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Rules and regulations governing fund interests in Japan

Withersworldwide has prepared a new report to inform their clients of the latest updates to the regulatory landscape in Japan in 2023.

Specifically, the attached report provides an updated overview on the following topics:

  1. An overview of the fundamental financial instruments available for business operator registrations in Japan, as well as a discussion on the Securities Sales Intermediary registration;
  2. The models of private placement of fund interests in Japan;
  3. Common exemptions to the registration requirements; and
  4. Expansion of the JFSA Market Entry Office applicant criteria to include capital raising registrations.

Please click here to download the full article.

As a solid understanding of the Japan regulatory landscape is essential to successfully engage in capital raising activities in Japan, we hope that the updates in this article will assist fund managers in beginning 2023 on a strong and successful note.

If you have any queries, please feel free to reach out to your usual Withers contacts or to Koji Yamamoto or Yoshiyuki Omori.