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Calderon-Kabigting, Leila Y.
Patiu, Liberty S.
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PIDS Discussion Paper Series 2006-11
The paper discusses financial liberalization in the context of a proposed RP-US FTA. It discusses the state of the financial industry, in general, and also reviewed the US-Chile and US-Singapore FTAs to be able to arrive at the proposed provisions for the RP-US FTA. It also tackles the reforms that have to be undertaken in order to make the Philippine financial services industry globally competitive and be more prepared to embrace the opportunities of an FTA with the US.
capital markets
financial liberalization
financial services
electronic commerce (e-commerce)
corporate governance
market access
cross-border transactions
foreign ownership limitations
international capital standards
harmonization of standards and practices
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Working Paper

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