Seven Members have not yet accepted the Protocol: Bolivia, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Philippines, Poland, and Uruguay. As part of its monitoring function, the Committee invited those Members to report on the situation regarding their domestic ratification processes and acceptance procedures. The objective, modalities and agenda are contained in document Job(01)/56. At subsequent meetings, although no particular presentation was heard, some delegations considered that this agenda item represented a good opportunity for Members to provide information on national experienced regarding regulatory reform processes in the area of financial services.
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Organization RESTRICTED S/FIN/W/17
21 September 2001 (01-4537) Committee on Trade in Financial Services
REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRADE IN FINANCIAL SERVICES
TO THE COUNCIL FOR TRADE IN SERVICES
1. Since its last annual report to the Council for Trade in Services, the Committee on Trade in Financial Services has held three formal meetings, on 29 November 2000, 2 April 2001, and 9 May 2001. Reports of those meetings are contained in documents S/FIN/M/29 to 31. The discussions of the Committee focused on four items: the acceptance of the Fifth Protocol to the GATS; the sectoral classification of financial services; other issues for future discussion; and recent developments in financial services trade.
2. Concerning the acceptance of the Fifth Protocol, the Council for Trade in Services decided at its meeting on 1 December 2000 to reopen the Protocol to allow for the acceptance by Kenya and Nigeria. The t