Past Events

Regulations on OTC Derivative Transactions and Reporting Requirements

Mr. Mamoru Nakaya, Senior Deputy Director, FSA
Mr. Hironobu Akamatsu, Deputy Director, FSA
Mr. Takanori Naito, Deputy Director, FSA

Mr. Nakaya, Mr. Akamatsu, and Mr. Naito from the Financial Services Agency discussed regulatory framework under the recently promulgated Cabinet Office Ordinance on OTC Derivative Transactions including the requirement to report OTC derivative transactions. The presentation consisted of an overview of the regulations on OTC derivative transactions with a central focus on of the Cabinet Office Ordinance on Regulations on OTC Derivative Transactions, as well as the purpose and specific details of the OTC derivative transaction reporting requirement.


BCP and Disaster Recovery Center

Mr. Kenzo Yamamoto, Chairman, NTT Data Institute of Management Consulting, Inc,
Mr. Masashi Hamaguchi, Sales Group Senior Manager,
Data Center Business Unit, System Platforms Sector, NTT DATA
Mr. Akira Matsubayashi, Consultant, System Engineering Business Unit,
System Platforms Sector, NTT DATASmall and Medium Enterprise Management Consultant

Former BOJ’s Executive Director Mr. Yamamoto and two specialists from NTT DATA discussed back-up site issues. Followed by Mr. Yamamoto’s key note speech “Overview of BCP in Japanese financial industry”, two specialists from NTT DATA discussed backup site issues and BCP, given the lessons learned from the March 11 earthquake, reflecting the increasing needs of disaster recovery center and on-site office in the DR center.


BSC General Managers Meeting and Reception

The IBA’s Banking Sector Committee (BSC) held its seventh General Managers meeting at BNP Paribas in Marunouchi. The event featured a special address by Mr. Toshihide Endo, Deputy Director General of the FSA’s Supervisory Bureau. The speech was followed by a reception attended by GMs, senior IBA member bankers, and FSA and BOJ officials.  

Special Events 

Economic Outlook for Japan in 2012

Dr. Robert Feldman, Director of Economic Research in Japan
Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities Co., Ltd.

Dr. Robert Feldman, director of economic research for Morgan Stanley Japan and one of the most respected economists in Japan, discussed the key trends and challenges facing Japan’s economy and markets.