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The Need for Special Resolution Regimes for Financial Institutions-The Case of the European Union

The Need for Special Resolution Regimes for Financial Institutions-The Case of the European Union »

Source: The Need for Special Resolution Regimes for Financial Institutions-The Case of the European Union

Volume/Issue: 2009/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martin Cihak , and Erlend Nier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2009

ISBN: 9781451873474

Keywords: Resolution Regime, banking, deposit insurance, moral hazard, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

The global financial crisis has demonstrated weaknesses in resolution regimes for financial institutions around the globe, including in the European Union (EU). This paper considers the principles underlying resolu...

WTO Financial Services Commitments

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Source: WTO Financial Services Commitments : Determinants and Impacton Financial Stability

Volume/Issue: 2002/214

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nico Valckx

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451875003

Keywords: Financial services liberalization commitments, choice of commitments, banking and currency crises, financial instability, extreme bounds analysis, WTO, banking, financial services, banking crisis, financial sector

The paper investigates the factors that have influenced WTO members to take on their chosen level of liberalization commitments in the framework of liberalization of trade in financial services and the impact of su...

Introduction to Applied Stress Testing

Introduction to Applied Stress Testing »

Source: Introduction to Applied Stress Testing

Volume/Issue: 2007/59

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martin Cihak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451866230

Keywords: banking, foreign exchange, capital adequacy, financial stability, financial sector, General Financial Markets: General (includes Measurement and Data), Financial Institutions and Services: General,

Stress testing is a useful and increasingly popular, yet sometimes misunderstood, method of analyzing the resilience of financial systems to adverse events. This paper aims to help demystify stress tests, and illus...

Short-Term Wholesale Funding and Systemic Risk

Short-Term Wholesale Funding and Systemic Risk »

Source: Short-Term Wholesale Funding and Systemic Risk : A Global Covar Approach

Volume/Issue: 2012/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463936471

Keywords: Wholesale Funding, Macroprudential Regulation, recapitalization, financial system, contagion, Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: General, Financial Institutions and Services: General, General Financial Markets,

In this paper we identify some of the main factors behind systemic risk in a set of international large-scale complex banks using the novel CoVaR approach. We find that short-term wholesale funding is a key determi...

Fat-Tails and their (Un)Happy Endings

Fat-Tails and their (Un)Happy Endings »

Source: Fat-Tails and their (Un)Happy Endings : Correlation Bias and its Implications for Systemic Risk and Prudential Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2011/82

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455226061

Keywords: Basel III, correlation bias, copula capital structure model, prudential regulation, systemic risk., correlation, subordinated debt, banking, probability, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation

The correlation bias refers to the fact that claim subordination in the capital structure of the firm influences claim holders' preferred degree of asset correlation in portfolios held by the firm. Using the copula...

A Theory of Domestic and International Trade Finance1

A Theory of Domestic and International Trade Finance1 »

Source: A Theory of Domestic and International Trade Finance

Volume/Issue: 2011/262

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): JaeBin Ahn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2011

ISBN: 9781463924607

Keywords: great trade collapse, payment system, letter of credit, screening, credit, counterparty, counterpart, Macroeconomic Aspects Of International Trade And Finance, Financial Institutions And Services,

This paper provides a theory model of trade finance to explain the "great trade collapse." The model shows that, first, the riskiness of international transactions rises relative to domestic transactions during eco...

Stress Tests for Defined Benefit Pension Plans - A Primer

Stress Tests for Defined Benefit Pension Plans - A Primer »

Source: Stress Tests for Defined Benefit Pension Plans - A Primer

Volume/Issue: 2011/29

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gregorio Impavido

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2011

ISBN: 9781455216765

Keywords: Key Words: Defined benefit plans, pension mathematics, FSAP, retirement, benefits, pension, retirement age, salary, General Financial Markets: General (includes Measurement and Data), Financial Institutions and Services: General

Stress testing is a useful and increasingly popular, yet sometimes misunderstood, method of analyzing the resilience of financial systems to adverse events. This paper aims to help demystify stress tests and illust...

The Economic Crisis

The Economic Crisis »

Source: The Economic Crisis : Did Financial Supervision Matter?

Volume/Issue: 2011/261

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marc Quintyn , Rosaria Vega Pansini , and Donato Masciandaro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2011

ISBN: 9781463924560

Keywords: financial supervision, global crisis, supervisory architecture, supervisory governance, banking, bank involvement, financial sector, financial structure, deposit money, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy

The Asian financial crisis marked the beginning of worldwide efforts to improve the effectiveness of financial supervision. However, the crisis that started in 2007?08 was a crude awakening: several of these improv...

Taxing Financial Transactions

Taxing Financial Transactions »

Source: Taxing Financial Transactions : An Assessment of Administrative Feasibility

Volume/Issue: 2011/185

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Brondolo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781462309276

Keywords: financial transactions tax, otc, financial instruments, bonds, tax liability, otc transactions, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Corporate Finance and Governance: Government Policy and Regulation, Taxation, Subsidies

This paper considers how a tax on financial transactions could be applied to three broad and partially overlapping categories of financial instruments: (1) exchange-traded instruments; (2) over-the-counter instrume...

The Need for Special Resolution Regimes for Financial Institutions-The Case of the European Union

The Need for Special Resolution Regimes for Financial Institutions-The Case of the European Union »

Volume/Issue: 2009/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Martin Cihak , and Erlend Nier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451873474.001

ISBN: 9781451873474

Keywords: Resolution Regime, banking, deposit insurance, moral hazard, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

The global financial crisis has demonstrated weaknesses in resolution regimes for financial institutions around the globe, including in the European Union (EU). This paper considers the principles underlying resolu...