Financial Services Agency

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Financial Services Agency
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Agency overview
Formed July 2000
Jurisdiction Japan
Headquarters Japan Tokyo, Japan
Minister responsible
  • Tarō Asō, Minister of State for Financial Services
Agency executive
  • Katsunori Mikuniya, Commissioner

The Financial Services Agency (金融庁 Kin'yū-chō?) is a Japanese government organization responsible for overseeing banking, securities and exchange, and insurance in order to ensure the stability of the financial system of Japan. The agency operates with a commissioner and reports to the Minister of Finance. It oversees the Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission and the Certified Public Accountants and Auditing Oversight Board.[1]

Its main office is located in Tokyo.

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