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Table 9
Legislative and Other Political Developments
Deposit Insurer Do you routinely monitor legislative or other political developments that may have implications for insured depository institutions?
Advanced Economies
Austria (AAR) Yes
Austria (AABB) Yes
Belgium Yes
Canada Yes
France Yes
Germany (EdB) No
Germany (E) Yes
Greece  Yes
Isle of Mana Yes
Italy (IDPF) No
Italy (DPFCB) Yes
Japan Yes
Netherlands Yes
Portugal Yes
Spain  No
Sweden  Yes
Taiwan Yes
United Kingdom  Yes
   Subtotal 15 for Yes and 3 for No
Developing Economies and Economies in Transition
Africa  
  Nigeria Yes
  Tanzania Yes
  Uganda Yes
Europe
  Czech Republic  Yes
  Hungary Yes
  Latvia  Yes
  Lithuania Yes
  Poland Yes
  Romania  Yes
  Slovak Republic  Yes
  Turkey Yes
Middle East
  Bahrain  Yes
  Oman  Yes
Western Hemisphere
  Brazil Yes
  El Salvador Yes
  Jamaica Yes
  Mexico Yes
  Peru Yes
  Trinidad and Tobago No
   Subtotal 18 for Yes and 1 for No
Total 33 for Yes and 4 for No

Note: Classification of economies into "Advanced," "Developing," or "Economies in Transition" is from International Monetary Fund (2000). Deposit insurers without a Yes or No did not answer the question on the survey or did not provide an answer that was easily categorized as yes or no.

aBritish Crown Dependency.

AAR = Association of Austrian Raiffesenbanks

AABB = Association of Austrian Banks and Bankers

EdB = Entschadigungseinrichtung deutscher Banken

E = Einlagensicherungs

IDPF = Interbank Deposit Protection Fund

DPFCB = Deposit Protection Fund for Co-operative Banks

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