Japanese Bankers Association


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Japanese Bankers Association

An organization in Japan that represents banks and bank holding companies. It promotes compliance, helps set standards, and lobbies for favorable legislation. It traces its origins to 1945.
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Masayuki Oku, chairman of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc (PINK: SMFG) and chairman of the Japanese Bankers Association, said that banks that are considered to big to fail need to curb executive pay.
Japanese Bankers Association chairman, Katsunori Nagayasu, said that an agreement in this regard was distant because banks would first need to review Tepco's comprehensive restructuring plan, due in March, to assess their risks.
TOKYO - The Japanese Bankers Association informally decided Wednesday to appoint Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ President Katsunori Nagayasu as head of the association for one year from next April, banking sources said.
His remarks came a day after Masashi Teranishi, chairman of the Japanese Bankers Association, requested that the government buy collateral real estate based on effective book value.
Katsunori Nagayasu, head of the Japanese Bankers Association, said, 'We have repeatedly said we wouldn't accept forgiveness of loans to Tepco if we are asked to do so.
The Japanese Bankers Association said last week that the combined net profit of Japan's 124 banks plunged 37.
Masashi Teranishi, chairman of the Japanese Bankers Association, said bankers welcome the report in that it proposes the abolition of state-run postal savings system as one option.
Masayuki Oku, chairman of the Japanese Bankers Association and Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG) (TYO:8316), is of the opinion that debt forgiveness, and other loan concessions, were not consistent with the laws governing nuclear power plants.
subprime mortgage turbulence, the Japanese Bankers Association said Friday.
Keidanren is currently working with the Japanese Bankers Association to map out such conditions as ''debt waiving guidelines'' in order to promote bad-loan disposals by banks.
The guidelines, which are under preparation jointly by the Japanese Bankers Association and the Federation of Economic Organizations (Keidanren), will pave the way for clear-cut procedures to rehabilitate troubled companies through loan forgiveness, Yanagisawa said at a lecture meeting.
Seiji Sugiyama, chairman of the Japanese Bankers Association, however, appeared unconcerned about the negative impact of the subprime crisis on Japanese banks.
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