23-24 May 2019, Cape Town, South Africa
23-24 April 2019, Paris - Discussions at the 2019 Global Forum will focus on the funding environment, the role of borrowing instruments in broadening the investor base, technological advances in finance for government bond markets and challenging debt dynamics.
7 March 2019 - The International Conference on Pension Supervision and Regulation this year will focus on Options for creating sustainable pension systems in emerging markets and will take place in New Delhi, India.
4-5 March 2019 Naypyidaw, Myanmar - This event will bring together high-level government officials and experts from public authorities, standard setter bodies, the academic community, the private sector as well as NGOs to discuss policy issues relevant to the sound development of insurance and private pensions markets.
The Roundtable offers a forum for regulators, policy makers, experts, practitioners, scholars and international organisations in Asia. This year’s edition will focus on recent developments in capital markets, future capital markets facing the challenge of new financial technology and responsible, viable, and lifecycle infrastructure investments.
This paper documents developments in corporate bond markets since the global financial crisis and documents a number of elevated risks and vulnerabilities. It looks at how the quality of today’s outstanding stock of corporate bonds differs from that of earlier credit cycles. Bond ratings, bondholder rights and repayment requirements are particular areas of focus.
These reports describe the main features of the financial, and insurance and private pensions markets of countries that have been reviewed by the OECD.
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This review of Cost Rica by the OECD's Insurance and Private Pensions Committee and Working Party on Governmental Experts on Insurance examines Costa Rica's position with respect to core principles related to insurance systems.
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The joint report by the G20/OECD Task Force on Financial Consumer Protection, FinCoNet and the OECD International Network on Financial Education, based on a survey of the membership of the three bodies, suggests policy actions that can be applicable to the regulation and supervision of the products that consumers use to meet their short-term credit needs, and to financial education and awareness initiatives addressing credit.
While China’s overall debt-to-GDP ratio is not particularly high, its non-financial corporate debt relative to GDP is higher than in other major economies.