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Morocco - Second Capital Market Development and Small and Medium-Size Enterprise Finance Development Policy Loan Project (Arabic)

This program document for the Second Capital Market Development and Small and Medium-Size Enterprise Finance Development Policy Loan Project has four pillars as follows : (i) Pillar A - Improve access to finance for small and young enterprises; (ii) Pillar B - Strengthen capital markets by improving the institutional framework and broadening the range of instruments; (iii) Pillar C - Improve the financial sustainability of the Caisse Marocaine des Retraites; and (iv) Pillar D - Strengthen oversight of the banking sector. ... See More +

Program Document 114404 JUL 19, 2017

English Disclosed

Does governing law affect bond spreads ? (English)

Controlling for bond and issuer characteristics, bond spreads are expected to be equal across different legal jurisdictions, and differences are expected to disappear through arbitrage. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7863 OCT 17, 2016

Ratha,Dilip K.; De,Supriyo; Kurlat,Sergio Andres Disclosed

Argentina - Capital market assessment and development prospects (English)

This report represents a high-level diagnostic of the capital market in Argentina, its potential for corporate, SME and infrastructure financing, and proposed actions to unlock such potential, as well as the respective roles of financial authorities and market participants. ... See More +

Working Paper 117059 OCT 01, 2016

.org;; 000012349:John Daniel Pollner:jpollner@worldbank Disclosed

Russian Federation - Detailed assessment of implementation : IOSCO objectives and principles of securities regulation (English)

An assessment of the level of implementation of the International Organization of Securities (IOSCO) principles in the Russian Federation was conducted from February 3 to 16, 2016 as part of the financial sector assessment program (FSAP) by Richard Pratt and Richard Britton, both external Monetary and Capital Markets Department experts. ... See More +

Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) 121449 SEP 01, 2016

Britton,Richard; Pratt,Richard Charles Disclosed

Montenegro - Financial infrastructure : technical note (English)

Financial infrastructure is the underlying foundation of a country’s financial system. It comprises all institutions, the rules, and standards of all the systems which enable financial intermediation. ... See More +

Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) 104768 FEB 01, 2016

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Attracting capital for railway development in China : 吸引资本投入中国的铁路开发 (Chinese)

China Railways Corporation (CRC) is considering new ways to attract capital to support the strategic development of the railway sector. Currently, government is the predominant equity financier, with debt being supplied by domestic bank credits and limited amounts borrowed from International Financial Institutions such as the World Bank and Asian Development Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 102894 DEC 23, 2015

Lawrence,Martha B. English Disclosed

What are green bonds? : ¿Qué son los bonos verdes? (Spanish)

The explosive growth of green bonds in the capital markets is increasingly attracting attention from investors. This surge in interest has created a demand for accessible information on the green bond market. ... See More +

Working Paper 99662 JAN 01, 2015

English, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese Disclosed

Colombia - Finance and Private Sector Development Policy Loan Project (English)

Ratings for the Finance and Private Sector Development Policy Loan Project for Colombia were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory; risk to development outcome was moderate; Bank performance was satisfactory and borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2210 MAR 27, 2012

Disclosed

China - IOSCO objectives and principles for securities regulation : detailed assessment of observance (English)

This is an initial report of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) assessment performed in 2010 as part of the financial sector assessment program (FSAP) of China. ... See More +

Working Paper 79190 MAR 01, 2012

Disclosed

China - CPSS-IOSCO recommendations for securities settlement systems and central counterparties : detailed assessment of observance (English)

The Securities Settlement Systems (SSS) in the People's Republic of China (PRC) are organized around three different types of markets, which are the bond market, the corporate securities market, and the futures market. ... See More +

Working Paper 79189 MAR 01, 2012

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Vietnam - Assistance in the regulation and guidance for management of investment funds (English)

The project purpose is to provide expert technical assistance to the State Securities Commission (SSC) for the development of the regulatory framework for supervising the investment funds. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study 69733 JAN 01, 2012

Disclosed

Guidebook on capital investment planning for local governments (Chinese)

The purpose of this guidebook is to provide practical advice to local governments (LGs) in developing countries on how to establish and maintain a process of planning and funding capital investment as a regular activity integrated with other activities of the LG and based on principles of good public management. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 65600 OCT 13, 2011

Kaganova,Olga English Disclosed

Argentina - International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) objectives and principles of securities : regulation detailed assessment of observance (English)

This assessment finds that Argentina has made significant progress to improve its securities regulatory system within the existing legal framework. ... See More +

Working Paper 79177 OCT 01, 2011

Disclosed

Achieving effective Boards : a comparative study of corporate governance frameworks and Board practices in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Panama, and Peru (English)

An effective Board of Directors is at the heart of the governance structure of a well-functioning and well-governed corporation, acting as the ultimate internal monitor. ... See More +

Working Paper 111337 JUN 01, 2011

Azar, Carolina; Grimminger,Andreas Disclosed

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) index 2010 (English)

The response to the GRI Indicators presents a glimpse into the World Bank's (also known as the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development or IBRD in the capital market) complex suite of activities. ... See More +

Working Paper 100340 JUN 30, 2010

Disclosed

China - Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC) : accounting and auditing (English)

This assessment of accounting and auditing (A&A) practices in China is part of a joint initiative of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to prepare Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC) covering 12 internationally recognized standards and codes relevant to economic stability and private and financial sector development. ... See More +

Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC) 62538 OCT 01, 2009

I, David; Dong, Yi Disclosed

Global Corporate Governance Forum : better companies, better societies (summer 2008) - a progress report (English)

This newsletter includes the following heading: corporate governance is pro-growth; international faculty orientates trainers on board leadership resources kit; India business dialogue; Morocco code launched; Panama: national library to make corporate governance resources available; advance corporate governance in Mexico; combating corruption-the role of corporate governance; and news organizations and corporate governance. ... See More +

Newsletter 62884 JAN 01, 2008

Disclosed

China capital markets development report (English)

The 'China capital markets development report' provides a good overview of the development of China's capital markets and explores future strategies. ... See More +

Foreign Trade, FDI, and Capital Flows Study 71271 JAN 01, 2008

Disclosed

Summer 2008 : a progress report (English)

The Global Corporate Governance Forum (GCGF) is an Internation Finance Corporation (IFC) multi-donor trust fund facility located in the Corporate Governance and Capital Market Advisory Department. ... See More +

Brief 46656 JAN 01, 2008

Disclosed

Vietnam - Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC) : corporate governance country assessment (English)

This report provides an assessment of Vietnam's corporate governance framework - its laws and regulations, supervisory and enforcement mechanisms, and the market environment, with particular attention to the securities markets. ... See More +

Corporate Governance Assessment (ROSC) 38968 JUN 01, 2006

Vietnamese Disclosed

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Morocco - Second Capital Market Development and Small and Medium-Size Enterprise Finance Development Policy Loan Project (Arabic)
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JUL 19, 2017 114404 Program Document English
Does governing law affect bond spreads ? (English)
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OCT 17, 2016 WPS7863 Policy Research Working Paper
Argentina - Capital market assessment and development prospects (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 117059 Working Paper
Russian Federation - Detailed assessment of implementation : IOSCO objectives and principles of securities regulation (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 121449 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP)
Montenegro - Financial infrastructure : technical note (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 104768 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP)
Attracting capital for railway development in China : 吸引资本投入中国的铁路开发 (Chinese)
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DEC 23, 2015 102894 Working Paper English
What are green bonds? : ¿Qué son los bonos verdes? (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2015 99662 Working Paper English, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese
Colombia - Finance and Private Sector Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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MAR 27, 2012 ICR2210 Implementation Completion and Results Report
China - IOSCO objectives and principles for securities regulation : detailed assessment of observance (English)
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MAR 01, 2012 79190 Working Paper
China - CPSS-IOSCO recommendations for securities settlement systems and central counterparties : detailed assessment of observance (English)
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MAR 01, 2012 79189 Working Paper
Vietnam - Assistance in the regulation and guidance for management of investment funds (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 69733 Other Financial Sector Study
Guidebook on capital investment planning for local governments (Chinese)
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OCT 13, 2011 65600 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Argentina - International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) objectives and principles of securities : regulation detailed assessment of observance (English)
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OCT 01, 2011 79177 Working Paper
Achieving effective Boards : a comparative study of corporate governance frameworks and Board practices in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Panama, and Peru (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 111337 Working Paper
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) index 2010 (English)
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JUN 30, 2010 100340 Working Paper
China - Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC) : accounting and auditing (English)
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OCT 01, 2009 62538 Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC)
Global Corporate Governance Forum : better companies, better societies (summer 2008) - a progress report (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 62884 Newsletter
China capital markets development report (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 71271 Foreign Trade, FDI, and Capital Flows Study
Summer 2008 : a progress report (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 46656 Brief
Vietnam - Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC) : corporate governance country assessment (English)
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JUN 01, 2006 38968 Corporate Governance Assessment (ROSC) Vietnamese