Financial Crime Financial Crime

Japan to collect beneficial-ownership information from companies as part of AML revamp

By Toko Sekiguchi
  • 27 Oct 2021 23:07
  • 27 Oct 2021 23:07
Japan will request the disclosure of beneficial owners of around 3.5 million Japanese companies from next year, including unlisted and small businesses as part of the country’s clampdown on money-laundering.
Japan’s Ministry of Justice, along with the Financial Services Agency, or FSA, and the Japanese Bankers Association, will request that

To view the latest version of this document and thousands of others like it, sign-in to MLex or register for a free trial.

Toko Sekiguchi

Senior Correspondent, Tokyo

Toko is a senior correspondent in Tokyo covering antitrust, anti-bribery & corruption, financial services and regulatory issues in Japan. Before joining MLex, she has worked as a journalist for The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones News, Bloomberg News and Time Magazine.

Discover MLex

Stay on top of global regulatory developments

Latest News