26 May 2000 Financial Stability Forum Releases Grouping of Offshore Financial Centres (OFCs) to Assist in Setting Priorities for AssessmentReports on survey of OFCs and categorizes these into three categories reflecting their perceived quality of supervision and degree of cooperation. With the first phase of the IMF’s assessment program complete, the FSF announced in March 2005 that the FSF’s 2000 list of 42 OFCs which helped the IMF to set priorities for its […]
19 November 1999 FSF Study Group on Deposit Insurance – Terms of ReferenceStudy recent experience with deposit insurance schemes - by examining systems that worked well, those that did not work well, and the reasons why - and synthesising the key lessons learned. Sketch the policy trade-offs presented by different types of deposit insurance schemes, taking account of different institutional settings. Examine the issues involved in […]
19 November 1999 FSF Study Group on Implementation of Standards – Terms of Reference1. The task force should explore issues related to promoting the implementation of international standards relevant to strengthening financial systems. 2. The task force should consider a strategy for implementation of standards that may include: o countries announcing their commitment to implement standards and participate in credible assessments of compliance; o technical assistance in support of implementation efforts being […]
19 November 1999 FSF establishes working groupsPress enquiries:+41 61 280 email@example.comRef no: 43/1999E Subsequent to its last meeting in Paris in September, the Financial Stability Forum has formed and issued terms of reference for two ad hoc working groups: A task force chaired by Mr Andrew Sheng, Chairman, Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission, has been asked to examine ways of […]
21 June 1999 Broadening Representation in the FSFFollowing the statement of the Heads of Government of the G7 countries that the Financial Stability Forum should be broadened to include significant financial centres, the Chairman of the Forum has issued invitations to senior representatives from Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia and the Netherlands to participate in the Forum's next meeting, which will take place […]
11 May 1999 FSF Establishes Working GroupsSubsequent to its meeting in Washington on 14 April, the Financial Stability Forum has issued terms of reference for and appointed chairmen of three ad hoc working groups: a group chaired by Mr Howard Davies, Chairman of the UK Financial Services Authority, has been asked to recommend actions to reduce the destabilising potential of institutions […]
Progress report on actions to address data gaps.