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Address by the Chairman of the Executive Board and Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund

Address by the Chairman of the Executive Board and Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund »

Source: Summary Proceedings of the Sixty-First Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors

Series: Summary Proceedings

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2009

ISBN: 9781589067899

Keywords: debt, financial markets, bank group, globalization, financial market

Mr. Chairman, Governors, honored guests, it is a pleasure to welcome you to these meetings on behalf of the International Monetary Fund. I would also like to extend a special welcom...

ATTENDANCE

ATTENDANCE »

Source: Summary Proceedings of the Sixty-First Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors

Series: Summary Proceedings

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2009

ISBN: 9781589067899

Keywords: debt, financial markets, bank group, globalization, financial market

Members of Fund Delegations Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Governor...

CONCLUDING REMARKS

CONCLUDING REMARKS »

Source: Summary Proceedings of the Sixty-First Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors

Series: Summary Proceedings

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2009

ISBN: 9781589067899

Keywords: debt, financial markets, bank group, globalization, financial market

Statement by the Alternate Governor of the Bank for the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, at the Closing Joint Session Zoran Stavreski...

Crisis Prevention and Crisis Management

Crisis Prevention and Crisis Management »

Source: Crisis Prevention and Crisis Management : The Role of Regulatory Governance

Volume/Issue: 2002/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Udaibir Das , and Marc Quintyn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2002

ISBN: 9781451857948

Keywords: Regulatory governance, financial sector supervision, agency independence, accountability, integrity, financial sector crisis management, banking, payment systems, banking supervision, banking supervisors

Good regulatory governance in the financial system is a critical component of financial stability. Research on the topic has not been very systematic and deep. This paper first defines four key components of regula...

DOCUMENTS AND RESOLUTIONS OF THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS

DOCUMENTS AND RESOLUTIONS OF THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS »

Source: Summary Proceedings of the Sixty-First Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors

Series: Summary Proceedings

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2009

ISBN: 9781589067899

Keywords: debt, financial markets, bank group, globalization, financial market

SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS Monday October 22...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: Informal Funds Transfer Systems : An Analysis of the Informal Hawala System

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Mohammed El Qorchi , Samuel Maimbo , and John Wilson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2003

ISBN: 9781589062269

Keywords: Financial systems, banking, remittance, remittances, foreign exchange, banking sector

Since the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the United States, there has been renewed public interest in informal funds transfer (IFT) systems. Press coverage, which often focused on the putative conn...

II Introduction

II Introduction »

Source: Informal Funds Transfer Systems : An Analysis of the Informal Hawala System

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Mohammed El Qorchi , Samuel Maimbo , and John Wilson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2003

ISBN: 9781589062269

Keywords: Financial systems, banking, remittance, remittances, foreign exchange, banking sector

This study responds to the growing interest in the operational characteristics and economic and regulatory implications of IFT systems. It contributes to the limited analytical literature on financial remitt...

III Features of the Informal Hawala System

III Features of the Informal Hawala System »

Source: Informal Funds Transfer Systems : An Analysis of the Informal Hawala System

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Mohammed El Qorchi , Samuel Maimbo , and John Wilson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2003

ISBN: 9781589062269

Keywords: Financial systems, banking, remittance, remittances, foreign exchange, banking sector

Different terms are used to describe informal funds transfer systems, including “alternative remittance systems,” “underground banking,” “ethnic banking,” and “informal value transfer system.” This study use...

Informal Funds Transfer Systems
			: An Analysis of the Informal Hawala System

Informal Funds Transfer Systems : An Analysis of the Informal Hawala System »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Mohammed El Qorchi , Samuel Maimbo , and John Wilson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062269.084

ISBN: 9781589062269

Keywords: Financial systems, banking, remittance, remittances, foreign exchange, banking sector

Since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, there has been increased public interest in informal funds transfer (IFT) systems. This paper examines the informal hawala system, an IFT system found predominantl...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Informal Funds Transfer Systems : An Analysis of the Informal Hawala System

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Mohammed El Qorchi , Samuel Maimbo , and John Wilson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2003

ISBN: 9781589062269

Keywords: Financial systems, banking, remittance, remittances, foreign exchange, banking sector

Since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, there has been increased public interest in informal funds transfer (IFT) systems. This paper examines the informal hawala system, an IFT system found predominantl...