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5 Alternative Approaches to Regulation and Corporate Governance in Financial Firms

5 Alternative Approaches to Regulation and Corporate Governance in Financial Firms »

Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

The objective of this paper is to draw lessons from recent banking sector crises especially with respect to the design of an optimum “regulatory regime.” Just as the causes of banki...

Annex: Agenda, Participants, and Summary of Deliberations

Annex: Agenda, Participants, and Summary of Deliberations »

Source: Unwinding Financial Sector Interventions : Preconditions and Practical Considerations

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Michael Papaioannou , and Udaibir Das

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2010

ISBN: 9781589069893

Keywords: financial sector, financial institutions, fiscal policy, financial stability, financial system

This annex provides the agenda, a list of participants, and a summary of the main themes discussed at each of the four sessions of the conference. Sessio...

18 Assessing Financial Sector Soundness: The Role of the IMF

18 Assessing Financial Sector Soundness: The Role of the IMF »

Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

The need to strengthen countries’ financial systems has been a major focus of the IMF’s work in recent years. This paper focuses on the Financial Sector Assessment Program—or FSAP—which is the key initiative...

8 Assessing the Ability of a Financial System to Withstand Financial Stress: A Market Perspective

8 Assessing the Ability of a Financial System to Withstand Financial Stress: A Market Perspective »

Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

“Assessing the Ability of a Financial System to Withstand Financial Stress” is an interesting and somewhat challenging topic for a rating agency professional such as myself, since t...

4 Calculating Counterparty Credit Exposure When Credit Quality Is Correlated with Market Prices

4 Calculating Counterparty Credit Exposure When Credit Quality Is Correlated with Market Prices »

Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

Wrong-Way Risk Counterparty risk management involves tracking both the credit quality of the counterparty and the actual amount of exposure on the derivative contract. Unlike exposur...

13 Changes in Bank Behavior During Japan’s Financial Crisis

13 Changes in Bank Behavior During Japan’s Financial Crisis »

Source: Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): Omotunde Johnson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589060128

Keywords: Financial stability, Risk premium, banking, financial system, financial sector, regulation, financial institutions

In the 1990s, Japan faced a serious financial crisis due to the formation and bursting of a bubble. In terms of magnitude, it was a crisis no other country had ever experienced. Though essentially a serious...

Chapter 15: Basel II and Extreme Risk Analysis

Chapter 15: Basel II and Extreme Risk Analysis »

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 Basel II mandates the maintenance of bank capital to address three broad categories of risk: credit risk, market risk and operation risk. Basel II methodology assumes th...

Chapter 12: Complex Financial Products in Japan: Evolution of Structured Products and Regulatory Responses

Chapter 12: Complex Financial Products in Japan: Evolution of Structured Products and Regulatory Responses »

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 How did Japan avoid the great credit market boom and bust of the 2000s, which plagued so many other advanced economies? What were the factors that mitigated dangerous ex...

Chapter 20: Corporate Restructuring During Times of Crisis in South Korea

Chapter 20: Corporate Restructuring During Times of Crisis in South Korea »

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

1. Introduction Despite some debate regarding when industrialization in fact began in South Korea, considering the history of policies up to the present, one may posit that industria...

Chapter 16: Counter-Cyclical Buffer of the Basel Capital Requirement and Its Empirical Analysis

Chapter 16: Counter-Cyclical Buffer of the Basel Capital Requirement and Its Empirical Analysis »

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 recent subprime loan crisis has taught various lessons. First, the procyclicality of the Basel capital requirement has been strongly recognized. It has caused Japan...