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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...

United Kingdom

United Kingdom »

Source: 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

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...

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...

United States
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program-Anti-Money Laundering And Combating The Financing Of Terrorism (Aml/Cft)-Technical Notes

United States : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Anti-Money Laundering And Combating The Financing Of Terrorism (Aml/Cft)-Technical Notes »

Volume/Issue: 2015/174

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 July 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513530147.002

ISBN: 9781513530147

Keywords: states, corporations, trusts, persons, state

This Technical Note discusses the findings and recommendations made in the Financial Sector Assessment Program for the United States in the areas of anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (A...

United States

United States »

Source: United States : Financial Sector Assessment Program-Anti-Money Laundering And Combating The Financing Of Terrorism (Aml/Cft)-Technical Notes

Volume/Issue: 2015/174

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513530147

Keywords: states, corporations, trusts, persons, state

This Technical Note discusses the findings and recommendations made in the Financial Sector Assessment Program for the United States in the areas of anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (A...

Kuwait
			: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Kuwait : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2012/151

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475504590.002

ISBN: 9781475504590

Keywords: investment companies, financial information, investment banking, total market capitalization

This Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix paper on Kuwait focuses on recent development in investment companies (ICs) and the business environment in the country. ICs continue to be vulnerable to swings in fina...

Kuwait

Kuwait »

Source: Kuwait : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2012/151

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504590

Keywords: investment companies, financial information, investment banking, total market capitalization

This Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix paper on Kuwait focuses on recent development in investment companies (ICs) and the business environment in the country. ICs continue to be vulnerable to swings in fina...

Kuwait: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Kuwait: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Kuwait : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2012/151

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504590

Keywords: investment companies, financial information, investment banking, total market capitalization

This Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix paper on Kuwait focuses on recent development in investment companies (ICs) and the business environment in the country. ICs continue to be vulnerable to swings in fina...

Kuwait: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Kuwait: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Kuwait : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2012/151

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504590

Keywords: investment companies, financial information, investment banking, total market capitalization

This Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix paper on Kuwait focuses on recent development in investment companies (ICs) and the business environment in the country. ICs continue to be vulnerable to swings in fina...

Kuwait: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Kuwait: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Kuwait : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2012/151

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504590

Keywords: investment companies, financial information, investment banking, total market capitalization

This Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix paper on Kuwait focuses on recent development in investment companies (ICs) and the business environment in the country. ICs continue to be vulnerable to swings in fina...

Kuwait: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Kuwait: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Kuwait : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2012/151

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504590

Keywords: investment companies, financial information, investment banking, total market capitalization

This Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix paper on Kuwait focuses on recent development in investment companies (ICs) and the business environment in the country. ICs continue to be vulnerable to swings in fina...

Kuwait: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Kuwait: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Source: Kuwait : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2012/151

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475504590

Keywords: investment companies, financial information, investment banking, total market capitalization

This Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix paper on Kuwait focuses on recent development in investment companies (ICs) and the business environment in the country. ICs continue to be vulnerable to swings in fina...

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...

Israel

Israel »

Source: 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

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...

People's Republic of China
			: Detailed Assessment Report:  IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation

People's Republic of China : Detailed Assessment Report: IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation »

Volume/Issue: 2012/80

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475502985.002

ISBN: 9781475502985

Keywords: securities companies, securities law, stock exchanges, asset management, futures trading

This paper discusses a detailed assessment report on the observance of China's compliance with the International Organization of Securities Commission's objectives and principles of securities regulation. The refor...

People’s Republic of China

People’s Republic of China »

Source: People's Republic of China : Detailed Assessment Report: IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2012/80

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 April 2012

ISBN: 9781475502985

Keywords: securities companies, securities law, stock exchanges, asset management, futures trading

This paper discusses a detailed assessment report on the observance of China's compliance with the International Organization of Securities Commission's objectives and principles of securities regulation. The refor...

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...

Russian Federation

Russian Federation »

Source: 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

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 States
			: Publication of Financial Sector Assessment Program Documentation:  Detailed Assessment of Implementation of the IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation

United States : Publication of Financial Sector Assessment Program Documentation: Detailed Assessment of Implementation of the IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation »

Volume/Issue: 2010/125

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 May 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455206667.002

ISBN: 9781455206667

Keywords: insider trading, exchange act, securities laws, federal securities, market participants

This paper presents Detailed Assessment of the United States's implementation of the International Organization of Securities Commissions' Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation. The general preconditio...

United States

United States »

Source: United States : Publication of Financial Sector Assessment Program Documentation: Detailed Assessment of Implementation of the IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2010/125

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455206667

Keywords: insider trading, exchange act, securities laws, federal securities, market participants

This paper presents Detailed Assessment of the United States's implementation of the International Organization of Securities Commissions' Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation. The general preconditio...

The Perimeter of Financial Regulation

The Perimeter of Financial Regulation »

Volume/Issue: 2009/7

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Luisa Zanforlin , Ian Tower , Erlend Nier , Michael Moore , Ana Carvajal , and Randall Dodd

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455296620.004

ISBN: 9781455296620

Keywords: Financial systems, regulation, regulatory requirements, regulatory framework, regulatory agencies

The G-20 has called for a review of the scope of financial regulation. This call reflects concern that the coverage of prudential regulation has been too narrow. A discussion of extending the regulatory perimeter s...

The Perimeter of Financial Regulation1

The Perimeter of Financial Regulation1 »

Source: The Perimeter of Financial Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2009/7

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Luisa Zanforlin , Ian Tower , Erlend Nier , Michael Moore , Ana Carvajal , and Randall Dodd

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2009

ISBN: 9781455296620

Keywords: Financial systems, regulation, regulatory requirements, regulatory framework, regulatory agencies

The G-20 has called for a review of the scope of financial regulation. This call reflects concern that the coverage of prudential regulation has been too narrow. A discussion of extending the regulatory perimeter s...

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...

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...

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...

Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein »

Source: 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

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...

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...

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...

Australia

Australia »

Source: Australia : Financial Sector Assessment Program: Technical Note: Investor Protection, Disclosure, and Financial Literacy

Volume/Issue: 2006/437

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451802160

Keywords: corporate governance, continuous disclosure, disclosure requirements, corporate governance principles, shareholders

This study reviews selected issues on investor protection and corporate governance in Australia, and concludes that the corporate governance framework for Australian-listed companies is largely healthy and dynamic....

Australia
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program:  Technical Note:  Investor Protection, Disclosure, and Financial Literacy

Australia : Financial Sector Assessment Program: Technical Note: Investor Protection, Disclosure, and Financial Literacy »

Volume/Issue: 2006/437

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451802160.002

ISBN: 9781451802160

Keywords: corporate governance, continuous disclosure, disclosure requirements, corporate governance principles, shareholders

This study reviews selected issues on investor protection and corporate governance in Australia, and concludes that the corporate governance framework for Australian-listed companies is largely healthy and dynamic....

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...

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...

APPENDICES

APPENDICES »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1951

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 1951

ISBN: 9781616351632

Keywords: currency, exchange, currencies, gold, balance of payments

...

APPENDIX I SUMMARY OF FUND TRANSACTIONSfrom the beginning of operations to April 30, 1951

APPENDIX I SUMMARY OF FUND TRANSACTIONSfrom the beginning of operations to April 30, 1951 »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1951

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 1951

ISBN: 9781616351632

Keywords: currency, exchange, currencies, gold, balance of payments

(In Millions of U.S. Dollars) Country Currency purchased by member against own currency...

APPENDIX II MEMBERSHIP, QUOTAS, GOVERNERS AND VOTING POWERas of April 30, 1951

APPENDIX II MEMBERSHIP, QUOTAS, GOVERNERS AND VOTING POWERas of April 30, 1951 »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1951

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 1951

ISBN: 9781616351632

Keywords: currency, exchange, currencies, gold, balance of payments

QUOTA VOTES Member Amount(000,000’s)...

APPENDIX III CHANGES IN MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS

APPENDIX III CHANGES IN MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1951

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 1951

ISBN: 9781616351632

Keywords: currency, exchange, currencies, gold, balance of payments

Changes in the membership of the Board of Governors between May 1, 1950, and April 30, 1951, have been as follows: Marco Antonio Batres succeeded Rafael Heliodoro Valle as Governor for Honduras July...

APPENDIX IV EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS AND VOTING POWERas of April 30, 1951

APPENDIX IV EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS AND VOTING POWERas of April 30, 1951 »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1951

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 1951

ISBN: 9781616351632

Keywords: currency, exchange, currencies, gold, balance of payments

Director CastingVotes of Votes byCountry TotalVotes...

APPENDIX V CHANGES IN MEMBERSHIP OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD

APPENDIX V CHANGES IN MEMBERSHIP OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1951

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 1951

ISBN: 9781616351632

Keywords: currency, exchange, currencies, gold, balance of payments

Changes in the membership of the Executive Board between May 1, 1950, and April 30, 1951, have been as follows: Jean C. Godeaux was appointed Alternate Executive Director to Ernest de Selliers, May...

APPENDIX VI (i) ADMINISTRATIVE BUDGET

APPENDIX VI (i) ADMINISTRATIVE BUDGET »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1951

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 1951

ISBN: 9781616351632

Keywords: currency, exchange, currencies, gold, balance of payments

Letter of Transmittal July 12,1951 My dear Mr. Chairman: The administrative budget of the Fund for the Fiscal Year ending April 30, 1952, as approved by the Board of Exec...

APPENDIX VII (i) BALANCE SHEET, STATEMENT OF INCOME AND EXPENDITURE AND SUPPORTING SCHEDULES

APPENDIX VII (i) BALANCE SHEET, STATEMENT OF INCOME AND EXPENDITURE AND SUPPORTING SCHEDULES »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1951

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 1951

ISBN: 9781616351632

Keywords: currency, exchange, currencies, gold, balance of payments

Letter of Transmittal July 12,1951 My dear Mr. Chairman: In accordance with Section 20(b) of the By-Laws of the Fund, I have the honor to submit for the consideration of the Board...

APPENDIX VIII (i) SCHEDULE OF PAR VALUES—as of July 1, 1951

APPENDIX VIII (i) SCHEDULE OF PAR VALUES—as of July 1, 1951 »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1951

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 1951

ISBN: 9781616351632

Keywords: currency, exchange, currencies, gold, balance of payments

CURRENCIES OF METROPOLITAN AREAS Member Currency Par ValuesIn Terms of Gold...

I. THE WORLD ECONOMIC SITUATION

I. THE WORLD ECONOMIC SITUATION »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1951

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 1951

ISBN: 9781616351632

Keywords: currency, exchange, currencies, gold, balance of payments

A. The Payments Problem and the World Economy The year 1950 was the first postwar year in which progress towards general balance of payments equilibrium appeared to brin...

II. PAR VALUES AND EXCHANGE RATES

II. PAR VALUES AND EXCHANGE RATES »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1951

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 1951

ISBN: 9781616351632

Keywords: currency, exchange, currencies, gold, balance of payments

The general structure of par values established in September 1949 has been maintained through an initial testing period of nine months, followed by more than a year of drastic changes in trade resulting from...

III. EXCHANGE RESTRICTIONS

III. EXCHANGE RESTRICTIONS »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1951

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 1951

ISBN: 9781616351632

Keywords: currency, exchange, currencies, gold, balance of payments

Restrictions under Existing Conditions In its Second Annual Report on Exchange Restrictions, transmitted to its members and to the Governors in April 1951, the Fund reviewed the role...

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1951

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1951 »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 1951

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616351632.011

ISBN: 9781616351632

Keywords: currency, exchange, currencies, gold, balance of payments

This paper reviews key findings of the IMF's Annual Report for the fiscal year 1951. The report highlights that the year 1950 was the first postwar year in which progress toward general balance-of-payments equilibr...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1951

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 1951

ISBN: 9781616351632

Keywords: currency, exchange, currencies, gold, balance of payments

This paper reviews key findings of the IMF's Annual Report for the fiscal year 1951. The report highlights that the year 1950 was the first postwar year in which progress toward general balance-of-payments equilibr...

IV. Gold Policy

IV. Gold Policy »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1951

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 1951

ISBN: 9781616351632

Keywords: currency, exchange, currencies, gold, balance of payments

As noted in last year’s Annual Report, the Executive Board, in accordance with a resolution adopted by the Board of Governors at the Fourth Annual Meeting in September 1949, prepared a Report on External Tra...

V. FUND TRANSACTIONS

V. FUND TRANSACTIONS »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1951

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 1951

ISBN: 9781616351632

Keywords: currency, exchange, currencies, gold, balance of payments

The development of policy respecting the use of the Fund’s resources has been affected by the fact that the international payments situation has been very much more distorted and confused than was envisaged...

VI. MEMBERSHIP, ORGANIZATION, AND ADMINISTRATION

VI. MEMBERSHIP, ORGANIZATION, AND ADMINISTRATION »

Source: International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1951

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 1951

ISBN: 9781616351632

Keywords: currency, exchange, currencies, gold, balance of payments

Membership and Organization Pakistan became a member of the Fund on July 11, 1950, and Ceylon on August 29, 1950, Pakistan with a quota of $100 million, Ceylon with a quota of $15 mi...