Some of the gaps identified relate to an insufficient focus on non-financial businesses and professions, difficulties identifying beneficial ownership, and an inadequate sanctions framework.
The reforms will lower the risk weights Korean banks use, resulting in reduced risk-weighted assets and freed-up capital, which will likely be used for new loans or to pay out dividends.
Singapore's Ministry of Home Affairs has confirmed that a Singaporean man has been charged for allegedly financing the publication of ISIS propaganda.
Under the new enforcement approach, APRA will be more willing to use its full range of powers to deter bad practices and hold entities and individuals to account.
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