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Introducing an Advance Tax Ruling (ATR) Regime

Introducing an Advance Tax Ruling (ATR) Regime »

Source: Introducing an Advance Tax Ruling (ATR) Regime

Volume: 1

Series: Tax Law Technical Note

Author(s): Christophe Waerzeggers , and Cory Hillier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2016

ISBN: 9781513511610

Keywords: United Kingdom, United States, Western Hemisphere, Netherlands, South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Taxation, Asia and Pacific, Australia, Europe

Advance tax rulings are a common feature of mature tax systems. The tax systems of the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Germany, Australia, and South Africa all have established ruling practices....

Introducing an Advance Tax Ruling (ATR) Regime

Introducing an Advance Tax Ruling (ATR) Regime »

Volume: 1

Series: Tax Law Technical Note

Author(s): Christophe Waerzeggers , and Cory Hillier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 May 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513511610.008

ISBN: 9781513511610

Keywords: United Kingdom, United States, Western Hemisphere, Netherlands, South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Taxation, Asia and Pacific, Australia, Europe

Advance tax rulings are a common feature of mature tax systems. The tax systems of the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Germany, Australia, and South Africa all have established ruling practices....

Appendix I. Exchange Rate Classification Codes

Appendix I. Exchange Rate Classification Codes »

Source: Toward a Monetary Union in the East African Community : Asymmetric Shocks, Exchange Rates, and Risk-Sharing Mechanisms

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , Ari Aisen , Emre Alper , Ejona Fuli , and Sébastien Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513562179

Keywords: Monetary unions, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, East Africa, Economic growth, Agricultural sector, Natural resources

Ilzetzki, Reinhart, and Rogoff (2010) [IRR] classification codes 1 N...

Appendix II. Country Specifications in the SVAR

Appendix II. Country Specifications in the SVAR »

Source: Toward a Monetary Union in the East African Community : Asymmetric Shocks, Exchange Rates, and Risk-Sharing Mechanisms

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , Ari Aisen , Emre Alper , Ejona Fuli , and Sébastien Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513562179

Keywords: Monetary unions, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, East Africa, Economic growth, Agricultural sector, Natural resources

Our data set includes observations for the following periods (data for the United States, Canada, and the oil price are available for as long as is necessary for our purposes)....

Appendix III. Impulse Response Functions

Appendix III. Impulse Response Functions »

Source: Toward a Monetary Union in the East African Community : Asymmetric Shocks, Exchange Rates, and Risk-Sharing Mechanisms

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , Ari Aisen , Emre Alper , Ejona Fuli , and Sébastien Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513562179

Keywords: Monetary unions, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, East Africa, Economic growth, Agricultural sector, Natural resources

Impulse responses functions are plotted below for the five endogenous variables and the five structural shocks. The dotted lines represent bootstrapped 90 percent confidence bands. United States* and Kenya*,...

Appendix IV. Variance Decompositions

Appendix IV. Variance Decompositions »

Source: Toward a Monetary Union in the East African Community : Asymmetric Shocks, Exchange Rates, and Risk-Sharing Mechanisms

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , Ari Aisen , Emre Alper , Ejona Fuli , and Sébastien Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513562179

Keywords: Monetary unions, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, East Africa, Economic growth, Agricultural sector, Natural resources

Variance Decompositions with the United States* Burundi...

4. Conclusions

4. Conclusions »

Source: Toward a Monetary Union in the East African Community : Asymmetric Shocks, Exchange Rates, and Risk-Sharing Mechanisms

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , Ari Aisen , Emre Alper , Ejona Fuli , and Sébastien Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513562179

Keywords: Monetary unions, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, East Africa, Economic growth, Agricultural sector, Natural resources

This paper identifies the degree of susceptibility of the EAC economies to asymmetric shocks; assesses the value of the exchange rate as a shock absorber for these countries; and reviews adjustment mechanism...

Toward a Monetary Union in the East African Community
			: Asymmetric Shocks, Exchange Rates, and Risk-Sharing Mechanisms

Toward a Monetary Union in the East African Community : Asymmetric Shocks, Exchange Rates, and Risk-Sharing Mechanisms »

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , Ari Aisen , Emre Alper , Ejona Fuli , and Sébastien Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513562179.087

ISBN: 9781513562179

Keywords: Monetary unions, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, East Africa, Economic growth, Agricultural sector, Natural resources

This paper examines how susceptible East African Community (EAC) economies are to asymmetric shocks, assesses the value of the exchange rate as a shock absorber for these countries, and reviews adjustment mechanism...

2. Does the Exchange Rate Cause or Absorb Shocks in the EAC Countries?

2. Does the Exchange Rate Cause or Absorb Shocks in the EAC Countries? »

Source: Toward a Monetary Union in the East African Community : Asymmetric Shocks, Exchange Rates, and Risk-Sharing Mechanisms

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , Ari Aisen , Emre Alper , Ejona Fuli , and Sébastien Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513562179

Keywords: Monetary unions, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, East Africa, Economic growth, Agricultural sector, Natural resources

When joining a currency union, countries give up control of their national currencies and can no longer count on the nominal exchange rate to stabilize their economies in the face of country-specific shocks....

1. How Susceptible Are the EAC Economies to Asymmetric Shocks?

1. How Susceptible Are the EAC Economies to Asymmetric Shocks? »

Source: Toward a Monetary Union in the East African Community : Asymmetric Shocks, Exchange Rates, and Risk-Sharing Mechanisms

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , Ari Aisen , Emre Alper , Ejona Fuli , and Sébastien Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513562179

Keywords: Monetary unions, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, East Africa, Economic growth, Agricultural sector, Natural resources

This section assesses susceptibility of the EAC countries to asymmetric shocks by first, looking at the similarity of economic structures across the region; second, examining the nature of recen...

Overview

Overview »

Source: Toward a Monetary Union in the East African Community : Asymmetric Shocks, Exchange Rates, and Risk-Sharing Mechanisms

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , Ari Aisen , Emre Alper , Ejona Fuli , and Sébastien Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513562179

Keywords: Monetary unions, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, East Africa, Economic growth, Agricultural sector, Natural resources

In late 2013 the East African Community (EAC) countries (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda) signed a joint protocol setting out the process and convergence criteria for an EAC monetary union. The...

3. Risk Sharing and Other Mechanisms to Mitigate the Impact of Shocks

3. Risk Sharing and Other Mechanisms to Mitigate the Impact of Shocks »

Source: Toward a Monetary Union in the East African Community : Asymmetric Shocks, Exchange Rates, and Risk-Sharing Mechanisms

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , Ari Aisen , Emre Alper , Ejona Fuli , and Sébastien Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513562179

Keywords: Monetary unions, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, East Africa, Economic growth, Agricultural sector, Natural resources

The previous sections described some of the challenges that are likely to emerge in the lead up to the EAC Monetary Union. First, there is wide prevalence of asymmetric shocks in the member coun...

Toward a Monetary Union in the East African Community: Asymmetric Shocks, Exchange Rates, and Risk-Sharing Mechanisms

Toward a Monetary Union in the East African Community: Asymmetric Shocks, Exchange Rates, and Risk-Sharing Mechanisms »

Source: Toward a Monetary Union in the East African Community : Asymmetric Shocks, Exchange Rates, and Risk-Sharing Mechanisms

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , Ari Aisen , Emre Alper , Ejona Fuli , and Sébastien Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513562179

Keywords: Monetary unions, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, East Africa, Economic growth, Agricultural sector, Natural resources

This paper examines how susceptible East African Community (EAC) economies are to asymmetric shocks, assesses the value of the exchange rate as a shock absorber for these countries, and reviews adjustment mechanism...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Toward a Monetary Union in the East African Community : Asymmetric Shocks, Exchange Rates, and Risk-Sharing Mechanisms

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Paulo Drummond , Ari Aisen , Emre Alper , Ejona Fuli , and Sébastien Walker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513562179

Keywords: Monetary unions, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, East Africa, Economic growth, Agricultural sector, Natural resources

This paper examines how susceptible East African Community (EAC) economies are to asymmetric shocks, assesses the value of the exchange rate as a shock absorber for these countries, and reviews adjustment mechanism...

From Bail-out to Bail-in

From Bail-out to Bail-in »

Source: From Bail-out to Bail-in : Mandatory Debt Restructuring of Systemic Financial Institutions

Volume/Issue: 2012/3

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Virginia Rutledge , Michael Moore , Marc Dobler , Wouter Bossu , Nadège Jassaud , and Jianping Zhou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475503906

Keywords: Financial institutions, Financial risk, Financial stability, Debt restructuring, Bank capitalization, Banks, Banking crisis, Intervention, Financial regulatory reforms, bailout

Staff Discussion Notes showcase the latest policy-related analysis and research being developed by individual IMF staff and are published to elicit comment and to further debate. These papers are generally brief an...

From Bail-out to Bail-in
			: Mandatory Debt Restructuring of Systemic Financial Institutions

From Bail-out to Bail-in : Mandatory Debt Restructuring of Systemic Financial Institutions »

Volume/Issue: 2012/3

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Virginia Rutledge , Michael Moore , Marc Dobler , Wouter Bossu , Nadège Jassaud , and Jianping Zhou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475503906.006

ISBN: 9781475503906

Keywords: Financial institutions, Financial risk, Financial stability, Debt restructuring, Bank capitalization, Banks, Banking crisis, Intervention, Financial regulatory reforms, bailout

Staff Discussion Notes showcase the latest policy-related analysis and research being developed by individual IMF staff and are published to elicit comment and to further debate. These papers are generally brief an...

Revenue Administration
			: Developing a Taxpayer Compliance Program

Revenue Administration : Developing a Taxpayer Compliance Program »

Volume: 10

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Barrie Russell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 November 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462314218.005

ISBN: 9781462314218

Keywords: Risk management, Taxpayer segmentation, compliance program, taxpayers, tax system, taxpayer compliance, compliance strategies, Compliance Model, Effectiveness Measures, Risk Prioritization

This technical note describes the importance of a taxpayer compliance program. Improving tax compliance requires long-term reform efforts, beginning with strengthening the organization and management of the revenue...

Revenue Administration

Revenue Administration »

Source: Revenue Administration : Developing a Taxpayer Compliance Program

Volume: 2010

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Barrie Russell

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 November 2010

ISBN: 9781462314218

Keywords: Risk management, Taxpayer segmentation, compliance program, taxpayers, tax system, taxpayer compliance, compliance strategies, Compliance Model, Effectiveness Measures, Risk Prioritization

This technical note describes the importance of a taxpayer compliance program. Improving tax compliance requires long-term reform efforts, beginning with strengthening the organization and management of the revenue...

The Making of Good Supervision
			: Learning to Say "No"

The Making of Good Supervision : Learning to Say "No" »

Volume/Issue: 2010/08

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Jennifer Elliott , Aditya Narain , Ian Tower , José Vinãls , Pierluigi Bologna , Michael Hsu , and Jonathan Fiechter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462310180.004

ISBN: 9781462310180

Keywords: Banks, Basel Core Principles, Bank supervision, Credit risk, Financial sector, Insurance supervision, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Risk management, Securities regulations, Financial Sector Supervision and Regulation

The quality of financial sector supervision has emerged as a key issue from the financial crisis. While most countries operated broadly under the same regulatory standards, differences emerged in supervisory approa...

The Making of Good Supervision

The Making of Good Supervision »

Source: The Making of Good Supervision : Learning to Say "No"

Volume/Issue: 2010/08

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Jennifer Elliott , Aditya Narain , Ian Tower , José Vinãls , Pierluigi Bologna , Michael Hsu , and Jonathan Fiechter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2010

ISBN: 9781462310180

Keywords: Banks, Basel Core Principles, Bank supervision, Credit risk, Financial sector, Insurance supervision, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Risk management, Securities regulations, Financial Sector Supervision and Regulation

The quality of financial sector supervision has emerged as a key issue from the financial crisis. While most countries operated broadly under the same regulatory standards, differences emerged in supervisory approa...

Chapter 12 Achieving Financial Stability Through Disclosure

Chapter 12 Achieving Financial Stability Through Disclosure »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 5

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

Effective securities regulation contributes to financial stability by establishing a sound environment for capital formation. It fosters the efficient allocation of resources within...

CHAPTER 17 Can the Market Control Conflicts of Interest in the Financial Industry?

CHAPTER 17 Can the Market Control Conflicts of Interest in the Financial Industry? »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

Recent scandals in the financial industry in the United States have raised the question of whether the market can adequately control conflicts of interest. The policy responses to these recent corporate scan...

CHAPTER 7 Central Bank Autonomy, Accountability, and Governance: Conceptual Framework

CHAPTER 7 Central Bank Autonomy, Accountability, and Governance: Conceptual Framework »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) supports central bank autonomy and accountability through its facilitation of price and financial sector stability, which are conducive to sustainable economic growth. I...

Chapter 7 Central Banks and Financial Stability: A Survey of Financial Stability Reports

Chapter 7 Central Banks and Financial Stability: A Survey of Financial Stability Reports »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 5

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

In the last three decades, financial stability has emerged as an important public policy objective. The main reasons for the increased interest in financial stability include the in...

CHAPTER 23 Comments on the Judicial Reform Program in Indonesia

CHAPTER 23 Comments on the Judicial Reform Program in Indonesia »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

A careful survey of legal/judicial reform and good governance programs in such complex conditions as those in Indonesia, and a few other countries, might show two contradictory realities. One is that by and...

CHAPTER 1 Current Legal Aspects of Monetary Sovereignty

CHAPTER 1 Current Legal Aspects of Monetary Sovereignty »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

In press articles and ministerial communiqués, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is often listed among international financial institutions. Actually, the primary function of the IMF is not to provide fi...

CHAPTER 22 Deposit Insurance and Bank Insolvency in a Changing World: Synergies and Challenges

CHAPTER 22 Deposit Insurance and Bank Insolvency in a Changing World: Synergies and Challenges »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

Today business and finance indisputably are global. The financial and capital markets are more globally integrated and move much more rapidly in response to events than ever before. As a result, many financi...

Chapter 9 Derivatives Law in the United States: Who Regulates? What Is Regulated?

Chapter 9 Derivatives Law in the United States: Who Regulates? What Is Regulated? »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 5

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

Many attorneys practicing in the areas of securities, banking, and financial services encounter from time to time an issue that invokes federal derivatives laws and their principal...

CHAPTER 10 Designing a Legal Framework to Restructure Sovereign Debt

CHAPTER 10 Designing a Legal Framework to Restructure Sovereign Debt »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

When it becomes necessary for a state to declare itself bankrupt, in the same manner as when it becomes necessary for an individual to do so, a fair, open, and avowed bankruptcy is always the me...

CHAPTER 18 Did Universal Banks Play a Significant Role in the U.S. Economy’s Boom-and-Bust Cycle of 1921–33? A Preliminary Assessment

CHAPTER 18 Did Universal Banks Play a Significant Role in the U.S. Economy’s Boom-and-Bust Cycle of 1921–33? A Preliminary Assessment »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

Commercial banking organizations were leading participants in the U.S. securities markets during the great bull market of the 1920s. 1 Commercial banks again entered the securitie...

Chapter 15 Elements of an Effective AML/CFT Framework: Legal, Regulatory, and Best Institutional Practices to Prevent Threats to Financial Stability and Integrity

Chapter 15 Elements of an Effective AML/CFT Framework: Legal, Regulatory, and Best Institutional Practices to Prevent Threats to Financial Stability and Integrity »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 5

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

In 1989 the G-7 Summit established the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). The original mission of the FATF was to study the problem of money laundering by criminal organizations an...

CHAPTER 12 Guiding Principles on Regulation and Supervision of Microfinance

CHAPTER 12 Guiding Principles on Regulation and Supervision of Microfinance »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

Many developing countries and countries with transitional economies are considering whether and how to regulate microfinance. Experts working on this topic do not agree on all points, but there is a surprisi...

Chapter 10 Hedge Funds and the SEC: Observations on the Why and How of Securities Regulation

Chapter 10 Hedge Funds and the SEC: Observations on the Why and How of Securities Regulation »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 5

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

The hedge fund industry is well over a trillion dollar business. Estimates put the number of hedge funds at around 9,000 today, up from an estimated 3,600 funds managing roughly US$...

CHAPTER 11 Inside the Black Box: How Should a Sovereign Bankruptcy Framework Be Structured?

CHAPTER 11 Inside the Black Box: How Should a Sovereign Bankruptcy Framework Be Structured? »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

For at least two decades now, commentators have suggested that international policymakers should establish a sovereign bankruptcy regime. 1 The reasoning is quite simple. Given th...

Chapter 5 Institutional Responses to Recent Episodes of Financial Instability

Chapter 5 Institutional Responses to Recent Episodes of Financial Instability »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 5

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

It has been estimated that more than half the membership of the IMF has experienced at least one episode of financial instability over the past thirty years. In the last fifteen yea...

CHAPTER 8 Interaction of Monetary and Fiscal Policies: Why Central Bankers Worry About Government Budgets

CHAPTER 8 Interaction of Monetary and Fiscal Policies: Why Central Bankers Worry About Government Budgets »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

This is a topic on which there is an abundance of literature. Books are filled with information on the topic of the interaction between monetary and fiscal policies, which is one of the key, but also one of...

Chapter 18 Legal Protection of Payment and Securities Settlement Systems and of Collateral Transactions in the European Union

Chapter 18 Legal Protection of Payment and Securities Settlement Systems and of Collateral Transactions in the European Union »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 5

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

Since the early 1990s, credit institution insolvencies (Herstatt, BCCI, 1 Banesto, Barings, Japanese banks, for example), some of which were sudden...

CHAPTER 19 Lessons Learned from the Failure of Market Discipline and Regulatory Lapses: How to Prevent Future Busts

CHAPTER 19 Lessons Learned from the Failure of Market Discipline and Regulatory Lapses: How to Prevent Future Busts »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

One of the things that distinguishes wise individuals from those who may be intellectually superior, but not as wise, is the ability to avoid repeating one’s mistakes. Inherently, this also encompasses the a...

CHAPTER 20 Nonbank Issuers of Electronic Money: Prudential Regulation in Comparative Perspective

CHAPTER 20 Nonbank Issuers of Electronic Money: Prudential Regulation in Comparative Perspective »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

In 1996, journalists and other pundits predicted the death of cash and the emergence of a brave new world of electronic money and payments. An article in the New York Times Magazine boasted that “cash is dir...

Chapter 19 On the U.S. Commercial Law Response to the Development of Intermediated Securities Holding Systems

Chapter 19 On the U.S. Commercial Law Response to the Development of Intermediated Securities Holding Systems »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 5

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

This chapter offers a perspective on the commercial law response in the United States over the last half-century to the transformation in how securities are held. Except for some as...

CHAPTER 24 Out-of-Court Corporate Debt Restructuring: The Jakarta Initiative Task Force

CHAPTER 24 Out-of-Court Corporate Debt Restructuring: The Jakarta Initiative Task Force »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

The 1997–98 financial crisis in Indonesia spawned a wave of law reform to deal with the crisis and its aftermath. Many of the ensuing legal, judicial, and governance reforms were included as part of Indonesi...

CHAPTER 15 Reaching the White-Collar Terrorist: Operational Challenges

CHAPTER 15 Reaching the White-Collar Terrorist: Operational Challenges »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

In seeking to suppress the financing of terrorism, central banks face some of the same challenges as their law enforcement counterparts: the act of transferring funds, by itself, is neither evil nor somethin...

Chapter 8 Reassessing the Rationale and Practice of Bank Regulation and Supervision after Basel II

Chapter 8 Reassessing the Rationale and Practice of Bank Regulation and Supervision after Basel II »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 5

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

In recent decades, countries around the world have liberalized the interest rate and portfolio restrictions that had been adopted during the Great Depression and immediately followi...

CHAPTER 16 Recent Developments in International Monetary Fund Involvement in Anti–Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism Matters

CHAPTER 16 Recent Developments in International Monetary Fund Involvement in Anti–Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism Matters »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

The systematic involvement of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in anti—money laundering (AML) and (later) combating the financing of terrorism (CFT) matters was initiated through the establishment of th...

CHAPTER 5 Recognition of Governments in International Organizations, Including at the International Monetary Fund

CHAPTER 5 Recognition of Governments in International Organizations, Including at the International Monetary Fund »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

A country’s relations with other subjects of international law are generally conducted through its government. If a government changes in a constitutionally accepted way the change does not alter internation...

CHAPTER 25 Responding to Currency Crises in Emerging Market Economies: The IMF in Indonesia, Korea, and Brazil

CHAPTER 25 Responding to Currency Crises in Emerging Market Economies: The IMF in Indonesia, Korea, and Brazil »

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Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

The 1990s saw a succession of currency crises in emerging market economies, against a background of greater integration with global capital markets. These crises were preceded by large private capital inflow...

CHAPTER 21 Role and Security of Payment Systems in an Electronic Age

CHAPTER 21 Role and Security of Payment Systems in an Electronic Age »

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ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

In the past decade, methods of effecting banking and other financial transactions via the Internet in the United States have quickly become more and more sophisticated. This chapter will examine, from the vi...

Chapter 3 Should a Central Bank Also Be a Banking Supervisor?

Chapter 3 Should a Central Bank Also Be a Banking Supervisor? »

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Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

This chapter examines the tension between ensuring a stable monetary system and supervising commercial banks, with specific focus on the Latin American experience. It addresses the...

CHAPTER 13 Supervision of Financial Conglomerates in the European Union

CHAPTER 13 Supervision of Financial Conglomerates in the European Union »

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ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

The Purpose of Supplementary Supervision On November 20, 2002, the European Parliament adopted Directive 2002/87/EC 1 introducing supplementary supe...

Chapter 13 The Broader Impact of Terrorism on Financial Stability

Chapter 13 The Broader Impact of Terrorism on Financial Stability »

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Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

The immediate impact of terrorism, seen so graphically in pictures of mourning families and twisted metal, represent only one side of their cost; the wider loss of revenue and inves...

Chapter 17 The Central Bank’s Role in the Payment System: Legal and Policy Aspects

Chapter 17 The Central Bank’s Role in the Payment System: Legal and Policy Aspects »

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Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

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ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

Standing at the apex of the tiered account relationships through which interbank payments are typically settled, central banks have long played a critical role as payments intermedi...

Chapter 21 The Draft Unidroit Convention on Intermediated Securities: Transactional Certainty and Market Stability

Chapter 21 The Draft Unidroit Convention on Intermediated Securities: Transactional Certainty and Market Stability »

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ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

This chapter describes the efforts of the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) to deal with a major change in capital markets that has occurred over...

Chapter 6 The Fund’s Role in Sovereign Liquidity Crises

Chapter 6 The Fund’s Role in Sovereign Liquidity Crises »

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Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

Traditionally, the main threat to financial stability has been the classic bank-run problem, in which a credit institution with a balance sheet principally composed of liquid liabil...

Chapter 20 The Hague Securities Convention

Chapter 20 The Hague Securities Convention »

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ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

The need for uniform conflict of laws rules that effectively address the reality of how securities are held and transferred 1 today (i.e., by elect...

Chapter 14 The Impact of Weak AML/CFT Frameworks on Financial Stability

Chapter 14 The Impact of Weak AML/CFT Frameworks on Financial Stability »

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Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

Strong frameworks for anti-money laundering (AML) and combating financing of terrorism (CFT) can have a powerful influence on preserving a nation’s financial stability. On the other...

CHAPTER 2 The International Monetary Fund and Current Account Convertibility

CHAPTER 2 The International Monetary Fund and Current Account Convertibility »

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Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

The experience of the pre–World War II years showed that, together with trade restrictions, exchange restrictions had a great damaging effect in the development and growth of world trade and thus on global p...

Chapter 1 The International Monetary Fund’s Legal Instruments to Promote Financial Stability

Chapter 1 The International Monetary Fund’s Legal Instruments to Promote Financial Stability »

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Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

This chapter examines the legal instruments available to the International Monetary Fund to promote financial stability in and among its member countries. The instruments are derive...

CHAPTER 4 The International Monetary Fund’s Work on Financial Stability

CHAPTER 4 The International Monetary Fund’s Work on Financial Stability »

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Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

A strong and sound financial system provides countries with the foundation for robust economic activity and growth. Financial stability is equally important, particularly given what has been learned from eve...

Chapter 16 The Moral Hazard Implications of Deposit Insurance: Theory and Evidence

Chapter 16 The Moral Hazard Implications of Deposit Insurance: Theory and Evidence »

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Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

Deposit insurance is a tightrope act. On the one hand, explicit deposit insurance can significantly reduce the incidence of bank runs or even stop runs altogether in countries with...

CHAPTER 3 The Obligation of Members to Provide Information to the International Monetary Fund Under Article VIII, Section 5: Recent Developments

CHAPTER 3 The Obligation of Members to Provide Information to the International Monetary Fund Under Article VIII, Section 5: Recent Developments »

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Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

For the International Monetary Fund (IMF), information is of vital importance. To fulfill its mandate under the Articles of Agreement, the IMF relies upon its member countries to provide it with information...

Chapter 2 The Price Stability Mandate of the European System of Central Banks: A Legal Perspective

Chapter 2 The Price Stability Mandate of the European System of Central Banks: A Legal Perspective »

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Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

The European System of Central Banks (ESCB), comprising the European Central Bank (ECB) and the national central banks (NCBs) of the member states of the European Union (EU), was es...

CHAPTER 14 The Regulation and Supervision of Informal Remittance: Emerging Oversight Strategies

CHAPTER 14 The Regulation and Supervision of Informal Remittance: Emerging Oversight Strategies »

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Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

Since October 2001, there has been a plethora of new laws, regulations, recommendations, and best practice statements on the regulation and supervision of informal remittance systems. The text of most of the...

CHAPTER 6 The Three Pillars of Central Bank Governance: Toward a Model Central Bank Law or a Code of Good Governance?

CHAPTER 6 The Three Pillars of Central Bank Governance: Toward a Model Central Bank Law or a Code of Good Governance? »

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Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

In recent years, the role that central banks play in the economy and their position within or outside government structures have been the focal point of numerous contributions, mainly by economists and lawye...

Chapter 11 “To Protect or Not to Protect, That Is the Question”: Statutory Protections for Financial Supervisors—How to Promote Financial Stability by Enacting the Right Laws

Chapter 11 “To Protect or Not to Protect, That Is the Question”: Statutory Protections for Financial Supervisors—How to Promote Financial Stability by Enacting the Right Laws »

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Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

This chapter considers the possible legal protections that should be extended to financial supervisors. 1 It begins with a discussion of why such p...

Chapter 4 Understanding Financial Stability: Towards a Practical Framework

Chapter 4 Understanding Financial Stability: Towards a Practical Framework »

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Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

Safeguarding financial stability is now widely recognized as an important part of maintaining macroeconomic and monetary stability and a key to the achievement of sustainable growth...

CHAPTER 9 Varieties of Central Bank–Executive Relationships: International Evidence

CHAPTER 9 Varieties of Central Bank–Executive Relationships: International Evidence »

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Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

In many countries, central banking was essentially borne out of the need for government to finance the surge of expenditures that accompanied wars. 1 However, o...

Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4 »

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Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065079.072

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

The Legal Department and the Institute of the IMF held their ninth biennial seminar for legal advisors of IMF member countries' central banks, and the papers published in this volume are based on presentations made...

Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 5

Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 5 »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067738.072

ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

The main theme of Volume 5 in this series is law and financial stability. The chapters cover many topics that enhance the reader's understanding of financial stability, as well as the many instruments available to...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

The Legal Department and the Institute of the IMF held their ninth biennial seminar for legal advisors of IMF member countries' central banks, and the papers published in this volume are based on presentations made...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589065079

Keywords: debt, central bank, creditors, restructuring, banking

The Legal Department and the Institute of the IMF held their ninth biennial seminar for legal advisors of IMF member countries' central banks, and the papers published in this volume are based on presentations made...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 5

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

The main theme of Volume 5 in this series is law and financial stability. The chapters cover many topics that enhance the reader's understanding of financial stability, as well as the many instruments available to...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 5

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 November 2008

ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

The main theme of Volume 5 in this series is law and financial stability. The chapters cover many topics that enhance the reader's understanding of financial stability, as well as the many instruments available to...

1. Developments in International Law and at the International Monetary Fund

1. Developments in International Law and at the International Monetary Fund »

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...

I. Legal Developments in the IMF

I. Legal Developments in the IMF »

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...

II. Central Bank Law

II. Central Bank Law »

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II. Central Banking Issues

II. Central Banking Issues »

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III. Financial Stability : Overview

III. Financial Stability : Overview »

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III. Sovereign Debt Restructuring

III. Sovereign Debt Restructuring »

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...

IV. Financial System Supervision

IV. Financial System Supervision »

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IV. Rationale for Regulation of Derivatives and Hedge Funds

IV. Rationale for Regulation of Derivatives and Hedge Funds »

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ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

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IX. Law Reform in Indonesia: A Case Study

IX. Law Reform in Indonesia: A Case Study »

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V. Financial Disclosure, Liability of Supervisors, and Legal Risk in Financial Markets

V. Financial Disclosure, Liability of Supervisors, and Legal Risk in Financial Markets »

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Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

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ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

...

V. Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism

V. Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism »

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Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

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ISBN: 9781589065079

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VI. Anti-Money Laundering—Terrorist Financing and Financial Stability

VI. Anti-Money Laundering—Terrorist Financing and Financial Stability »

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ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

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VI. Conflicts of Interest and Market Discipline in the Financial Sector

VI. Conflicts of Interest and Market Discipline in the Financial Sector »

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VII. Banking and Technology

VII. Banking and Technology »

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VII. Governance, Deposit Insurance, and Market Discipline

VII. Governance, Deposit Insurance, and Market Discipline »

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ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

...

VIII. Bank Insolvency

VIII. Bank Insolvency »

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VIII. Payments, Settlement, and Securities Infrastructure

VIII. Payments, Settlement, and Securities Infrastructure »

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ISBN: 9781589067738

Keywords: collateral, financial stability, hedge, deposit insurance, insolvency

...

Cambodia
			: Rebuilding for a Challenging Future

Cambodia : Rebuilding for a Challenging Future »

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Sumio Ishikawa , Sibel Beadle , Damien Eastman , Srobona Mitra , Alejandro Lopez Mejia , Wafa Abdelati , Koji Nakamura , Il Lee , Sònia Muñoz , Robert Hagemann , David Coe , and Nadia Rendak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064447.058

ISBN: 9781589064447

Keywords: Development, court, law, exchange rate, dollarization, judicial reform

Cambodia's reconstruction and reform efforts have spanned almost 25 years following the Khmer Rouge period, which ended in 1979. Economic reforms began in earnest in the early 1990s, but reform efforts were beset b...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Cambodia : Rebuilding for a Challenging Future

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Sumio Ishikawa , Sibel Beadle , Damien Eastman , Srobona Mitra , Alejandro Lopez Mejia , Wafa Abdelati , Koji Nakamura , Il Lee , Sònia Muñoz , Robert Hagemann , David Coe , and Nadia Rendak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064447

Keywords: Development, court, law, exchange rate, dollarization, judicial reform

Cambodia's reconstruction and reform efforts have spanned almost 25 years following the Khmer Rouge period, which ended in 1979. Economic reforms began in earnest in the early 1990s, but reform efforts were beset b...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Cambodia : Rebuilding for a Challenging Future

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Sumio Ishikawa , Sibel Beadle , Damien Eastman , Srobona Mitra , Alejandro Lopez Mejia , Wafa Abdelati , Koji Nakamura , Il Lee , Sònia Muñoz , Robert Hagemann , David Coe , and Nadia Rendak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064447

Keywords: Development, court, law, exchange rate, dollarization, judicial reform

Cambodia's reconstruction and reform efforts have spanned almost 25 years following the Khmer Rouge period, which ended in 1979. Economic reforms began in earnest in the early 1990s, but reform efforts were beset b...

Chapter 2. Achieving Pro-Poor Growth in Cambodia

Chapter 2. Achieving Pro-Poor Growth in Cambodia »

Source: Cambodia : Rebuilding for a Challenging Future

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Sumio Ishikawa , Sibel Beadle , Damien Eastman , Srobona Mitra , Alejandro Lopez Mejia , Wafa Abdelati , Koji Nakamura , Il Lee , Sònia Muñoz , Robert Hagemann , David Coe , and Nadia Rendak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064447

Keywords: Development, court, law, exchange rate, dollarization, judicial reform

Growth has not been pro-poor in rural areas where the overwhelming majority of the poor live, and the poorest 50 percent of the population would be the main beneficiaries of an increase in rural incomes. Usi...

Chapter 10. Cambodia’s Accession to the WTO

Chapter 10. Cambodia’s Accession to the WTO »

Source: Cambodia : Rebuilding for a Challenging Future

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Sumio Ishikawa , Sibel Beadle , Damien Eastman , Srobona Mitra , Alejandro Lopez Mejia , Wafa Abdelati , Koji Nakamura , Il Lee , Sònia Muñoz , Robert Hagemann , David Coe , and Nadia Rendak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064447

Keywords: Development, court, law, exchange rate, dollarization, judicial reform

This chapter reviews the various reforms that will be introduced in connection with Cambodia’s WTO accession. The large number of laws that are expected to be enacted by the National Assembly in the next few...

Chapter 3. Determinants of Growth in Cambodia and Other Low-Income Countries in Asia: Evidence from Country Panel Data

Chapter 3. Determinants of Growth in Cambodia and Other Low-Income Countries in Asia: Evidence from Country Panel Data »

Source: Cambodia : Rebuilding for a Challenging Future

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Sumio Ishikawa , Sibel Beadle , Damien Eastman , Srobona Mitra , Alejandro Lopez Mejia , Wafa Abdelati , Koji Nakamura , Il Lee , Sònia Muñoz , Robert Hagemann , David Coe , and Nadia Rendak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064447

Keywords: Development, court, law, exchange rate, dollarization, judicial reform

This chapter explores the determinants of long-term sustainable growth in Cambodia from a cross-country analysis of the sources of growth. Section A describes Cambodia’s recent economic growth performance an...

Chapter 6. Fiscal Developments and Challenges

Chapter 6. Fiscal Developments and Challenges »

Source: Cambodia : Rebuilding for a Challenging Future

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Sumio Ishikawa , Sibel Beadle , Damien Eastman , Srobona Mitra , Alejandro Lopez Mejia , Wafa Abdelati , Koji Nakamura , Il Lee , Sònia Muñoz , Robert Hagemann , David Coe , and Nadia Rendak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064447

Keywords: Development, court, law, exchange rate, dollarization, judicial reform

Fiscal reform has been the cornerstone of Cambodia’s macroeconomic program since the restoration of political and economic stability in the late 1990s. Fiscal revenue improved, social spending was increased...

Chapter 5. Foreign Aid Flows and Foreign Direct Investment in Cambodia

Chapter 5. Foreign Aid Flows and Foreign Direct Investment in Cambodia »

Source: Cambodia : Rebuilding for a Challenging Future

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Sumio Ishikawa , Sibel Beadle , Damien Eastman , Srobona Mitra , Alejandro Lopez Mejia , Wafa Abdelati , Koji Nakamura , Il Lee , Sònia Muñoz , Robert Hagemann , David Coe , and Nadia Rendak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064447

Keywords: Development, court, law, exchange rate, dollarization, judicial reform

When Cambodia embarked on its economic reconstruction in 1993, its physical infrastructure as well as human capital were nearly decimated by the decades-long civil war. With few domestic resources at its dis...

Chapter 4. Implications of the Removal of Quota on Textiles and Clothing Exports

Chapter 4. Implications of the Removal of Quota on Textiles and Clothing Exports »

Source: Cambodia : Rebuilding for a Challenging Future

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Sumio Ishikawa , Sibel Beadle , Damien Eastman , Srobona Mitra , Alejandro Lopez Mejia , Wafa Abdelati , Koji Nakamura , Il Lee , Sònia Muñoz , Robert Hagemann , David Coe , and Nadia Rendak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064447

Keywords: Development, court, law, exchange rate, dollarization, judicial reform

This chapter examines the implications of the removal in 2005 of quotas under the Agreement on Textiles and Clothing (ATC) on the economies of low-income Asian countries (LIAs). 17...

Chapter 8. International Experience of De-Dollarization

Chapter 8. International Experience of De-Dollarization »

Source: Cambodia : Rebuilding for a Challenging Future

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Sumio Ishikawa , Sibel Beadle , Damien Eastman , Srobona Mitra , Alejandro Lopez Mejia , Wafa Abdelati , Koji Nakamura , Il Lee , Sònia Muñoz , Robert Hagemann , David Coe , and Nadia Rendak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064447

Keywords: Development, court, law, exchange rate, dollarization, judicial reform

This chapter summarizes recent research by IMF staff on country experiences of de-dollarization. Section A describes recent global trends of increasing dollarization and the experience with price stability a...

Chapter 9. Legal and Judicial Reform: Recent Developments and Prospects

Chapter 9. Legal and Judicial Reform: Recent Developments and Prospects »

Source: Cambodia : Rebuilding for a Challenging Future

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Sumio Ishikawa , Sibel Beadle , Damien Eastman , Srobona Mitra , Alejandro Lopez Mejia , Wafa Abdelati , Koji Nakamura , Il Lee , Sònia Muñoz , Robert Hagemann , David Coe , and Nadia Rendak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2006

ISBN: 9781589064447

Keywords: Development, court, law, exchange rate, dollarization, judicial reform

While legal and judicial reform has been on the government’s agenda for the past 10 years, only in recent years has this work accelerated. So far, some progress has been made in drafting new legislation nece...