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Source: Austria : Financial Sector Assessment Program Technical Note: Stress Testing and Short-Term Vulnerabilities

Volume/Issue: 2008/204

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451802436

Keywords: banking, banking system, market risk, liquidity ratio

This technical note focuses on the Austrian banking system that exhibits considerable resilience against shocks determined by stress tests. The main sources of risk lie in the credit risk arising from exposures to...

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Source: Austria : Financial Sector Assessment Program Update Technical Note: Factual Update and Analysis of the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision

Volume/Issue: 2008/205

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451802443

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, internal audit, risk management, consolidated supervision

This technical note highlights the financial sector assessment program update of Austria with factual update for effective banking supervision. Financial sector regulation and supervision should be conducted in the...

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Source: Austria : Financial Sector Assessment Program Update Technical Note: Factual Update and Analysis of the IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2008/206

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451802450

Keywords: market manipulation, insider dealing, external auditors, collective investment schemes, investors

This technical note focuses on the International Organization of Securities Commissions objectives and principles of securities regulations of Austria. The 2003 assessment found that Austria had fully broadly imple...

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Source: Austria : Financial Sector Assessment Program Update Technical Note: Factual Update and Analysis of the IAIS Insurance Core Principles

Volume/Issue: 2008/207

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451802467

Keywords: insurance companies, pension, pension funds, risk management

This technical note highlights Austria's analysis of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors Insurance Core Principles. The Austrian economy generally performed well over the past several years, with...

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Source: Austria : 2008 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Austria

Volume/Issue: 2008/188

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451802405

Keywords: financial sector, article, interest, deficit, budget

A mix of solid economic policies, wage moderation, and an early orientation toward Eastern Europe explain Austria's strong economic performance. The economy has grown strong in 2007 and through the first quarter of...

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Source: Austria : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2008/189

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451802412

Keywords: fiscal federalism, federalism, subnational governments, tax autonomy, subnational government

Austria's federal system comprises the federal government and nine provinces (Länder). The federal system is rather centralized by international standards, with the federal government (including social security fun...

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Source: Austria : Financial System Stability Assessment: Update

Volume/Issue: 2008/190

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2008

ISBN: 9781451802429

Keywords: deposit insurance, financial institutions, financial system, financial sector

The Austrian authorities have been making great efforts since 2003 to enhance the quality of banking supervision and keep up-to-date with banking sector developments. Banks face a reputation risk arising from expos...

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Source: Austria : Report on Observance of Standards and Codes-FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Volume/Issue: 2009/299

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2009

ISBN: 9781451802498

Keywords: money laundering, terrorism, terrorist, law enforcement, financing of terrorism

The paper presents a report on Austria's Observance of Standards and Codes for Financial Action Task Force Recommendations for Antimoney Laundering (AML)/Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT). The Austrian...

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Source: Austria : Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Banking Supervision, Securities Regulation, Insurance Regulation, and Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Volume/Issue: 2004/238

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451802351

Keywords: banking, money laundering, deposit insurance, banking sector, banking supervision

Austria's Financial System Stability Assessment highlights Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on banking supervision, securities regulation, and insurance regulation. The banking sector has weathered...

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Source: Austria : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2004/237

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451802344

Keywords: expenditures, expenditure, fiscal policy, taxation, fiscal variables

This Selected Issues paper for Austria reports the impact of the government size, in addition to tax and expenditure composition, on real GDP growth. In addition to having a large public sector relative to the Euro...