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I Introduction

I Introduction »

Source: Toward a Framework for Financial Stability

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Carl-Johan Lindgren , and D. Folkerts-Landau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757067

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, banking supervisors, supervisory authority, supervisory authorities

It is now well recognized that vulnerable and unstable banking systems can severely disrupt macro-economic performance in industrial, developing, and transition economies alike. 1...

II Role of the IMF in Promoting Financial Stability

II Role of the IMF in Promoting Financial Stability »

Source: Toward a Framework for Financial Stability

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Carl-Johan Lindgren , and D. Folkerts-Landau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757067

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, banking supervisors, supervisory authority, supervisory authorities

Role in Promoting Macroeconomic Stability The thrust of policy efforts to strengthen financial sector performance has to originate with national authorities. But the Fund and the int...

III Key Aspects of a Framework for a Sound Financial System

III Key Aspects of a Framework for a Sound Financial System »

Source: Toward a Framework for Financial Stability

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Carl-Johan Lindgren , and D. Folkerts-Landau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757067

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, banking supervisors, supervisory authority, supervisory authorities

While not the subject of this paper, it must always be remembered that an unstable macroeconomic environment is a principal source of vulnerability in the financial system. Significant swings in the performa...

IV Quality of Information, Supervisory Reporting, and Public Disclosure

IV Quality of Information, Supervisory Reporting, and Public Disclosure »

Source: Toward a Framework for Financial Stability

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Carl-Johan Lindgren , and D. Folkerts-Landau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757067

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, banking supervisors, supervisory authority, supervisory authorities

This chapter first discusses issues relating to the quality of financial data and difficulties in valuing bank assets. It then examines the types of information required by the various users of data describi...

Toward a Framework for Financial Stability

Toward a Framework for Financial Stability »

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Carl-Johan Lindgren , and D. Folkerts-Landau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 January 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757067.083

ISBN: 9781557757067

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, banking supervisors, supervisory authority, supervisory authorities

This study outlines the broad principles and characteristics of stable and sound financial systems, to facilitate IMF sruveillance over banking sector issues of macroeconomic significance and to contribute the gene...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Toward a Framework for Financial Stability

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Carl-Johan Lindgren , and D. Folkerts-Landau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757067

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, banking supervisors, supervisory authority, supervisory authorities

This study outlines the broad principles and characteristics of stable and sound financial systems, to facilitate IMF sruveillance over banking sector issues of macroeconomic significance and to contribute the gene...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Toward a Framework for Financial Stability

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Carl-Johan Lindgren , and D. Folkerts-Landau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757067

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, banking supervisors, supervisory authority, supervisory authorities

This study outlines the broad principles and characteristics of stable and sound financial systems, to facilitate IMF sruveillance over banking sector issues of macroeconomic significance and to contribute the gene...

V Public Sector Guarantees

V Public Sector Guarantees »

Source: Toward a Framework for Financial Stability

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Carl-Johan Lindgren , and D. Folkerts-Landau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757067

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, banking supervisors, supervisory authority, supervisory authorities

In almost all countries, financial safety nets are considered an integral part of the financial infrastructure and are seen as necessary for promoting the stability of financial systems by enhancing confiden...

VI Prudential Regulation of Banking

VI Prudential Regulation of Banking »

Source: Toward a Framework for Financial Stability

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Carl-Johan Lindgren , and D. Folkerts-Landau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757067

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, banking supervisors, supervisory authority, supervisory authorities

Banking laws and prudential regulations need to define a framework that induces banks to operate in a safe and prudent manner, and the regulatory and supervisory framework needs to counteract the distortions...

VII Supervisory Oversight

VII Supervisory Oversight »

Source: Toward a Framework for Financial Stability

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): Carl-Johan Lindgren , and D. Folkerts-Landau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 January 1998

ISBN: 9781557757067

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, banking supervisors, supervisory authority, supervisory authorities

This chapter examines the attributes of an effective banking supervisory system. It is based on practice established in major supervisory authorities, and to a large extent reflected (sometimes only implicit...