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Inclusive Growth, Institutions, and the Underground Economy

Inclusive Growth, Institutions, and the Underground Economy »

Volume/Issue: 2012/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Adil Mohommad , Anoop Singh , and Sonali Jain-Chandra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463937089.001

ISBN: 9781463937089

Keywords: institutions, law, property rights, regulatory burden, institutional development, income tax rate, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

Worldwide protests against the perceived lack of economic opportunity and failure of governance have refocused attention on the need for inclusive growth and strong institutions. In developing countries, large info...

Inclusive Growth, Institutions, and the Underground Economy

Inclusive Growth, Institutions, and the Underground Economy »

Source: Inclusive Growth, Institutions, and the Underground Economy

Volume/Issue: 2012/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Adil Mohommad , Anoop Singh , and Sonali Jain-Chandra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463937089

Keywords: institutions, law, property rights, regulatory burden, institutional development, income tax rate, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

Worldwide protests against the perceived lack of economic opportunity and failure of governance have refocused attention on the need for inclusive growth and strong institutions. In developing countries, large info...

Financial Deepening, Property Rights and Poverty

Financial Deepening, Property Rights and Poverty »

Source: Financial Deepening, Property Rights and Poverty : Evidence From Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2011/196

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yifei Huang , and Raju Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462305230

Keywords: financial development, property rights, dependent variable, gini coefficient, descriptive statistics, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Financial Economics: General,

Recent studies on the relationship between financial development and poverty have been inconclusive. Some claim that, by allowing more entrepreneurs to obtain financing, financial development improves the allocatio...

Financial Deepening, Property Rights and Poverty
			: Evidence From Sub-Saharan Africa

Financial Deepening, Property Rights and Poverty : Evidence From Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 2011/196

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yifei Huang , and Raju Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462305230.001

ISBN: 9781462305230

Keywords: financial development, property rights, dependent variable, gini coefficient, descriptive statistics, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Financial Economics: General,

Recent studies on the relationship between financial development and poverty have been inconclusive. Some claim that, by allowing more entrepreneurs to obtain financing, financial development improves the allocatio...

Albania

Albania »

Source: Albania : Detailed Assessment Report on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Volume/Issue: 2011/187

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2011

ISBN: 9781462345601

Keywords: law, money laundering, law enforcement, criminal offence, terrorist financing

In this study, antimoney laundering and counterterrorist financing measures (AML/CFT) were summarized. The measures taken to strengthen the financing system are analyzed. Albania's level of compliance with financia...

Albania
			: Detailed Assessment Report on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Albania : Detailed Assessment Report on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism »

Volume/Issue: 2011/187

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 July 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462345601.002

ISBN: 9781462345601

Keywords: law, money laundering, law enforcement, criminal offence, terrorist financing

In this study, antimoney laundering and counterterrorist financing measures (AML/CFT) were summarized. The measures taken to strengthen the financing system are analyzed. Albania's level of compliance with financia...

Cape Verde

Cape Verde »

Source: Cape Verde : Detailed Assessment Report on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Volume/Issue: 2009/115

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 2009

ISBN: 9781451809534

Keywords: law, money laundering, penal code, law enforcement, competent authorities

This report provides a summary of the antimoney laundering (AML) and combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) measures in place in Cape Verde. It sets out Cape Verde's levels of compliance with the Financial...

Cape Verde
			: Detailed Assessment Report on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Cape Verde : Detailed Assessment Report on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism »

Volume/Issue: 2009/115

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 April 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451809534.002

ISBN: 9781451809534

Keywords: law, money laundering, penal code, law enforcement, competent authorities

This report provides a summary of the antimoney laundering (AML) and combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) measures in place in Cape Verde. It sets out Cape Verde's levels of compliance with the Financial...

Hold Your Nose and Vote

Hold Your Nose and Vote »

Source: Hold Your Nose and Vote : Why Do Some Democracies Tolerate Corruption?

Volume/Issue: 2009/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marco Pani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

ISBN: 9781451872309

Keywords: Political Equilibrium, Public Expenditure, Constitution, voter, law, law enforcement, voters, election,

This paper analyses why corruption can persist for long periods in a democracy and inquires whether this can result from a well-informed rational choice of the citizens. By applying a citizen-candidate model of rep...

Hold Your Nose and Vote
			: Why Do Some Democracies Tolerate Corruption?

Hold Your Nose and Vote : Why Do Some Democracies Tolerate Corruption? »

Volume/Issue: 2009/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marco Pani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451872309.001

ISBN: 9781451872309

Keywords: Political Equilibrium, Public Expenditure, Constitution, voter, law, law enforcement, voters, election,

This paper analyses why corruption can persist for long periods in a democracy and inquires whether this can result from a well-informed rational choice of the citizens. By applying a citizen-candidate model of rep...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper:  Progress Report

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2008/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451800364.002

ISBN: 9781451800364

Keywords: law, national assembly, civil service, ministry of finance, ministry of justice

The Afghanistan National Development Strategy (ANDS) is Afghanistan's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). Implementation of the ANDS is highly dependent on donor assistance. The main general objectives of the...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan »

Source: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2008/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 February 2008

ISBN: 9781451800364

Keywords: law, national assembly, civil service, ministry of finance, ministry of justice

The Afghanistan National Development Strategy (ANDS) is Afghanistan's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). Implementation of the ANDS is highly dependent on donor assistance. The main general objectives of the...

United Arab Emirates
			: Dubai International Financial Centre:  Financial Sector Assessment Program:  Detailed Assessment of Observance of IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation

United Arab Emirates : Dubai International Financial Centre: Financial Sector Assessment Program: Detailed Assessment of Observance of IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation »

Volume/Issue: 2007/365

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451801200.002

ISBN: 9781451801200

Keywords: law, regulatory law, securities regulation, risk management, enforcement powers

This Detailed Assessment of the Observance of International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation for the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) disc...

United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates »

Source: United Arab Emirates : Dubai International Financial Centre: Financial Sector Assessment Program: Detailed Assessment of Observance of IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2007/365

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2007

ISBN: 9781451801200

Keywords: law, regulatory law, securities regulation, risk management, enforcement powers

This Detailed Assessment of the Observance of International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation for the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) disc...

Georgia

Georgia »

Source: Georgia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2006/360

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451814620

Keywords: law, customs, customs tariffs, customs code, water supply

This report is based on the progress of the Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Program (EDPRP) in Georgia. It highlights the status of measures intended for rapid and sustainable economic development in the...

Georgia
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Georgia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2006/360

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451814620.002

ISBN: 9781451814620

Keywords: law, customs, customs tariffs, customs code, water supply

This report is based on the progress of the Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Program (EDPRP) in Georgia. It highlights the status of measures intended for rapid and sustainable economic development in the...

Ukraine
			: Statistical Appendix

Ukraine : Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2005/417

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 November 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451839081.002

ISBN: 9781451839081

Keywords: law, pension, pension fund, water transport, pensions

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Ukraine

Ukraine »

Source: Ukraine : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2005/417

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 November 2005

ISBN: 9781451839081

Keywords: law, pension, pension fund, water transport, pensions

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands »

Source: Cayman Islands : Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector-Volume I-Review of Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision

Volume/Issue: 2005/91

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451809732

Keywords: law, money laundering, insurance law, law enforcement, banking supervision

This paper highlights key findings of the assessment of financial sector regulation and supervision in the Cayman Islands. The assessment reveals that in the last two years, an extensive program of legislative, rul...

Cayman Islands
			: Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector-Volume I-Review of Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision

Cayman Islands : Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector-Volume I-Review of Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision »

Volume/Issue: 2005/91

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451809732.002

ISBN: 9781451809732

Keywords: law, money laundering, insurance law, law enforcement, banking supervision

This paper highlights key findings of the assessment of financial sector regulation and supervision in the Cayman Islands. The assessment reveals that in the last two years, an extensive program of legislative, rul...

Ukraine
			: Statistical Appendix

Ukraine : Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2005/21

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451839050.002

ISBN: 9781451839050

Keywords: law, pension, pension fund, pension funds, state pension

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Ukraine

Ukraine »

Source: Ukraine : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2005/21

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2005

ISBN: 9781451839050

Keywords: law, pension, pension fund, pension funds, state pension

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Republic of Tajikistan
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Republic of Tajikistan : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2004/280

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 August 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451949070.002

ISBN: 9781451949070

Keywords: law, sm, water supply, maternal mortality, health care

This paper reviews Tajikistan's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Progress Report. There are positive signs in the initial implementation stages of the Poverty Reduction Strategy process. The revenue performa...

Republic of Tajikistan

Republic of Tajikistan »

Source: Republic of Tajikistan : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2004/280

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451949070

Keywords: law, sm, water supply, maternal mortality, health care

This paper reviews Tajikistan's Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) Progress Report. There are positive signs in the initial implementation stages of the Poverty Reduction Strategy process. The revenue performa...

Albania

Albania »

Source: Albania : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Annual Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2004/204

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 July 2004

ISBN: 9781451952520

Keywords: law, water supply, births, maternal mortality, mother

This Progress Report reviews implementation of Albania's National Strategy for Socio-Economic Development (NSSED) during 2003. The report is primarily orientated toward the vitalization and harmonization of mid-ter...

Albania
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Annual Progress Report

Albania : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Annual Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2004/204

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 July 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451952520.002

ISBN: 9781451952520

Keywords: law, water supply, births, maternal mortality, mother

This Progress Report reviews implementation of Albania's National Strategy for Socio-Economic Development (NSSED) during 2003. The report is primarily orientated toward the vitalization and harmonization of mid-ter...

Guernsey-Crown Dependency of the United Kingdom

Guernsey-Crown Dependency of the United Kingdom »

Source: Guernsey-Crown Dependency of the United Kingdom : Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector Volume II-Detailed Assessment of Observance of Standards and Codes

Volume/Issue: 2003/365

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 November 2003

ISBN: 9781451814224

Keywords: law, money laundering, law enforcement, insurance business, banking supervision

The completion of the detailed assessment serves several purposes. First, it benchmarks the current state of banking supervision, recognizing that there have been extensive changes in the last years. Second, it sug...

Guernsey-Crown Dependency of the United Kingdom
			: Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector Volume II-Detailed Assessment of Observance of Standards and Codes

Guernsey-Crown Dependency of the United Kingdom : Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector Volume II-Detailed Assessment of Observance of Standards and Codes »

Volume/Issue: 2003/365

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 November 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451814224.002

ISBN: 9781451814224

Keywords: law, money laundering, law enforcement, insurance business, banking supervision

The completion of the detailed assessment serves several purposes. First, it benchmarks the current state of banking supervision, recognizing that there have been extensive changes in the last years. Second, it sug...

Albania

Albania »

Source: Albania : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2003/164

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451800739

Keywords: law, public health, water supply, prevention, social services

This paper examines the Progress Report for Albania's National Strategy for Socio-Economic Development (NSSED). 2002 was the first year of implementing the NSSED. The implementation process has been oriented toward...

Albania
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Albania : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report »

Volume/Issue: 2003/164

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451800739.002

ISBN: 9781451800739

Keywords: law, public health, water supply, prevention, social services

This paper examines the Progress Report for Albania's National Strategy for Socio-Economic Development (NSSED). 2002 was the first year of implementing the NSSED. The implementation process has been oriented toward...

Statistical Legislation
			: Toward a More General Framework

Statistical Legislation : Toward a More General Framework »

Volume/Issue: 2002/179

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sarmad Khawaja , and Thomas Morrison

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451859041.001

ISBN: 9781451859041

Keywords: Statistical legislation, official statistics, statistics, law, statistical information, statistical system, surveys, Other Special Topics: General,

The paper outlines a general framework for statistical legislation. The implications of statistical legislation for the whole statistical system, as well as for centralized versus decentralized statistical systems,...

Statistical Legislation

Statistical Legislation »

Source: Statistical Legislation : Toward a More General Framework

Volume/Issue: 2002/179

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sarmad Khawaja , and Thomas Morrison

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2002

ISBN: 9781451859041

Keywords: Statistical legislation, official statistics, statistics, law, statistical information, statistical system, surveys, Other Special Topics: General,

The paper outlines a general framework for statistical legislation. The implications of statistical legislation for the whole statistical system, as well as for centralized versus decentralized statistical systems,...

The Rule of Law and the Pattern of Environment Protection

The Rule of Law and the Pattern of Environment Protection »

Volume/Issue: 2002/49

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Muthukumara Mani , and Per Fredriksson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451846850.001

ISBN: 9781451846850

Keywords: Property Rights, Rule of Law, and Environmental Policy, law, environmental policy, environmental tax, environmental stringency, Renewable Resources and Conservation: Government Policy, Models of Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Elections

We develop and test a theory of the rule of law and environmental policy formation. In our model an increase in the degree of rule of law has two opposing partial effects on environmental policy: first, a greater s...

The Rule of Law and the Pattern of Environment Protection

The Rule of Law and the Pattern of Environment Protection »

Source: The Rule of Law and the Pattern of Environment Protection

Volume/Issue: 2002/49

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Muthukumara Mani , and Per Fredriksson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2002

ISBN: 9781451846850

Keywords: Property Rights, Rule of Law, and Environmental Policy, law, environmental policy, environmental tax, environmental stringency, Renewable Resources and Conservation: Government Policy, Models of Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Elections

We develop and test a theory of the rule of law and environmental policy formation. In our model an increase in the degree of rule of law has two opposing partial effects on environmental policy: first, a greater s...

Bond Restructuring and Moral Hazard

Bond Restructuring and Moral Hazard »

Source: Bond Restructuring and Moral Hazard : Are Collective Action Clauses Costly?

Volume/Issue: 2001/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Torbjorn Becker , Anthony Richards , and Yunyong Thaicharoen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

ISBN: 9781451851595

Keywords: Bond restructuring, contract design, law, bonds, bond, bondholders, International Lending and Debt Problems,

Many official groups have endorsed the wider use by emerging market borrowers of contract clauses which allow for a qualified majority of bondholders to restructure repayment terms in the event of financial distres...

Bond Restructuring and Moral Hazard
			: Are Collective Action Clauses Costly?

Bond Restructuring and Moral Hazard : Are Collective Action Clauses Costly? »

Volume/Issue: 2001/92

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Torbjorn Becker , Anthony Richards , and Yunyong Thaicharoen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451851595.001

ISBN: 9781451851595

Keywords: Bond restructuring, contract design, law, bonds, bond, bondholders, International Lending and Debt Problems,

Many official groups have endorsed the wider use by emerging market borrowers of contract clauses which allow for a qualified majority of bondholders to restructure repayment terms in the event of financial distres...

I General Policy Considerations

I General Policy Considerations »

Source: Legal Aspects of Regulatory Treatment of Banks in Distress

Series: Books

Author(s): T. Asser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2001

ISBN: 9781557759726

Keywords: law, bank regulator, banking law, banking system

1. Special Treatment of Banks Unlike most nonfinancial corporations, in a market-based economy, banks are subject to a special regime of licensing, regulation, and supervision (herei...

II General Legal Considerations

II General Legal Considerations »

Source: Legal Aspects of Regulatory Treatment of Banks in Distress

Series: Books

Author(s): T. Asser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2001

ISBN: 9781557759726

Keywords: law, bank regulator, banking law, banking system

1. The Law Governing Banking Activities Banks require a strong legal framework providing certainty concerning their rights and obligations under the law and permitting them to enforc...

III Regulatory Intervention: Common Issues

III Regulatory Intervention: Common Issues »

Source: Legal Aspects of Regulatory Treatment of Banks in Distress

Series: Books

Author(s): T. Asser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2001

ISBN: 9781557759726

Keywords: law, bank regulator, banking law, banking system

1. Categories and Objectives of Regulatory Intervention Regulatory intervention includes all action taken by the bank regulator with respect to a bank in response to continuing viola...

IV Corrective Action: Common Features

IV Corrective Action: Common Features »

Source: Legal Aspects of Regulatory Treatment of Banks in Distress

Series: Books

Author(s): T. Asser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2001

ISBN: 9781557759726

Keywords: law, bank regulator, banking law, banking system

1. Authority to Take Corrective Action In defining the authority of the regulator to order corrective action, most laws use permissive language and provide that the regulator may ord...

IX Provisional Administration Under the Banking Law

IX Provisional Administration Under the Banking Law »

Source: Legal Aspects of Regulatory Treatment of Banks in Distress

Series: Books

Author(s): T. Asser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2001

ISBN: 9781557759726

Keywords: law, bank regulator, banking law, banking system

1. General Issues Provisional administration, or conservatorship as it is sometimes called, is a bank administration procedure for managing and operating a bank in distress back to c...

Legal Aspects of Regulatory Treatment of Banks in Distress

Legal Aspects of Regulatory Treatment of Banks in Distress »

Series: Books

Author(s): T. Asser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557759726.071

ISBN: 9781557759726

Keywords: law, bank regulator, banking law, banking system

This book analyzes and compares the laws of selected industrial countries that are representative of the different approaches to the treatment of banks in distress. It addresses only those banking and economic poli...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Legal Aspects of Regulatory Treatment of Banks in Distress

Series: Books

Author(s): T. Asser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2001

ISBN: 9781557759726

Keywords: law, bank regulator, banking law, banking system

This book analyzes and compares the laws of selected industrial countries that are representative of the different approaches to the treatment of banks in distress. It addresses only those banking and economic poli...

Overview

Overview »

Source: Legal Aspects of Regulatory Treatment of Banks in Distress

Series: Books

Author(s): T. Asser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2001

ISBN: 9781557759726

Keywords: law, bank regulator, banking law, banking system

During the last two decades, the deregulation of domestic and international banking transactions and the growth of national and international capital markets have had profound effects on the business of bank...

V Corrective Action: Categories

V Corrective Action: Categories »

Source: Legal Aspects of Regulatory Treatment of Banks in Distress

Series: Books

Author(s): T. Asser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2001

ISBN: 9781557759726

Keywords: law, bank regulator, banking law, banking system

1. Choice of Corrective Action The same two legislative approaches that were identified with respect to the grounds for corrective action apply to the choice of corrective action....

VI Exceptional Financial Support to Insolvent Banks

VI Exceptional Financial Support to Insolvent Banks »

Source: Legal Aspects of Regulatory Treatment of Banks in Distress

Series: Books

Author(s): T. Asser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2001

ISBN: 9781557759726

Keywords: law, bank regulator, banking law, banking system

As treated here, exceptional financial support is provided to a bank only when it is insolvent. It should be distinguished from liquidity support provided to banks by a central bank as lender of last resort....

VII Special Moratorium on Debt Service by Banks Under the Banking Law

VII Special Moratorium on Debt Service by Banks Under the Banking Law »

Source: Legal Aspects of Regulatory Treatment of Banks in Distress

Series: Books

Author(s): T. Asser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2001

ISBN: 9781557759726

Keywords: law, bank regulator, banking law, banking system

1. General Observations Usually, regulatory corrective action cannot be kept secret. When it becomes public knowledge, it may trigger a run on the bank in distress. To reduce the ris...

VIII Taking Control of a Bank Under the Banking Law: Common Issues

VIII Taking Control of a Bank Under the Banking Law: Common Issues »

Source: Legal Aspects of Regulatory Treatment of Banks in Distress

Series: Books

Author(s): T. Asser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2001

ISBN: 9781557759726

Keywords: law, bank regulator, banking law, banking system

1. Survey of Procedures In most countries, the corrective measures described in the foregoing must be administered to a bank within its existing governance structure. Bank owners ret...

X Receivership Under the Banking Law

X Receivership Under the Banking Law »

Source: Legal Aspects of Regulatory Treatment of Banks in Distress

Series: Books

Author(s): T. Asser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2001

ISBN: 9781557759726

Keywords: law, bank regulator, banking law, banking system

1. General Issues As treated in this book, receivership is a bank administration procedure for the restructuring or the closure and liquidation of banks by a receiver. It should be d...

XI Bank Resolution Procedures Used in a Banking Law Receivership

XI Bank Resolution Procedures Used in a Banking Law Receivership »

Source: Legal Aspects of Regulatory Treatment of Banks in Distress

Series: Books

Author(s): T. Asser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2001

ISBN: 9781557759726

Keywords: law, bank regulator, banking law, banking system

1. Principle Procedures Bank resolution procedures are used to dispose of a bank. Generally, therefore, they come into play only while the bank is in receivership or when insolvency...

XII Revocation of the Banking License

XII Revocation of the Banking License »

Source: Legal Aspects of Regulatory Treatment of Banks in Distress

Series: Books

Author(s): T. Asser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2001

ISBN: 9781557759726

Keywords: law, bank regulator, banking law, banking system

1. Grounds to Revoke the Banking License For a bank, the revocation of its banking license signals the end of its life as a bank. Except for banks whose corporate charter and banking...

XIII Taking Control of a Bank Under General or Special Insolvency Law

XIII Taking Control of a Bank Under General or Special Insolvency Law »

Source: Legal Aspects of Regulatory Treatment of Banks in Distress

Series: Books

Author(s): T. Asser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2001

ISBN: 9781557759726

Keywords: law, bank regulator, banking law, banking system

1. General Issues When viewed from a legal vantage point, the law of insolvency of banks is extraordinarily complex. General insolvency law—including both bankruptcy law and the law...

XIV Banking System Restructuring

XIV Banking System Restructuring »

Source: Legal Aspects of Regulatory Treatment of Banks in Distress

Series: Books

Author(s): T. Asser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2001

ISBN: 9781557759726

Keywords: law, bank regulator, banking law, banking system

1. Overview Once a systemic banking crisis 412 occurs, the monetary authorities must act quickly and decisively to contain the crisis and its effect...

United Kingdom-Hong Kong
			: Selected Issues

United Kingdom-Hong Kong : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 1997/50

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451816853.002

ISBN: 9781451816853

Keywords: law, legislative council, constitutional arrangements, government departments, government policies

This Selected Issues paper reviews the key institutions and arrangements for economic policymaking that were expected to be put in place following the transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong to China in 1997. Intern...

United Kingdom-Hong Kong: Selected Issues

United Kingdom-Hong Kong: Selected Issues »

Source: United Kingdom-Hong Kong : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1997/50

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 1997

ISBN: 9781451816853

Keywords: law, legislative council, constitutional arrangements, government departments, government policies

This Selected Issues paper reviews the key institutions and arrangements for economic policymaking that were expected to be put in place following the transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong to China in 1997. Intern...

United Kingdom-Hong Kong: Selected Issues

United Kingdom-Hong Kong: Selected Issues »

Source: United Kingdom-Hong Kong : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1997/50

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 1997

ISBN: 9781451816853

Keywords: law, legislative council, constitutional arrangements, government departments, government policies

This Selected Issues paper reviews the key institutions and arrangements for economic policymaking that were expected to be put in place following the transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong to China in 1997. Intern...

United Kingdom-Hong Kong: Selected Issues

United Kingdom-Hong Kong: Selected Issues »

Source: United Kingdom-Hong Kong : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1997/50

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 1997

ISBN: 9781451816853

Keywords: law, legislative council, constitutional arrangements, government departments, government policies

This Selected Issues paper reviews the key institutions and arrangements for economic policymaking that were expected to be put in place following the transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong to China in 1997. Intern...

APPENDIX

APPENDIX »

Source: Islamic Banking

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abbas Mirakhor , and Zubair Iqbal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 March 1987

ISBN: 9780939934829

Keywords: banking, banking system, islamic banking, law, state bank

Laws and Regulations Governing Islamic Banking in the Islamic Republic of Iran and in Pakistan Islamic Republic of Iran 1. The Law f...

I Theoretical Considerations

I Theoretical Considerations »

Source: Islamic Banking

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abbas Mirakhor , and Zubair Iqbal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 March 1987

ISBN: 9780939934829

Keywords: banking, banking system, islamic banking, law, state bank

Increasing interest has recently been shown in the functioning of an Islamic banking system, particularly the implications of the absence of the interest rate mechanism for the economy and the operation of t...

II Islamic Banking in the Islamic Republic of Iran and in Pakistan

II Islamic Banking in the Islamic Republic of Iran and in Pakistan »

Source: Islamic Banking

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abbas Mirakhor , and Zubair Iqbal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 March 1987

ISBN: 9780939934829

Keywords: banking, banking system, islamic banking, law, state bank

All Muslim countries have practiced Islamic credit arrangements to varying degrees. Interest-free banks have also been operating in several non-Muslim countries. The experiences of the Islamic Republic of Ir...

III Major Issues of Transition to Islamic Banking

III Major Issues of Transition to Islamic Banking »

Source: Islamic Banking

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abbas Mirakhor , and Zubair Iqbal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 March 1987

ISBN: 9780939934829

Keywords: banking, banking system, islamic banking, law, state bank

Islamic banking is an integral part of a functioning Islamic economic system, but the Islamic economic system is only a part of an Islamic social system that possesses well-identified characteristics based o...

Islamic Banking

Islamic Banking »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abbas Mirakhor , and Zubair Iqbal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 March 1987

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780939934829.084

ISBN: 9780939934829

Keywords: banking, banking system, islamic banking, law, state bank

This study was prepared by Zubair Iqbal of the Middle Eastern Department and Abbas Mirakhor of the Research Department. To collect information and views for the study, the authors held discussions with the authorit...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Islamic Banking

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abbas Mirakhor , and Zubair Iqbal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 March 1987

ISBN: 9780939934829

Keywords: banking, banking system, islamic banking, law, state bank

This study was prepared by Zubair Iqbal of the Middle Eastern Department and Abbas Mirakhor of the Research Department. To collect information and views for the study, the authors held discussions with the authorit...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Islamic Banking

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abbas Mirakhor , and Zubair Iqbal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 March 1987

ISBN: 9780939934829

Keywords: banking, banking system, islamic banking, law, state bank

This study was prepared by Zubair Iqbal of the Middle Eastern Department and Abbas Mirakhor of the Research Department. To collect information and views for the study, the authors held discussions with the authorit...

IV Summary and Conclusions

IV Summary and Conclusions »

Source: Islamic Banking

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Abbas Mirakhor , and Zubair Iqbal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 March 1987

ISBN: 9780939934829

Keywords: banking, banking system, islamic banking, law, state bank

No attempt has been made in this paper to analyze an overall economic system based on Islamic principles. Instead, the paper has focused on the implications of the most salient features of an Islamic financi...