Launch of the MENA-OECD Capital Markets Taskforce, Doha, Qatar, 6-7 December 2010

 

Doha, Qatar, 6-7 December 2010

 

Arabic

 

The MENA-OECD Capital Markets Taskforce was launched on 6-7 December in Qatar at the Roundtable on Effective and Efficient Financial Regulation. The event was co-organised by the MENA-OECD Investment Programme, in co-operation with the Ministry of Business and Trade of Qatar and the Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority (“QFC Regulatory Authority”).

 

Discussions at the round table focused on: 

  • The impact of the crisis on MENA financial systems
  • Effective and efficient financial regulation
  • Institutional designs for financial regulation and supervision
  • Financial reform in MENA and OECD economies

The round table was co-chaired by the Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority and the Securities and Exchange Commission of the United States. It brought together representatives from financial markets regulatory and supervisory institutions in MENA and OECD economies as wells as representatives from international financial institutions and experts.

 

 Conference documents

Agenda (Arabic)

MENA-OECD CMTF Background Document (English) (MENA-OECD CMTF Background Document (Arabic))

Policy Framework for Effective and Efficient Financial Regulation

Summary Record

 

Presentations

Opening

 

The Global Financial Crisis and Systemic Risk: Experiences from MENA and OECD economies

 

Effective and Efficient Financial Regulation in the MENA Region

 

System Design and Implementation of Financial Regulation: Institutional Roles in Financial Stability

 

Financial Markets Reform: Issues, Progress and Challenges

 

Next Steps for the MENA-OECD Capital Markets Taskforce

 

 Contact

For enquiries concerning this event, please contact Jorge Gálvez Méndez (jorge.galvezmendez@oecd.org).

 

MENA-OECD Capital Markets Taskforce

 

Press Coverage: English 

Zawya

The Peninsula

AMEinfo

Business Intelligence Middle East

MEED

Qatar News Agency

Gulf Times

USA Today

Topix

 

Press Coverage: Arabic 

Qatar News Agency

Qatar News Online

Raya

Al-Watan