Legal Frameworks for Banking Supervision and Resolution (LBSR)

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Course No.: CE 18.10
Location: Kuwait City, Kuwait
Date: March 11, 2018-March 15, 2018 (1 Week)
Language: English (Arabic)

Target Audience:

Central bank, ministry of finance, bank supervisory, resolution authority, and deposit insurance agency lawyers involved in bank regulation and supervision, bank resolution, and crisis management. Because the course is for senior counsels, participants should have a thorough understanding of legal issues related to the financial sector. Attendance is by invitation only. Prerequisites are specified in the invitation letters.


Five years of relevant work experience, good knowledge of financial sector laws, and preferably an advanced law degree.

Course Description:

This course, presented by the IMF Legal Department, covers selected issues related to the institutional and legal infrastructure necessary to support sound regulation and supervision of banks, bank resolution, and crisis management.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Identify key legal issues relevant to regulation and supervision of banks, bank resolution, and crisis management, and best practice approaches to addressing them, such as law reform.
  • Identify legal design approaches that have proven effective based on cross-jurisdictional experiences shared by presenters and fellow participants.

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Important Note for Internal Economics Training Courses:

Internal Economics Training (IT) courses are self-financed. The IMF will not charge officials for attending courses. However, all travel, insurance, hotel, and living costs will need to be covered by the agency sponsoring the participants.