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  • 6-December-2011

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    Public guarantees on bank bonds: effectiveness and distortions

    The government guarantees on bank bonds adopted in 2008 in many advanced economies to support the banking systems were broadly effective in resuming bank funding and preventing a credit crunch. The guarantees, however, also caused distortions in the cost of bank borrowing. Their reintroduction might help alleviate the current pressures on banks caused by the sovereign debt crisis, but the pricing mechanism should ensure a level

  • 6-December-2011

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    Financial crisis management and the use of government guarantees

    These articles were prepared for a symposium on bank failure resolution and crisis management which focused, in particular, on the use of guarantees and the spill-overs between the credit qualities of sovereigns and banking systems.

  • 6-December-2011

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    OECD/IOPS Good Practices on Pension Funds’ Use of Alternative Investments and Derivatives

    The Good Practices reflect what pension regulatory and supervisory authorities usually expect to examine when assessing the risk management of pension funds that use alternative investments and derivatives. The Good Practices outline how supervisors should oversee such investments and suggest possible regulatory controls. The character of the Good Practices emphasizes the overriding principle that it is the responsibility of pension

  • 6-December-2011

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    OECD Global Forum on International Investment

    The OECD Global Forum on International Investment (GFII) promotes investment for growth and sustainable development by engaging governments worldwide and interested stakeholders in peer learning and dialogue on emerging issues facing the investment policy community.

  • 6-December-2011

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    OECD/IOPS Good Practices on Pension Funds' Use of Alternative Investments and Derivatives

    These good practices reflect what pensions regulatory and supervisory authorities usually expect to examine when assessing the risk management of pension funds that use alternative investments and derivatives. They outline how supervisors should oversee such investments and suggest possible regulatory controls.

  • 6-December-2011

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    Developing a framework for effective financial crisis management

    More needs to be done to ensure accountability, independence, transparency and integrity of the various actors of the financial system safety net. This article discusses the roles and responsibilities of the various agencies that are part of the financial system safety net, and it sets out a framework for the decision-making process for these actors in the management of a financial crisis.

  • 29-November-2011

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    Transition to a Low-carbon Economy: Public Goals and Corporate Practices

    This report reviews three key areas of corporate action accounting for greenhouse gas emissions, achieving emissions reductions and engaging suppliers, consumers and others.

  • 29-November-2011

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    2011 Latin American Corporate Governance Roundtable - Lima, Peru

    29-30 November 2011. Policymakers, regulators, stock exchanges, corporate governance institutes and private sector stakeholders from 16 countries came together to consider ways to strengthen corporate governance policies and practices in the region.

  • 29-November-2011

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    2nd ICGLR-OECD-UN meeting on implementation of due diligence for responsible mineral supply chains

    The multi-stakeholder meeting provided a forum for discussion on how best to implement the OECD-UN due diligence recommendations in the tin, tantalum and tungsten supply chain.

  • 29-November-2011

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    Bribery: OECD invites Colombia to join Anti-Bribery Convention

    The OECD today invited Colombia to join its Working Group on Bribery and to accede to the Anti-Bribery Convention. OECD Deputy Secretary-General Richard Boucher signed an exchange of letters with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos.

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