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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...

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 13 The Broader Impact of Terrorism on Financial Stability

Chapter 13 The Broader Impact of Terrorism on Financial Stability »

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 »

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

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 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 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 20 The Hague Securities Convention

Chapter 20 The Hague Securities Convention »

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 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...