Deposit Insurance Law

Deposit Insurance Law

Legislation in Japan that established the Deposit Insurance Corporation of Japan. The law requires the DICJ to reimburse all lost funds of depositors up to a certain amount in the event of a bank failure. The Deposit Insurance Law was designed to stabilize the Japanese banking sector and to reduce the pressure for bank runs. It was passed in the early 1970s and has been amended several times since.
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Global Banking News-November 19, 2014--Germany gets new deposit insurance law
The bill also modified the deposit insurance law to allow the Deposit Insurance Corporation of Japan to invest public funds in securities and insurance companies to help prevent financial crises.
Currently, an injection of public funds into a single bank is allowed only when there are fears of a financial system crisis, according to Section 102 of the Deposit Insurance Law.
An FDIC spokesman said, "The bank should have let these people know (when they took out the mortgage) that this was subject to the deposit insurance law.
After the revision of the Deposit Insurance Law in December 2002, the insurance of Entirely Insured Deposits, an explicit legal obligation of DIC, is now covered by permanent legislation.
The bill to revise the deposit insurance law was compiled in response to the collapse of U.
Finance Minister Masajuro Shiokawa said Tuesday that the government should consider revising the Deposit Insurance Law or enacting a new law to pave the way for replenishing banks' depleted capital with public funds to accelerate their bad-loan disposal.
The bank, set up in 2004 by former BOJ official Kimura, who was a key adviser to financial services minister Heizo Takenaka in the government of then Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi, filed for bankruptcy proceedings with the FSA under the Deposit Insurance Law after an impromptu board meeting Friday morning, it said.
The FSA plans to revise the Deposit Insurance Law to enable the introduction of the new account.
TOKYO - The Incubator Bank of Japan, which was earlier this year investigated by police for allegedly obstructing a government audit, filed for bankruptcy proceedings with the Financial Services Agency under the Deposit Insurance Law on Friday, the agency said.
The council plans to come up with a set of policy recommendations in early September on a proposed revision of the Deposit Insurance Law, the government officials said.
As a result, there are only two remaining options for the bank -- an additional injection of capital from Tokyo residents' tax payments and a bankruptcy proceeding under the Deposit Insurance Law, according to the sources.
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