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Global Financial Stability Report, September 2005
			: Financial Stability Considerations Related to Trends in Accounting Standards

Global Financial Stability Report, September 2005 : Financial Stability Considerations Related to Trends in Accounting Standards »

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451969559.082

ISBN: 9781451969559

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

This paper describes financial stability considerations related to trends in accounting standards. The paper highlights that in recent years, financial stability is generally viewed by authorities as having improve...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, September 2005 : Financial Stability Considerations Related to Trends in Accounting Standards

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451969559

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

This paper describes financial stability considerations related to trends in accounting standards. The paper highlights that in recent years, financial stability is generally viewed by authorities as having improve...

I. Overview

I. Overview »

Source: The Design and Implementation of Deposit Insurance Systems

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): David Hoelscher , Michael Taylor , and Ulrich Klueh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 December 2006

ISBN: 9781589065031

Keywords: Deposit insurance, insurance system, banking, insurance systems, deposit insurance systems

Deposit insurance systems have developed and expanded rapidly in recent years. A large number of countries have modified their systems, either adopting explicit deposit insurance systems or introducing signi...

II. Explicit and Implicit Deposit Insurance

II. Explicit and Implicit Deposit Insurance »

Source: The Design and Implementation of Deposit Insurance Systems

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): David Hoelscher , Michael Taylor , and Ulrich Klueh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 December 2006

ISBN: 9781589065031

Keywords: Deposit insurance, insurance system, banking, insurance systems, deposit insurance systems

The Choice between Explicit and Implicit Deposit Insurance Sound Practice: Explicit deposit insurance has a number of important advantages compared with implicit insu...

III. Introduction of a Deposit Insurance Scheme

III. Introduction of a Deposit Insurance Scheme »

Source: The Design and Implementation of Deposit Insurance Systems

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): David Hoelscher , Michael Taylor , and Ulrich Klueh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 December 2006

ISBN: 9781589065031

Keywords: Deposit insurance, insurance system, banking, insurance systems, deposit insurance systems

Objectives Sound Practice: The authorities should have clear and realistic objectives in establishing a deposit insurance scheme. A deposit insurance syst...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Switzerland

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Switzerland »

Source: Switzerland : 2011 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Switzerland.

Volume/Issue: 2011/115

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 May 2011

ISBN: 9781455284603

Keywords: banking, mortgage lending, life insurers, foreign exchange, life insurance

Although progress has been made in strengthening the Swiss economy, systemic risks posed by large banks as well as revisions to the macroprudential framework are still in train. The authorities welcomed the too-big...

Albania
			: Financial System Stability Assessment

Albania : Financial System Stability Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2014/79

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 March 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484338797.002

ISBN: 9781484338797

Keywords: risk management, credit risk, underwriting, legal framework

This paper discusses the Financial System Stability Assessment report on Albania. The IMF report states that the Albanian economy is weak, macroeconomic imbalances are large, and the financial sector faces several...

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

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451802436.002

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...

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

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451802467.002

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...

Austria
			: Publication of Financial Sector Assessment Program Documentation-Technical Note on Insurance Sector

Austria : Publication of Financial Sector Assessment Program Documentation-Technical Note on Insurance Sector »

Volume/Issue: 2014/14

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484375730.002

ISBN: 9781484375730

Keywords: life insurance, insurance industry, insurance companies, risk management

This Technical Note provides an update on the Austrian insurance industry and an analysis of its regulatory and supervisory regime. The structure of the domestic insurance sector has remained largely stable since t...