2015 Japan-U.S. Concept Papers

Navigating the Financial Regulator’s Impossible Trinity
Akira Ariyoshi, Professor, School of International and Public Policy, Hitotsubashi University

Abenomics: What is Working and What is Not
BCA Research

End of Large Global Banks?
Hiro Hayasaki, Counsellor on Global Strategy to President and Board of Directors, Norinchukin Bank

Japan’s Stewardship Code: Principles for Responsible Institutional Investors
Shizuharu Kubono, Vice Chairman, The Life Insurance Association of Japan (LIAJ)

The Abenomics Chronicles, 2015 Edition: Time to Launch the Reform Arrows
Richard P. Mattione, Researcher, NichiLA LLC

Corporate Governance Reforms a Real Catalyst for Potential Change in Japan
Japan’s Corporate Governance Reforms Hold Promise of Real Change
Arthur Mitchell, Senior Counselor, Tokyo Office, White & Case LLP

Acquiring a Japanese Public Company: Will Abenomics Corporate Governance Reforms
Lead to a Robust M&A Environment and Increased FDI?

Satoru Murase, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

The Mutual Fund Industry in Japan
Yoshio Okubo, Vice Chairman, Japan Investment Trust Association

Japan’s Abenomics Bumps Along
Hugh Patrick, R.D. Calkins Professor of International Business Emeritus and Director, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School

Fumihide Sugimoto, Managing Partner, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Normalization of Monetary Policy from Quantitative Easing (QE) or Quantitative Qualitative Easing (QQE)
Naoki Tabata, Visiting Scholar, International Monetary Fund and Senior Advisor, Japan Economic Research Institute

Gauging Abenomics
Tetsuya Taniguchi, General Manager, The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited

Why the BOJ does not need to ease much
John Vail, Chief Global Strategist, Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.