Financial Regulation

Seasoned advice in the area of financial regulation and communications with regulatory authorities

We provide comprehensive advice to banks, insurance companies, securities broker-dealers, and other financial institutions. We advise on corporate matters, financial regulations, governmental authorizations, and compliance. We assist financial institutions in developing and updating their compliance systems, corporate management systems, and other organizational structures, and advise them on communication strategy with supervisory authorities. We also handle mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, and integrations of financial institutions.

In recent years, the financial authorities in Japan have been actively encouraging financial institutions to pursue best practices. The number of financial institutions subjected to significant penalties or administrative sanctions is increasing. We assist our clients in coping with these developing trends, regulations, practices, and challenges by providing comprehensive legal services tailored to their specific situations and needs.

Financial Regulation:People

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Financial Regulation:Legal Topics

Financial Regulation:Newsletters

Revision of Prior Notification System under the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act: Disclosure of Draft Amendments to Cabinet Orders, Ministerial Ordinances and Public Notices (Breaking News)
Update: Japanese HFT Regulations to Take Effect in April 2018
The new High Frequency Trading (HFT) regulations introduced by the amendment to the law

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Financial Regulation:News

Media
Comments by Masahito Saeki were featured in a NIKKEI REAL ESTATE MARKET REPORT article titled "Aftermath of Corona Virus. Who bears the risk for the rent reduction. Owners are troubled against request from tenants." published on June 20, 2020
Awards
Lawyers from Mori Hamada & Matsumoto were included in the 11th edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Japan
Awards
Top Ranking Received From Chambers FinTech 2020
Awards
Top Rankings in "Asialaw Profiles 2020: The Definitive Guide to Asia-Pacific's Leading Domestic and Regional Law Firms (24th edition) "
Awards
Top rankings received from Best Lawyers in the 10th edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"

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Financial Regulation:Seminars

Feb. 14, 2020External Seminars
"Compliance Seminar for the Management (79th)"
Dec. 3, 2019External Seminars
"Compliance Seminar for the Management (78th)"
Sep. 6, 2019External Seminars
"Compliance Seminar for the Management (77th)"
Jun. 12, 2019External Seminars
"Recent developments in financial administration and challenges for internal audits"
Feb. 15, 2019External Seminars
"Compliance Seminar for the Management (76th)"

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Financial Regulation:Publications

Magazine Article
"Aims of Businesses Partcipating in "My Number" Card Point-Reward Program and Expectations for Regional Banks"
Magazine Article
"Legal Issues for Inclusion of Fallback Clause for LIBOR-based Bonds"
Magazine Article
"Transition from LIBOR – Commentary on Sample Fallback Clauses for Bilateral Loans Issued by the Japanese Bankers Association"
Magazine Article
"Shareholder activism in Japan"
Magazine Article
"Impacts of Financial Services Intermediary Legislation on Financial Business Operators' Business Models and Practices"

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