed useful to nCoV-affected parties. The information covered includes the extension of the filing due dates of securities reports and requests from the FSA to financial institutions for measures (including financial measures) in response to the report of nCoV infection.
|February 10, 2020||Extension of the filing due dates of annual securities reports, internal control reports, quarterly securities reports, and semiannual securities reports for certain Novel Coronavirus (nCoV)-affected corporations
The FSA has announced that Novel Coronavirus (nCoV)-affected corporations may extend the filing due dates of their annual securities reports, internal control reports, quarterly securities reports, and semiannual securities reports if there is an unavoidable reason, such as that they are forced to suspend the auditing of their subsidiaries in the People's Republic of China (PRC) due to the influence of nCoV infection. The respective competent local finance bureaus and local finance branch bureaus welcome further inquiries including concerns on business impediments caused by nCoV infection.
- 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.