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View Resource Bank for International Settlements

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), a creation of the Hague Conference of 1930, is "a[n international] central banking institution" whose aim is "to promote the co-operation of central banks and to provide additional facilities for international financial operations." Its web site provides a detailed profile of BIS, along with its basic texts and charters. However, the power of the site...
View Resource FATF: Financial Action Task Force On Money Laundering = GAFI: Groupe d'Action Financiere sur le Blanchiment des Capitaux

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has established this site, which features a publications page that includes the last six annual reports on task force activity (1991/2-1994/5 reports are available in Adobe Acrobat [.pdf] format only). These reports detail money laundering "methods and countermeasures," and "monitor the implementation of anti-money laundering measures."...
View Resource International Capital Markets: Developments, Prospects, and Key Policy Issues

This publication has recently been made available by the International Monetary Fund. International Capital Markets: Developments, Prospects, and Key Policy Issues is part of an annual series that has been produced since 1980. It is "an integral element of the IMF's surveillance of developments in international financial markets." It contains sections on developments in mature markets, emerging...
View Resource Core Principles Methodology

This newly published document from the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision at the Bank of International Settlements considers the methodology used in determining The Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision, "a global standard for prudential regulation and supervision," which has been endorsed by many countries worldwide. There are three sections to the report. The first chapter looks...