This paper summarises and discusses results from a survey of the liquidity buffer practices of debt managers in OECD countries. It includes detailed information on their purpose, cost, level and investment. While the level, investment, transparency and other governance features vary, the survey results show that keeping a liquidity buffer is a common practice among debt management offices in OECD countries.
21/11/2018 - The OECD is currently updating its 1977 Recommendation on Consumer Protection in the field of Consumer Credit to ensure that it remains the relevant international standard. The draft text is available for public comment until 21 December 2018.
15 November 2018, Paris - This Workshop will bring together academics, public stakeholders and industry experts to discuss using blockchain technology to unlock data for AI and financial sustainability and quality benchmarks
12-13 November 2018, São Paulo, Brazil - A series of events addressing the most recent trends, opportunities and challenges in financial education will be co-hosted by the OECD and CVM Brazil.
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At the Finance and Central Bank Deputies’ Meeting in Port Moresby on 15-16 March 2018, Deputies indicated their support for Papua New Guinea’s proposal to develop a capacity building package to accelerate infrastructure development and financing in APEC economies.
Long-term capital is in short supply and has become increasingly so since the 2008 financial crisis. This has profound implications for growth and financial stability. The OECD Long-term Investment Project is exploring these issues in depth.
Established in December 2016, the OECD/CVM Centre promotes efficient financial education in Latin America and the Caribbean through a range of activities including meetings, surveys, mutual learning through peer reviews, and research.
26/10/2018 - The OECD Committee on Financial Markets has confirmed the appointment of Aerdt Houben, Director of the Financial Markets Division at De Nederlandsche Bank, as its Chair.
25-26 October 2018, Beijing, China - The 2018 Global Forum was entitled “Designing pension systems to cope with the ageing challenge” and was jointly organised by the OECD, the International Organisation of Pension Supervisors (IOPS) and the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC), China.
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This report examines the institutional structure of insurance regulation and supervision in 50 OECD and non-OECD countries. It helps inform both OECD and non-OECD countries about how best to approach the institutional structure of insurance regulation and supervision. It also helps insurance authorities ensure that they have the required legitimacy and credibility when carrying out insurance regulation and supervision.