Mizuho Bank

Dodd-Frank will hit Asian banks onshore in the US

Dodd-Frank will require some foreign banks to set up intermediate holding companies for their US operations and also subject them to enhanced liquidity, supervision and stress testing. How will Asian banks be affected given the flow of US dollars from…

Mizuho provides a model model for AMA in Japan

Japan’s regulator points to Mizuho Financial Group’s operational risk management model as an example for banks in the country to follow. Shigehiko Mori, the group’s head of operational risk, talks about how the model works and his plans for continued…

Mizuho seeks $350 million from TSE

Mizuho Securities is demanding ¥40.4 billion ($347 million) from the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) to compensate it for a trading error that it was unable to cancel on time.

Exchange Risk and Reputation

Lightning, it is said, will only strike twice in the same place if it is induced to do so. Strange forces, then, must inhabit the Ohtemachi First Square Building, whose residents have fallen victim to yet another bolt from the blue.