Naoyuki Iwashita

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Name
Naoyuki Iwashita
URL
https://www.iwashita.kyoto.jp/en/
Affiliation
Kyoto University
Section
School of Government
Job title
Professor
Other affiliation
Financial Services AgencyInstitut Louis Bachelier

Profile

Mr. Iwashita played a leading role in the research of application of information security technology in the financial sector at the Bank of Japan for more than 15 years.

He served as Head of the Center for Information Technology Studies (CITECS) at the Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies (2006-2009) and General Manager of the Shimonoseki Branch (2009-2011). He then moved on to Information & Telecommunication Systems Company, Hitachi, Ltd. (2011-2013). In 2013, he moved back to the bank and served as Associate Director-General of the Payment and Settlement Systems Department (2013-2014), Head of Center for Advanced Financial Technology in the Financial System & Bank Examination Department (2014-2016), and Head of FinTech Center, Deputy Director-General of the Payment and Settlement Systems Department (2016-2017).

He left the bank in March 2017 and took a position as a professor teaching monetary economics and FinTech in the graduate program for public policy studies at Kyoto University. He holds additional posts of Advisor for cryptocurrency task forces of the Financial Services Agency (FSA), and Senior Fellow at Institut Louis Bachelier.

He graduated from Keio University in 1984.

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2017
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Today
Professor, School of Government, Kyoto University
 
Apr 1984
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Mar 2017
Head of the FinTech Center, Payment and Settlement Systems Department, Bank of Japan
 

Published Papers

 
Threats to crypto-assets and countermeasures - Changes of Bitcoin in the process of spread into society -
Naoyuki Iwashita
IPSJ Digital Practices   10(3) 441-456   Jul 2019   [Invited]

Misc

 
Naoyuki Iwashita
T20/TF2 Policy Brief      Mar 2019
Bitcoin realized anonymous international fund transfers via the Internet. In 2015, FATF proposed to regulate crypto-asset exchanges for AML / CFT, but it is not achieved in most countries yet.

Due to the wide-spread of crypto-asset investment aft...
Naoyuki Iwashita and Yoshi Matsuda
T20/TF2 Policy Brief      Mar 2019
FinTech is a dynamic segment at the intersection of the financial services and technology sectors. Innovation and evolution of FinTech are reforming the financial systems. FinTech has become an integral part of the economic fabric and we have witn...
Naoyuki Iwashita
“Research Bureau” Journal of the Research Bureau of the House of Representatives   (15) 26-42   Dec 2018   [Invited]
Naoyuki Iwashita
Information Processing   59(12) 1095-1101   Nov 2018   [Refereed][Invited]
Naoyuki Iwashita
Information Processing   58(10) 876-881   Sep 2017   [Refereed][Invited]

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Naoyuki Iwashita
T20 Summit 2019 in Tokyo   26 May 2019   T20 (Think20)The research and policy advice network for the G20
The Think20 (T20), the research and policy advice network for the G20 countries, held its annual summit on 26-27 May 2019 in Tokyo. The experts from top think tanks in G20 member countries gathered at T20 Summit to unveil their policy recommendati...
Naoyuki Iwashita
the Financial Market Panels at the Nomura Research Institute (NRI)   22 Mar 2019   Nomura Research Institute (NRI)
On March 22, 2019, the Nomura Research Institute (NRI) held a conference on the Financial Markets Panel. Since the proceedings of the panel discussions were released, I will share the link. I participated in the third session. The topic was “Impli...
Naoyuki Iwashita
23rd Annual Workshop on Economic Science with Heterogeneous Interacting Agents (WEHIA)   2 Jul 2018   International Christian University
[Presentation slides]
A Crypto-Currency Fraud Spill Incident in Japan,
“23rd Annual Workshop on Economic Science with Heterogeneous Interacting Agents (WEHIA),”
International Christian University, July 2, 2018
Naoyuki Iwashita
Annual Tokyo Conference of the Center on Japanese Economy and Business (CJEB) of Columbia Business School   28 May 2018   The Center on Japanese Economy and Business (CJEB) of Columbia Business School
The Current Situation and Future of Cryptocurrency in Japan,
“Japan as a Leading Power: Trade and the FinTech Revolution,”
Annual Tokyo Conference of the Center on Japanese Economy and Business (CJEB) of Columbia Business School, May 28, 2018
Naoyuki Iwashita
JAPAN INVESTMENT CONFERENCE 2017   27 Jul 2017   CFA Society Japan
This year's conference will try to assess what ought to be the desirable profile of finance and asset management services under the future social structure, by shedding light on the Japanese society in 20 years' time from various angles. What will...