Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 3

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International Monetary Fund, 2005 - Business & Economics - 995 pages
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The Legal Department and the Institute of the IMF held their eighth biennial seminar for legal advisers of central banks of member countries on May 7-17, 2000. The papers presented in this volume are based on presentations made by the seminar participants. The seminar covered a broad range of topics, including activities of the IMF and other international financial institutions, sovereign debt restructuring, the architecture of the international financial system, and money laundering and the financing of terrorism. In addition, participants addressed the role of central banks, payment systems, securities, technology in the financial sector, and monetary arrangements.
 

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Contents

Publication Policies of the International Monetary Fund
39
Conditionality in the International Monetary Fund
53
Safeguards Assessments and Central Bank Legislation
65
DEVELOPMENTS IN OTHER INTERNATIONAL
87
Recent Developments at the InterAmerican Development
99
Recent Developments at the International Finance
109
A New Approach to Sovereign Debt Restructuring
121
Collective Action Clauses in International Sovereign Bonds
160
Why a Special Regime for Banks?
471
The European
515
The Role of Supervisory Authorities in Connection with
537
Controlling Systemic Risk in an Era of Financial
557
Risks and Developments in Payment Systems
625
An Economic
653
Its Conceptual Unity with Other
669
The Use of Contractual Structures to Create International
707

Why Is There So Much Disagreement About the IMF
179
Development of International Standards of Security Interests
204
Legal Aspects of the Financial Sector Assessment Program
219
International ReservesLegal Aspects of Concept and Usage
229
An Overview
241
The Methodology for Assessing Compliance with Anti
265
Combating Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing
279
Money Laundering Countermeasures with Primary Focus
301
The Impact of the USA PATRIOT Act of 2001
343
Relative Autonomy of the Central Bank
363
Frameworks for the Resolution of GovernmentCentral Bank
375
Supervisory Boards in Some Central Banks
401
Systemic
429
Profits Dividends and CapitalConsiderations for Central
443
Restoring and Transforming Payment and Banking Systems
725
The Legal Requirements for Creating Secure and Enforceable
757
New Developments and Regulatory
799
Whats in It or Not for the Issuing
807
Use of a Foreign Currency Under the IMFs Articles
817
A Comparative Perspective
831
Regulatory Aspects of the Draft Hague Convention on
857
The IMFs
873
Current Developments Regarding the WTO Financial
943
Mone Laundering and Terrorism Financing
957
Model Statutory Language for Emergency Liquidity
973
Biographical Sketches
981
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