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Vice Chairman holds meeting to discuss plans for comprehensive inspection of fraud-prone sectors

    Vice Chairman holds meeting to discuss plans for comprehensive inspection of fraud-prone sectors

    July 02, 2020
  • Vice Chairman Sohn Byungdoo held a meeting on July 2 to discuss plans to carry out comprehensive inspections targeting fraud-prone sectors where consumer losses from illegal activities have been concentrated. The specific targets include private equity funds, peer-to-peer lending, illegal activities by unregistered financial service providers and illegal predatory lending practices & vishing.

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Vice Chairman holds 10th financial risk assessment meeting

    Vice Chairman holds 10th financial risk assessment meeting

    June 30, 2020
  • Vice Chairman Sohn Byungdoo presided over the 10th financial risk assessment meeting on June 30 to assess the financial market conditions and monitor the progress in implementing the COVID-19 financial support. At the meeting, Vice Chairman Sohn stated that banks should continue to make lending available to support the real economy while enhancing capital buffers and loss absorbing capacity to be well prepared for a protracted pandemic situation.

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Vice Chairman delivers congratulatory remarks at financial MyData forum

    Vice Chairman delivers congratulatory remarks at financial MyData forum

    June 29, 2020
  • Vice Chairman Sohn Byungdoo attended the financial MyData forum and information session on June 29, and delivered congratulatory remarks. During his speech, Vice Chairman Sohn stated that in order to ensure seamless operation of MyData businesses, user-centered services, business compatibility and expandability, fair competition based on wide availability of data and personal data protection should be considered.
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Vice Chairman attends KAMCO's personal debt purchase program launch event

    Vice Chairman attends KAMCO's personal debt purchase program launch event

    June 25, 2020
  • Vice Chairman Sohn Byungdoo attended the launching of the Korea Asset Management Corporation's personal debt purchase program on June 25 and spoke about the importance of inclusive finance. KAMCO and lending institutions signed a memorandum of agreement under which lending institutions may sell non-collateralized delinquent personal debt to KAMCO, which in turn will take over individual debt and help debtors through debt adjustment plans.

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FSC Chairman speaks about government's plans for preventing vishing scams

    FSC Chairman speaks about government's plans for preventing vishing scams

    June 24, 2020
  • FSC Chairman Eun Sung-soo visited Shinhan Bank's head office on June 24 and spoke about the government's plans to prevent vishing scams. During his visit, Chairman Eun said that the government will work on developing a comprehensive vishing prevention system, bolstering crackdowns and increasing public awareness through close cooperation between the financial, communications and investigative authorities.

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FSC Chairman delivers congratulatory remarks at NextRise 2020

    FSC Chairman delivers congratulatory remarks at NextRise 2020

    June 23, 2020
  • FSC Chairman Eun Sung-soo delivered congratulatory remarks at the global start-up conference NextRise 2020 on June 23 in Seoul. At the event, Chairman Eun introduced the government's efforts to promote innovation in financial services and spoke about the importance of building mutual trust between businesses and investors.
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Vice Chairman holds 9th financial risk assessment meeting

    Vice Chairman holds 9th financial risk assessment meeting

    June 23, 2020
  • Vice Chairman Sohn Byungdoo presided over the 9th financial risk assessment meeting on June 23 to assess the financial market conditions and monitor the progress in implementing the COVID-19 financial support. During the meeting, Vice Chairman Sohn stressed the importance of pursuing a balanced approach to support the real economy along with effective measures to help businesses with low credit records.

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Vice Chairman Holds Talks on Improving Rules on Accounting and Auditing

    Vice Chairman Holds Talks on Improving Rules on Accounting and Auditing

    June 22, 2020
  • Vice Chairman Sohn Byungdoo held a meeting on improving rules on accounting and auditing on June 22. While speaking on the importance of maintaining close communication with market players and continuing to pursue reform initiatives, Vice Chairman Sohn unveiled key improvements to the rules in the areas of appointment of SFC designated auditor, standard audit time, audit committee and internal accounting management system.
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Vice Chairman holds briefing on the 7th Meeting of the Central Economic Response Headquarters

    Vice Chairman holds briefing on the 7th Meeting of the Central Economic Response Headquarters

    June 19, 2020
  • Vice Chairman Sohn Byungdoo held a briefing on the results of the 7th Meeting of the Central Economic Response Headquarters on June 19. At the meeting, the government decided to introduce a KRW2 trillion-plus financial support program for the auto parts industry and to launch Working Capital Support Program to help struggling subcontractors in the key industries.

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Vice Chairman holds meeting to review risk factors in financial sectors

    Vice Chairman holds meeting to review risk factors in financial sectors

    June 18, 2020
  • Vice Chairman Sohn Byungdoo held a meeting to review market conditions and risk factors in the financial industry on June 18 with experts from the public and private sectors. At the meeting, Vice Chairman Sohn spoke about the recent signs of recovery in the financial markets, the necessity of investor protection with derivatives products and the importance of maintaining financial soundness for securities firms and venture capital firms.

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