Japan crisis – business continuity amid a one-in-1,000-year event


Japan's devastating earthquake and the ensuing tsunami, potential nuclear meltdown, radiation leaks and power outages have combined to create a nightmare scenario that is hard to plan for.

The Bank of Japan has published its business continuity plan (BCP) on its website, setting out the central bank's priority plan in the face of extremely severe conditions resulting from a natural disaster, which includes relocating its headquarters and back-up computer systems to Osaka. Until now, Tokyo has

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