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  • 09 / 27 / 2011
  • Revision of Enforcement Decree of FSCMA Approved at Cabinet Meeting

  • The proposed revision of the Enforcement Decree of the Financial Investment Services and Capital Markets Act (FSCMA), amied at introducing home-grown hedge funds (tentatively named "specialized private equity funds") to Korea's capital markets, was approved at the cabinet meeting on Tuesday, September 27, 2011.

    *Please read the attached file for details.

  • pdf 110927 - Revision of FSCMA Enforcement Decree.pdf
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  • 09 / 18 / 2011
  • FSC Suspended Seven Mutual Savings Banks

  • The FSC held a provisional meeting today and decided to suspend business operations of seven mutual savings banks - Jeil, Jeil II, Prime, Daeyeong, Ace, Parangsae, and Tomato - for six months.

    *Please read the attached file for details.

  • pdf 110918 - MSB.pdf
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  • 09 / 15 / 2011
  • FSC Chairman Gives Keynote Speech at the Economist Conference

  • FSC Chairman Kim Seok-dong attended The Bellwether Series: South Korea hosted by the Economist Intelligence Unit under the theme ¡°The future of finance in Asia-Pacific¡± at the Grand Hyatt Seoul on September 15, 2011 to deliver his keynote address ¡°Korea¡¯s Financial Sector Development and Key Policies Ahead.¡±

    *Please read the attached file for details.

  • pdf 110915 - Economist Conference.pdf
    pdf chairman_s speech.pdf
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  • 09 / 09 / 2011
  • FSC/FSS to Host 18th Annual Conference of the IAIS

  • The Financial Services Commission and the Financial Supervisory Service of Korea (FSC/FSS) will host the 18th Annual Conference of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) from September 29 to October 1, 2011, at the COEX Convention Center in Seoul.

    *Please read the attached file for details.

  • pdf 110909_IAIS_Annual_Conference.pdf
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  • 09 / 05 / 2011
  • Hotline Established among Financial Authorities in Korea, China and Japan

  • FSC Vice Chairman Shin Je-Yoon will be hosting a vice-minister-level conference call on September 6 at 10 am with China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) and the Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan.

    *Please read the attached file for details.

  • pdf 110905 - Korea-China-Japan Hotline.pdf
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  • 08 / 09 / 2011
  • Temporary Ban on Short Selling

  • The FSC has decided to temporarily ban short selling of all listed stocks in the Korea Exchange and Kosdaq markets for three months from August 10 to November 9.

    *Please read the attached file for details.

  • pdf 110809 - Temporary Ban on Short Selling.pdf
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  • 07 / 26 / 2011
  • Revision Bill of the Financial Investment Services and Capital Markets Act

  • The FSC has drafted a revision bill of the FSCMA, made public for 20 days from July 27 to August 16.

    *Please read the attached file for details.

  • pdf 110726 - FSCMA Revision Bill.pdf
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  • 07 / 20 / 2011
  • Approval for Opening BBVA's Seoul Branch

  • Pursuant to Article 58 of the Banking Act, the FSC has approved BBVA¡¯s application to open its branch in Seoul. With KRW 3 billion in capital A (initial operating capital), its Seoul branch will run banking business with focus on corporate lending and trade finance.
  • pdf 110720 - BBVA.pdf
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  • 07 / 04 / 2011
  • Plans for the Soundness of Savings Banks' Management

  • *Please read the attached file for details.
  • pdf 110704 - MSB for H2.pdf
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  • 06 / 30 / 2011
  • Guidelines on Covered Bond Issuance

  • The FSC/FSS set up guidelines on the issuance of covered bonds by banks, as one of follow-up measures to implement the Comprehensive Measures on Household Debt. The guidelines are intended to provide a framework for covered bond issuances, diversifying banks¡¯ financing instruments and encouraging banks to offer more long-term and fixed-rate mortgage loans instead of short-term and floating-rate ones.

    *Please read the attached file for details.

  • pdf 110629 - Guidelines on Covered Bond Issuance.pdf
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