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Chapter 5. Foreign Aid Flows and Foreign Direct Investment in Cambodia

Chapter 5. Foreign Aid Flows and Foreign Direct Investment in Cambodia »

Source: Cambodia : Rebuilding for a Challenging Future

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Sumio Ishikawa , Sibel Beadle , Damien Eastman , Srobona Mitra , Alejandro Lopez Mejia , Wafa Abdelati , Koji Nakamura , Il Lee , Sònia Muñoz , Robert Hagemann , David Coe , and Nadia Rendak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064447

Keywords: Development, court, law, exchange rate, dollarization, judicial reform

When Cambodia embarked on its economic reconstruction in 1993, its physical infrastructure as well as human capital were nearly decimated by the decades-long civil war. With few domestic resources at its dis...

CHAPTER 12 Guiding Principles on Regulation and Supervision of Microfinance

CHAPTER 12 Guiding Principles on Regulation and Supervision of Microfinance »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

Many developing countries and countries with transitional economies are considering whether and how to regulate microfinance. Experts working on this topic do not agree on all points, but there is a surprisi...

Chapter 10 Hedge Funds and the SEC: Observations on the Why and How of Securities Regulation

Chapter 10 Hedge Funds and the SEC: Observations on the Why and How of Securities Regulation »

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

The hedge fund industry is well over a trillion dollar business. Estimates put the number of hedge funds at around 9,000 today, up from an estimated 3,600 funds managing roughly US$...

Chapter 28 Impact of Bank Secrecy on the Rule of Law in the World

Chapter 28 Impact of Bank Secrecy on the Rule of Law in the World »

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 considering the rule of law in the world, I bring to bear a perspective that is uniquely my own, with a background that not everyone here shares. I am not a banke...

Chapter 4. Implications of the Removal of Quota on Textiles and Clothing Exports

Chapter 4. Implications of the Removal of Quota on Textiles and Clothing Exports »

Source: Cambodia : Rebuilding for a Challenging Future

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Sumio Ishikawa , Sibel Beadle , Damien Eastman , Srobona Mitra , Alejandro Lopez Mejia , Wafa Abdelati , Koji Nakamura , Il Lee , Sònia Muñoz , Robert Hagemann , David Coe , and Nadia Rendak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064447

Keywords: Development, court, law, exchange rate, dollarization, judicial reform

This chapter examines the implications of the removal in 2005 of quotas under the Agreement on Textiles and Clothing (ATC) on the economies of low-income Asian countries (LIAs). 17...

CHAPTER 11 Inside the Black Box: How Should a Sovereign Bankruptcy Framework Be Structured?

CHAPTER 11 Inside the Black Box: How Should a Sovereign Bankruptcy Framework Be Structured? »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

For at least two decades now, commentators have suggested that international policymakers should establish a sovereign bankruptcy regime. 1 The reasoning is quite simple. Given th...

Chapter 36 Institutional Framework and Implementation of the Core Principles for Systemically Important Payment Systems

Chapter 36 Institutional Framework and Implementation of the Core Principles for Systemically Important Payment Systems »

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

A payment system can be viewed as a set of instruments and means generally acceptable in making payments; the institutional and organizational framework governing su...

Chapter 5 Institutional Responses to Recent Episodes of Financial Instability

Chapter 5 Institutional Responses to Recent Episodes of Financial Instability »

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

It has been estimated that more than half the membership of the IMF has experienced at least one episode of financial instability over the past thirty years. In the last fifteen yea...

CHAPTER 8 Interaction of Monetary and Fiscal Policies: Why Central Bankers Worry About Government Budgets

CHAPTER 8 Interaction of Monetary and Fiscal Policies: Why Central Bankers Worry About Government Budgets »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

This is a topic on which there is an abundance of literature. Books are filled with information on the topic of the interaction between monetary and fiscal policies, which is one of the key, but also one of...

Chapter 8. International Experience of De-Dollarization

Chapter 8. International Experience of De-Dollarization »

Source: Cambodia : Rebuilding for a Challenging Future

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Sumio Ishikawa , Sibel Beadle , Damien Eastman , Srobona Mitra , Alejandro Lopez Mejia , Wafa Abdelati , Koji Nakamura , Il Lee , Sònia Muñoz , Robert Hagemann , David Coe , and Nadia Rendak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064447

Keywords: Development, court, law, exchange rate, dollarization, judicial reform

This chapter summarizes recent research by IMF staff on country experiences of de-dollarization. Section A describes recent global trends of increasing dollarization and the experience with price stability a...