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The Challenge of Enforcement in Securities Markets

The Challenge of Enforcement in Securities Markets »

Source: The Challenge of Enforcement in Securities Markets : Mission Impossible?

Volume/Issue: 2009/168

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ana Carvajal , and Jennifer Elliott

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2009

ISBN: 9781451873153

Keywords: court, securities regulation, court order, securities regulators, courts, Enforcement,

Weaknesses in the enforcement of regulation have been targeted by the G-20 as a priority concern for reform. But enforcement efforts in securities markets have proven difficult and uneven. The recent scandal in the...

The Challenge of Enforcement in Securities Markets
			: Mission Impossible?

The Challenge of Enforcement in Securities Markets : Mission Impossible? »

Volume/Issue: 2009/168

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ana Carvajal , and Jennifer Elliott

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451873153.001

ISBN: 9781451873153

Keywords: court, securities regulation, court order, securities regulators, courts, Enforcement,

Weaknesses in the enforcement of regulation have been targeted by the G-20 as a priority concern for reform. But enforcement efforts in securities markets have proven difficult and uneven. The recent scandal in the...

Ponzi Schemes in the Caribbean

Ponzi Schemes in the Caribbean »

Volume/Issue: 2009/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ana Carvajal , Hunter Monroe , Catherine Pattillo , and Brian Wynter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451872422.001

ISBN: 9781451872422

Keywords: Pyramid schemes, Ponzi schemes, investors, court, courts, regulatory framework, supreme court,

In several Caribbean states, unregulated investment schemes grew quickly in recent years by claiming unusually high monthly returns and through a system of referrals by existing members. These are features shared w...

Ponzi Schemes in the Caribbean

Ponzi Schemes in the Caribbean »

Source: Ponzi Schemes in the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2009/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ana Carvajal , Hunter Monroe , Catherine Pattillo , and Brian Wynter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

ISBN: 9781451872422

Keywords: Pyramid schemes, Ponzi schemes, investors, court, courts, regulatory framework, supreme court,

In several Caribbean states, unregulated investment schemes grew quickly in recent years by claiming unusually high monthly returns and through a system of referrals by existing members. These are features shared w...

The Persistence of Corruption and Regulatory Compliance Failures
			: Theory and Evidence

The Persistence of Corruption and Regulatory Compliance Failures : Theory and Evidence »

Volume/Issue: 2003/172

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Per Fredriksson , Muthukumara Mani , and Richard Damania

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451858594.001

ISBN: 9781451858594

Keywords: rule of law, lobbying, political instability, bureaucracy, judicial efficiency, political stability, political economy, common law, judicial system, Models of Political Processes: Rent-seeking

This paper examines the reasons why corruption and policy distortions tend to exhibit a high degree of persistence in certain regimes. We identify circumstances under which a firm seeks to evade regulations by (1)...

The Persistence of Corruption and Regulatory Compliance Failures

The Persistence of Corruption and Regulatory Compliance Failures »

Source: The Persistence of Corruption and Regulatory Compliance Failures : Theory and Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2003/172

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Per Fredriksson , Muthukumara Mani , and Richard Damania

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2003

ISBN: 9781451858594

Keywords: rule of law, lobbying, political instability, bureaucracy, judicial efficiency, political stability, political economy, common law, judicial system, Models of Political Processes: Rent-seeking

This paper examines the reasons why corruption and policy distortions tend to exhibit a high degree of persistence in certain regimes. We identify circumstances under which a firm seeks to evade regulations by (1)...

Early Ideas on Sovereign Bankruptcy Reorganization

Early Ideas on Sovereign Bankruptcy Reorganization »

Source: Early Ideas on Sovereign Bankruptcy Reorganization : A Survey

Volume/Issue: 2002/57

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kenneth Rogoff , and Jeronimo Zettelmeyer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2002

ISBN: 9781451847789

Keywords: Sovereign Bankruptcy, Debt Crises, International Bankruptcy Court, Chapter 11, sovereign debt, court, debt restructuring, debt crisis, international debt, History of Thought since 1925: Other

This paper surveys early intellectual antecedents of the Krueger (2001) proposal for creating bankruptcy reorganization procedures at the international level. We focus on actual proposals for new procedures made fr...

Early Ideas on Sovereign Bankruptcy Reorganization
			: A Survey

Early Ideas on Sovereign Bankruptcy Reorganization : A Survey »

Volume/Issue: 2002/57

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kenneth Rogoff , and Jeronimo Zettelmeyer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451847789.001

ISBN: 9781451847789

Keywords: Sovereign Bankruptcy, Debt Crises, International Bankruptcy Court, Chapter 11, sovereign debt, court, debt restructuring, debt crisis, international debt, History of Thought since 1925: Other

This paper surveys early intellectual antecedents of the Krueger (2001) proposal for creating bankruptcy reorganization procedures at the international level. We focus on actual proposals for new procedures made fr...

The Case Against Harry Dexter White

The Case Against Harry Dexter White »

Source: The Case Against Harry Dexter White : Still Not Proven

Volume/Issue: 2000/149

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James Boughton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2000

ISBN: 9781451856880

Keywords: Harry Dexter White, Bretton Woods, McCarthyism, grand jury, national archives, mythology, memoirs

Harry Dexter White, the principal architect of the international financial system established at the end of the Second World War, was arguably the most important U. S. government economist of the 20th century. His...

The Case Against Harry Dexter White
			: Still Not Proven

The Case Against Harry Dexter White : Still Not Proven »

Volume/Issue: 2000/149

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James Boughton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451856880.001

ISBN: 9781451856880

Keywords: Harry Dexter White, Bretton Woods, McCarthyism, grand jury, national archives, mythology, memoirs

Harry Dexter White, the principal architect of the international financial system established at the end of the Second World War, was arguably the most important U. S. government economist of the 20th century. His...