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Audit Committees in Central Banks

Audit Committees in Central Banks »

Source: Audit Committees in Central Banks

Volume/Issue: 2007/73

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kenneth Sullivan , Marie-Therese Camilleri , and Tonny Lybek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2007

ISBN: 9781451866377

Keywords: audit committees, audit committee, internal audit, financial statements, corporate governance,

This paper reviews the tasks and design of audit committees, increasingly recommended as a way to strengthen financial accountability and good central bank governance. It outlines the motivations for the establishm...

Germany's Corporate Governance Reforms

Germany's Corporate Governance Reforms »

Source: Germany's Corporate Governance Reforms : Has the System Become Flexible Enough?

Volume/Issue: 2008/179

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jürgen Odenius

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451870374

Keywords: internal control, self-dealing, external control, shareholders, shareholder, minority shareholders, corporate governance system,

This article reviews Germany's corporate governance system and the effectiveness of recent reforms. Since the early 1990s far-reaching reforms have complemented the traditional stakeholder system with important ele...

How Does Privatization Work? Ownership Concentration and Enterprise Performance in Ukraine

How Does Privatization Work? Ownership Concentration and Enterprise Performance in Ukraine »

Source: How Does Privatization Work? Ownership Concentration and Enterprise Performance in Ukraine

Volume/Issue: 2001/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Pivovarsky

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2001

ISBN: 9781451846218

Keywords: Ownership, Transition, ownership concentration, ownership structure, privatization methods, investor protection, Socialist Enterprises and Their Transitions,

This paper investigates the relationship between ownership concentration and enterprise performance in Ukraine. Using data on 376 medium and large enterprises, it finds that ownership concentration is positively as...

Israel
			: Detailed Assessment of IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation

Israel : Detailed Assessment of IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation »

Volume/Issue: 2012/87

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475503180.002

ISBN: 9781475503180

Keywords: securities law, stock exchange, corporation, financial statements, capital market

Israel's compliance with International Organization of Securities Commissions' objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation has been assessed. The regulatory regime is well developed and in most respects is c...

Liechtenstein
			: Assessment of Financial Sector Supervision and Regulation

Liechtenstein : Assessment of Financial Sector Supervision and Regulation »

Volume/Issue: 2008/195

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 June 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451823332.002

ISBN: 9781451823332

Keywords: due diligence, money laundering, beneficial ownership, insurance companies

The financial sector in Liechtenstein provides primarily wealth-management services, including banking, trust, other fiduciary services, investment management, and life insurance. The establishment of the Financial...

Russian Federation
			: Detailed Assessment of Observance of IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation

Russian Federation : Detailed Assessment of Observance of IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation »

Volume/Issue: 2012/53

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 March 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475502213.002

ISBN: 9781475502213

Keywords: market participants, insider trading, securities law, prudential supervision, securities regulation

This assessment reviews the regulatory framework in place for the oversight of the capital markets of the Russian Federation as of June 2011. The Russian securities markets, in particular, have been volatile, refle...

United Kingdom
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT)-Technical Note

United Kingdom : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT)-Technical Note »

Volume/Issue: 2016/165

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 June 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484394830.002

ISBN: 9781484394830

Keywords: banks, persons, legal persons, companies, limited

This paper sets out the findings and recommendations made in the context of the 2016 Financial Sector Assessment Program for the United Kingdom in the areas of Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of T...

Audit Committees in Central Banks

Audit Committees in Central Banks »

Volume/Issue: 2007/73

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kenneth Sullivan , Marie-Therese Camilleri , and Tonny Lybek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451866377.001

ISBN: 9781451866377

Keywords: audit committees, audit committee, internal audit, financial statements, corporate governance,

This paper reviews the tasks and design of audit committees, increasingly recommended as a way to strengthen financial accountability and good central bank governance. It outlines the motivations for the establishm...

Germany's Corporate Governance Reforms
			: Has the System Become Flexible Enough?

Germany's Corporate Governance Reforms : Has the System Become Flexible Enough? »

Volume/Issue: 2008/179

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jürgen Odenius

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451870374.001

ISBN: 9781451870374

Keywords: internal control, self-dealing, external control, shareholders, shareholder, minority shareholders, corporate governance system,

This article reviews Germany's corporate governance system and the effectiveness of recent reforms. Since the early 1990s far-reaching reforms have complemented the traditional stakeholder system with important ele...

How Does Privatization Work? Ownership Concentration and Enterprise Performance in Ukraine

How Does Privatization Work? Ownership Concentration and Enterprise Performance in Ukraine »

Volume/Issue: 2001/42

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Pivovarsky

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451846218.001

ISBN: 9781451846218

Keywords: Ownership, Transition, ownership concentration, ownership structure, privatization methods, investor protection, Socialist Enterprises and Their Transitions,

This paper investigates the relationship between ownership concentration and enterprise performance in Ukraine. Using data on 376 medium and large enterprises, it finds that ownership concentration is positively as...