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IMF Working paper on SWF governance

The paper discusses several aspects of SWF governance and investment management.

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The Norwegian site News in English on Martin Skancke’s resignation from the MoF:

August 24, 2011 - The Norwegian site News in English on Martin Skancke’s resignation from the MoF:
Martin Skancke, long known as the brains behind much of the success of Norway’s so-called “oil fund,” has resigned from his top post in the Finance Ministry to start advising other countries that are building up their own funds. He’ll also help guide investing by Norwegian insurance firm Storebrand.

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Investment Europe on Martin Skancke’s resignation from the MoF:

August 24, 2011 - Investment Europe on Martin Skancke’s resignation from the MoF
Norway’s Ministry of Finance has confirmed that Martin Skancke has resigned his position as head of the department charged with overseeing the so-called ‘Oil Fund’.

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Martin Skancke participated in a panel discussion headed by First Deputy Managing Director of the IMF, Mr John Lipsky, on the occasion of the publication of the book “Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds—Issues for Policymakers” in Beijing, 2011:

May 13, 2011 -  IMF

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Interview with Martin Skancke in Nordic Region Pensions and Investment News, 2011:

June 20, 2011 - NRPN

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Martin Skancke served as plenary leader at the UN Global Compact Leader Summit, 2010:

June 20, 2011 - Norwegian Ministry of Finance
The UN Global Compact Leader Summit 2010 concentrates on the need to elevate the role of responsible business and investment in bringing about the needed transformation to more sustainable and inclusive markets. At the summit, the UNGC will also present a new guide on responsible business in conflict-affected and high-risk areas. The Ministry of Finance has played an active part in the work to develop this guide.

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Martin Skancke’s testimony in the US Congress on foreign government investments in the US economy, 2008

March 03, 2008 - Ministry of Finance
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Martin Skancke’s statement at Roundtable on the Santiago principles for Sovereign Wealth Funds in 2008

October 11, 2008 - IWG - International Working Group of Sovereign Wealth Funds
Statement made by Director General Martin Skancke, Asset Management Department, Royal Norwegian Ministry of Finance, at Roundtable on the Santiago principles for Sovereign Wealth Funds

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The Middle East business site AMEinfo covered Martin Skancke’s presentation at a seminar in Dubai in 2008

June 29, 2008 - AMEinfo, Middle East Business Resource
World’s leading financial gurus meet in Dubai to discuss SWFs

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Martin Skancke was invited to write a chapter in the book “Fiscal policy formulation and implementation in oil-producing countries”, published by the IMF in 2003

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Fiscal policy formulation and implementation in oil-producing countries By Jeffrey M. Davis, International Monetary Fund

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