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IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics
			: Annual Report 1997

IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics : Annual Report 1997 »

Series: Balance of Payments Statistics

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Statistics Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 October 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757197.044

ISBN: 9781557757197

Keywords: statistics, balance of payments, survey, statisticians, current account, investment income, balance of payments data, financial statistics, global current account, balance of payments manual

The IMF Committee on Balance of Payments Statistics was established in 1992 to promote accuracy and cooperation in the compilation of balance of payments statistics. Membership of the Committee, which advises the I...

Financial Intelligence Units
			: An Overview

Financial Intelligence Units : An Overview »

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 November 2004

Language: Russian

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063648.069

ISBN: 9781589063648

Keywords: money laundering, competent authorities, criminal activity, suspicious transactions, terrorist financing, financing of terrorism, information exchange, law enforcement, intelligence units, financial intelligence units

Over the past decade and beyond, the need for a modern anti-money-laundering strategy has become widely accepted internationally. Depriving criminal elements of the proceeds of their crimes has increasingly been se...

Republic of Palau

Republic of Palau »

Source: Republic of Palau : Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector-Volume II: Detailed Assessment of Observance of Standards and Codes

Volume/Issue: 2004/170

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 June 2004

ISBN: 9781451831528

Keywords: money laundering, terrorism, financial intermediaries, suspicious transactions, financing of terrorism

This paper reviews key findings of the Detailed Assessment of Observance of Standards and Codes in the Financial Sector of Palau. The assessment reveals that there is a relatively low level of compliance with the B...

Financial Transactions Taxes

Financial Transactions Taxes »

Source: Financial Transactions Taxes

Volume/Issue: 1995/77

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Janet Stotsky , and Parthasarathi Shome

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1995

ISBN: 9781451849950

Keywords: financial markets, capital flows, stock market, securities transactions

Financial transactions taxes have recently gained attention as a possible means to influence the behavior of financial markets and to reduce destabilizing capital flows. One variation is a tax on all foreign curren...

Monetary Implications of Cross-Border Derivatives for Emerging Economies

Monetary Implications of Cross-Border Derivatives for Emerging Economies »

Source: Monetary Implications of Cross-Border Derivatives for Emerging Economies

Volume/Issue: 2001/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Armando Méndez Morales

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

ISBN: 9781451847864

Keywords: Cross-border financial transactions, central bank, derivative, hedging, monetary fund, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy,

This paper surveys concepts, practices and analytical literature to assess benefits and risks for monetary stability of cross-border currency and interest rate derivative operations in calm and turbulent periods, w...

Retarding Short-Term Capital Inflows Through withholding Tax

Retarding Short-Term Capital Inflows Through withholding Tax »

Source: Retarding Short-Term Capital Inflows Through withholding Tax

Volume/Issue: 2000/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Howell Zee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2000

ISBN: 9781451845969

Keywords: withholding tax, Tobin tax, financial transactions tax, capital movements, short-term capital inflows, short-term capital

This paper proposes a price-based measure to mitigate the destabilizing impact of the volatility of global capital movements on the domestic economy of a country pursuing sound economic policies. The measure is a w...

Bond Markets As Conduits for Capital Flows

Bond Markets As Conduits for Capital Flows »

Source: Bond Markets As Conduits for Capital Flows : How Does Asia Compare?

Volume/Issue: 2006/238

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pipat Luengnaruemitchai , and Barry Eichengreen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451864984

Keywords: cross-border investment, gravity model, bond, bonds, bond transactions, bond returns, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration,

We use data on the extent to which residents of one country hold the bonds of issuers resident in another as a measure of financial integration or interrelatedness, asking how Asia compares with Europe and Latin Am...

Bank Debit Taxes in Latin America

Bank Debit Taxes in Latin America »

Source: Bank Debit Taxes in Latin America : An Analysis of Recent Trends

Volume/Issue: 2001/67

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Isaias Coelho , Victoria Perry , and Liam Ebrill

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

ISBN: 9781451848908

Keywords: Financial transactions taxes, bank debit taxes, financial institutions, checks, credit, payments, stock exchange, Taxation and Subsidies: Other,

Six Latin American countries have levied taxes on withdrawals from bank accounts, which have been viewed as a convenient tax handle during a difficult fiscal period. The paper reviews the arguments for and against...

Islamic Finance and Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT)

Islamic Finance and Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) »

Source: Islamic Finance and Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT)

Volume/Issue: 2016/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nadim Kyriakos-Saad , Manuel Vasquez , Chady El Khoury , and Arz El Murr

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 February 2016

ISBN: 9781513516158

Keywords: Risk, AML/CFT, finance, financial institutions, transactions, islamic financial institutions, Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law, All Countries,, Islamic finance

The money laundering (ML) and terrorist financing (TF) risks associated with conventional finance are generally well identified and understood by the relevant national authorities. There is, however, no common unde...

Taxing Financial Transactions

Taxing Financial Transactions »

Source: Taxing Financial Transactions : An Assessment of Administrative Feasibility

Volume/Issue: 2011/185

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Brondolo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462309276

Keywords: financial transactions tax, otc, financial instruments, bonds, tax liability, otc transactions, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Corporate Finance and Governance: Government Policy and Regulation, Taxation, Subsidies

This paper considers how a tax on financial transactions could be applied to three broad and partially overlapping categories of financial instruments: (1) exchange-traded instruments; (2) over-the-counter instrume...