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Capital Markets & IT -lakyara

Financial institutions are under constant pressure to reduce costs, improve operational efficiency, adapt to regulatory changes and grow their business. NRI believes that a combination financial knowledge and information technology are crucial to the industry’s growth and development. Through our lakyara reports, NRI identifies the various capital markets and IT issues impacting our clients and the future of their business.
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Apr. 2014

Financial Infrastructure

New BOJ-NET's launch looms as milestone in globalization of financial transactions

Yoshiyuki Kiwata

The Bank of Japan is building a next-generation BOJ-NET to meet globalized financial transaction needs. Although the new BOJ-NET's implementation entails various challenges, market participants and market infrastructure providers must surmount these challenges without falling behind the international standardization trend.

Corporate IR

Building an information environment essential for success of Japan’s stewardship code

Chie Mitsui

The FSA has decided to introduce a Japanese stewardship code(stewardship responsibilities: http://www.fsa.go.jp/en/news/pub/01.pdf). The stewardship code mainly seeks to ensure that institutional investors monitor the status of their investee companies, engage constructively with investees, exercise their voting rights, and report to their clients and beneficiaries. The asset management industry is now weighing the stewardship code's costs and benefits.