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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...

9 Assessing Current Prudential Arrangements

9 Assessing Current Prudential Arrangements »

Source: Integrating Europe's Financial Markets

Series: Books

Author(s): Jörg Decressin , Wim Fonteyne , and Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2007

ISBN: 9781589066236

Keywords: financial markets, financial institutions, financial services

This chapter analyzes regulatory and supervisory frameworks in the European Union, building on assessments carried out under the IMF-World Bank Financial Sector Assessment Program(FSAP). 1...

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...

Assessing Reserve Adequacy - Further Considerations

Assessing Reserve Adequacy - Further Considerations »

Source: Assessing Reserve Adequacy - Further Considerations

Volume/Issue: 2013/089

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 November 2013

ISBN: 9781498341110

Keywords: Dollarization, Reserve assets, Reserves, Reserves adequacy, Financial crises, Central banks, Central banking and monetary issues, Financial institutions, Exchange markets, coef

Reserves remain a critical liquidity buffer for most countries. They are generally associated with lower crisis risks (crisis prevention) as well as space for authorities to respond to shocks (crisis mitigation). W...

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...

Assessments of the IMF Code of Good Practices on Transparency in Monetary and Financial Policies-Review of Experience

Assessments of the IMF Code of Good Practices on Transparency in Monetary and Financial Policies-Review of Experience »

Source: Assessments of the IMF Code of Good Practices on Transparency in Monetary and Financial Policies-Review of Experience

Volume/Issue: 2003/062

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2003

ISBN: 9781498328906

Keywords: Fiscal transparency, Lapse of time consideration, Monetary policy, Financial and Monetary Sector, Central bank accounting, Nonbank financial institution supervision, Financial sector development, Central bank policy, MFP, financial policy

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Background Paper for MFD Technical Assistance to Recent Post-Conflict Countries

Background Paper for MFD Technical Assistance to Recent Post-Conflict Countries »

Source: Background Paper for MFD Technical Assistance to Recent Post-Conflict Countries

Volume/Issue: 2004/049

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 December 2004

ISBN: 9781498329941

Keywords: Post-conflict emergency assistance, Technical Assistance, Financial regulation and supervision, Nonbank financial institution supervision, Central banks, Central bank legislation, Financial systems, PP, MFD, assistance resource

This paper provides background information to the paper 'MFD Technical Assistance to Recent Post-Conflict Countries.' The paper presents case studies on eight countries: Afghanistan, Cambodia, the Democratic Republ...

Balance Sheet Analysis in Fund Surveillance

Balance Sheet Analysis in Fund Surveillance »

Source: Balance Sheet Analysis in Fund Surveillance

Volume/Issue: 2015/076

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2015

ISBN: 9781498344456

Keywords: Financial and Monetary Sector, Balance sheets, Systemically important financial institutions, External sector, Financial crises, data gap, balance sheet, global crisis, non-financial, spillovers

Balance sheets convey vital information about economic prospects and risks. Balance sheet analysis captures the role that financial frictions and mismatches play in creating fragility and amplifying shocks. This is...

8 Bank Business Correlations

8 Bank Business Correlations »

Source: Integrating Europe's Financial Markets

Series: Books

Author(s): Jörg Decressin , Wim Fonteyne , and Hamid Faruqee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2007

ISBN: 9781589066236

Keywords: financial markets, financial institutions, financial services

This chapter 1 investigates bank business correlations within individual countries and across countries in Europe. In doing so, it seeks to disentangle the relative importance of...

Banking Supervision

Banking Supervision »

Source: Banking Supervision : Quality and Governance

Volume/Issue: 2007/82

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alessandro Gambini , Salim Darbar , and Marco Arnone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2007

ISBN: 9781451866469

Keywords: accountability, banking supervision, banking, banking supervisors, banking sector, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper examines the relationship between the quality of banking supervision and governance of the supervisory agency, based on assessments of the Basel Core Principles and the IMF Code on Transparency in Financ...