Japan's Act on Prevention of Unjust Acts by Organized Crime Group Members prohibits companies from submitting to unreasonable demands from gangsters or doing business with organized crime members. BeNEXT Group Inc. has joined the Special Anti-Violence Countermeasures Federation of the Metropolitan Police Department and the Association on Prevention of Special Organized Crimes. In addition to participating in seminars and other events hosted by these organizations and gathering relevant information, BeNEXT Group has established an organized crime response manual and conducts appropriate employee training as part of efforts to avoid any contact with organized crime.