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Financial regulation is a form of regulation or supervision, which subjects financial institutions to certain requirements, restrictions and guidelines, aiming to maintain the integrity of the financial system. This may be handled by either a government or non-government organization.

 
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International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes

By: Roberto Danino Zapata

Economics

Pursuant to Administrative and Financial Regulation 5(4), I am pleased to submit to the Administrative Council for its approval the Annual Report on the Operation of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes required by Article 6(1)(g) of the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States. This Annual Report covers the fiscal year July 1, 2003 to June 30, 2004. The Report includes the audited financia...

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International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes

By: Roberto Danino Zapata

Economics

Pursuant to Administrative and Financial Regulation 5(4), I am pleased to submit to the Administrative Council for its approval the Annual Report on the Operation of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes required by Article 6(1)(g) of the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States. This Annual Report covers the fiscal year July 1, 2004 to June 30, 2005. The Report includes the audited financia...

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Programme and Budgetary Transfers in the 2004-05 Biennium

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Introduction: Conference Resolution 7/2003 on the Budgetary Appropriations for 2004-05 approved a budget of US$ 749.1 million, and Financial Regulation (FR) 4.1(a) authorises the Director- General to incur obligations up to the amount voted. Financial Regulation 4.5(b) requires transfers from one chapter to another to be approved by the Finance Committee. This document provides updated estimates of the chapter transfers foreseen in 2004-05, for approval by the Finance Committee.

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International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes Schedul...

By: The World Bank

Economics

Fee for Lodging Requests: 1. Subject to paragraph 2 below, the fee prescribed pursuant to Administrative and Financial Regulation 16 is US$25,000. This non-refundable fee is payable to the Centre by the party requesting the institution of conciliation or arbitration proceedings under the Convention. -- 2. A non-refundable fee of US$10,000 is payable to the Centre by the party requesting a supplementary decision to, or the rectification, interpretation, revision or annulm...

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Anti-Money Laundering Literature Search Sorted Alphabetically

By: The World Bank

Economics

In the wake of far reaching financial system reforms, almost three fourths of the member countries of the IMF experienced significant episodes of systemic crisis and associated bank failures. Notably absent in the ensuing debates on the correlation between financial system reforms and systemic crisis was discussion of corporate governance in the affected banks and the role it may have played in the provoking financial crisis. Consideration of corporate governance in bank...

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Government-Sponsored Enterprises a Framework for Strengthening Gse...

By: David M. Walker

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: GSEs should lead by example in connection with governance, accountability, integrity, and public trust issues. GSEs should strive to achieve model corporate governance structure, provide reasonable transparency of financial and performance activities, and adopt compensation arrangements that focus on both long-term and short-term results. However, GSE corporate governance has not always reflected best practices. For example, currently, the Chief Executive Office...

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Government-Sponsored Enterprises a Framework for Strengthening Gse...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: GSEs should lead by example in connection with governance, accountability, integrity, and public trust issues. GSEs should strive to achieve model corporate governance structure, provide reasonable transparency of financial and performance activities, and adopt compensation arrangements that focus on both long-term and short-term results. However, GSE corporate governance has not always reflected best practices. For example, currently, the Chief Executive Office...

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Report of the Working Group on Strengthening Financial Systems

By: United States Department of the Treasury

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: In response to the crisis in Asia, Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors from a number of systemically significant economies met in Washington, D.C. in April 1998 to examine issues related to the stability of the international financial system and the effective functioning of global capital markets.1 In their discussions, Ministers and Governors stressed the importance of strengthening the international financial system through action in three key areas: ...

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Unofficial Translation Repsol Ypf Ecuador, S.A.V. Empresa Estatal ...

By: Judd L. Kessler

Economics

I. Proceedings 1. On September 14, 2004, the ICSID Secretariat constituted, in accordance with Article 52(3) of the ICSID Convention, an ad hoc Committee (the ?Committee?) to decide on the application for annulment filed by Petroecuador, on the Award rendered in ICSID Case No. ARB/01/10 favoring Repsol YPF Ecuador, S.A. (?Repsol?). -- 2. The members of the Committee appointed in this annulment proceeding were Mr. Judd Kessler, President, Mr. Piero Bernardini, and Mr. Gon...

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A Letter from the Girls

By: Department of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Cyndy Bratu is assistant risk manager at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian. She organized this group effort by the entire family for her husband, Maf Jerry L* Bratu of the Mississippi Army National Guard’s 160th Combat Engineer Battalion at Key Field. Jerry left Meridian bou nd for Iraq on Christmas Day and is expected to be gone about a year.

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Elimination Bill

By: United States; United States. War Department; United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Military Affairs

United States. Securities and Exchange Commission ; Insider trading in securities ; Securities fraud

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Heroes of the Army in America

By: Morris, Charles, 1833-1922

United States. Securities and Exchange Commission ; Insider trading in securities ; Securities fraud

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National Strategy to Combat Weapons of Mass Destruction

By: President George W. Bush

Government Reference Publication

The Economic Situation: The economy continues to recover from the effects of the slowdown that began in the middle of 2000 and led to the subsequent recession. The past three years have presented a number of challenges to the American economy, including the terrorist attacks of September 2001, the long decline in the stock market, and the effects of corporate governance scandals. The long-run economic outlook remains solidwith low inflation, low interest rates, and stron...

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The White House

By: J. Dennis Hastert

Government Reference Publication

The Economic Situation: The economy continues to recover from the effects of the slowdown that began in the middle of 2000 and led to the subsequent recession. The past three years have presented a number of challenges to the American economy, including the terrorist attacks of September 2001, the long decline in the stock market, and the effects of corporate governance scandals. The long-run economic outlook remains solidwith low inflation, low interest rates, and stron...

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Assessment of the Enabling Environment for Business in the Republi...

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: According to the basic priorities of the overall target market needs in the Republic of Macedonia, defined as: 1) Unemployment and poverty, 2) Trade balance deficit, 3) Small economic growth and 4) Administrative barriers and corruption ...

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Doing Business the Macromedia Way the Macromedia Code of Conduct

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The World Bank Annual Report 1998 : East Asia and Pacific

By: The World Bank

Economics

Responding to the economic and financial crisis dominated the Bank?s assistance program to the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region in fiscal 1998. The Bank supported countries in their efforts to restructure their financial sectors, reform corporate governance, and provide social safety nets in the face of mounting unemployment, declining incomes and public expenditures, and rising prices for staple commodities, which primarily affect the poor. The Bank pledged some $16 b...

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Assisting Russia's Transition

By: The World Bank

Economics

From 1991, transition to an open market economy was the key goal of successive Russian administrations. The initial steps were price liberalization, unification of the exchange rate, and privatization. Trade liberalization proceeded in most areas, but with some export restrictions remaining in the energy sector. Other government goals were regulatory reform, anti-monopoly policies, financial sector strengthening, and provision of an effective social safety net to protect...

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The Economics of Transition in Eastern Europe and the Fsu (Course ...

By: Branko Milanovic

Economics

The objective of the course is to give an overview of transition with emphasis on economic issues. The course is divided into four parts. The first (lectures 1-3) is a review of the historical background to the transition, and introduction to the models of transition. The second part (lectures 4-6) is at times rigorous (analytical and empirical) application of these models to explain changes in inequality, and difference in macro performance of transition economies. The ...

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The Regulation and Supervision of Banks Around the World

By: James R. Barth

Economics

Notwithstanding all the accomplishments in the fields of finance and financial economics in the last two decades, if a survey were taken of all the international consultants on appropriate bank regulation and supervision for developing countries, what would be the best way to predict the advice they would offer? Anecdotal evidence accumulated over the years suggests that an astonishingly high degree of accuracy could be obtained merely by knowing each consultant?s countr...

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