Established November 22, 2005
(Revision of Code of Ethics established in September 1997)
Partially revised February 14, 2013
Partially revised November 14, 2013
Partially revised March 15, 2018
Japanese Bankers Association
Banks, the nucleus of the financial services industry, are public entities in their nature and responsibility to broadly contribute to the economy and society. Consequently, banks are expected to play a role in assisting the reforms being promoted throughout society today.
We, the banks, hereby establish the Code of Conduct, with the view that banks continue to endeavor to fulfill societal expectations by complying with the letter and spirit of relevant laws and regulations, international rules and the underlying spirit, as well as doing their duties toward realization of a sustainable society, while respecting the human rights of all persons through maintaining strict self-discipline.