Financial Services Agency

The Financial Services Agency (金融庁, Kin'yū-chō, FSA) is a Japanese government agency and an integrated financial regulator responsible for overseeing banking, securities and exchange, and insurance sectors in order to ensure the stability of the financial system of Japan. The agency operates with a Commissioner and reports to the Minister of State for Financial Services. It oversees the Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission and the Certified Public Accountants and Auditing Oversight Board.[1]

Financial Services Agency

Kasumigaseki Common Gate West Building
Agency overview
FormedJuly 2000 (2000-07)
Jurisdiction Japan
Headquarters3-2-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyodaku, Tokyo, Japan
Ministers responsible
  • Tarō Asō, Minister of State for Financial Services
  • Ryosei Tanaka, State Minister
  • Takashi Nagao, Parliamentary Vice-Minister
Agency executive
  • Toshihide Endō, Commissioner
Parent agencyCabinet Office

Its main office is located in Tokyo.

See also


  1. Archived 2010-04-18 at the Wayback Machine Organizational chart of FSA

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