2017 Japan – US Symposium

October 21 – 22, 2017 • Odawara, Japan


  • Surviving the Monetary Policy Exit & Possible Causes for the Next Financial Crisis
  • Where is Financial Regulation Headed? Deregulation, Fragmentation and the Demise of Basel Framework
  • What we Have Learned Since our First Symposium in Cape Cod of Summer 1998

Keynote Speakers 

  • Nobuyuki Hirano, President & Group CEO, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.
  • Masatsugu Asakawa, Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Japan
  • David Malpass, Under Secretary for International Affairs, U.S. Department of Treasury (via video)

Symposium Materials

  • Agenda
  • Participant List
  • Concept Papers and Presentations
  • Final Presentation (Uploaded after symposium)
  • Final Report (Uploaded after symposium)

To request an invitation to the 2016 Japan-U.S. Symposium, contact Whitney Vasey atwvasey@law.harvard.edu.