Zaikai


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Zaikai

A term for the business, investment and finance community in Japan. The term connotes executives and other elites.
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Adherence to these beliefs meant that zaikai were unable to counter popular portrayals of themselves as selfish and profiteering.
The lack of clear divisions of power between government and zaikai expresses their community of vision more than dominance by one group over the other.
Takefuji also filed a lawsuit with the Tokyo District Court demanding that Zaikai Tembo Shinsha Co., publisher of the monthly, pay 100 million yen in damages and publish an apology.
As the Zaikai Tembo story is ''absolutely unfounded and irresponsible, we decided to take a resolute attitude,'' said Osamu Sasaki, Takefuji's chief spokesman.
2, the Zaikai Tembo reported that Takefuji had incurred huge losses through a deal with Yoshihiko Kokura, a financier charged with defrauding failed Taisho Mutual Life Insurance Co.
The Zaikai Tembo also alleged Takefuji had used gangsters to threaten Kokura.