FSC published an update on the recent progress with respect to the regulatory sandbox. FSC has designated a total of 53 financial services as "innovative financial services" since adopting the financial regulatory sandbox on April 01 this year. Among them, 15 innovative financial services are operational. Including those 15 services, a total of 36 new innovative financial services will become operational within this year. The government has been closely working with fintech sectors and providing tailored support to facilitate their development. FSC highlighted that fintech firms have been able to test innovative ideas in the market. Overall, launch of the financial regulatory sandbox has had positive spillover effects related to fintech job growth, increased investment, and global expansion.
Related Link: Press Release
Keywords: Asia pacific, Korea, Banking, Regulatory Sandbox, Innovative Financial Services, Fintech, Regtech, FSC
Previous ArticleIMF Publishes Reports on 2019 Article IV Consultation with Mexico
PRA published a set of questions and answers (Q&A) covering common queries regarding residential and commercial property valuations, for the purpose of the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR), during the period of disruption caused by COVID-19 pandemic.
IOSCO proposed updates to its principles for regulated entities that outsource tasks to service providers.
MAS announced that the first phase of the Veritas initiative will commence with the development of fairness metrics in credit risk scoring and customer marketing.
BoE published the Statistical Notice 2020/4 to update the buy-to-let (BTL) Phase 2 and Phase 3 definitions for the Interest Rate Type data item.
FSI published a brief note that examines challenges facing the banking sector as a result of the payment deferral programs put in place to support borrowers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
PRA published the policy statement PS14/20, which contains the supervisory statement SS1/20 and the feedback to responses to the consultation paper CP22/19 on expectations for investment by firms in accordance with the Prudent Person Principle, or PPP, as set out in the Investments Part of the PRA Rulebook.
EBA published an opinion following the notification by the French macro-prudential authority, the Haut Conseil de Stabilité Financière (HCSF), of its intention to extend a measure introduced in 2018 on the use of Article 458(9) of the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR).
As part of a Research Bulletin on the recent policy-relevant work, ECB published an article that examines the lessons learned from past crises for nonperforming loan resolution in the post COVID-19 period.
RBNZ published the financial stability report for May 2020. This review of the financial system in the country highlights that the economic disruption associated with COVID-19 will present challenges to the financial system.
ECB updated the guidance notes for reporting related to the statistics on holdings of securities by reporting banking groups (SHSG).