REPORT: PRIVATE BANKING FOR THE JAPANESE - A Critical Review


Table of Contents

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1. Executive Summary

2. Environmental Scan
2.1          Japan: History, Economy and Demographics
2.2          Financial Institutions: Disintermediation and Universalisation
2.3          Personal Assets: Land and Financial
2.4          National Tax Administration Agency Statistics

3. Private Banking in Outline
3.1          Private Banking and Private Bankers in Japan
3.2          Tax and Foreign Exchange Control
3.3          Product Structuring: Off-shore or On-shore and Personalised or Retail
3.4          Product Marketing: Off-shore or On-shore and Personalised or Retail

4. Perceptions re Private Banking
               (in precis form)
4.1          Individuals
4.2          Professional Advisors
4.3          Foreign Private Bankers
4.4          Domestic Private Bankers

5. Interviews: in order of interview date
               (in verbatim summary form)
               Individuals
               Professional Advisors
               Foreign Private Bankers
               Domestic Private Bankers

6. Supplementary Information
6.1          Selected and Summary-translated Newspaper Articles
6.2          Survey Material
6.3          Inheritance Tax Act Summarised and Current Tax Rates
6.4          Chronology and Information Sources



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