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Chapter 7 International Finance Corporation: History and Current Operations

Chapter 7 International Finance Corporation: History and Current Operations »

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

I am going to speak a bit about the history of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and IFC’s current operations. To give you an idea of day-to-day work that...

Chapter 5 International Financial Institutions and Their Discontents

Chapter 5 International Financial Institutions and Their Discontents »

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

Two events have highlighted the discontent with the IMF and the World Bank: first, the issuance of a report by the majority of an International Advisory Commission o...

Chapter 11. International Financial Integration and Economic Growth

Chapter 11. International Financial Integration and Economic Growth »

Source: Macrofinancial Linkages : Trends, Crises, and Policies

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Crowe , Simon Johnson , Jonathan Ostry , and Jeronimo Zettelmeyer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 August 2010

ISBN: 9781589069398

Keywords: financial integration, financial liberalization, corporate governance, financial globalization, banking crises

Hali Edison • Ross Levine • Luca Antonio Ricci • Torsten Sløk 1 11.1. Introduction Theory provides conflicting predictions about the gr...

Chapter 16. International Reserves in Emerging Market Countries: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Chapter 16. International Reserves in Emerging Market Countries: Too Much of a Good Thing? »

Source: Macrofinancial Linkages : Trends, Crises, and Policies

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Crowe , Simon Johnson , Jonathan Ostry , and Jeronimo Zettelmeyer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 August 2010

ISBN: 9781589069398

Keywords: financial integration, financial liberalization, corporate governance, financial globalization, banking crises

Olivier Jeanne 1 16.1. INTRODUCTION With international reserves four times as large, in terms of their GDP, as in the earl...

Chapter 29 Internet Banking: Some Recent Legal Developments

Chapter 29 Internet Banking: Some Recent Legal Developments »

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

Like other manifestations of the Internet revolution that has altered our lives as we know it, retail banking over the Internet has ridden the crest of a major wave...

Chapter 10 Involving the Private Sector in the Avoidance and Resolution of Crisis

Chapter 10 Involving the Private Sector in the Avoidance and Resolution of Crisis »

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 Mexican crisis of 1994 was memorably described by the Managing Director of the Fund, Mr. Camdessus, as the first financial crisis of the twenty-first century. Si...

Chapter 26 Key Legal Aspects of Bank Restructuring

Chapter 26 Key Legal Aspects of Bank Restructuring »

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 past years have witnessed extensive banking and financial sector problems in a range of countries. In Southeast Asia, for instance, countries that had strong and...

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 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...