Legal Acts / Standards


  • 1-February-2015

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    OECD Codes of Liberalisation of Capital Movements and of Current Invisible Operations

    The Code of Liberalisation of Capital Movements and the Code of Liberalisation of Current Invisible Operations constitute legally binding rules, stipulating progressive, non-discriminatory liberalisation of capital movements, the right of establishment and current invisible transactions (mostly services). All non-conforming measures must be listed in country reservations against the Codes.

  • 4-March-2013

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    OECD Guidelines on Insurer Governance

    Revised in 2011, these Guidelines reflect lessons learned from the financial crisis, including the need for a board with necessary leadership, expertise, and independent decision-making, effective risk management and internal control systems and integrated firm-wide reporting within an insurer, sound compensation arrangements, and well-understood group structures.

  • 25-February-2011

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    Good practices for mitigating and financing catastrophic risks

    These good practices provide an integrated, action-oriented framework for the identification of disaster risks, promotion of risk awareness, enhancement of prevention and loss mitigation strategies, and design of compensation arrangements.

  • 16-December-2010

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    OECD Recommendation on good practices for mitigating and financing catastrophic risks

    The recent major earthquakes in Chile and Haiti are the latest reminder of the urgent need for disaster preparedness. This guidance reflects international good practices on the mitigation and financial management of catastrophic risks.

  • 18-December-2009

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    Natural Hazard Awareness and Disaster Risk Reduction - OECD Policy Handbook

    The handbook provides policy guidance in the field of natural hazard awareness and disaster risk reduction education to governments. It is based on a stocktaking of country initiatives to promote risk awareness and education on natural perils and related risks performed by the OECD and covering selected OECD countries as well as two major non-OECD countries, China and India.

  • 3-December-2009

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    Policy Framework for Effective and Efficient Financial Regulation: OECD Recommendation and Principles

    This document contains the text of the OECD Recommendation and Principles adopted by the OECD Council on 3 December 2010.

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  • 25-May-2009

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  • 29-April-2008

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    OECD Recommendation on good practices for enhanced risk awareness and education on insurance issues

    Many people have a poor understanding of the financial issues that affect their lives, according to OECD analysis. To help them, OECD countries have agreed new good practices on financial education relating to private pensions and insurance.

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  • 28-March-2008

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    OECD Good Practices for Financial Education Relating to Private Pensions

    OECD Good Practices for Financial Education Relating to Private Pensions, 2008

  • 19-February-2008

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    OECD countries agree on further liberalisation commitments in insurance and private pensions

    OECD countries have agreed on further liberalisation commitments in the areas of insurance and private pensions. The OECD Code of Liberalisation of Current Invisible Operations has been amended to broaden the insurance obligations of the Code and introduce new obligations on private pensions, thereby establishing a new, high standard for cross-border trade in insurance and private pensions services.

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