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St. Vincent and the Grenadines

St. Vincent and the Grenadines »

Source: St. Vincent and the Grenadines : Report on Observance of Standards and Codes - Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision-Offshore Banking

Volume/Issue: 2004/305

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 2004

ISBN: 9781451839944

Keywords: banking, offshore banks, banking supervision, offshore banking

This paper contains a summary assessment of adherence to the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision with respect to the offshore sector of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The St. Vincent and the Gr...

Samoa

Samoa »

Source: Samoa : Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector-Review of Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision

Volume/Issue: 2004/171

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 June 2004

ISBN: 9781451840681

Keywords: banking, offshore banks, money laundering, offshore banking, banking supervision

This paper presents an assessment of the supervision and regulation of Samoa's financial sector. The size of the offshore business remains very small compared with major offshore centers. The registration of Intern...

The Role of offshore Centers in International Financial Intermediation

The Role of offshore Centers in International Financial Intermediation »

Source: The Role of offshore Centers in International Financial Intermediation

Volume/Issue: 1994/107

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marcel Cassard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1994

ISBN: 9781451946789

Keywords: banking, foreign exchange, bonds, bond, offshore banking

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, inclu...

Vanuatu

Vanuatu »

Source: Vanuatu : Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector Volume II--Detailed Assessment of Observance of Standard and Codes

Volume/Issue: 2003/254

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2003

ISBN: 9781451840544

Keywords: banking, banking supervisors, offshore banks, banking supervision, money laundering

This paper summarizes the Detailed Assessment of Observance of Standards and Codes in the financial sector of Vanuatu in the context of the offshore financial center program. It assesses the supervision and regulat...

Vanuatu

Vanuatu »

Source: Vanuatu : Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector Volume I-Review of Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision

Volume/Issue: 2003/253

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2003

ISBN: 9781451840506

Keywords: banking, offshore banks, money laundering, trust service providers, banking sector

This report assesses Vanuatu's regulatory and supervisory arrangements for the financial sector complied with internationally accepted standards and measures of good practice. It assesses all the main domestic and...

The Bahamas

The Bahamas »

Source: The Bahamas : Financial Sector Stability Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2013/101

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2013

ISBN: 9781484357675

Keywords: offshore banks, banking supervision, financial soundness, international standards

This article is an overview of the structure of the Bahamian financial system. After the financial crisis in the United States, the Bahamian financial structure showed fragile growth. Tourism, the main source of in...

Strains in Offshore US Dollar Funding during the COVID-19 Crisis

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Strains in Offshore US Dollar Funding during the COVID-19 Crisis »

Source: Strains in Offshore US Dollar Funding during the COVID-19 Crisis : Some Observations

Volume: 20

Series: Analytical Notes

Author(s): Adolfo Barajas , Andrea Deghi , Salih Fendoglu , and Yizhi Xu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513550336

Keywords: Offshore financial centers, Offshore banking, Foreign exchange swaps, Currency swaps, US dollar, Real sector, Financial crises, Financial systems, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Central banks

This note analyzes recent trends in offshore US dollar funding markets and explores the drivers of dollar funding costs during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. Preliminary evidence suggests that only part of the sharp...

Offshore Financial Centers - The Assessment Program - A Progress Report

Offshore Financial Centers - The Assessment Program - A Progress Report »

Source: Offshore Financial Centers - The Assessment Program - A Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2006/058

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2006

ISBN: 9781498332972

Keywords: Bank supervision, Offshore financial centers, External sector, Financial services industry, International banking statistics, Financial services, OFCs, standard setter, information exchange, AML

This paper updates Executive Directors on the progress since February 2005 in implementing the second phase of the offshore financial center (OFC) program as agreed in November 2003 (see PIN No. 03/138 at http://ww...

Offshore Financial Centers - Report on the Assessment Program and Proposal for Integration with the Financial Sector Assessment Program - Supplementary Information

Offshore Financial Centers - Report on the Assessment Program and Proposal for Integration with the Financial Sector Assessment Program - Supplementary Information »

Source: Offshore Financial Centers - Report on the Assessment Program and Proposal for Integration with the Financial Sector Assessment Program - Supplementary Information

Volume/Issue: 2008/044

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2008

ISBN: 9781498334549

Keywords: Financial Sector Assessment Program, Fund organizational changes, Offshore financial centers, Financial markets, Financial services, External sector, Banking sector, Insurance companies, PP, OFCs

This supplement reviews the data received thus far and the progress made by participating jurisdictions in their dissemination efforts. Data for major jurisdictions that declined to participate are also provided wh...

Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism - Observations from the Work Program and Implications Going Forward

Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism - Observations from the Work Program and Implications Going Forward »

Source: Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism - Observations from the Work Program and Implications Going Forward

Volume/Issue: 2005/063

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 August 2005

ISBN: 9781498331173

Keywords: Anti-money laundering, Combating the financing of terrorism, Lapse of time consideration, Technical Assistance, Money laundering, Banking law, Development policy, Offshore financial centers, Financial systems, CFT

This paper provides a summary of the IMF and the World Bank work programs on anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism following the Fund and Bank Boards' decisions in March 2004 to endorse the...