Financial Services Agency to check whether banks and brokers use automated services.
Regulator sets up panel on financial innovation in the payments sector.
US futures company will compete with UK’s LCH in interest-rate swaps market.
Public and private money to finance new system expected to have trial run in 2018.
Total fine for actions in US, Japan amounts to USD425mn and covers 2007 and 2012.
Exchanges can be subject to FSA administrative orders; 2nd new law allows banks to buy non-financial firms.
Japanese regulators ignore lessons from the financial crisis and seek to relax key Basel requirements at their own peril.
Consultation on Japanese markets, exchanges and fintech follows meeting of Financial System Council.
Financial Services Agency reveals thinking on bank risk models, stress tests.
Regulator says it is concerned Japan’s fintech development lags other advanced economies.