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Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG)

[TMG] Announcing the Tokyo-London Financial Seminar 2024: Supporting London’s Overseas Asset Managers to Enter the Tokyo Market


Press release
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The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) is pleased to announce the joint hosting of the “Tokyo-London Financial Seminar 2024” together with the City of London.

This will mark our 8th seminar and focus on the asset management industry. Tokyo is promoting initiatives to contribute to the growth of Japan and Asia as a whole through "sustainable growth" by bring about the fusion of finance and innovation as part of Tokyo’s goal of becoming a global financial city. The asset management industry plays an important role in the realization of this vision. The seminar features an address from KOIKE Yuriko, the Governor of Tokyo and Lord Mayor Professor Michael Mainelli. The event will discuss recent trends in the Tokyo market as well as introduce support measures to help UK and overseas-based asset managers to develop their businesses in Tokyo.

Lord Mayor of the City of London, Professor Michael Mainelli, said:
“I am thrilled that the City of London Corporation is again hosting this pivotal seminar alongside the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. Tokyo and the City of London enjoy an excellent business relationship as leading global financial centres and this event provides a solid platform to strengthen our ties, creating investment opportunities in both of our hubs. I look forward to furthering these discussions with business and regulatory leaders at the seminar.”

1. Date and time
Wednesday, January 31, 2024, 3:00pm to 4:30pm (GMT/ Thursday, 12:00am to 1:30am JST)
*Following the seminar, there will be networking reception at the venue from 4:30pm to 5:30pm (will not be streamed online)

2. In-person Venue
Stationers' Hall (Ave Maria Lane, London EC4M 7DD)

3. Target Audience
Overseas asset managers, other domestic and foreign financial industry related individuals, etc.

4. How to Apply
You may choose between in-person participation (space allotted on a first-come, first-serve basis) or viewing the event online. If you wish to participate, please register at the link below.
 (Prior registration required, participation is free of charge, simultaneous Japanese-English interpretation available)

5. Program
Please see the attachment

6. Supported by
Embassy of Japan in the UK / JFSA (Financial Services Agency, Japan)

* This event is one of the initiatives based on the Memorandum of Understanding between the TMG and the City of London, which was signed in December 2017 and covers collaboration in finance-related events, financial education programs, green finance, and other activities.

Aki (Ms.)
Director for Global Financial City Tokyo, Strategy Promotion Division, Office for Startup and Global Financial City Strategy, Tokyo Metropolitan Government
TEL: 03-5000-3461

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