Regulators & Industry Associations Documents

31.08.2013 | Basel Committee on Banking Supervision | Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

This report examines the interaction of mortgage insurers with mortgage originators and underwriters, and provides a set of recommendations directed at policymakers and supervisors aimed at reducing the likelihood of mortgage insurance (MI) stress...

01.05.2013 | IMF, The World Bank | IMF, The World Bank

This assessment is based on IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulations approved in 2010 and the Methodology updated in 2011. The review entailed the inspection programs for various supervised entities, the cycle, scope, basis for and...

31.12.2011 | J. Ashcroft, F. Stewart, A. Rinaldi et al. | IOPS

This paper examines the role pension supervisory authorities can play in providing information. How comparative information on costs, investment performance and comparative service data is presented by IOPS member authorities is outlined and some...

07.10.2011 | R.R. Rocha, Z. Arvai, S. Farazi | The World Bank

This finance World Bank flagship report provides a diagnostic of financial development in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and proposes a roadmap for expanding access to finance while preserving financial stability. The companion...

01.04.2011 | MFW4A | MFW4A

In collaboration with the Secretariat of the Association of African Central Banks (AACB), the Partnership for Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) organized a policy workshop on “The African Approach to the Implementation of International...

01.03.2011 | M. Tarazi, P. Breloff | CGAP

This Focus Note reviews global regulation of the use of agents by banks (and where noted, nonbank service providers) and focuses on four questions related to the safe and scalable use of agents: Who can be an agent? What roles can agents play in the...

31.07.2010 | J.S. Lutwama | Capital Markets Authority - Uganda

This report presents an analysis of the factors affecting the development of Unit Trusts in Uganda. The Collective Investment Schemes (CIS) industry has been in existence in Uganda for six (6) years, the first and only Unit Trust Manager having...

01.02.2010 | F. Stewart | OECD

Drawing on the experience of the pensions and other financial sectors, this paper examines the type of risk-management framework pension funds should have in place.

01.06.2008 | F. Stewart, J. Yermo | OECD

This paper highlights the main governance challenges faced by policymakers (particularly with trust-based pension systems), and draws on recent policy initiatives to propose possible solutions to strengthen governance arrangements.

31.01.2008 | Central Bank of Lesotho | Central Bank of Lesotho

This report presents the workings of the Insurance Act and a general review of the insurance business for the year ending 31 December 2007. The results indicate the insurance industry realised a growth of 25.6 per cent in 2007 as opposed to 18.9...

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