Items tagged with "Japan"

Japan’s FASF extends purpose to sustainability

We were interested to note that Japan’s Financial Accounting Standards Foundation (FASF) has revised its organisational charter to include sustainability reporting standards in its purpose and business, in addition to accounting standards.

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Japan set to mandate climate disclosures from April 2022

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) is likely to require mandatory climate disclosures as early as April next year, covering carbon emissions as well as other climate-related risks.

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Mandatory sustainability reporting discussions in Japan and Philippines

With mandatory climate and other sustainability disclosure requirements apparently gaining impetus around the globe, the latest news this week has a Pacific flavour.

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IFRS Taxonomy 2020 available in Japanese

Life just got easier for standards fans in Japan, with the latest language release from the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation. Files for the IFRS Taxonomy 2020 in Japanese are now available.

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Comparing financial crises

Admittedly, one for the financial regulators! Those who fail to learn from history are condemned to repeat it… and this is certainly true in relation to financial crises.

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Bank of Japan starts testing digital currency

The Bank of Japan has begun proof-of-concept trials on its central bank digital currency (CBDC), the digital yen. Phase 1 aims to test the technical feasibility of the CBDC, and will run for one year to March 2022.

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Big in Japan? Reporting in English just got easier

The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) has launched a new web portal, JPX English Disclosure GATE, to promote better English disclosure from listed companies and increase investment opportunities for overseas investors.

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Japan shifts from Paper to Data in digitalisation drive

Japan is a country well known for its traditions. However, although tourists might love seeing locals sporting kimonos in Kobe, when your Covid-19 data is being recorded by hand and sent via fax, it might be time for an upgrade.

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Japan looks to Suptech Automation for Financial Monitoring

The Japanese Financial Services Agency (JFSA) has a bold plan to put Suptech (supervisory technology) to use in improving the sophistication and efficiency of its financial supervision.

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XBRL Transformation Rules Registry Update

Remember the Y2K problem? Now imagine Y2K but without being told what number comes after “19” until December 1st 1999. That’s the challenge currently facing IT systems in Japan.

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