ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Economy

In era of growth, Japan's financial enforcers stand down

With crisis over, banks need encouragement more than discipline

Japan's Financial Services Agency will disband its Inspection Bureau next year.

TOKYO -- Japan's Financial Services Agency will soon bid farewell to its hard-nosed inspection arm formed in the late 1990s to whip banks into shape, adopting a looser approach to oversight that officials hope will kick-start lending and corporate growth now that the time of crisis has passed.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more