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Cambodia
			: Rebuilding for a Challenging Future

Cambodia : Rebuilding for a Challenging Future »

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Sumio Ishikawa , Sibel Beadle , Damien Eastman , Srobona Mitra , Alejandro Lopez Mejia , Wafa Abdelati , Koji Nakamura , Il Lee , Sònia Muñoz , Robert Hagemann , David Coe , and Nadia Rendak

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064447.058

ISBN: 9781589064447

Keywords: Development, court, law, exchange rate, dollarization, judicial reform

Cambodia's reconstruction and reform efforts have spanned almost 25 years following the Khmer Rouge period, which ended in 1979. Economic reforms began in earnest in the early 1990s, but reform efforts were beset b...

Corporate and Household Debt Distress in Latvia

Corporate and Household Debt Distress in Latvia »

Source: Corporate and Household Debt Distress in Latvia : Strengthening the Incentives for Market-Based Approach to Debt Resolution

Volume/Issue: 2011/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Magnus Saxegaard , Michaela Erbenova , and Yan Liu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2011

ISBN: 9781455226030

Keywords: insolvency law, debt, restructuring, insolvency, loans, Other Substantive Areas of Law: General,

This paper reviews Latvia's efforts to manage the increase in debt distress resulting from the unwinding of the 2000-07 credit boom and spillovers from the global financial crisis. The authorities have designed a s...

'But we are different!'

'But we are different!' »

Source: 'But we are different!' : 12 Common Weaknesses in Banking Laws, and What to Do About Them

Volume/Issue: 2015/200

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Wouter Bossu , and Dawn Chew

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 2015

ISBN: 9781513586458

Keywords: Banking Regulation, Policy Analysis, banking, laws, bank, banks, Government Policy and Regulation, Corporation and Securities Law, Regulated Industries and Administrative Law,

Well-designed banking laws are critical for regulating the market access and operations of banks, as well as their removal from the market in case of failure. While at a financial policy level there is a broad cons...

Indonesia

Indonesia »

Source: Indonesia : Report on Observance of Standards and Codes: Fiscal Transparency Module

Volume/Issue: 2006/330

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2006

ISBN: 9781451818390

Keywords: fiscal policy, budget process, budget law, contingent liabilities, Staff Report,

The abstract summarizes the Report on Observance of Standards and Codes and Fiscal Transparency Module of Indonesia. It highlights that a strategy for improving transparency and strengthening fiscal management shou...

Labuan, Malaysia

Labuan, Malaysia »

Source: Labuan, Malaysia : Assessment of the Supervision and Regulation of the Financial Sector-Review of Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision

Volume/Issue: 2004/391

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451828313

Keywords: money laundering, law enforcement, terrorism, financing of terrorism, offshore banks

This Review of Financial Sector Regulation and Supervision in Labuan, Malaysia, highlights the supervisory and antimoney laundering frameworks. Labuan, an offshore financial center located in Malaysia, has all the...

Russian Federation

Russian Federation »

Source: Russian Federation : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes-Fiscal Transparency Module

Volume/Issue: 2004/288

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2004

ISBN: 9781451833058

Keywords: budget law, budget code, budget execution, annual budget

This report on the Russian Federation's Observance of Standards and Codes reports on the fiscal transparency module. Russia has achieved considerable progress in fiscal transparency and financial management since 1...

Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Lao People’s Democratic Republic »

Source: Lao People's Democratic Republic : Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper and Annual Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2008/343

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2008

ISBN: 9781451822625

Keywords: financial management, budget law, public financial management, budget allocations, fiscal sustainability

This Joint Staff Advisory Note reviews the National Socio-Economic Development Plan (NSEDP) 2006-10 and the Annual Progress Report for Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR). The government of PDR approved the Sixt...

Introducing a General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR)

Introducing a General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) »

Source: Introducing a General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) : Ensuring That a GAAR Achieves Its Purpose

Volume: 1

Series: Tax Law Technical Note

Author(s): Christophe Waerzeggers , and Cory Hillier

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2016

ISBN: 9781513515823

Keywords: Tax evasion, Tax regimes, Tax systems, tax, tax benefit, tax law, transaction, tax avoidance

Tax avoidance continues to attract attention globally with strong support for tax law reform at all levels. This Tax Law IMF Technical Note focuses on some of the key design and drafting considerations of one speci...

Corporate Insolvency Procedures and Bank Behavior

Corporate Insolvency Procedures and Bank Behavior »

Source: Corporate Insolvency Procedures and Bank Behavior : A Study of Selected Asian Economies

Volume/Issue: 1999/135

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Qaizar Hussain , and Clas Wihlborg

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1999

ISBN: 9781451931310

Keywords: Financial crisis, Insolvency procedures, Bankruptcy, Capital structure, Shareholder concentration, Firm performance, Asian crisis, insolvency, correlations, correlation

This paper explores insolvency and debt recovery procedures, and political, legal, and institutional factors influencing financial decisions of corporations and banks during pre-crisis years in six Asian economies....

The Economics of Islamic Finance and Securitization

The Economics of Islamic Finance and Securitization »

Source: The Economics of Islamic Finance and Securitization

Volume/Issue: 2007/117

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andreas Jobst

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2007

ISBN: 9781451866810

Keywords: securitization, ABS, MBS, structured finance, Islamic securitization, sovereign securitization, shariah compliance, sukuk, mudharaba, ijara

Islamic lending transactions are governed by the precepts of the shariah, which bans interest and stipulates that income must be derived as return from entrepreneurial investment. Since Islamic finance is predicate...