Past Events

2012 IBA Annual General Meeting, Address by FSA Commissioner & Reception

The IBA held its 28th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on November 28 at the Okura Hotel in Tokyo, followed by a reception with 200 guests. The main speaker was the Commissioner of the Financial Services Agency, Mr. Ryutaro Hatanaka, who discussed recent trends in financial and capital markets, and regulatory and supervisory challenges.

IBA Annual General Meeting 

Financial Sector Regulatory and Compliance Seminar

Mr. Haruhiko (Harry) Saito, CEO and Managing Director, TIC K.K.

Mr. Saito discussed the following topics: (1) recent regulatory dynamics; (2) new areas of focus and the regulatory intent; (3) major expectations on internal controls and key determinants of regulatory sanctions; and (4) practical measures for IBA member firms in dealing with regulators. The content was practical, covering recent regulatory concerning areas such as information controls, management of outsourced services and IT risk management.


The FSA’s 2012-13 Supervisory Policy for Banks

Mr. Shigeru Ariizumi, Director, Banks Division I, Inspection Bureau, Financial Services Agency

Mr. Ariizumi spoke on the FSA’s focus and policy of the supervision and the FSA’s financial institutions. The points addressed included more effective customer protection, evaluation of BCP and IT system management, and market risk and liquidity risk management given the recent market developments, especially in Europe and the U.S.

The SESC’s Basic Inspection Policy and Program 2012-13

Mr. Yasuhito Suzuki, Director, Inspection Division, SESC

Mr. Suzuki gave an overview of the SESC inspection policy guidelines, which are the basis for the SESC’s inspections in 2012-13. The presentation was followed by a question and answer session. 


The FSA’s 2012-13 Basic Inspection Policy for Banks

Mr. Kiyotaka Sasaki, Deputy Director-General, Inspection Bureau, FSA

Mr. Sasaki gave an overview of the financial inspection policy for banks for 2012-13. Topics addressed included liquidity risk management on a global basis, dialogue with foreign financial institutions’ head/regional offices, and enhanced monitoring of foreign banks in cooperation with home country regulations.