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26 May 2000 Financial Stability Forum Releases Grouping of Offshore Financial Centres (OFCs) to Assist in Setting Priorities for Assessment

Reports 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 […]
Content Type(s): Press, Press Releases Source(s): FSF Policy Area(s): Vulnerabilities Assessments

19 November 1999 FSF Study Group on Deposit Insurance – Terms of Reference

  Study 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 […]
Content Type(s): Announcements, Press Source(s): FSF Policy Area(s): Deposit Insurance

19 November 1999 FSF Study Group on Implementation of Standards – Terms of Reference

1.  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 […]
Content Type(s): Announcements, Press Source(s): FSF Policy Area(s): Implementation Monitoring

19 November 1999 FSF establishes working groups

Press enquiries:+41 61 280 8188press.service@bis.orgRef 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 […]
Content Type(s): Press, Press Releases Source(s): FSF Policy Area(s): Governance

15 September 1999 Second Meeting of the Financial Stability Forum

Content Type(s): Press, Press Releases Source(s): FSF Policy Area(s): Meetings

21 June 1999 Broadening Representation in the FSF

Following 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 […]
Content Type(s): Announcements, Press Source(s): FSF Policy Area(s): Governance

11 May 1999 FSF Establishes Working Groups

Subsequent 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 […]
Content Type(s): Announcements, Press Source(s): FSF Policy Area(s): Governance

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