Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) Principles of Corporate Governance for Listed Companies (Rev. Edition 2009) resource Guides OCEG Reviewed
The Principles of Corporate Governance for Listed Companies were formulated at the TSE in March of 2004 based on suggestions made by the Listed Company Corporate Governance Committee.
Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) Listed Companies White Paper on Corporate Governance 2011 resource White Papers OCEG Reviewed
TSE conducted a comprehensive analysis of the current corporate governance situation of TSE listed companies and issued the "TSE Listed Companies White Paper on Corporate Governance 2011."
Japan, Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, FSA Web Site (English Version) resource Agency Web Sites OCEG Reviewed
Texts, documents and amendments pertaining to Japan's Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, posted at the Financial Services Agency web site.
Japan, Financial Services Agency (FSA) (English Version) resource Agency Web Sites OCEG Reviewed
The Financial Services Agency is responsible for ensuring the stability of Japan's financial system, protection of insurance policy holders, depositors, and securities investors. This includes oversight of financial institutions, securities transactions, business accounting standards and other issues regarding corporate finance.
Japan, FSA Newsletter (English Version, Published Monthly) resource Agency Guidances OCEG Reviewed
English translations of Japan's Financial Service Agency's (FSA) monthly newsletter begins with the October 2005 issue.
The FSA Newsletter explains important measures and policies that the Financial Services Agency announced, clarifies laws and ordinances or financial terms and so on.
Publication of the Revision on the Designation of the International Financial Reporting Standards for their Voluntary Application in Japan (2010) resource National Regulations OCEG Reviewed
Introduction: The Financial Services Agency (FSA) completed the public consultation and updated the list of Designated International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs), allowing all IFRSs and International Financial Reporting Interpretations Committee (IFRIC) interpretations approved and issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) on or before December 31, 2009, to be used
Japan, Outline of Proposal of Disclosure Items concerning Corporate Governance (2010) resource National Regulations OCEG Reviewed
The Financial Services Agency is proposing amendments to disclose the following items concerning corporate governance of a company in its securities report. The new rules will be effective on March 31, 2010.
Japan's Gradual Transformation in Corporate Governance (April 2008) resource Research / Studies OCEG Reviewed
Discussion of Japan's corporate governance system regarding an approach of gradual transformation in a shareholder-based, post-industrial economy.
Nottage, Luke R., Wolff, Leon T. and Anderson, Kent William Yamanaka, Japan's Gradual Transformation in Corporate Governance (April 2008). Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 08/29; ANU College of Law Research Paper No. 08-03
Corporate Governance and Stock Price Performance During the Financial Crisis: Evidence from Japan (2009) resource White Papers OCEG Reviewed
This research paper discusses how Japan's corporate governance structures in emerging markets affect firms’ stock price performance during the East Asian economic crisis