Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak

The JSDA extends its deep condolences to all that are affected by the COVID-19, will continue to follow developments regarding COVID-19, and will endeavor to minimize the disruption of the pandemic on the financial markets.

Below are some resources regarding COVID-19 as it pertains to Japan.

JSDA Response

Industry Guidelines

The JSDA has published a set of guidelines for its member firms as reference on best practices for preventive measures against COVID-19.

Impact on Sales Representatives Exam/Renewal Training

All relevant information on the impacts of COVID-19 on the sales representatives qualification exam is accessible here.

Relevant Links


Jurisdictions across the world are taking various measures including those to restrict personal mobility in order to contain the spread of COVID-19. In this public statement, as a global organization of securities industry associations and self-regulatory organizations, the International Council of Securities Associations (ICSA), of which the JSDA is a member, underscores the importance of effective financial markets during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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