The OECD works on advancing consumer finance protection through informed choice that includes disclosure, transparency and education; protection from fraud, abuse and errors; and, recourse and advocacy.
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.
07/03/2019 - The OECD Insurance and Private Pensions Committee (IPPC) has confirmed the appointment of Mr Yoshihiro Kawai, Advisor to the Commissioner, Japan Financial Services Agency, as its Chair.
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.
L'encours mondial d'obligations émises par des sociétés non financières a atteint un niveau record proche de 13 000 milliards USD à la fin de 2018. Cela représente le double de leur encours en termes réels avant la crise financière de 2008, selon un nouveau papier de l'OCDE.
25 February 2019 - Corporate bond markets have become an increasingly important source of financing for non-financial companies since the global financial crisis. The total outstanding debt in the form of corporate bonds reached USD 13 trillion as of end-2018. In real terms, this is twice as much as in 2008. This paper documents a number of associated risks and vulnerabilities.
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.