News - Japan: Regulator tightens insurer inspection methods

January 2011
Asia Insurance Review;Jan2011, p54
Trade Publication
The article informs that Japan's Financial Services Agency (FSA) has tightened its insurer inspection methods. It is reported that with this move FSA is preparing for the stricter method of calculating insurers' solvency margin ratios which will be introduced in the fiscal year starting April 1, 2011. It is informed that strict application of International Financial Reporting Standards to listed companies is also due in 2015.


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