Topics covered: global banking, financial policy, monetary policy
The Global Banking & Financial Policy Review 2012/2013 presents a unique overview of the global economic environment and its investment opportunities. The book is an essential guide for international financiers, providing a complete overview of commercial banking policy and monetary forecasts in a single volume. The review features exclusive policy statements from over 70 finance ministers and central bank governors and a central bank directory comprising 144 countries.
The Global Banking & Financial Policy Review 2012/2013 provides a unique overview of commercial banking policy and monetary forecasts on a global scale:
• Exclusive policy statements from over 70 finance ministers and central bank governors provide an insight into challenges and developments faced by economies worldwide, making this review a unique overview of the global economic environment and its investment opportunities. • Contributions from the ECB, BIS and Future of Banking Commission provide in-depth editorial on current banking issues • Individual country reviews focus on banking trends and developments of 63 countries • Directory with contact details of 144 central banks across the world
Articles by leading experts from investment banks, law firms and consultancies: Europe's agenda for growth Progress and challenges in financial reform Financial transaction tax: the tiny tax with global ramifications Overhaul of the UK banking system The global response to the financial crisis: the risk of over-prescription Regulatory issues in the Austrian banking sector: a waltzer that needs tuning Developments and challenges in the Brazilian financial system Financial stability from the perspective of a new EU member - Croatia Jamaica: The changing nature of the industry and the opportunities it brings Major challenges for Japanese banks to expand business globally New measures seek to improve access to Japanese markets for foreign issuers and funds Recent legal developments in the Kuwaiti banking sector Lebanon: A resilient economy in a precarious region Norway – 'the different country' – is this also true from a regulatory perspective? Can Poland stand alone? Positive developments and considerable opportunities in the Saudi economy The South African market from a financial institutions perspective The adoption of Basel III in South Africa Developments in Swiss banking and financial regulation 2011/2012 Taiwan: Surging momentum in cross-Strait financial sectors An assessment of opportunities and challenges in the Tanzanian banking and financial markets Developments in the legal and regulatory framework and recent monetary policy in Thailand Whether through conversion or convergence – accounting is moving on in the US
Contributors ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners | Bank for International Settlements | BAWAG P.S.K | BLOMINVEST BANK sal | Bowman Gilfillan | Chandler & Thong-ek Law Offices Limited | Citi Handlowy | CRDB Bank Plc | Ernst & Young | Ernst&Young ShinNihon LLC | European Central Bank | Future of Banking Commission | Hartmann Müller Partner | KPMG AS | Law Firm Hanžekovic´ & Partners | Lee and Li, Attorneys-At-Law | Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu | National Commercial Bank Jamaica Ltd. | PwC Singapore | Rand Merchant Bank | Salans | Deloitte & Touche LLP | The Saudi British Bank
Policy Statements Exclusive policy statements from finance ministers and central bank governors and from the following countries: Albania | Australia | Austria | Bangladesh | Barbados | Belgium | Bermuda | Bulgaria | Cambodia | Canada | Cayman Islands | Chile | Colombia | Croatia | Cyprus | Dominican Republic | France | Georgia | Hong Kong | Hungary | Iceland | India | Indonesia | Ireland | Israel | Italy | Jamaica | Japan | Kazakhstan | Korea | Kuwait | Latvia | Lebanon | Luxembourg | Macao | Malaysia | Malta | Mauritius | Morocco | New Zealand | Oman | Pakistan | Peru | Philippines | Poland | Portugal | Romania | Russia | Saudi Arabia | Slovakia | Slovenia South | Africa | Sri Lanka | Switzerland | Taiwan | Thailand | Trinidad & Tobago | Turkey | United States | Zambia