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Switzerland: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

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Source: Switzerland : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 1998/43

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 June 1998

ISBN: 9781451807158

Keywords: tfp, real gdp, growth rate, growth rates, output growth

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix evaluates Switzerland's long-term growth and productivity performance. It analyzes the behavior of Swiss fiscal policy over the business cycle and takes a fresh l...

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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...

Institutional Quality and International Trade

Institutional Quality and International Trade »

Source: Institutional Quality and International Trade

Volume/Issue: 2004/231

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrei Levchenko

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451875560

Keywords: institutions, incomplete contracts, institutional quality, factor endowments, factor price, trade opening, Neoclassical Models of Trade, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Trade and Labor Market Interactions,

The quality of institutions-meaning the quality of contract enforcement, property rights, shareholder protection, and the like-has received a great deal of attention in recent years. The purposes of this paper are...

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 5 Evaluating Financial Sector Supervision: Banking, Insurance, and Securities Markets

Chapter 5 Evaluating Financial Sector Supervision: Banking, Insurance, and Securities Markets »

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

This chapter looks at the legal, institutional, and policy framework needed to ensure effectiveness of financial sector supervision. It focuses on banking, insurance, and securities markets. Effective superv...

XIV Banking System Restructuring

XIV Banking System Restructuring »

Source: Legal Aspects of Regulatory Treatment of Banks in Distress

Series: Books

Author(s): T. Asser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2001

ISBN: 9781557759726

Keywords: law, bank regulator, banking law, banking system

1. Overview Once a systemic banking crisis 412 occurs, the monetary authorities must act quickly and decisively to contain the crisis and its effect...

IV Corrective Action: Common Features

IV Corrective Action: Common Features »

Source: Legal Aspects of Regulatory Treatment of Banks in Distress

Series: Books

Author(s): T. Asser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2001

ISBN: 9781557759726

Keywords: law, bank regulator, banking law, banking system

1. Authority to Take Corrective Action In defining the authority of the regulator to order corrective action, most laws use permissive language and provide that the regulator may ord...

XIII Taking Control of a Bank Under General or Special Insolvency Law

XIII Taking Control of a Bank Under General or Special Insolvency Law »

Source: Legal Aspects of Regulatory Treatment of Banks in Distress

Series: Books

Author(s): T. Asser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2001

ISBN: 9781557759726

Keywords: law, bank regulator, banking law, banking system

1. General Issues When viewed from a legal vantage point, the law of insolvency of banks is extraordinarily complex. General insolvency law—including both bankruptcy law and the law...

X Receivership Under the Banking Law

X Receivership Under the Banking Law »

Source: Legal Aspects of Regulatory Treatment of Banks in Distress

Series: Books

Author(s): T. Asser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2001

ISBN: 9781557759726

Keywords: law, bank regulator, banking law, banking system

1. General Issues As treated in this book, receivership is a bank administration procedure for the restructuring or the closure and liquidation of banks by a receiver. It should be d...

VIII Taking Control of a Bank Under the Banking Law: Common Issues

VIII Taking Control of a Bank Under the Banking Law: Common Issues »

Source: Legal Aspects of Regulatory Treatment of Banks in Distress

Series: Books

Author(s): T. Asser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 April 2001

ISBN: 9781557759726

Keywords: law, bank regulator, banking law, banking system

1. Survey of Procedures In most countries, the corrective measures described in the foregoing must be administered to a bank within its existing governance structure. Bank owners ret...