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Pool of Professional Investors to be Expanded

    Pool of Professional Investors to be Expanded

    August 13, 2019
  • Amendments to the Enforcement Decree of the Financial Investment Services and Capital Markets Act (FSCMA) were approved at a cabinet meeting on August 13, 2019.


  

Implementation Plan for Margin Requirements for Non-centrally Cleared OTC Derivatives

    Implementation Plan for Margin Requirements for Non-centrally Cleared OTC Derivatives

    August 08, 2019
  • The FSC announced its adjusted schedule to implement initial margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivative transactions in accordance with internationally-agreed standards.


  

FSC Vice Chairman's Remarks on Domestic Financial Market Conditions

    FSC Vice Chairman's Remarks on Domestic Financial Market Conditions

    August 06, 2019
  • FSC Vice Chairman Sohn Byungdoo held a meeting with financial investment experts on August 6th to review the current conditions of Korea's stock markets and discuss measures to mitigate short-term shocks.


  

Government To Provide Financial Support For Companies Affected by Japan's Export Restrictions

    Government To Provide Financial Support For Companies Affected by Japan's Export Restrictions

    August 03, 2019
  • FSC Chairman Choi Jong-ku convened a meeting with officials from relevant organizations to discuss financial support for companies that are affected by Japan's decision to remove Korea from its 'white list.'


  

Sixth Batch of Financial Service Providers Designated as 'Innovative Financial Services' for FSC's Regulatory Sandbox

    Sixth Batch of Financial Service Providers Designated as 'Innovative Financial Services' for FSC's Regulatory Sandbox

    July 25, 2019
  • The FSC designated additional five financial service providers as 'innovative financial services' to be accepted into financial regulatory sandbox.


  

FSC Approves Kakao's Holding of 34% Stake in KakaoBank

    FSC Approves Kakao's Holding of 34% Stake in KakaoBank

    July 24, 2019
  • The FSC approved a resolution at its regular meeting on July 24, 2019 that allows Kakao to hold a 34% stake in KakaoBank.


  

FSC Chairman's Remarks on Financial Market Conditions amid Concerns over Japan's Export Curbs

    FSC Chairman's Remarks on Financial Market Conditions amid Concerns over Japan's Export Curbs

    July 18, 2019
  • Amid rising concerns over the possible effect of Japan's export curbs on Korea's financial market, FSC Chairman Choi Jong-ku briefed the press on recent financial market conditions.


  

Special Judicial Police launched for Investigation of Unfair Trading Activities in Capital Markets

    Special Judicial Police launched for Investigation of Unfair Trading Activities in Capital Markets

    July 18, 2019
  • A special judicial police squad for investigation of unfair trading activities in capital markets was launched on July 18, 2019.


  

FSC to Resume Procedures to Approve Additional Digital Banks in Korea

    FSC to Resume Procedures to Approve Additional Digital Banks in Korea

    July 17, 2019
  • The FSC announced its plan to resume a new round of procedures for granting preliminary approval for additional digital banks in Korea.


  

FSC to Ease Listing Rules for Tech Start-ups & Scale-ups

    FSC to Ease Listing Rules for Tech Start-ups & Scale-ups

    June 26, 2019
  • The FSC approved amendment proposals by the KRX to ease listing regulations on Kospi and Kosdaq to facilitate IPOs of innovative tech start-ups and scale-ups.