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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...

Kingdom of the Netherlands

Kingdom of the Netherlands »

Source: Kingdom of the Netherlands : Aruba: Assessment of Financial Sector Supervision and Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2008/317

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 September 2008

ISBN: 9781451800135

Keywords: insurance companies, offshore banks, financial sector

This assessment of financial sector supervision and regulation for the Kingdom of the Netherlands-Aruba discusses its financial sector, which is primarily domestically orientated with limited offshore financial sec...

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...

Montserrat — Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom

Montserrat — Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom »

Source: Montserrat - Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom : Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector--Review of Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision

Volume/Issue: 2003/371

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 November 2003

ISBN: 9781451827675

Keywords: money laundering, offshore banks, law enforcement, international cooperation, terrorism

This paper assesses the observance of financial sector supervisory standards of Montserrat in the context of a Module 2 offshore financial center assessment. It reviews the extent to which the regulatory and super...

Labuan, Malaysia

Labuan, Malaysia »

Source: Labuan, Malaysia : Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector-Review of Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision

Volume/Issue: 2004/391

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451828313

Keywords: money laundering, law enforcement, terrorism, financing of terrorism, offshore banks

This Review of Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision in Labuan, Malaysia, highlights the supervisory and antimoney laundering frameworks. Labuan, an offshore financial center located in Malaysia, has all the...

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...

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...

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

St. Vincent and the Grenadines »

Source: St. Vincent and the Grenadines : Detailed Assessment Report on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Volume/Issue: 2010/311

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 October 2010

ISBN: 9781455208739

Keywords: money laundering, law enforcement, beneficial owners, competent authorities, offshore banks

St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) is exposed to money laundering (ML) and financing of terrorism (FT) risk related to drug trafficking and international criminal groups. The financing of terrorism has also been...

Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision

Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision »

Source: Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision : The Case of Small Pacific Island Countries

Volume/Issue: 2001/6

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Klaus-Walter Riechel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2001

ISBN: 9781451972146

Keywords: Bank regulations, Money laundering, Bank and nonbank financial intermediaries regulation and supervision, offshore financial sector issues, financial sector, financial sector regulation, technical assistance, international standards,

This paper discusses issues of financial sector regulation and supervision--including those concerning nonbank financial intermediaries--in small resource-constrained Pacific island countries. It advocates stronger...