6 September 2006 Ongoing and Recent Work Relevant to Sound Financial SystemsThis cover note highlights and summarises those initiatives started during the previous six months, out of the initiatives in the attached Secretariat detailed note on work relevant to sound financial systems. Contact information for projects is also provided in the detailed note. The cover note also includes an overview of major ongoing international regulatory initiatives, […]
The Public Interest Oversight Board (PIOB) issued today its First Public Report. The PIOB was established in February 2005 to oversee the international standard setting activities of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) in the areas of audit performance standards, independence and other ethical standards for auditors, audit quality control and assurance standards, and education standards. […]
This note reviews some of the ways in which a global influenza pandemic may affect macroeconomic and financial stability and identifies areas which call for planning and coordination by financial system participants and authorities.