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Bank of Japan adopts program to promote lending

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • May 22 2010

Yesterday, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) announced a preliminary framework for the provision of funding to promote lending by financial institutions

Bank of Japan Governor Shirakawa expresses concerns about excessive regulations

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • Global, Japan
  • -
  • June 30 2009

Last Friday, Bank of Japan Governor Masaaki Shirakawa, during a speech at the annual meeting of the Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland expressed uncertainty as to whether ongoing efforts to reform the financial and regulatory system would create a framework to prevent a future crisis from taking place

AIG announces $1.2 billion asset sale

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • May 13 2009

On Monday, AIG announced an agreement to sell its prime real estate holding in Tokyo for approximately $1.2 billion in cash (115.5 billion) to Nippon Life Insurance Company

Japanese Prime Minister unveils $150 billion stimulus plan

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • April 13 2009

On Friday, Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso announced at press conference at the Prime Minister's Office a 15.4 trillion (approximately $150 billion) stimulus plan

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group announces possible capital raise after forecasting $3.9 billion loss

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • April 9 2009

Today, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG), one of Japan’s three megabanks, issued an updated forecast for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2009

Japanese Prime Minister calls for new stimulus package

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • April 1 2009

Yesterday, Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso held a press conference before he departed for the G-20 meeting in London

Bank of Japan announces new policy decisions

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • February 19 2009

Today, the Bank of Japan announced several new policy decisions "which, together with the effective use of existing facilities to provide liquidity, are expected to contribute to further ensuring stability in financial markets and facilitating corporate financing."

Japan loans $100 billion to the IMF to help bolster its lendable resources

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • Global, Japan
  • -
  • February 19 2009

Last Friday the IMF announced that it had entered into a $100 billion borrowing agreement with Japan "to bolster the Fund’s lendable resources during the current global economic and financial crisis."

Bank of Japan to purchase stock held by financial institutions

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • February 9 2009

Last week, the Bank of Japan announced it has decided to resume purchases of stock held by financial institutions in order to “support financial institutions' future endeavors to reduce market risk associated with stockholdings, and through which to ensure the stability of the financial system."

Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso addresses the state of the Japanese economy amidst the financial crisis

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • Japan
  • -
  • January 30 2009

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Taro Aso, in his opening address to the 171st session of the Diet, stated that "the present crisis demonstrates the limitations of the structures now in place now that our economy has globalised to an extent far beyond expectations"