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Corporate Governance

Basic Stance on Corporate Governance

Basic Policy on Corporate Governance

Sony Financial Holdings formulated the Basic Policy on Corporate Governance in November 2015.
The Sony Financial Group (hereafter, "the Group") positions its corporate vision and philosophy as the basic policy for formulating management strategies and decision making. Sony Financial Holdings strives to meet the expectations and earn the trust of stakeholders, realize sustainable corporate growth and increase corporate value over the medium to long term by making effective use of the Group's various management resources and by realizing its corporate vision and philosophy. Furthermore, as a financial holding company, Sony Financial Holdings is aware of the highly public nature of its financial business. Accordingly, Sony Financial Holdings has in place a governance structure that emphasizes ensuring of soundness and appropriateness of the Group's management. Sony Financial Holdings is a listed subsidiary of Sony Corporation. As such, Sony Financial Holdings maintains managerial independence from its parent company and strives to ensure a highly transparent management.

picture:Sony Financial Group's Internal Control System

Establishing an Internal Control System

Sony Financial Holdings formulated the Basic Policy on Establishing an Internal Control System in compliance with the Companies Act of Japan and associated enforcement regulations to ensure the appropriateness of the Group's business activities. Sony Financial Holdings implemented and maintains an internal control system in line with this policy.
Sony Financial Holdings introduced its Internal Control and Financial Reporting System in accordance with the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act of Japan, with the aim of strengthening internal controls governing financial reporting. As a listed company, Sony Financial Holdings put in place and maintains the necessary organizational system and operational rules for disclosing proper financial information.