2008 Japan – US Symposium

October 24 – 26, 2008 • Hakone, Japan


  • The U.S. Credit Crisis and Japan’s Banking Crisis: What’s the Same, What’s Different, and How Can Japan’s Experience Help in Resolving the U.S. Crisis?
  • Perspectives and Lessons Learned from Global Financial Centers: Re-evaluating Capital Markets Policy, Legislation, and Regulation
  • Sovereign Wealth Funds: Should We Have Them and How Should We Live With Them?

Keynote Speakers

  • Robert Dohner, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Asia, U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Sir Deryck Maughan, Managing Director and Chairman of Asia, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., Asia
  • Takehiko Nakao, Senior Deputy Director, General of International Bureau, Ministry of Finance (on behalf of Naoyuki Shinohara Vice Finance Minister for International Affairs, Ministry of Finance)
  • Atsushi Saito, Chief Executive Officer, Tokyo Stock Exchange Group, Inc.
  • Takafumi Sato, Commissioner, Financial Services Agency, Japan