The benefit of insight - why distribution in Japan calls for managed accounts

Asia in Focus: Japan

The changes to the regulatory framework in Japan in 2007 saw Japanese hedge fund investors impacted in two areas. The first change was the implementation of Basel II by the Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) in the spring. The second change was the revision of local securities laws, the first time this had occurred in 18 years: the new Financial Exchange and Instruments Law, which was made effective on 1 October.See-through advantageTransparency is the common thread in both items, and