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Samsung Securities Ordered to Partially Halt Operations for 6 Months Over ‘Fat-Finger’ Fiasco

Samsung Securities Ordered to Partially Halt Operations for 6 Months Over ‘Fat-Finger’ Fiasco

SEOUL, Jul. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The financial regulator on Thursday ordered Samsung Securities Co. to suspend part of its operations for six months as punishment for the brokerage’s “fat-finger” error that sparked a massive public uproar. Samsung Securities will be banned from offering its services to new investors for six months from Friday, the [...]

8 Samsung Securities Officials to Stand Trial over Stock Blunder

8 Samsung Securities Officials to Stand Trial over Stock Blunder

SEOUL, Jul. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Eight Samsung Securities officials have been indicted for selling “ghost” stocks that were mistakenly issued by the company in the massive fat-finger error that recently rattled the market, prosecutors said Monday. Three employees, including a 37-year-old surnamed Koo, will stand trial while being detained, with five others from the [...]

Samsung Securities Fined for ‘Fat-Finger’ Fiasco

Samsung Securities Fined for ‘Fat-Finger’ Fiasco

SEOUL, Jul. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s financial regulator said Wednesday that it approved the slapping of 144 million won (US$129,148) in fines on Samsung Securities Co. over its massive “fat-finger” error. Read More: Samsung Securities to Pay Huge Price for Its Fat-finger Error Holding a regular meeting earlier in the day, the Securities and [...]

Samsung Securities to Pay Huge Price for Its Fat-finger Error

Samsung Securities to Pay Huge Price for Its Fat-finger Error

SEJONG, June 23 (Korea Bizwire) — The financial watchdog’s punishment against Samsung Securities Co. over its fat-finger error will not make a financial dent, but it could weaken its market position in the long run, experts said Saturday. On Thursday, the Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) decided to recommend that Samsung Securities should face a six-month [...]

Samsung Securities Predicts New Era of Peace

Samsung Securities Predicts New Era of Peace

SEOUL, Jun. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Securities forecasts that a new era of “CVIP” will begin in the Korean Peninsula. CVIP is an acronym for Complete, Verifiable, Irreversible Peace, a slight play on CVID (Complete, Verifiable, Irreversible Dismantlement), a stance that the United Stated insisted upon of North Korea’s nuclear program before going into [...]

Prosecutors Launch Probe into Samsung Securities’ Stock Blunder

Prosecutors Launch Probe into Samsung Securities’ Stock Blunder

SEOUL, May 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Prosecutors said Thursday they launched an investigation into officials of Samsung Securities Co. over the massive dividend error in April that jolted the local financial market. The Seoul Southern District Prosecutors’ Office said a probe has begun based on the complaint filed by the Financial Supervisory Service early this [...]

Regulator Extends Samsung Securities Probe Over Dividend Chaos

Regulator Extends Samsung Securities Probe Over Dividend Chaos

SEOUL, April 16 (Korea Bizwire) – The Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) said Monday it has extended its inspection into Samsung Securities over brokerage’s “fat-finger” dividend chaos that shocked the country. The inspection had been completed on Thursday but has been stretched out to April 27 to “figure out special details” of the dividend error, the FSS said in a statement. [...]

Regulator Inspects Samsung Securities over ‘Fat-finger’ Dividend Chaos

Regulator Inspects Samsung Securities over ‘Fat-finger’ Dividend Chaos

SEOUL, Apr. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s financial regulator on Monday launched a special inspection into Samsung Securities Co. over the brokerage’s “fat-finger” trading chaos after it paid windfall stocks to its employees as dividends. Under an employee stock ownership plan, Samsung Securities had been planning to pay cash dividends of 1,000 won (US$0.93) [...]

Securities Firms’ Communications Evolve From Newsletters to Webzines

Securities Firms’ Communications Evolve From Newsletters to Webzines

SEOUL, Nov.24 (Korea Bizwire) – Securities firms are changing their window of communication from company newsletters to webzines. Instead of company newsletters that only shared corporate news with employees, webzines are not only providing tips and information on finance, but also other content related to topics such as culture and travel, establishing a multi-communication platform [...]

Korean Securities Firms Preparing for Hong Kong – Shenzhen Stock Connect

Korean Securities Firms Preparing for Hong Kong – Shenzhen Stock Connect

SEOUL, March 25 (Korea Bizwire) – As the Shenzhen Stock Exchange is expected to open to international investors in the latter half of this year, Korean securities companies are busy preparing to join the market by aligning their trading systems and analyzing the stock items in the market. According to financial industry observers, the stock connect [...]