COA/MIF/IADB Secured Lending, February 2010
Presentation by CEAL to the COA, IADB, IIC seminar
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Financial Inclusion: Secured Transactions
The program for the discussion of the role of secured transactions in financial inclusion and the democratization of credit, COA, IDB, IIC, MIF, February 26, 2010
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Building Effective Banking Systems in Latin America and the Caribbean
A note emphasizing the inability to substantially improve supervision and regulation of banks where the legal framework for debt collection is flawed. Written by Gerald Corrigan for the IADB, after his term as President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York ended and before he joined Goldman Sachs.
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Reforming Collateral Laws to Expand Access to Finance
Discusses economic logic of secured lending, effective project design, and project evaluation.
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Should the Bank and the Fund Support the Reform of Secured Transactions?
Discusses links between reform of legal framework for secured lending and the success of World Bank and IMF lending operations. Examines their record in supporting these reforms.
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The economics of collateral and of collateral reform
Discusses economic rationale for the use of collateral, why collateral expands access to credit, and discusses the economic interests of different stakeholders.
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Challenges in implementing secured transactions reform in Latin America
Discusses economic and political barriers to reforming laws of secured transactions in Latin America.
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SMEs and Collateral
How reform of the legal framework for secured lending can improve access to credit by SMEs.
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Indicators of Success in Secured Transactions Reform
How to measure the economic success of a reform of the law of secured transactions. Displays outcomes of several reform projects.
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Why the Microcredit Crunch?
How the legal framework for secured lending supports microcredit. From Microenterprise Development Review, December 2002
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