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'But we are different!'

'But we are different!' »

Source: 'But we are different!' : 12 Common Weaknesses in Banking Laws, and What to Do About Them

Volume/Issue: 2015/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Wouter Bossu , and Dawn Chew

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513586458

Keywords: Banking Regulation, Policy Analysis, banking, laws, bank, banks, Government Policy and Regulation, Corporation and Securities Law, Regulated Industries and Administrative Law,

Well-designed banking laws are critical for regulating the market access and operations of banks, as well as their removal from the market in case of failure. While at a financial policy level there is a broad cons...

Demutualization of Securities Exchanges

Demutualization of Securities Exchanges »

Source: Demutualization of Securities Exchanges : A Regulatory Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2002/119

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jennifer Elliott

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2002

ISBN: 9781451854183

Keywords: securities regulation, regulation, stock exchange, capital markets, standards, securities exchange, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Corporation and Securities Law,

Demutualization is a term used to describe the transition of a securities exchange from a mutual association of exchange members operating on a not-for-profit basis to a limited liability, for-profit company accoun...

Islamic Finance, Consumer Protection, and Financial Stability

Islamic Finance, Consumer Protection, and Financial Stability »

Source: Islamic Finance, Consumer Protection, and Financial Stability

Volume/Issue: 2015/107

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Inutu Lukonga

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2015

ISBN: 9781513515106

Keywords: Consumer Protection, Financial Stability, finance, islamic financial products, sukuk, General, Government Policy and Regulation, Corporation and Securities Law, Financial Stability.,

Consumer protection and financial literacy are essential pillars of a well functioning and stable financial system. As the global financial crisis demonstrated, inadequate attention to consumer protection and finan...

Competition among Exchanges and Enforcement Policy

Competition among Exchanges and Enforcement Policy »

Source: Competition among Exchanges and Enforcement Policy

Volume/Issue: 2013/37

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Cecilia Caglio , and Andrea Pescatori

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2013

ISBN: 9781475516784

Keywords: self-regulatory organizations, financial regulation, enforcement policy, enforcement policies, regulation, rules, regulatory system, Asset Pricing, Government Policy and Regulation, Corporation and Securities Law

In this paper, we explore how competition among stock exchanges, operated as self-regulatory organizations (SROs), affects the design of their members' surveillance. We develop a model where two for-profit SROs com...

Regulatory Lessons from the Crisis of Costa Rica's Mutual Fund Industry

Regulatory Lessons from the Crisis of Costa Rica's Mutual Fund Industry »

Source: Regulatory Lessons from the Crisis of Costa Rica's Mutual Fund Industry

Volume/Issue: 2006/288

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ana Carvajal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451865486

Keywords: collective investment schemes, investors, mutual fund, regulatory framework, pension, Corporation and Securities Law, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

In 2004, the mutual fund industry of Costa Rica experienced a massive run by investors that reduced the industry to half its size in a month. This paper explores how weaknesses in the regulatory framework played a...

Financial Plumbing and Monetary Policy

Financial Plumbing and Monetary Policy »

Source: Financial Plumbing and Monetary Policy

Volume/Issue: 2014/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Manmohan Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498367134

Keywords: quantitative easing, collateral velocity, Federal Reserve, repo rate, hedge, hedge funds, hedge fund, Government Policy and Regulation, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Corporation and Securities Law,

This paper focuses on how changes in financial plumbing of the markets may impact the monetary policy options as central banks contemplate lift off from zero lower bound (ZLB). Under the proposed regulations, banks...

How Does Bank Competition Affect Solvency, Liquidity and Credit Risk? Evidence from the MENA Countries

How Does Bank Competition Affect Solvency, Liquidity and Credit Risk? Evidence from the MENA Countries »

Source: How Does Bank Competition Affect Solvency, Liquidity and Credit Risk? Evidence from the MENA Countries

Volume/Issue: 2015/210

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Raja Almarzoqi , Sami Ben Naceur , and Alessandro Scopelliti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513581910

Keywords: Bank Competition, Solvency, Bank Regulation, Supervision, bank, risk, banking, credit, Government Policy and Regulation, Corporation and Securities Law

The paper analyzes the relationship between bank competition and stability, with a specific focus on the Middle East and North Africa. Price competition has a positive effect on bank liquidity, as it induces self-d...

The Impact of Legislation on Credit Risk-Comparative Evidence From the United States, the United Kingdom and Germany1

The Impact of Legislation on Credit Risk-Comparative Evidence From the United States, the United Kingdom and Germany1 »

Source: The Impact of Legislation on Credit Risk-Comparative Evidence From the United States, the United Kingdom and Germany

Volume/Issue: 2011/55

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philipp Schmieder , and Christian Schmieder

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2011

ISBN: 9781455220991

Keywords: Corporate Credit Risk, Recovery Rates, court, bankruptcies, banking, bankruptcy procedures, bankruptcy legislation, Corporation and Securities Law, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation,

This study investigates the link between bankruptcy and security legislation and potential credit losses faced by banks based on a cross-country study for the United States (US), the United Kingdom (UK) and Germany...

The (Sizable) Role of Rehypothecation in the Shadow Banking System

The (Sizable) Role of Rehypothecation in the Shadow Banking System »

Source: The (Sizable) Role of Rehypothecation in the Shadow Banking System

Volume/Issue: 2010/172

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Manmohan Singh , and James Aitken

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2010

ISBN: 9781455201839

Keywords: Rehypothecation, FSA, Velocity or Churning of Collateral, Counterparty Risk, collateral, hedge, hedge funds, hedge fund, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions

This paper examines the sizable role of rehypothecation in the shadow banking system. Rehypothecation is the practice that allows collateral posted by, say, a hedge fund to its prime broker to be used again as coll...

The Changing Collateral Space

The Changing Collateral Space »

Source: The Changing Collateral Space

Volume/Issue: 2013/25

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Manmohan Singh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475542356

Keywords: velocity/re-use of collateral, central banks and QE, LCR, CCPs, custodians, CSDs, collateral, bonds, financial markets, derivatives market

This paper highlights the changing collateral landscape and how it may shape the global demand/supply for collateral. We first identify the key collateral pools (relative to the 'old' collateral space) and associat...