CHRONOLOGY

1943 Joint Operations Act forces trust companies into banks GHQ enforces for 7 major zaibatsu stragglers in 1948

 

GLOSSARY

zaibatsu finance clique the pre War cartels often family owned cf Mitsubishi, Mitsui, Sumitomo, Yasuda
keiretsu series vertically cartelised companies post War originally the pre War zaibatsu
Sumitomo founder Masatomo Sumitomo 1585 - 1652 starting in copper smelting there was great expansion in the Meiji Era cf zaibatsu
Yasuda founder Zenjiro Yasuda 1838 - 1921 founded a financial zaibatsu becoming the fuyo keiretsu post War

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