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Financial Sector Regulation

Forewarned Is Forearmed: How the Early Warning Exercise Expands the IMF's Surveillance Toolkit

John Lipsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Lipsky

In the wake of the September 2008 onset of unprecedented financial turmoil, policymakers recognized that earlier danger signs had not been synthesized into an actionable warning.

Financial Reform: What Must Be Done

José Viñals | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
José Viñals

Though pressure is building from the financial industry to slow reform efforts -- and concerns about fiscal conditions risk drawing public and political energies away from the need to act -- we must seize this moment and implement broad financial reform soon.