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An Agenda for Japan and the United States

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2012 October 26 - 28, 2012 • Karuizawa, Japan

Topics
• Key Challenges for Post-Crisis Adjustment of the Financial System Including Banking, Insurance, and Securities Firms
• Restoration of Fiscal Sustainability
• Impact of the Euro-Crisis on International Finance

Keynote Speakers
• Takehiko Nakao, Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs, MOF
• Yasuhiro Sato, Chief Executive Officer, Mizuho Financial Group, Japan
• Jeff Hayman, Chief Executive Officer, Global Consumer Insurance, Chartis

Symposium Materials
Final Report
Final Presentation
Bibliography
Briefing Points

Final Presentations 
Mr. Yasuhiro Sato Presentation
Mr. Akihiro Kagawa Presentation
Professor Ito Presentation
Mr. Charles Lake Presentation

Concept Papers
Overview Of The Japanese Legal Framework To Resolve A Systemically Important Financial Institution In Insolvency Proceedings In Japan - Hideyuki Sakai, Bingham
Micro-Prudential Measures for Systemic Stability - Tomoyoshi Uranishi, Tokyo Stock Exchange Group, Inc.
The flaws in the Fed's new macro stress test proposals - Tsuyoshi Oyama, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Japan
Micro- Prudential Measures for Systemic Stability of Property & Casualty Insurance Companies – 
      Masashi Oba, Tokio Marine Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
Japan’s Sputtering Economic Recovery Amid Heightened Political Turmoil – Hugh Patrick, Columbia University
DEFYING GRAVITY: HOW LONG WILL JAPANESE GOVERNMENT BOND PRICES REMAIN HIGH? – 
      Takatoshi Ito, University of Tokyo
Why Post-Crisis Financial Regulatory Reforms Will Not Produce Financial Stability - Kevin Mellyn, MasterCard
Public Debt Overhang and the Financial Sector: 3 Topics a Bank CFO is Asked - Tetsuya Kubo, SMBC
Problems with the banking system central to the European crisis 
      - Akinari Horii, The Canon Institute for Global Studies
The Global (Not Euro-Zone) Crisis - Hal Scott, PIFS, Harvard Law School
When the Euro Falls Apart- A Sequel- Hal Scott Scott, PIFS, Harvard Law School
Better Risk-Appetite Frameworks and More Risk Disclosure can Improve the Global Financial Systems Stability
and Resilience
- Jeff Bohn, PwC

2012 Japan-U.S. Symposium Sponsors

Global Sponsors
• AIG
• CITI
• State Street

Lead Sponsors
• Aflac
• Nomura

Sponsors
• Asian Century Quest
• Advantage Partners
• Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
• Bingham
• CFA Institute
• Cerberus Japan
• Daiwa Securities Group
• Development Bank of Japan
• Global Strategic Associates
• JP Morgan
• JSDA
• KPMB
• Japan Investment Advisers Association
• Kamano Sogo Law Offices
• Linklaters
• Mitsubishi Corporation
• Mizuho
• Monex Group
• Morgan Stanley MUFG
• Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu
• The Norinchukin Bank
• PriceWaterhouseCoopers
• Promontory
• SMBC Nikko
• Shizuoka Bank
• Sidley Austin Nishikawa
• Sumimoto Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC)
• Sumimoto Mitsui Trust Group
• Tokyo Stock Exchange Group
• Unison Capital
• White & Case

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