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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
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Agency overview
Formed July 2000 (2000-07)
Jurisdiction  Japan
Headquarters 3-2-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyodaku, Tokyo, Japan
Ministers responsible
  • Tarō Asō, Minister of State for Financial Services
  • Takao Ochi, State Minister for Financial Services
  • Hideki Murai, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Financial Services
Agency executive
  • Nobuchika Mori, Commissioner
Parent agency Cabinet Office

Its main office is located in Tokyo.

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