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Education & Training

SBI to host training program in Hyderabad
The State Bank of India (SBI) will be hosting a Short Term Visiting Program on July 27-28, 2017 at the State Bank Staff College in Hyderabad, Southern India. The primary objective of ABA’s short-term visiting program is to provide member banks the opportunity to study and undergo training on specific aspects of the operations of member banks
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General Meeting & Seminar

34th ABA Conference to showcase India's financial powerhous
The 34th ABA General Meeting and Conference which will be held in Mumbai on November 16-17 will showcase India’s financial powerhouse and the country’s largest city. Mumbai, formerly Bombay, accounts for slightly more than 6.16% of India’s economy contributing 10% of factory employment, 30% of income tax collections, 60% of custo
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Policy Advocacy

ABA forms Discussion Group on Business Process Re-engineering
The ABA Policy Advocacy Committee recently formed a discussion group to promote cooperation among member banks in understanding business process re-engineering initiatives. The ABA Discussion Group is being led by Mr. Dilshan Rodrigo, Chief Operating Officer of Hatton National Bank. Several member banks have designated officers to make a significa
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News Update

ABA member banks join ADB’s 50th Annual Meeting
Representatives from ABA member banks and the ABA Secretariat joined other delegates who attended the 50th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) held on May 4-7, 2017 in Yokohama, Japan. A total of some 6,000 participants joined the gathering, making it the biggest so far in terms of delegate turnout. The att
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Special Feature

Cash management in Asia undergoes a digital facelift from Asian Banking and Finance
Digital innovations are improving Asian banks’ transactional efficiency and client experience, but costs are far from cheap. Three years ago, DBS committed to invest S$200m (US$143m) for digital banking initiatives across Asia, and it has spent the money well to enhance its cash management services. The bank has launched an account-opening o
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Among Member Banks

BEA Foundation reaffirms its commitment to the elderly of Hong Kong
The Bank of East Asia, Limited (BEA) on May 8 announced that The Bank of East Asia Charitable Foundation reaffirmed its commitment to the development of palliative care in Hong Kong together with “la Caixa” Foundation and The Salvation Army Hong Kong and Macau Command (The Salvation Army). Established in April 2010, the Palliative Care
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Personalities

Mohaiyani first woman chairman of Maybank
Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has appointed Datuk Mohaiyani Shamsudin as chairman of the board, making her the first woman to clinch the position in the country’s largest bank. Mohaiyani, 68, takes the helm from Tan Sri Megat Zaharuddin Megat Mohd Nor, who will be stepping down on March 31, 2017. Megat Zaharuddin has been chairman of the ba
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Banking & Finance Newsbriefs

Cybersecurity platform to expand to Hong Kong’s brokers and insurers
Cybersecurity platform to expand to Hong Kong’s brokers and insurers The government agency that promotes financial technology in Hong Kong is working with insurance and securities regulators to expand its cybersecurity network to cover those industries. The move by the Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) comes after it
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Publications

Building for a Sustainable Future
Building for a Sustainable Future ADB is driven by its dedication to improve people’s lives in Asia and the Pacific.  Part of this is moving towards a low-carbon climate-resilient future, which is why our headquarters embodies sustainable development. ADB headquarters was designed to be a sustainable building where environmental imp
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Asian Financial Services Congress 2017

Dates:Mar/02/2017-Mar/03/2017

Venue: Singapore

AML & Financial Crime Asia Summit

Dates:Feb/21/2017-Feb/22/2017

Venue: Singapore

32nd ABA General Meeting and Conference

Dates:Nov/12/2015-Nov/13/2015

Venue: Taipei, Taiwan

Managing Dawn Raids Workshop

Dates:May/11/2017-May/11/2017

Venue: Hong Kong

Financial Inclusion Summit Asia 2017

Dates:Apr/18/2017-Apr/19/2017

Venue: Suntec Singapore

 
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