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14. RegTech
Japan  Japan

RegTech-service is not popular in Japan.



Legal Affairs


There is no specific regulation or license required for RegTech since it is only to cover the existing regulation using ICT. The regulation or license itself in the respective area should be adopted.



Economic Conditions


There is no substantial market for RegTech and the discussion in the government has just started.



Contributing Authors

Ushijima & Partners

Hiroyasu Kageshima
Tokyo, Japan

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Chapter Index:


1. Payment Services / Mobile Payment

2. Asset and Portfolio Management

3. Consulting and Broking Services / Robo-advisory / Auto-trading

4. Trading Platforms / Social Trading Platforms / Signal Following

5. Crowdfunding / Crowdinvesting / Crowdlending

6. Virtual Currency - Bitcoin

7. Loan Services / Factoring / Loan Broking / Finetrading

8. Online Banking Services

9. Analytics and Research / Data Management / Risk Management

10. Accounting

11. Identification

12. Online-pawning

13. InsurTech

14. RegTech

15. Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)

Disclaimer:
The information in this guide provides a general overview at the time of publication and is not intended to be a comprehensive review of all legal developments nor should it be taken as opinion or legal advice on the matters covered. It is for general information purposes only and readers should take legal advice from a Multilaw member firm.

Publication Date: 1 May 2018