The objective of financial crisis management is to seek to prevent serious domestic or international financial instability that would have an adverse impact on the real economy.
13 November 2008 Joint Letter of the FSF Chairman and the IMF Managing Director to G20 Ministers and GovernorsDear Ministers and Governors: The financial crisis has underscored the importance of international coordination both in responding to the crisis and in developing and implementing policies for a sounder financial system. Coordination is important as well across the international financial institutions and bodies that support the efforts of national governments, including the IMF and the […]
I. Current situation of the financial system Financial markets and institutions continue to make progress in adjusting to the new conditions that have prevailed since the outbreak of market turbulence. Banks and other financial institutions have raised substantial amounts of new capital and further capital raising plans have been announced. Institutions have also moved to […]
Credit risk transfer has grown quickly, often with complex products, and provides concrete benefits to the global financial system. The benefits of credit risk transfer (CRT) are well understood and have not changed since the Joint Forum's first CRT report in 2005. CRT allows credit risk to be more easily transferred and potentially more widely […]
This cover note highlights and summarises those collective and multilateral initiatives started 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, including information on their schedules for public consultation and target dates for finalisation, […]