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(1) Information Disclosure Standards
The Company will disclose its information in accordance with the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act and other laws and ordinances, and with the Securities Listing Regulations, and other rules concerned with timely disclosure established by Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. where the Company’s shares are listed (hereinafter "the Timely Disclosure Rules").
In the case where there arises any matter with significant impact on securities investment decisions such as facts concerning decisions or occurrences, financial results and information on any subsidiary, where Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. makes an inquiry and requests disclosure of the fact concerned with the inquiry, or where any material content regarding the Company’s information already disclosed is changed, suspended or the like, the Company will disclose information in compliance with the Timely Disclosure Rules.
The scope of information disclosure in this policy is all material external disclosures of the Group, including in particular the following
- Securities reports, quarterly reports, extraordinary reports and revised versions of those reports, which are required to be submitted by the Financial Instrument and Exchange Act.
- Business reports, financial statements, etc. that are required by the Companies Act
- Important corporate information such as financial statements required to be disclosed by stock exchanges.
- Major incidents involving impropriety and material events relating to the environment, safety, or quality.
- Periodical publications distributed by the Group to a large number of people (including electronic disclosure and distribution), such as shareholder notices and Integrated reports.
In addition, the Company endeavors to disclose company information other than that is required under the Timely Disclosure Rules (hereinafter "information subject to timely disclosure"), including materials presented in company briefing sessions, as positively and impartially as possible to meet investors’ requests.
(2) Information Disclosure System
The Company's spokespersons for dialogue with shareholders and investors are the Directors and Executive Officers, Corporate Planning Department, Finance & Accounting Department.
Meanwhile, employees other than these spokespersons may from time to time communicate with shareholders and investors upon approval from a spokesperson.
(3) Information Disclosure Methods
The Company will swiftly publish information that falls under the information subject to timely disclosure by means of the Timely Disclosure Network (TDnet) provided by Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc., as well as on its own website. At the time of disclosing any information that is not subject to timely disclosure, the Company shall give consideration to transmission of the information to general investors in an appropriate, accurate and impartial manner in view of the objective of the Timely Disclosure Rules.
(Reference) Timely Disclosure system
(4) Matters Relating to Future Outlook
In addition to the earnings forecast submitted to Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. where the Company’s shares are listed, the Company may offer information on its earnings outlook by other methods. The Company’s news releases, documents published, website, and answers to questions in financial results briefing sessions, meetings for analysts and others may include plans, strategies and other forward-looking statements.
The forward-looking information as mentioned above is based on information on future business environments and economic conditions available to the Company at the time of disclosure and on assumptions and hypotheses that the Company deems reasonable. Please note that actual financial and other results may be considerably different from the outlook as mentioned above depending on various factors. The Company assumes no obligation to modify any forward-looking information included in this website or to publicly correct information regarding future prospects.
(5) Period of Silence
For the purpose of preventing the leakage of financial results information and to ensure impartiality, the Company defines the period that, in principle, commences on the day after the final day of each quarter of the fiscal year and terminates upon announcement of the financial results as a period of silence and does not make any comment or answer questions on financial results during that period. However, if there arises a prospect of significant deviation from the earnings forecast during the period of silence, the Company will disclose the information in accordance with the Timely Disclosure Rules.