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Revised Cabinet Ordinance on the Disclosure of Corporate Affairs

Japan Current 2014

The revision requires companies to disclose the number of board members by gender and the percentage of women within board members in annual securities report, and other reports as applicable.

Issuer name

Financial Services Agency

More information

The revision is to be applied from securities registration statement and annual securities report for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015.

Organizations covered by the instrument

Large private and listed companies

Target organization notes

The company which has to submit securities report

Industry scope

All/none specified

Disclosure venue

annual report

ESG coverage- G (Governance)

Structure & Leadership

Status

Current

Country

Japan

Region

Asia Pacific

Date of publication

2014

Issuer type

Financial Market Regulators

Reporting requirements

Self-regulation

Mandatory or voluntary

Mandatory

The geographical scope

National/federal

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