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  • 3-December-2009

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    Policy Framework for Effective and Efficient Financial Regulation: OECD Recommendation and Principles

    This document contains the text of the OECD Recommendation and Principles adopted by the OECD Council on 3 December 2010.

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  • 3-December-2009

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    OECD sets out framework for overhaul of financial regulation

    The OECD has established a set of key principles to guide financial policy makers as they look to fundamental reform that will achieve strong, resilient financial systems that play their part in driving economic growth.

  • 1-December-2009

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    Creating a better pensions system for Chile

    Solange Berstein talks about what other countries can learn from Chile's pensions reforms of the past 12 months.

  • 26-November-2009

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    4th OECD Forum on African Public Debt Management

    Organised in Paris back-to-back with the 19th Annual OECD Global Forum on Public Debt Management, discussions focused on an exchange of information on ongoing activities regarding African Public Debt Management and Bond Markets.

  • 25-November-2009

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    19th OECD Global Forum on Public Debt Management

    Taking place in Paris, discussions at the Forum focused on the impact of the global financial crisis on funding needs and borrowing strategies in different regions, new policy challenges for Asian debt managers and urgent policy changes in the new borrowing landscape.

  • 19-November-2009

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    Expanded Guarantees for Banks: Benefits, Costs and Exit Issues

    This article argues that the expansion of existing and the introduction of new guarantees for financial institutions has been a key element of the policy response to the recent financial crisis. Essentially, the government expanded its role as the provider of the safety net for banks by adopting the function of a guarantor of last resort. Among the various policy response measures, the expansion of guarantees has the benefit of

  • 27-October-2009

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    Insurance Companies and the Financial Crisis

    The paper discusses vulnerabilities in selected segments of the insurance sector and identifies specific issues related to the role of the insurance sector in the current financial crisis. The paper is part of a special report on the financial crisis and private pensions and insurance policies which will form part of the “OECD Strategic Response to the Crisis” and it provides a framework for the analysis in that report.

  • 26-October-2009

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    Pension Markets in Focus - No 6, October 2009

    The 6th issue of Pension Markets in Focus highlights the partial recovery in pension fund investment returns and funding ratios in the first half of 2009 compared to 2008.

  • 26-October-2009

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    Pension Funds Recovering in 2009, says OECD

    Pension funds staged a partial recovery in the first half of 2009, generating investment returns of 3.5% in nominal terms. But, as of 30 June 2009, total pension funds assets still remained 14% below their December 2007 levels, according to the latest edition of OECD Pensions Markets in Focus.

  • 15-October-2009

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    Private pensions need long-term, appropriate performance benchmarks

    The OECD and the World Bank - at the occasion of the OECD/IOPS Global Forum on Private Pensions, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - today announced the preliminary results of their project evaluating the financial performance of pension funds around the world.

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