Presentation on theme: "JFSA XBRL Project Dec 3, 2007 Hirofumi Gomi. 2 2 The role of JFSA Planning and policymaking in relation to the financial system Inspection and supervision."— Presentation transcript:
2 2 The role of JFSA Planning and policymaking in relation to the financial system Inspection and supervision of private sector financial institutions Establishment of rules for trading and disclosure in securities markets Surveillance of compliance of rules in securities markets, etc. Planning and policymaking in relation to the financial system Inspection and supervision of private sector financial institutions Establishment of rules for trading and disclosure in securities markets Surveillance of compliance of rules in securities markets, etc. The role of “watchdog” to ensure the sound development of the financial and securities markets
3 3 Measures to ensure confidence of the market Introduction of an administrative civil money penalty system Enhancement of framework for reviewing statutory disclosure documents Enhancement of audit system Expansion of information disclosure system
4 4 Disclosure System Revitalization of the market by disclosure system Information in sufficient quantity and high quality － Development of disclosure regulations and accounting standards Valuable and circulative information － Establishment of technological environment fair, transparen t and vibrant market XBRL
5 5 XBRL-based Disclosure Companies Investors － Enabling companies to directly provide management information to market － Enabling investors to directly utilize the disclosed information XBRL Interactive effect through disclosed information
6 6 Impact of XBRL From “Readable Information” To ”Usable Information” Bringing information on the 5-trillion- dollar Japanese market to the world Paradigm Shift
7 7 Outline of EDINET Electronic Disclosure for Investors’ NETwork Electronic disclosure system under the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act –Used for Annual Reports, Semi-annual Reports, Quarterly Reports, Securities Registration Statements, etc. Launched in June 2001 Number of issuers (Annual Report) : –About 5,000 companies (mainly listed companies) –About 3,000 investment funds
8 8 Issues of current EDINET No function for downloading reusable data Investors can browse information on Web browsers but need to retype data when conducting analysis thereof. HTML Browse Analysis HTML format Retype Companies Investors Current EDINET
9 9 EDINET Renovation Project By introducing the XBRL download function, investors can analyze the financial information efficiently. XBRL format XBRL HTML XBRL Browse Analysis Companies Investors New EDINET New EDINET
10 New EDINET –(1) Schedule –Apr 2008 Launch new system –Jul 2008 Start XBRL filing Scope of XBRL –Financial Statements contained in Quarterly Reports Semi-annual ReportsAnnual Reports Securities Registration Statements (1st quarter of FY 2008 (Apr - Mar))
11 New EDINET –(2) XBRL filing of financial statements will be mandated in principle. One of the largest XBRL system in the world One of the largest XBRL system in the world - Financial statements of all 5,000 companies and all 3,000 investment funds will be XBRLized
12 Introduction Process –This council has been established to make collaborative efforts with EDINET stakeholders. –Members: industry, CPA, analysts, stock exchanges and others. –Many industry groups and companies cooperated to review the draft taxonomy. –Two pilot programs were held in January and July 2007. EDINET Advancement Council (2004-) Cooperation with industry Pilot Program
13 XBRL Pilot Program The 2 nd voluntary pilot program was held in July 2007 in order to facilitate the introduction of full-fledged XBRL. Term of program ： July - August 2007 Number of participants: about 1,200 companies ＜ Overview ＞
14 Improving the efficiency and effectiveness of their analysis Expectation for XBRL –(1) As “Usable Information”, XBRL should –make all market stakeholders’ activities more efficient. –increase the transparency of companies - Improving efficiency of their disclosure process - Reflecting corporate value to the markets dynamically - Innovating management strategy Improving the efficiency and effectiveness of their functions Companies:Investors: Regulators:
15 Expectation for XBRL –(2) As a global language, XBRL should enable the global use of financial information. Japanese companies can easily participate in foreign markets Foreign Markets Foreign investors can easily use information from Japanese market Foreign Investors Japanese Market
16 To make XBRL a truly global infrastructure –(1) To establish a global market, corporate financial information in all countries should be used in a cross-border fashion Differences in data formats for financial information among countries may interfere with global usage. Are there any problems in introducing XBRL in any specific countries?
17 To make XBRL a truly global infrastructure –(2) To maximize the benefits of XBRL as global infrastructure, It is necessary to ensure interoperability and comparability of XBRL through global cooperation. Cooperation among JFSA, SEC, IASCF has begun.
18 –We are ready to share the knowledge that we have gained from our leading project. –We will promote international cooperation aimed at global interoperability. Thank you.