Entries for 'Policy Issues'
March 6, 2023
In this episode of Current Account, Clay reflects upon his time testifying in front of the Senate Banking Committee. His testimony revolves around thr...
January 18, 2023
The IIF’s new report developed with McKinsey “Financing the Net-Zero Transition: From Planning to Practice” examines how financial institutions are rising to the transition finance challenge, as they seek to turn transition plans into tangible emissions reductions financing actions.
January 9, 2023
In this episode of Current Account with Clay Lowery, Clay analyzes what the newly sworn-in Congress may look to accomplish in the coming calendar year...
December 12, 2022
This week, Clay is joined by IIF's Managing Director and Head of Sustainable Finance, Sonja Gibbs, to help explain the concept of Blended Finance. Thi...
December 5, 2022
This week, Clay gives a summary of the implementation process leading to the price cap on Russia's oil exports, set to go into effect shortly. He talk...
October 31, 2022
The lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and sharp slowdown in global growth—coupled with higher borrowing costs, inflation, currency depreciation and the rising incidence of droughts and floods related to climate change—has resulted in a very challenging landscape for emerging market sovereign borrowers this year. Against this backdrop, the 2022 Implementation Note of the Principles Consultative Group (the "PCG Report") offers an overview of key initiatives to improve the international sovereign debt architecture, including an update of the Principles for Stable Capital Flows and Fair Debt Restructuring.
October 31, 2022
In this episode of Current Account with Clay Lowery, Clay provides a roadmap of recent structural changes in the United Kingdom, centered on new Prime...
October 24, 2022
This week, Clay reflects on major points of the recent IIF Annual Membership Meetings.
October 10, 2022
This week, Clay is joined by IIF President and CEO Tim Adams as they discuss a variety of issues surrounding global policy.
June 21, 2022
Successful investors relations programs (IRP) feature direct communication between sovereign borrowers and market participants. The IIF Best Practices for Investor Relations help define the types of formal communication channels available to country authorities and guide the establishment of this connection with market participants.
April 28, 2022
The Principles for Stable Capital Flows and Fair Debt Restructuring are voluntary guidelines offering an effective framework for sovereign debt crisis prevention and crisis resolution to promote sustained market access.
January 21, 2022
Following a series of discussions with the Insurance Working Group (IWG), the IIF submitted its response to Phase 2 on January 21, 2022.
November 15, 2021
In November, the IIF responded to the European Commission’s public consultation on enhancements to public/private partnerships and cooperation across the EU for tackling financial crime.
November 15, 2021
In this paper, the Institute of International Finance and Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP highlight four areas of focus where continued reform could build on the good work and progress already underway globally to help improve the effectiveness of the anti-financial crime framework.
October 27, 2021
The 2021 Principles Consultative Group (PCG) report features an interim report on updating the Principles for Stable Capital Flows and Fair Debt Restructuring based on contributions from PCG members. Changes in sovereign debt markets over the past decade, lessons learned from recent debt restructurings, the emergence of the DSSI and Common Framework, and the surge in investor interest in ESG considerations all underscore the need to update the Principles.
July 15, 2021
This report takes stock of emerging public sector and banking industry practices on the topic of Scenario-based Climate Risk Measurement (SCRM). The Institute of International Finance (IIF) conducted a stock-taking exercise with 20 large member banks to gather industry experiences on SCRM exercises.
May 19, 2021
Could a Chinese CBDC displace the dollar as the global reserve currency, undermine the U.S. sanctions regime or provide the Chinese government with the ability to increase surveillance on citizens?
March 29, 2021
The IIF has prepared a brief paper on our expectations for the Biden administration’s approach to financial regulatory policy.
January 28, 2021
The Institute of International Finance (IIF) and the Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA) have published a joint paper – “2021 Priorities for Strengthening Global Operational Resilience Maturity in Financial Services” – that sets out how to continuously improve and strengthen the level of operational resilience in the financial system.
January 21, 2021
The objective of this paper is to communicate global industry views on the rapidly evolving set of supervisory and regulatory approaches to climate-related and environmental risks facing the banking and insurance sectors.