The First Regional Experts’ Meeting of the Joint OECD/AfDB Initiative to Support Business Integrity and Anti-Bribery Efforts in Africa took place on 13 – 14 January 2011 in Lilongwe, Malawi, and officially launched the Joint Initiative.
Discussions at the Forum focussed on public debt objectives and the influence of macro-economic policies and financial stability; crisis experiences and lessons from the OECD area and emerging markets (including the measurement of sovereign risk); debt structure and risk metrics; as well as implications of new regulations for public debt management. . This annual forum is held under the aegis of the OECD Working Party on Debt
The Latin American Corporate Governance Roundtable was established in April 2000. Roundtable participants come from countries such as Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Spain, the United Kingdom, the United States, Uruguay and Venezuela.
Ce Glossaire définit les éléments clés nécessaires pour qualifier la corruption d’acte délictueux, selon trois conventions internationales majeures : (1) la Convention de l’OCDE sur la lutte contre la corruption d’agents publics étrangers dans les transactions commerciales internationales, (2) la Convention pénale du Conseil de l’Europe sur la corruption, et (3) la Convention des Nations Unies contre la corruption. L’objectif précis
Bid rigging costs governments and taxpayers billions of dollars every year. In 2011, the OECD will for the first time directly assist a member country, Mexico, as it implements tighter public procurement processes.
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This report was approved and adopted by the Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions on 16 December 2010.
L’Islande doit mieux coordonner l'action de ses autorités répressives et leur affecter des ressources convenables pour leur permettre d’enquêter et de poursuivre les affaires de criminalité économique et financière, y compris la corruption transnationale, selon un nouveau rapport de l'OCDE.
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The OECD/IOPS Good Practices for Pension Funds’ Risk Management Systems aim to outline the main features of risk management systems which pension funds employ. They cover the role of management in the risk management process, look in more detail at investment risk, funding risk and operational risk (including outsourcing) control, and the risk management mechanisms which might be in place (including monitoring and reporting). The
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Southeast Asian economies have shown considerable resilience during the current global financial and economic crisis due to national and regional policy responses to the Asian Crisis of 1997/98 that improved the soundness of banking systems, strengthened frameworks to deal with foreign currency liquidity problems, and developed bond markets. This paper discusses the economies and financial systems of Southeast Asia (SEA) and focuses
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Representatives of the financial services sector met in October 2010 to discuss sovereign debt challenges faced by banking systems and bond markets. This article summarises these discussions which covered the current outlook and risks - including capital flows and global rebalancing, sovereign risks and challenges for the banking sector.