Japan Financial Services Agency (JFSA) is an independent governmental supervisory body, founded in 2000, in charge of regulating the banks, securities and exchange markets, financial institutions, insurance companies, forex brokerage firms, and the overall financial system of Japan. The JFSA is held accountable by the Minister of Financial Services. The organization lays down the provisions so that the financial systems operate smoothly, the investors are well protected, and the financial service providers are kept in check for the development of the Japanese financial markets. The JFSA also investigates private sector financial institutions, oversees the certified public accountants and auditing companies, and monitors the consistency of the rules in the financial markets. Here you can find the list of JFSA regulated forex brokers in Japan.