August 14, 2012
With its stock in near free fall, the board of Japan's Nippon Sheet Glass met in August 2010 to weigh a couple of unpalatable options: suspend planned investments in key...
August 08, 2012
Brokerage SMBC Nikko Securities will penalize five senior executives after an insider-trading scandal that saw a former executive officer arrested and indicted.
August 04, 2012
Financial regulators are voicing their skepticism over promises from scandal-hit Nomura Holdings Inc. to turn over a new leaf.
July 30, 2012
Kenichi Watanabe announced his resignation as CEO of Nomura Holdings Inc. on July 26 over an insider trading scandal involving tip-offs ahead of public share offerings by major ...
July 27, 2012
After Kenichi Watanabe became CEO of Nomura Holdings Inc. in April 2008, one of his first moves was to expand into Europe, a bold measure that led to a quick recovery in...
July 26, 2012
Kenichi Watanabe, chief executive officer of Nomura Holdings Inc., resigned on July 26 to take responsibility for a series of insider trading scandals involving the nation's...
July 18, 2012
Edward Brogan was Japan’s highest-profile hedge fund manager until he suddenly dropped out of view this month.
June 28, 2012
Under a barrage of criticism from angry shareholders, the CEO of Nomura Holdings Inc. said executives will take some degree of responsibility for the insider trading scandals...
June 26, 2012
The Japanese stock market has been hit by a series of revelations of insider trading, acknowledged by financial regulators as a rampant problem.
June 25, 2012
YOKOHAMA--Prosecutors on June 25 arrested a former securities executive, a company president and two others on suspicion of insider trading.
June 21, 2012
A chummy relationship between a manager and a former subordinate at Nomura Securities Co. apparently led to information on listed companies' share offerings being leaked to a...
June 09, 2012
Nomura Securities Co. could face an administrative punishment and a management reshuffle after the securities house admitted to being involved in three insider trading cases.
June 02, 2012
Japan's financial regulatory authority is seeking U.S. assistance to pursue a suspected case of insider trading by a U.S. investor in Tokyo Electric Power Co. stock.
June 02, 2012
Fresh scandals over insider trading related to public share offerings by listed companies have hit the Japanese securities services sector. The latest scandals involve a major...
January 14, 2012
A high-ranking industry ministry official arrested on Jan. 12 made a profit of more than 8 million yen (about $100,000) on shares in two major computer chip manufacturers,...
January 13, 2012
Officials of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry expressed shock that someone so high up the ladder in the ministry would break so many internal rules about stock...
January 07, 2012
Prosecutors appear set to slap insider trading charges against a senior industry ministry bureaucrat who was involved in the public bailout of chipmaker Elpida Memory Inc. in...
October 06, 2011
The Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission is investigating an official of SMBC Nikko Securities Inc., previously known as Nikko Cordial Securities Inc., for insider...
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