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Chapter 5: The Legal Framework for Central Banking in a Crisis: Japan’s Experiences

Chapter 5: The Legal Framework for Central Banking in a Crisis: Japan’s Experiences »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 6 : Restoring Financial Stability--The Legal Response

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2013

ISBN: 9781616350819

Keywords: Banking, Central bank policy, Financial stability, Financial institutions, International banking, debt, loans, restructuring, regulation

Introduction In a financial crisis, a central bank is often required to take various “unconventional” policy measures as well as to provide liquidity as a “lender of last resort (LLR...

Chapter 4: The Legal Response to the Financial Crisis Between 2008 and 2010: The Role and Initiatives of the European Central Bank

Chapter 4: The Legal Response to the Financial Crisis Between 2008 and 2010: The Role and Initiatives of the European Central Bank »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 6 : Restoring Financial Stability--The Legal Response

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2013

ISBN: 9781616350819

Keywords: Banking, Central bank policy, Financial stability, Financial institutions, International banking, debt, loans, restructuring, regulation

Since late August 2008, the financial world has gone through what was initially termed “financial turmoil,” thereafter “financial crisis” and, more recently, “the worst financial crisis since the 1930s.” Sin...

Chapter 6. The U.S. Export-Import Bank and the Asian Crisis

Chapter 6. The U.S. Export-Import Bank and the Asian Crisis »

Source: Access to Trade Finance in Times of Crisis

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Jian-Ye Wang , and Márcio Ronci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064041

Keywords: Trade, export credit, export credit agencies, debt, credit lines, exporters

Before the Asian debt crisis in the late 1990s, short- and medium-term credit support from the U.S. Export-Import Bank for exports of goods and services to Korea, Indonesia, and Thailand was very limited bec...

Chapter 7: Toward a New Financial Order: What Are the Key Issues?

Chapter 7: Toward a New Financial Order: What Are the Key Issues? »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 6 : Restoring Financial Stability--The Legal Response

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2013

ISBN: 9781616350819

Keywords: Banking, Central bank policy, Financial stability, Financial institutions, International banking, debt, loans, restructuring, regulation

Today, I would like to take the opportunity to discuss the key issues of the new regulatory framework. I would like to begin by noting that the most dangerous phrase in finance is: “Things will be d...

CHAPTER 4. Toward a Stability-Oriented Policy Framework

CHAPTER 4. Toward a Stability-Oriented Policy Framework »

Source: Reconstructing the World Economy

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Il SaKong , and Olivier Blanchard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2010

ISBN: 9781589069770

Keywords: inflation, current account, financial system, central bank, monetary policy

In discussing the current macroeconomic framework, I will focus on the institutional aspects that have proved successful, in particular from the European perspective. These are central bank independence, the...

Chapter 10. Trade Credit for Crisis Countries: The Role of Export Credit Agencies

Chapter 10. Trade Credit for Crisis Countries: The Role of Export Credit Agencies »

Source: Access to Trade Finance in Times of Crisis

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Jian-Ye Wang , and Márcio Ronci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064041

Keywords: Trade, export credit, export credit agencies, debt, credit lines, exporters

Developing countries in financial crisis appears to be a recurring feature of the international financial system. For the purposes of this chapter a “crisis country” is defined as one that is unable to servi...

Chapter 1. Trade Finance and Financial Crises

Chapter 1. Trade Finance and Financial Crises »

Source: Access to Trade Finance in Times of Crisis

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Jian-Ye Wang , and Márcio Ronci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064041

Keywords: Trade, export credit, export credit agencies, debt, credit lines, exporters

Is There a Problem? Are declines in externally provided trade credits a serious problem for a country’s crisis resolution efforts? My answer, in short, is yes. Trade credit lines are...

Chapter 2. Trade Finance and Trade Flows: Panel Data Evidence from 10 Crises

Chapter 2. Trade Finance and Trade Flows: Panel Data Evidence from 10 Crises »

Source: Access to Trade Finance in Times of Crisis

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Jian-Ye Wang , and Márcio Ronci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064041

Keywords: Trade, export credit, export credit agencies, debt, credit lines, exporters

This chapter assesses the effect of constrained trade finance on trade flows in countries undergoing financial and balance of payments crises. Most of the countries that had a major external crisis had a sig...

Chapter 9. Trade Finance Support from Multilateral Development Banks During Crisis: New Tools and Priorities

Chapter 9. Trade Finance Support from Multilateral Development Banks During Crisis: New Tools and Priorities »

Source: Access to Trade Finance in Times of Crisis

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Jian-Ye Wang , and Márcio Ronci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064041

Keywords: Trade, export credit, export credit agencies, debt, credit lines, exporters

Multilateral development banks (MDBs)—including the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and the African Devel...

Chapter 1: What Is the Right Response to the Too-Big-to-Fail Problem?

Chapter 1: What Is the Right Response to the Too-Big-to-Fail Problem? »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 6 : Restoring Financial Stability--The Legal Response

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 February 2013

ISBN: 9781616350819

Keywords: Banking, Central bank policy, Financial stability, Financial institutions, International banking, debt, loans, restructuring, regulation

Introduction The ongoing financial crisis—widely viewed as the worst since the Great Depression 1 —has inflicted tremendous damage on financial marke...