What is PEP

Who can be considered as a Politically Exposed Person (PEPs)

Who can be considered as a Politically Exposed Person (PEPs)

“Important foreign public figures” (foreign PEPs) are those who fall under 1 and 2 below.

 

1. Those who fall under the following “persons with important foreign public status” or those who have been these persons in the past

  • Head of State
  • Positions equivalent to the Prime Minister and other Ministers of State and Deputy Ministers in Japan
  • Positions equivalent to the chairman of the House of Representatives, the vice-chairman of the House of Representatives, the chairman of the House of Councilors, or the vice-chairman of the House of Councilors in Japan
  • A position equivalent to a judge of the Supreme Court in Japan
  • Positions equivalent to envoys, envoys, envoys, government representatives, or envoys in Japan
  • Positions equivalent to the Chief of Staff, Joint Staff, Deputy Chief of Staff, Ground Staff, Deputy Chief of Staff, Maritime Staff, Deputy Chief of Staff, Air Staff, or Deputy Chief of Staff in Japan
  • Central bank officer
  • Corporate officers who must pass a parliamentary vote or approve the budget

2. Relatives of those listed in 1. above (spouse (including common-law marriage), parents, children, siblings, and parents and children of spouses other than these)