Standards & Codes
See Also:

Quarterly Report on the Assessments of Standards and Codes
Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSCs)

Financial Sector Assessment Program

Data Dissemination

Fiscal Transparency
Transparency in Monetary & Financial Policies

Banking Sector Supervision



Policy Papers and Selected News Releases Related to the IMF's Standards Initiative
Last Updated: August 09, 2005

Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Reviews the Standards and Codes Initiative
August 8, 2005

The Standards and Codes Initiative—Is It Effective? And How Can It Be Improved?
July 1, 2005

The Standards and Codes Initiative—Is It Effective? And How Can It Be Improved? Background Paper
July 1, 2005

Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Reviews International Standards: Strengthening Surveillance, Domestic Institutions, and International Markets,
April 3, 2003

International Standards: Strengthening Surveillance, Domestic Institutions, and International Markets,
March 5, 2003

International Standards: Background Paper on Strengthening Surveillance, Domestic Institutions, and International Markets,
March 5, 2003

Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Reviews Data Provision for Surveillance
November 18, 2002

Report of the Managing Director to the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) on the IMF in a Process of Change
September 25, 2002

Implementation of the Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision, Experiences, Influences, and Perspectives
September 23, 2002

Financial Sector Assessment Program—Experience with the Assessment of Systemically Important Payment Systems
April 19, 2002

Experience with the Assessments of the IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation under the Financial Sector Assessment Program
April 18, 2002

Managing Director's Report to the International Monetary and Financial Committee—Fund Surveillance and Crisis Prevention and Resolution
April 16, 2002

Report of the Managing Director to the International Monetary and Financial Committee: The Fund's Crisis Prevention Initiatives
November 14, 2001

Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Reviews Data Standards
September 27, 2001

Experience with the Insurance Core Principles Assessments Under the Financial Sector Assessment Program
August 21, 2001

Public Information Notice: Assessing the Implementation of Standards--An IMF Review of Experience and Next Steps
March 05, 2001

Public Information Notice: IMF Reviews Experience with the Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) and Reaches Conclusions on Issues Going Forward
February 5, 2001

Assessing the Implementation of Standards: A Review of Experience and Next Steps—Prepared by the Staffs of the IMF and the World Bank
January 11, 2001

Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Reviews Data Standards
April 11, 2000

Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSCs): An Update—Prepared by the Staffs of the IMF and the World Bank
March 30, 2000

International Standards and Fund Surveillance - Progress and Issues:Summing Up by the Acting Chairman of the Executive Board
September 8, 1999

International Standards and Fund Surveillance Progress and Issues
August 16, 1999

Public Information Notice: IMF Strengthens Standards for Public Dissemination of Data on International Reserves
March 26, 1999

Progress Report: Developing International Standards (PDF file)
March 1999

Press Release: IMF Launches the Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board on the Internet
September 19, 1996

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