Mr Takehiro Shibuya

Takehiro Shibuya

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A new agenda for insider trading: detection trends and plans for reform
Japan | 13 August 2012

Japanese securities markets have traditionally refrained from tight regulation on leaks of information - an approach which has been criticised in the past, along with other perceived shortcomings. However, a change in public opinion, the strengthening of insider trading regulations and the need for a framework that facilitates the operation of corporate groups are driving Japan's insider trading regime towards reform.