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Regulatory Frameworks for Hawala and Other Remittance Systems

Regulatory Frameworks for Hawala and Other Remittance Systems »

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064232.072

ISBN: 9781589064232

Keywords: remittance, money laundering, remittances, money remittance, alternative remittance

Hawala and other remittance systems have gained attention in recent years with the substantial growth of remittance flows from countries with large migrant labor forces and with increased focus on combating money l...

Republic of Belarus

Republic of Belarus »

Source: Republic of Belarus : Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Banking Supervision, Payment Systems, and Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Volume/Issue: 2005/216

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451805178

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, payment system, banking system, money laundering

This paper reviews key findings of Belarus's Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on Banking Supervision, Payment Systems, and Anti-Money Laundering and...

Philippines

Philippines »

Source: Philippines : Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency, Banking Supervision, Securities Regulation, Insurance Regulation, and Payment Systems

Volume/Issue: 2002/222

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 October 2002

ISBN: 9781451831283

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, banking system, securities regulation, money laundering

This paper presents key findings of the Financial System Stability Assessment for the Philippines, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency, Banking S...

Vanuatu

Vanuatu »

Source: Vanuatu : Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector Volume II--Detailed Assessment of Observance of Standard and Codes

Volume/Issue: 2003/254

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2003

ISBN: 9781451840544

Keywords: banking, banking supervisors, offshore banks, banking supervision, money laundering

This paper summarizes the Detailed Assessment of Observance of Standards and Codes in the financial sector of Vanuatu in the context of the offshore financial center program. It assesses the supervision and regulat...

Kuwait

Kuwait »

Source: Kuwait : Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Banking Supervision, Securities Regulation, Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Volume/Issue: 2004/151

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2004

ISBN: 9781451822298

Keywords: banking, banking supervision, banking system, money laundering, banking sector

This Financial System Stability Assessment on Kuwait reviews the macroeconomic environment and gives an overview of the financial system. Financial stability has been effectively supported by prudent fiscal and mon...

Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein »

Source: Liechtenstein : Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector Volume II-Detailed Assessment of Observance of Standards and Codes

Volume/Issue: 2003/290

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 2003

ISBN: 9781451823318

Keywords: banking, due diligence, money laundering, financial intermediaries, legal assistance

This report on the offshore financial center program contains technical advice and recommendations given by the staff team of the International Monetary Fund in response to Liechtenstein's request for technical ass...

Switzerland

Switzerland »

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...

Annexes

Annexes »

Source: Regulatory Frameworks for Hawala and Other Remittance Systems

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2005

ISBN: 9781589064232

Keywords: remittance, money laundering, remittances, money remittance, alternative remittance

1. Abu Dhabi Declaration on Hawala, Made at the Conclusion of the First International Conference on Hawala, 16 May 2002 Participants at the First International Conference on Hawala i...

1. Work of the IMF in Informal Funds Transfer Systems

1. Work of the IMF in Informal Funds Transfer Systems »

Source: Regulatory Frameworks for Hawala and Other Remittance Systems

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2005

ISBN: 9781589064232

Keywords: remittance, money laundering, remittances, money remittance, alternative remittance

Background The First International Conference on Hawala, hosted by the government of the United Arab Emirates under the leadership of the Central Bank of the U.A.E. in May 2002, was...

2. Formalizing the Informal? Problems in the National and International Regulation of Hawala

2. Formalizing the Informal? Problems in the National and International Regulation of Hawala »

Source: Regulatory Frameworks for Hawala and Other Remittance Systems

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 March 2005

ISBN: 9781589064232

Keywords: remittance, money laundering, remittances, money remittance, alternative remittance

Hawala means “transfer” in Arabic and refers to a traditional informal and efficient funds transfer method used by millions of expatriates to send remittances to their families around the world....