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Issues in the Unification of Financial Sector Supervision

Issues in the Unification of Financial Sector Supervision »

Source: Issues in the Unification of Financial Sector Supervision

Volume/Issue: 2000/213

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Abrams , and Michael Taylor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2000

ISBN: 9781451874938

Keywords: financial services regulation, prudential supervision, regulatory agencies, banking, banking supervision, prudential regulation, financial intermediaries, securities regulation

The paper considers the generic arguments for and against the creation of a unified regulatory agency, covering each of the main types of financial institutions (banks, insurers and securities firms). The strongest...

Australia

Australia »

Source: Australia : Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Banking Supervision, Insurance Regulation, Securities Regulation, and Payment Systems

Volume/Issue: 2006/372

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451802092

Keywords: banking, prudential regulation, banking supervision, banking system

The Australian banking system, which holds approximately half of total financial systems assets, and is dominated by four major banks, is sound with high earnings, high asset growth, and low levels of problem asset...

Australia

Australia »

Source: Australia : Financial Safety Net and Crisis Management Framework-Technical Note

Volume/Issue: 2012/310

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 November 2012

ISBN: 9781475587319

Keywords: banking, banking sector, holding company, prudential regulation

Australia has a history of few bank failures, even fewer financial crises, and its banking sector emerged from the global financial crisis relatively well.1 With an eye toward international developments, the Austra...

Financial Stability Frameworks and the Role of Central Banks

Financial Stability Frameworks and the Role of Central Banks »

Source: Financial Stability Frameworks and the Role of Central Banks : Lessons From the Crisis

Volume/Issue: 2009/70

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Erlend Nier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

ISBN: 9781451872170

Keywords: Prudential Regulation, central bank, financial regulation, financial markets,

This paper sets out general principles for the design of financial stability frameworks, starting from an analysis of the objectives and tools of financial regulation. The paper then offers a comprehensive analysis...

Sequencing of Financial Sector Reforms: A Review1/

Sequencing of Financial Sector Reforms: A Review1/ »

Source: Sequencing of Financial Sector Reforms : A Review

Volume/Issue: 1994/101

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vicente Galbis

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1994

ISBN: 9781451852462

Keywords: financial sector, financial liberalization, financial institutions, prudential regulation, prudential regulation and supervision

This paper provides a review of the literature on both analytical issues and country experiences on the sequencing of financial sector reforms. It discusses the choice between big-bang and gradual reforms, the rela...

Rules, Discretion, and Macro-Prudential Policy*

Rules, Discretion, and Macro-Prudential Policy* »

Source: Rules, Discretion, and Macro-Prudential Policy

Volume/Issue: 2013/65

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Itai Agur , and Sunil Sharma

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2013

ISBN: 9781475546699

Keywords: Macro-prudential policy, regulation, rules, decision makers, regulations, Government Policy and Regulation, Government Policy and Regulation,

The paper examines the implementation of macro-prudential policy. Given the coordination, flow of information, analysis, and communication required, macro-prudential frameworks will have weaknesses that make it har...

Republic of Palau

Republic of Palau »

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

Volume/Issue: 2004/169

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 June 2004

ISBN: 9781451831511

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, money laundering, prudential regulation, banking license

This paper presents key findings of the Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector for Palau. Palau's government has demonstrated a clear political commitment to antimoney laundering. In a...

Islamic Banking

Islamic Banking »

Source: Islamic Banking : Issues in Prudential Regulations and Supervision

Volume/Issue: 1998/30

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luca Errico , and Mitra Farahbaksh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1998

ISBN: 9781451980417

Keywords: Islamic Banking, Prudential Regulations, Banking Supervision, banking, islamic banks, mudaraba

This paper analyzes the implications of Islamic precepts on banks’ structure and activities, focusing on banking supervision issues. It points out and discusses these issues in the context of a paradigm vers...

Modernizing Bank Regulation in Support of Financial Deepening

Modernizing Bank Regulation in Support of Financial Deepening »

Source: Modernizing Bank Regulation in Support of Financial Deepening : The Case of Uruguay

Volume/Issue: 2009/199

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Torsten Wezel , Mario Mansilla , and Gustavo Adler

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2009

ISBN: 9781451873467

Keywords: Credit growth, regulatory reform, credit, banking, reserve requirements, prudential regulation,

This paper studies how Uruguay's regulatory framework was gradually strengthened to address shortcomings identified during the 2002-03 crisis, to align with international standards and, more recently, to deal with...

Australian Banking System Resilience

Australian Banking System Resilience »

Source: Australian Banking System Resilience : What Should Be Expected Looking Forward? An International Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2010/228

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pierluigi Bologna

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2010

ISBN: 9781455208937

Keywords: Liquidity Requirements, banking supervision, banking system, common equity, prudential regulation,

This paper reviews Australian banks' performance from an international perspective, with a focus on changes in capital and liquidity risk. The paper analyses the extent of any vulnerability that might arise from a...