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(Provisional Translation)
May 12, 2021
Financial Services Agency
(Japanese version: published April 2, 2021)

Measures of Financial Institutions, etc. for Working from Home

○ In order to respond to COVID-19 and prevent outbreaks, many financial institutions, etc., have been developing work-from-home measures.

〇 Even if staff of a financial institution work from their homes in Japan, there is no need to file a notification concerning their homes additionally as its business offices.(*) Even while the working-from-home , it is necessary to ensure the appropriateness of the business management and compliance management in place in terms of laws and regulations.

(*) A notification concerning the establishment of business offices of banks under Article 8, etc. of the Banking Act, an application for registration of business offices of financial instruments business operators under Article 29-2, etc. of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, etc.

○ In addition to those mentioned herein, if you are facing any obstacles, difficulties, or other issues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, please do not hesitate to contact the Finance Services Agency or Local Financial Bureau of Ministry of Finance.


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