Chairman’s Message

MORITA Toshio

MORITA Toshio

MORITA Toshio
Chairman and CEO

The Type II Financial Instruments Firms Association (T2FIFA) is a general incorporated association functioning as a self-regulatory organization for firms operating financial instruments such as trust beneficiary rights and funds (so called “Deemed Securities”). Its legal status is a Financial Instruments Firms Association certified by the Prime Minister, pursuant to Article 78 of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act (FIEA). As of September 2022, T2FIFA has over 600 members consisting of securities firms, banks, real estate companies and other institutions.

Japan has over 2000 trillion yen in personal financial assets, half of which are held as cash or bank deposits. With the advent of a longevity society, promoting asset building through using capital markets is needed. Contributing to people‘s asset formation and financial facilitation are our challenges. We are working hard to supply appropriate financial instruments while protecting investors.

Overseas financial institutions are very welcome to join our association. We can assist you, smoothing your path in Japan. Please feel free to contact us.

Profile

Name
Type II Financial Instruments Firms Association
(Ippan-Shadan-Houjin Dainishu-Kinyu-Shouhin-Torihikigyou-Kyoukai)
Chairman
and CEO
MORITA Toshio
Office

2-11-2, Nihombashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
103-0027 JAPAN

Office

Purpose

The purpose of the Association is to make the Type II Financial Instruments Business, etc. conducted by Regular Members and Electronic Public Offering Members to be fair and smooth, and also to contribute to the sound development of Type II Financial Instruments Business, etc. and protection of investors.

History

2007
The Financial Instruments and Exchange Act (FIEA), a comprehensive overhaul of the former Securities and Exchange Act, was enforced.
2010
T2FIFA established.
2011
The Prime Minister certified T2FIFA as a Financial Instruments Firms Association.
2012
T2FIFA started member education.
2015
Amended FIEA provided measures for increasing T2FIFA members business.
2018
SDGs Promotion Working Group established.
2019
SDGs Promotion Working Group Report was published
2020
T2FIFA starts remote education system for members
2022
T2FIFA notification net system started operation

Members

As of November 2022, there are 617 Regular Members, and 8 Supporting Members.

Regular Member :
Either a Financial Instruments Business Operator or a Registered Financial Institution which performs Self-Offering and Other Transactions, etc. as business and has obtained the approval by the Board of Directors.

Electronic Public Offering Member :
A Type II Small-Amount Electronic Public Offering Service Provider which has obtained the approval by the Board of Directors.

Supporting Member :
A person that supports the activities of the Association and has been approved by the Association.

Organization

Organization

Organization

Board of Directors and Policy Committee Members
*Note the names of the member list are written as "SURNAME First name".

Financial summary

(Unit: Thousands of JPY)

Financial summary

Financial summary

Association has been subject to an accounting audit by an external auditing firm (Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC) since FY 2016.

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