The functions and shortcomings of BIS

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The functions and shortcomings of BIS Introduction The direct power to facilitate the establishment of the International financial organizations is the contradictions in the field of international finance. And these organizations are helpful in some distinct to help the international financial stability. But if the government can delegate significant powers to the international organisations is still a dispute as it is inherently difficult to make these organisations accountable for the agency costs and real risks. In this paper we will discuss this question with the international financial organization---Bank for International Settlement (BIS). We will first address the aims and functions of the BIS. And then through analysis of the shortcomings of BIS such as agency costs and the real risks to answer the above question. The establishment of the BIS The Bank for International Settlements (Bank for International Settlement, BIS) is established according to The Hague international agreements by the central bank of the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Japan and the Morgan Bank, Citibank of New York and Chicago on behalf of the U.S. interests in May 1930. when it was just built, there are only 7 member countries inside. But now it has developed to 41 all round the world. The BIS was founded initially for the dealing with the payment of compensation of Germany after the First World War and other liquidation problems. Since the Second World War, the BIS has become an International Organization for Economic Cooperation and a settlement institution for the member countries. The purpose of the BIS is gradually changing to the promotion of cooperation between central banks in different countries. It serves for the international finance and work on the International Settlements as an agency. The BIS is not the financial
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