Business / Corporate Feb 5, 2020

Aeon Financial Service to enter life insurance market

Aeon Financial Service Co. has announced a plan to enter the life insurance business by acquiring a Japanese unit of German insurer Allianz SE. The financial service firm associated with major retailer Aeon Co. said Tuesday it would buy 32,400 new shares to be issued ...

Business Jul 9, 2019

Japan grants certification for first time to 'information banks'

The Information Technology Federation of Japan has certified FeliCa Pocket Marketing Inc. and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank as "information banks" to allow companies to use personal data for business purposes. The certification, announced Monday, is the first of its kind. It is based on a ...