An Agenda for Japan and the United States 2011

November 4 – 6, 2011 • Cambridge, MA

The fourteenth annual Japan-U.S. Symposium was held at the Sheraton Commander in Cambridge, MA from Friday, November 4, through Sunday, November 6, 2011.


• Public Debt Overhang and the Financial Sector
• Micro-Prudential Measures for Systemic Stability – Basel III and GSIFI Regulations
• Inflation or Deflation – Geological Risk, Geopolitical Risk and Macro-Policies

Keynote Speakers

• Masatsugu Asakawa, Deputy Vice Minister for International Affairs, Japan Ministry of Finance
• Teisuke Kitayama, Chairman of the Board, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
• Marisa Lago, Assistant Secretary for International Markets and Development, U.S. Department of Treasury
• Richard Neiman, Vice Chairman, Global Financial Services Regulatory Practice, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
• Ronald O’Hanley, President, Asset Management and Corporate Services, Fidelity Investments

Symposium Materials

Final Presentation
Final Report
Concept Papers
Points for Discussion