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Chapter 12 Legal Aspects of the IMF’s Code of Good Practices on Transparency in Monetary and Financial Policies

Chapter 12 Legal Aspects of the IMF’s Code of Good Practices on Transparency in Monetary and Financial Policies »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 2

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589061767

Keywords: Banking systems, Financial sector, Financial stability, Financial systems, Monetary measures, Monetary operations, Monetary systems, banking, credit, central bank

In the wake of the recent Asian crisis, the IMF launched a number of initiatives aimed at avoiding future crises. Among these initiatives, which were termed pillars...

Chapter 21 Legal Issues Incident to Holding Central Bank Assets Abroad

Chapter 21 Legal Issues Incident to Holding Central Bank Assets Abroad »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 2

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589061767

Keywords: Banking systems, Financial sector, Financial stability, Financial systems, Monetary measures, Monetary operations, Monetary systems, banking, credit, central bank

Holding Central Bank Assets Abroad: Why and Where A primary role of a central bank or monetary authority is the management of its country’s foreign exchange reserves....

Chapter 18 Legal Protection of Payment and Securities Settlement Systems and of Collateral Transactions in the European Union

Chapter 18 Legal Protection of Payment and Securities Settlement Systems and of Collateral Transactions in the European Union »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 5

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

Since the early 1990s, credit institution insolvencies (Herstatt, BCCI, 1 Banesto, Barings, Japanese banks, for example), some of which were sudden...

Chapter 34 Legal Tender: A Notion Associated with Payment

Chapter 34 Legal Tender: A Notion Associated with Payment »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 2

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589061767

Keywords: Banking systems, Financial sector, Financial stability, Financial systems, Monetary measures, Monetary operations, Monetary systems, banking, credit, central bank

Legal tender is money that, if tendered by a debtor in payment of his monetary obligation, may not be refused by the creditor. Thus, the legal tender is a notion ass...

Chapter 13 Liberalization of Capital Movements: A Possible Role for the IMF

Chapter 13 Liberalization of Capital Movements: A Possible Role for the IMF »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 2

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589061767

Keywords: Banking systems, Financial sector, Financial stability, Financial systems, Monetary measures, Monetary operations, Monetary systems, banking, credit, central bank

At the time of the Bretton Woods Conference, in 1944, during which the Articles of Agreement of the IMF were adopted, a distinction was made between payments for cur...

Chapter 40 Managing the Global Economy: The Role of Governance

Chapter 40 Managing the Global Economy: The Role of Governance »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 2

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589061767

Keywords: Banking systems, Financial sector, Financial stability, Financial systems, Monetary measures, Monetary operations, Monetary systems, banking, credit, central bank

Governance in both the public and private sectors is a key aspect of managing globalization. It is essential for the stability of the financial systems and the funct...

Chapter 19 On the U.S. Commercial Law Response to the Development of Intermediated Securities Holding Systems

Chapter 19 On the U.S. Commercial Law Response to the Development of Intermediated Securities Holding Systems »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 5

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

This chapter offers a perspective on the commercial law response in the United States over the last half-century to the transformation in how securities are held. Except for some as...

Chapter 9 Prevention of Financial Crises: An Overview of the Public Sector Aspects of the International Financial Architecture

Chapter 9 Prevention of Financial Crises: An Overview of the Public Sector Aspects of the International Financial Architecture »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 2

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589061767

Keywords: Banking systems, Financial sector, Financial stability, Financial systems, Monetary measures, Monetary operations, Monetary systems, banking, credit, central bank

The use of the word “architecture” to describe the work undertaken to improve the functioning of the international financial system in the wake of the financial cris...

Chapter 1 Provision of Information to the IMF

Chapter 1 Provision of Information to the IMF »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 2

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589061767

Keywords: Banking systems, Financial sector, Financial stability, Financial systems, Monetary measures, Monetary operations, Monetary systems, banking, credit, central bank

In the fulfillment of its mandate, the International Monetary Fund (Fund) collects and uses different types of information, which bear on a wide variety of subjects....

Chapter 8 Reassessing the Rationale and Practice of Bank Regulation and Supervision after Basel II

Chapter 8 Reassessing the Rationale and Practice of Bank Regulation and Supervision after Basel II »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 5

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

In recent decades, countries around the world have liberalized the interest rate and portfolio restrictions that had been adopted during the Great Depression and immediately followi...