Apr 2010
Author(s): Durante, Juan José; Focke, Kurt S.; Collich, Guillermo J.; Marcel, Mario; Andersen, Torben
The Latin American and Caribbean region is highly exposed to natural disasters. The social and economic impact of these events has been historically very significant and it is showing an increasingly…
Feb 2010
Author(s): Antón-Sarabia, Arturo; Hernández, Fausto
Mexican public finances are weak; national tax collection as a percentage of GDP is among the lowest in the world. On the other hand, expenditure needs are enormous. There have been several attempts…
Feb 2004
Author(s): Reis, José Guilherme A.; Valadares, Sílvia M.
Este trabalho analisa alguns dos principais obstáculos ao desenvolvimento do sistema financeiro brasileiro, ressaltando as medidas implementadas recentemente e indicando propostas para dar…
Nov 2001
Author(s): Andersen, Torben
The report makes a general assessment of the need for catastrophe risk transfer in Latin America and the Caribbean. It analyzes different ways in which risk transfer can take place in the form of…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; Morrison & Foerster LLP (MoFo)
This report examines aspects of the legal and regulatory frameworks of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, El Salvador and Mexico which impact risk capital and private equity flows into small and medium size…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Morrison & Foerster LLP (MoFo); Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
En el presente informe se analizan diversos aspectos de los marcos legales y regulatorios vigentes en Argentina, Brasil, Chile, El Salvador y México que afectan el flujo de capitales privados y de…