AIMA APAC Webinar: Changes to Regulation of Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) in Japan

Japan Singapore China Japan Hong Kong Asia Pacific Australia

The Japanese Government has proposed amending the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act (“FEFTA”).  The proposed amendments to FEFTA has a number of implications for fund managers including reducing the pre-approval thresholds for foreign investments in designated sectors from 10% to 1%.   In this webinar, our panel of experts will address the following topics:
  • Overview of regulation of FDI in Japan
  • Scope of proposed changes to FEFTA (adopted and proposed)
  • Market reaction to change proposals
  • Anticipated areas of exempted relief
  • Potential impact on activist engagement in Japan
  • Form 1 application (nuts and bolts) and review process by relevant Ministries
A recording of the webinar is now available here.
Christopher P. Wells, AIMA Japan ExCo Member, Partner, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
Shinichiro Shiraki, AIMA Japan Co-Vice Chair, CEO & CIO, Akebono Asset Management

Kher Sheng Lee, Managing Director, Co-Head of APAC and Deputy Global Head of Government Affairs, AIMA.