English Sample Disclosure Forms

Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. (TSE) provides English-language sample disclosure forms with the aim of standardizing and improving the quality of English disclosure documents as well as reducing the burden for listed companies in creating them.

Earnings Reports (Summary Information)

English sample disclosure forms for Earnings Reports (Summary Information) are as listed below.

Full Fiscal Year Reference Format 1 [Japanese GAAP] (Consolidated) icon-doc
Full Fiscal Year Reference Format 2 [Japanese GAAP] (Non-consolidated) icon-doc
Full Fiscal Year Reference Format 3 [IFRS] (Consolidated) icon-doc
Full Fiscal Year Reference Format 4 [U.S. GAAP] (Consolidated) icon-doc

Quarterly Earnings Reports (Summary Information)

English sample disclosure forms for Quarterly Earnings Reports (Summary Information) are as listed below.

Quarterly Period Reference Format 1 [Japanese GAAP] (Consolidated) icon-doc
Quarterly Period Reference Format 2 [Japanese GAAP] (Non-consolidated) icon-doc
Quarterly Period Reference Format 3 [IFRS] (Consolidated) icon-doc
Quarterly Period Reference Format 4 [U.S. GAAP] (Consolidated) icon-doc
Quarterly Period Reference Format 5 [Japanese GAAP] (Consolidated) (Specified Business Companies* / 2Q) icon-doc
Quarterly Period Reference Format 6 [Japanese GAAP] (Non-consolidated) (Specified Business Companies* / 2Q) icon-doc
Quarterly Period Reference Format 7 [IFRS] (Consolidated) (Specified Business Companies* / 2Q) icon-doc
  • "Specified Business Companies" means companies that carry out business referred to in each item of Article 17-15, Paragraph 2 of the Cabinet Office Ordinance on Disclosure; specifically, banks, insurance companies, and Shinkin banks.

Decisions by Listed Companies and Facts which Occurred for Listed Companies

With respect to decisions by listed companies and facts that occurred for Listed companies, English sample disclosure forms are as listed below.

Decisions by Listed Companies icon-doc
Facts which Occurred for Listed Companies icon-doc
Sample Disclosure Forms for Matters Other Than Decisions, Facts Occurred, and Financial Results Information Concerning Listed Companies (including Corrections of Disclosure Materials) icon-doc

Corporate Governance Reports

English sample disclosure forms for corporate governance reports are as listed below.

Corporate Governance Report for Company with Audit and Supervisory Board* icon-doc
Corporate Governance Report for Company with Three Committees (Nomination, Audit and Remuneration) icon-doc
Corporate Governance Report for Company with Supervisory Committee icon-doc

*Referred to in the Corporate Governance Code reference translation as "Company with Kansayaku Board"

Please refer to the following for the "Preparation Guidelines for Corporate Governance Reports".

Corporate Governance Reports

Notice of Annual General Shareholders Meeting

This document contains excerpts of the specific examples included in “Templates for Various Documents of a Stock Company under the Regulation for Enforcement of the Companies Act and the Regulation on Corporate Accounting (Revised)” published by Keidanren (Japan Business Federation), which have been translated into English at the responsibility of Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. to use as a reference when preparing English versions of documents such as Notices of Annual General Shareholders Meetings and Business Reports.

Excerpts of Examples included in ”Templates for Various Documents of a Stock Company under the Regulation for Enforcement of the Companies Act and the Regulation on Corporate Accounting (Revised)” (published on November 1, 2022) icon-doc
File containing only the November 2022 revisions with tracked changes icon-pdf

Please refer to the following for the Japanese version of “Templates for Various Documents of a Stock Company under the Regulation for Enforcement of the Companies Act and the Regulation on Corporate Accounting (Revised)” (published on November 1, 2022).

「会社法施行規則及び会社計算規則による株式会社の各種書類のひな型(改訂版)」(2022年11月1日公表)icon-block

Examples of Disclaimers for English Materials

Listed below are examples of disclaimers that can be used for English materials created for reference purposes based on the Japanese originals.
The disclaimers used in the English disclosure format examples listed on this webpage are those for full texts. When using the format examples, disclaimers should be revised where needed.

For Full Texts

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  • ・This document has been translated from the Japanese original for reference purposes only. In the event of any discrepancy between this translated document and the Japanese original, the Japanese original shall prevail.

For Excerpts

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  • ・This document has been translated from a part of the Japanese original for reference purposes only. In the event of any discrepancy between this translated document and the Japanese original, the Japanese original shall prevail.
 

Disclaimer

The information contained on this page is intended as one source of reference material for listed companies to use, in accordance with their respective circumstances, when preparing English documents, and does not mandate compliance. Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. shall bear no responsibility or liability for any expenses or damages arising from the use of any information contained on this page.

 

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