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    FSC Designates Data Specializing Institutions and Introduces Guidelines on Data Convergence

    August 06, 2020
  • The FSC designated the Korea Credit Information Services and the Financial Security Institute as data specializing institutions to perform the task of data convergence on August 6.
    * Please refer to the attached PDF for details.


    30-Day Extension of Reporting Deadline Granted to 15 Companies

    August 05, 2020
  • The Securities and Futures Commission decided on August 5 to lift administrative sanctions and grant a 30-day extension of reporting deadline to all fifteen companies that applied for sanctions exemptions due to pandemic-related disruptions in their business operation.
    * Please refer to the attached PDF for details.


    Financial Regulatory Sandbox Website Opens

    July 31, 2020
  • The FSC announced the opening of the financial regulatory sandbox website and renewal of the fintech information portal on July 31.
    * Please refer to the attached PDF for details.


    Plans to Improve Rules on Structured Products

    July 30, 2020
  • The FSC announced its plans to improve rules on retail structured products on July 30, with an aim to strengthen securities firms' preparedness for market volatility, to encourage reduction in the size of the issuance as well as diversified investment for hedge assets and to bolster investor protection measures.
    * Please refer to the attached PDF for details.


    FSC Chairman Speaks about Innovation at Mapo Front 1 Opening Ceremony

    July 30, 2020
  • FSC Chairman Eun Sung-soo delivered congratulatory remarks at the opening ceremony of the Mapo Front 1, the government-backed start-up incubating facility on July 30.
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    Government Announces Plans to Provide Targeted Support to 1,000 Innovative Firms

    July 30, 2020
  • The government announced its plans to designate a thousand innovative firms over the next three years and provide targeted financial support at the 12th Meeting of the Central Economic Response Headquarters held on July 30.
    * Please refer to the attached PDF for details.


    FSC Chairman Holds Meeting with Heads of State-backed Financial Institutions

    July 29, 2020
  • FSC Chairman Eun Sung-soo met with heads of state-backed financial institutions on July 29, and held talks on the essential role of policy banks in facilitating the government's new deal initiative and ensuring a seamless implementation of the COVID-19 emergency support programs.

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    FSC Issues Administrative Guidance on Private Equity Funds

    July 28, 2020
  • The FSC announced administrative guidance on July 28, which is aimed at strengthening the supervisory role of private equity fund sellers and trustees against fund management companies and providing specific guidelines to facilitate more systematic and effective self-inspection of private equity funds.

    * Please refer to the attached PDF for details.


    Vice Chairman Underscores Important Role of Finance for New Deal Initiative

    July 28, 2020
  • Vice Chairman Sohn Byungdoo presided over the 14th financial risk assessment meeting on July 28 to review market conditions and monitor the progress in implementing the COVID-19 financial support.

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    Government Approves Revised Rules to Promote Digital New Deal Initiative

    July 28, 2020
  • The government approved the revisions to the enforcement decree of the Credit Information Use and Protection Act at a cabinet meeting on July 28, which marks the final legislative changes necessary for the promotion of a data-driven economy and digital new deal initiative.

    * Please refer to the attached PDF for details.