Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) and Nikkei Inc. will jointly host a summit in Tokyo to discuss how to set global rules for emerging applications of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies.
The event will include a diverse range of global participants, including blockchain engineers, researchers, business operators, consumers and regulatory officials. Through the exchange of views on global rules and governance, the event will seek to find solutions to issues confronting new applications for the technology.
Jumpei Miwa (Moderator) – Assistant Commissioner, Innovation and Sustainable Finance in International Affairs [Former Director, Fintech and Innovation Office], Financial Services Agency, JAPAN
About Financial Services Agency
The Financial Services Agency (金融庁, Kin’yū-chō, FSA) is a Japanese government agency and an integrated financial regulator responsible for overseeing banking, securities and exchange, and insurance sectors in order to ensure the stability of the financial system of Japan. The agency operates with a Commissioner and reports to the Minister of State for Financial Services. It oversees the Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission and the Certified Public Accountants and Auditing Oversight Board.
Nikkei, Inc. is a Japanese holding company with newspaper businesses as its core. In addition to The Nikkei, Nikkei, Inc. also owns and publishes the Nikkei Asian Review, the world’s largest financial newspaper, and the Financial Times, an international daily newspaper. The company is also the owner of the TX Network, with TV Tokyo, one of the major Japanese television stations, as its flagship station.
Nikkei, Inc.’s current holdings include companies in books, magazines to digital media, database services, broadcasting, and other activities such as economic/cultural events.