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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 1. Lending Booms and Lending Standards

Chapter 1. Lending Booms and Lending Standards »

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

Giovanni Dell’Ariccia • Robert Marquez 1 1.1. Introduction Banks perform the important role of limiting adverse selection problems in t...

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 10: Making Banks Safer: Can Volcker and Vickers Do It?1

Chapter 10: Making Banks Safer: Can Volcker and Vickers Do It?1 »

Source: Building a More Resilient Financial Sector : Reforms in the Wake of the Global Crisis

Series: Books

Author(s): Aditya Narain , Inci Ötker , and Ceyla Pazarbasioglu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 April 2012

ISBN: 9781616352295

Keywords: banking, financial system, financial institutions, financial stability, subsidiaries

INTRODUCTION This chapter assesses proposals to redefine the scope of activities of systemically important financial institutions (SIFIs). Alongside reform of prudential regulation a...

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 7. Measuring Financial Integration: A New Data Set

Chapter 7. Measuring Financial Integration: A New Data Set »

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

7.1. Introduction The magnitude of cross-border financial assets holdings has grown in recent years at rising speed, from under 50 percent of world GDP in 1970 to over 300 percent in...

CHAPTER 13. Monetary Policy and Asset Prices:Does “Benign Neglect” Make Sense?

CHAPTER 13. Monetary Policy and Asset Prices:Does “Benign Neglect” Make Sense? »

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

13.1. Introduction The link between monetary policy and asset price movements has been of perennial interest to policymakers. The 1920s stock market boom and 1929 crash and the 1980s...

Chapter 17. Policy Responses to Systemic Banking Crises

Chapter 17. Policy Responses to Systemic Banking Crises »

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

Luc Laeven and Fabian Valencia 1 17.1. INTRODUCTION Financial crises can be damaging and contagious, prompting calls for s...

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....