The Financial Stability Forum's Working Group
on Deposit Insurance has developed guidance for the benefit of countries considering the
adoption or the reform of an explicit, limited-coverage deposit insurance system.
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for Developing Effective Deposit Insurance Systems (385kb)
for Developing Effective Deposit Insurance Systems
The guidance presented in the final report of the Financial Stability Forum's Working
Group was developed through the preparation of a series of discussion papers and a
consultative process that involved over 100 countries. The Working Group drew heavily on
the practical experience of its members and other countries. The guidance is reflective
of, and designed to be adaptable to, a broad range of country circumstances, settings and
The following discussion papers, which served as the basis for the Working Group's
deliberations and preparation of the final report, were prepared by members of the Working
Group and its Research Committee. The Research Committee was comprised of individuals from
the FDIC and the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation. For the PDF version, click the title of the paper. For
Microsoft Word (Word) or the "text
only" (Text) version, click the corresponding link below.
Selected references used in the preparation of the discussion papers and the final report.
Selected terms used in the discussion papers and the final report.
of FSF Working Group on Deposit Insurance
Countries and organizations represented on the Working Group.