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			: Financial Sector Assessment Program:  Detailed Assessment of Observance of Financial Sector Standards and Codes

Switzerland : Financial Sector Assessment Program: Detailed Assessment of Observance of Financial Sector Standards and Codes »

Volume/Issue: 2009/243

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451807431.002

ISBN: 9781451807431

Keywords: banking, internal audit, money laundering, external auditor, banking supervision

This paper discusses key findings of the detailed assessment of observance of financial sector standards and codes in Switzerland. Switzerland has a relatively unique banking sector, with a high market concentratio...

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Source: Switzerland : Financial Sector Assessment Program: Detailed Assessment of Observance of Financial Sector Standards and Codes

Volume/Issue: 2009/243

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 August 2009

ISBN: 9781451807431

Keywords: banking, internal audit, money laundering, external auditor, banking supervision

This paper discusses key findings of the detailed assessment of observance of financial sector standards and codes in Switzerland. Switzerland has a relatively unique banking sector, with a high market concentratio...

Country Briefs: Better Investment Climate would Help Palau Achieve Sustained Growth

Country Briefs: Better Investment Climate would Help Palau Achieve Sustained Growth »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 35, Issue 15

Volume/Issue: 35/15

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 August 2006

ISBN: 9781451968507

Keywords: international monetary fund, poverty reduction, economic policy, International Agencies, International Monetary Fund (imf),

IMF and low-income countries; De Rato in Tokyo; U.K. poverty initiative; Palau, Lithuania, Ethiopia, Kuwait; Volatility in Latin America; U.S. home equity withdrawal; Botswana: avoiding the resource curse; India: t...

Sustaining Reforms and Improving Investment Climate are Crucial for Philippines

Sustaining Reforms and Improving Investment Climate are Crucial for Philippines »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 35, Issue 12

Volume/Issue: 35/12

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451968347

Keywords: international monetary fund, united nations, representative government, financial sector, Democracy, Economic Development. Political Aspects, Health Status Indicators, Inequality, International Comparisons, International Economics

IMF work program; de Rato in Australia, New Zealand; Improving the IEO; Swaziland, Philippines briefs; Inequality in Panama; Namibia: poverty and inequality; Gabon: post-oil era; Growth in Indian states; HIV/AIDS e...

Chapter 3 Assessing Financial Stability

Chapter 3 Assessing Financial Stability »

Source: Financial Sector Assessment : A Handbook

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2005

ISBN: 9780821364321

Keywords: financial institutions, financial system, credit, microfinance

Financial system stability in a broad sense means both the avoidance of financial institutions failing in large numbers and the avoidance of serious disruptions to the intermediation functions of the financi...

Chapter 4 Assessing Financial Structure and Financial Development

Chapter 4 Assessing Financial Structure and Financial Development »

Source: Financial Sector Assessment : A Handbook

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2005

ISBN: 9780821364321

Keywords: financial institutions, financial system, credit, microfinance

4.1 Overview 4.1.1 Motivation for Assessing Financial Structure and Financial Development Extensive evidence confirms that creating the conditions for...

Chapter 8 Assessing Financial System Integrity—Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Chapter 8 Assessing Financial System Integrity—Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism »

Source: Financial Sector Assessment : A Handbook

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2005

ISBN: 9780821364321

Keywords: financial institutions, financial system, credit, microfinance

Both the World Bank and IMF have long been involved in international efforts to strengthen financial sector supervision and to promote good governance, which, among other things, both contribute to reducing...

Chapter 10 Assessing Information and Governance Infrastructure

Chapter 10 Assessing Information and Governance Infrastructure »

Source: Financial Sector Assessment : A Handbook

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2005

ISBN: 9780821364321

Keywords: financial institutions, financial system, credit, microfinance

Information and governance infrastructure for finance provides the foundation for financial development and effective market discipline, and it helps to reinforce official supervision. It refers (a) to the l...

Chapter 11 Assessing Systemic Liquidity Infrastructure

Chapter 11 Assessing Systemic Liquidity Infrastructure »

Source: Financial Sector Assessment : A Handbook

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2005

ISBN: 9780821364321

Keywords: financial institutions, financial system, credit, microfinance

Systemic liquidity infrastructure refers to a set of institutional and operational arrangements—including key features of central bank operations and of money and securities markets—that have a first-order e...

Chapter 9 Assessing the Legal Infrastructure for Financial Systems

Chapter 9 Assessing the Legal Infrastructure for Financial Systems »

Source: Financial Sector Assessment : A Handbook

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 September 2005

ISBN: 9780821364321

Keywords: financial institutions, financial system, credit, microfinance

The legal infrastructure plays a pivotal role in the operation of financial markets, as well as in the efficient intermediation of capital flows and domestic savings. Banks and other financial institutions h...