The Fed has published the proposed enhanced prudential standards for certain large insurance companies in the United States. These standards are similar to the requirements that have been imposed on large United States based and foreign financial organizations. It is probable that these proposals will be vigorously opposed by the insurance industry. FinCEN has taken the rare step of determining that a country is of primary money laundering concern. In this case, North Korea has been so designated. The banking agencies have re-proposed the rules regarding incentive-based compensation.