Business Dec 2, 2013

Nippon Life unit faces fine

The brokerage industry watchdog was expected to recommend that the Financial Services Agency order a Nippon Life Insurance Co. subsidiary to pay a fine for insider trading on unreleased information, market sources said Monday. The Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission was expected to make the ...

Editorials Oct 15, 2013

Get to the bottom of shady loans

The inability of Japan's third-largest bank to break the habit of approving car loans for yakuza reflects poor corporate governance and besmirches the reputation of the financial industry.

Editorials Aug 21, 2008

ODA and bribery

The special investigation squad of the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office has arrested a former president of Pacific Consultants International, a Tokyo-based consultancy for overseas construction projects, and three others on suspicion of bribery in connection with a project in Vietnam financed by the ...