Governance

Corporate Governance

JMF enters into asset management agreements with MCUBS and outsources asset management services in accordance with the investment corporation regulation and investment policies.

Corporate Governance

JMF has a comprehensive corporate governance system. For further details, please refer to the Corporate Governance and Board of Directors pages.
JMF and the asset manager MCUBS make decisions based on the following process to ensure transparency in decision-making.
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Decision Making Process

Decision Making Process

In the course of making a decision regarding the acquisition, disposal, or operation and management of assets for each investment corporation, a proposal will be submitted to the Asset Manager's Investment Committee for approval in accordance with the Guidelines of the rules of the Investment Committee. In the course of making a decision regarding the investment policy and standards, operation and management policy and standards, budget and financing for each investment corporation, a proposal will be submitted to the Asset Manager's Invest Committee and Board of Directors for approval in accordance with the Guidelines of the Investment Committee and Board of Directors. Proposals relating to stakeholder transactions of the Asset Manager, must first be approved by the Compliance Committee before they are submitted to the Investment Committee (excluding “Minor Transactions” which is stipulated in the Regulations for Transactions with Stakeholders). In addition, subsequent to approval by the Board of Directors of the Asset Manager, approval from our board of directors is required prior to a transaction involving the acquisition, disposal or lending of securities or real estate between us and a related party (as defined in Article 201-1 of the Investment Trust Act) of the Asset Manager, except certain of such transactions determined not to have a significant impact on each investment corporation under the Ordinance for Enforcement of the Investment Trust Act.
Decision Making Process
(※1) With regard to matters relating to the acquisition, disposition, operation and management of assets, the approval of the Investment Committee will be obtained based on the Guidelines for the Investment Committee.
(※2) With regard to the investment policy and standards, operation and management policy and standards, budget and financing, etc. for each Investment Corporation, the approval of the Investment Committee and the Board of Directors will be obtained in accordance with the Guidelines for the Investment Committee and the Rules for the Board of Directors.
(※3) With regard to matters relating to transactions with stakeholders stipulated in the Regulations for Transactions with Stakeholders, the approval of the Compliance Committee, the Investment Committee and the Board of Directors (supermajority voting) will be obtained in accordance with the Regulations for Transactions with Stakeholders, the Guidelines for the Compliance Committee, the Guidelines for the Investment Committee and the Rules for the Board of Directors. In the case of Minor Transactions, the approval at the Compliance Committee and the Board of Directors (supermajority voting) is not required.
(※4) With regard to matters relating to transactions with a related party as defined in Article 201-2 of the ITA, the approval of the Board of Directors of each Investment Corporation and the consent of Investment Corporation will be obtained. In the case of transactions determined not to have a significant impact on asset of the investment corporation under the Ordinance for Enforcement of the Investment Trust Act, consent of each investment corporation based on the approval by its board of directors is not required.
(※5) The Metropolitan Division or Industrial Division is referred to as the Front Division.
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Compliance

Compliance

Basic Policy

Based on the policy of MCUBS, the asset manager for JMF, we define compliance not only as its with laws and regulations, but also as voluntary efforts to meet broader social expectations behind laws and regulations, and intends to conduct sound management based on sincere and fair corporate activities and self-discipline.
For more information on compliance, please visit the MCUBS "Governance" page.
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Information Disclosure

Information Disclosure

JMF strives to explain their investment policies to individual and institutional investors in an accurate and prompt manner. In doing so, we aim to maximize our value to our investors. For more information, see the “Communication with Stakeholders”.
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Maximize investors value

Maximize investors value

The JMF asset manager MCUBS places importance on integrating consideration for ESG into investment and management processes, so as to improve the value of sustainable asset management and portfolios. MCUBS is also a signatory to and is participating in international initiatives.
Likewise, JMF aims to maximize unitholder value by means of external evaluations of sustainability activity and environmental certification of asset holdings. For more information, see the “Environmental certification of assets and assessment” and the “Sustainability initiatives”.
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