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Invitation to join Virtual ABA Planning Committee Meeting on March 13, 2024
February 29, 2024

Invitation to join Virtual ABA Planning Committee Meeting on March 13, 2024

ABA wishes to invite ABA Officers and ABA Members to attend the upcoming ABA Planning Committee Meeting...

Successful Virtual Workshop on Red Flags in Anti-Money Laundering (AML)
February 22, 2024

Successful Virtual Workshop on Red Flags in Anti-Money Laundering (AML)

Fintelekt and the Asian Bankers Association jointly organised a virtual workshop on Red Flag Indicators (RFIs) in...

Over 1,000 registrants for webinar on AML Compliance Priorities
February 1, 2024

Over 1,000 registrants for webinar on AML Compliance Priorities

Fintelekt Advisory Services and the Asian Bankers Association (ABA) held a hour long webinar on AML Compliance...

ABA newsletter – January issue available
January 31, 2024

ABA newsletter – January issue available

Taipei - ABA is pleased to announce that the January 2024 issue of the ABA Newsletter is available here. If you wish...

Certified AML/CFT Professional Training Programme on 20-21 March 2024 in Bangkok
January 31, 2024

Certified AML/CFT Professional Training Programme on 20-21 March 2024 in Bangkok

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and Fintelekt Advisory Services, an official ABA Knowledge Partner, are inviting...

CTBC Bank to host 40th ABA General Meeting and Conference in Taipei 18-19 November 2024
January 30, 2024

CTBC Bank to host 40th ABA General Meeting and Conference in Taipei 18-19 November 2024

The Asian Bankers Association is pleased to inform its members and friends that this year's 40th ABA General Meeting...

Webinar on AML Compliance Priorities for 2024 on January 24, 2024 – Register now!
January 18, 2024

Webinar on AML Compliance Priorities for 2024 on January 24, 2024 – Register now!

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and Fintelekt Advisory Services, an official ABA Knowledge Partner, wish to invite...

Virtual workshop on Red Flags in Anti-Money Laundering on February 2 2023 – Register now!
January 18, 2024

Virtual workshop on Red Flags in Anti-Money Laundering on February 2 2023 – Register now!

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and Fintelekt Advisory Services, an official ABA Knowledge Partner, wish to invite...

Payments, E-Commerce & Banking to be presented in Seamless Asia
January 10, 2024

Payments, E-Commerce & Banking to be presented in Seamless Asia

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) is inviting members and friends to the Seamless Asia Conference to be held in...

2022 ABA Year End Review available
January 1, 2024

2022 ABA Year End Review available

ABA is are pleased to send you herewith the ABA 2023 Year-End-Review summarizing ABA’s activities during the...

ABA newsletter – December issue available
December 28, 2023

ABA newsletter – December issue available

Taipei – The 2023 December issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

ABA Chairman Meets with VNBA Officers in Kathmandu
December 13, 2023

ABA Chairman Meets with VNBA Officers in Kathmandu

ABA Chairman Mr. Eugene Acevedo (2nd from right, right photo) met with officers and members of the Vietnam Banks’...

New ABA leaders: Morris Li, CTBC &  Beheshti Rouy, Bank Pasargad
December 12, 2023

New ABA leaders: Morris Li, CTBC & Beheshti Rouy, Bank Pasargad

Mr. Morris Li, Chairman of the CTBC Bank Ltd from Taiwan, takes over as Chairman of the Asian Bankers Association...

Daniel Wu Conferred Chairman Emeritus Title
December 9, 2023

Daniel Wu Conferred Chairman Emeritus Title

ABA Advisory Council Member Mr. Daniel Wu has been conferred by the ABA Board of Directors’ the prestigious title...

ABA Board of Directors prepares 2024 strategy
November 30, 2023

ABA Board of Directors prepares 2024 strategy

During the 39th ABA General Meetingand Conference held in Kathmandu, the Asian Bankers Association held its annual...

ABA newsletter – November issue available
November 30, 2023

ABA newsletter – November issue available

Taipei – The 2023 November issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Acevedo, Hoffmann and Sunil KC receive awards
November 29, 2023

Acevedo, Hoffmann and Sunil KC receive awards

Distinguised Service Awards were presented on November 9th 2023 during the 39th ABA General Meeting and...

ABA Chairman Acevedo reports on ABA activities
November 29, 2023

ABA Chairman Acevedo reports on ABA activities

Mr. Eugene S. Acevedo, ABA Chairman, and President and CEO of the Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation...

New ABA Board Members elected
November 29, 2023

New ABA Board Members elected

During the 39th ABA General Meeting and Conference held in Kathmandu on November 8-9, 2023, the ABA General...

Short-Term Visiting Program in Tokyo hosted by SMBC on February 20-21, 2024
November 29, 2023

Short-Term Visiting Program in Tokyo hosted by SMBC on February 20-21, 2024

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) is inviting ABA member banks to participate in the upcoming Short-Term Visiting...

Mr. Morris Li, CTBC Chairman, elected new ABA Chairman
November 28, 2023

Mr. Morris Li, CTBC Chairman, elected new ABA Chairman

During the 39th ABA General Meeting and Conference held in Kathmandu on November 8-9, 2023, Mr. Morris Li...

ICA Joins ABA as Associate Member
November 11, 2023

ICA Joins ABA as Associate Member

The International Compliance Association (ICA) has become the newest Associate Member of the Asian Bankers...

Shirish Pathak on “Global Factors Impacting AML Compliance in Banking” in Kathmandu Conference 2023
November 9, 2023

Shirish Pathak on “Global Factors Impacting AML Compliance in Banking” in Kathmandu Conference 2023

Mr. Shirish Pathak, Managing Director of Fintelekt Advisory Services, presented a paper on "Global Factors Impacting...

The Banks Association of Turkey on “Sustainability in the Turkish Banking Sector” in Kathmandu Conference 2023
November 9, 2023

The Banks Association of Turkey on “Sustainability in the Turkish Banking Sector” in Kathmandu Conference 2023

Ms. Pelin Ataman Erdönmez, the director of The Banks Association of Turkey, delivered a presentation on...

BEA presentation on Promoting Cooperation in Achieving Sustainable Development Goals in Kathmandu Conference 2023
November 9, 2023

BEA presentation on Promoting Cooperation in Achieving Sustainable Development Goals in Kathmandu Conference 2023

Mr. David Kim, Head of Sustainability at the Bank of East Asia, delivered a presentation titled "Promoting...

Training on Certified AML/CFT Professional (FCAP) by Fintelekt held in Bangkok
October 26, 2023

Training on Certified AML/CFT Professional (FCAP) by Fintelekt held in Bangkok

Fintelekt Certified AML/CFT Professional (FCAP) is a 2-day intensive course, supported by the Asian Bankers Association...

Successful webinar on ESG Agenda on Supply Chain Carbon Footprint
October 19, 2023

Successful webinar on ESG Agenda on Supply Chain Carbon Footprint

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and the Association of Credit Rating Agencies in Asia (ACRAA) jointly held a...

ABA newsletter – October issue available
October 15, 2023

ABA newsletter – October issue available

Taipei – The 2023 October issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

“Best Practices in Managing the AML/CFT Risk from Fintech and Digital Payments” Training in Mumbai, 12-13 October 2023. Register now!
October 12, 2023

“Best Practices in Managing the AML/CFT Risk from Fintech and Digital Payments” Training in Mumbai, 12-13 October 2023. Register now!

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) is inviting ABA members and selected guests to participate in the short-term visiting...

AML/CFT Professional Training Programme on 26-27 October 2023 – Register now!
October 8, 2023

AML/CFT Professional Training Programme on 26-27 October 2023 – Register now!

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and Fintelekt Advisory Services, an official ABA Knowledge Partner are inviting...

Webinar on Advancing ESG Agenda: Net Zero Emission Supply Chain Through Carbon Footprint (CFP)
October 5, 2023

Webinar on Advancing ESG Agenda: Net Zero Emission Supply Chain Through Carbon Footprint (CFP)

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and the Association of Credit Rating Agencies in Asia (ACRAA) are inviting...

Excellent webinar on Fortifying Your Fraud Prevention Strategy Against Sophisticated Scams
October 4, 2023

Excellent webinar on Fortifying Your Fraud Prevention Strategy Against Sophisticated Scams

ABA and LexisNexis Risk Solutions held an excellent webinar on the webinar on “Fortifying Your Fraud Prevention...

Short-Term Visiting Program hosted by UOB
September 27, 2023

Short-Term Visiting Program hosted by UOB

UOB and the Asian Bankers Association jointly organized a Short-Term Visiting Program (STVP) on “Building Banking...

ADB predicts 4.6% growth in Southeast Asia but warns of increasing risks
September 20, 2023

ADB predicts 4.6% growth in Southeast Asia but warns of increasing risks

According to a report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), economic growth in Asia and the Pacific is expected...

Webinar on Fraud Prevention Against Sophisticated Scams on 4 October 2023
September 15, 2023

Webinar on Fraud Prevention Against Sophisticated Scams on 4 October 2023

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and LexisNexis Risk Solutions is inviting members and friends to join the webinar...

OECD Development Centre update on Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2023 – Executive summary 
September 15, 2023

OECD Development Centre update on Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2023 – Executive summary 

Growth in Emerging Asia needs to cope with external headwinds. Emerging Asian economies will face challenges in...

ABA newsletter – September issue available
September 15, 2023

ABA newsletter – September issue available

Taipei – The 2023 September issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Webinar on Dynamic Financial Workforce held 14 September 2023
September 14, 2023

Webinar on Dynamic Financial Workforce held 14 September 2023

The Asian Bankers Association and the Taiwan Academy of Banking and Finance (TABF) held a webinar on Fostering a...

Record registrations & Record audience for webinar on Mule Accounts
September 13, 2023

Record registrations & Record audience for webinar on Mule Accounts

A record breaking webinar on Detection and Prevention of Money Mule Accounts held on September 13, 2023 gathered...

Webinar on Fostering a Financial Workforce on 14 September 2023 – Register now!
September 11, 2023

Webinar on Fostering a Financial Workforce on 14 September 2023 – Register now!

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and the Taiwan Academy of Banking and Finance (TABF) are inviting ABA members...

ABA newsletter – August issue available
September 7, 2023

ABA newsletter – August issue available

Taipei – The 2023 August issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Webinar on “Detection and Prevention of Money Mule Accounts” September 13, 2023
September 7, 2023

Webinar on “Detection and Prevention of Money Mule Accounts” September 13, 2023

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and Fintelekt Advisory Services, an official ABA Knowledge Partner, is inviting...

39th ABA General Meeting & Conference in Kathmandu on November 9-10, 2023 – Register now!
September 5, 2023

39th ABA General Meeting & Conference in Kathmandu on November 9-10, 2023 – Register now!

The Asian Bankers Associations's 39th ABA General Meeting and Conference hosted by the Nepal Bankers Association...

Swift cross-border payment speed overtakes G20 targets
September 4, 2023

Swift cross-border payment speed overtakes G20 targets

Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (Swift) has reported that 89% of transactions processed...

Webinar on “Combating Fraud, Scams & Money Laundering in 2023″ gathers over 900 participants
August 31, 2023

Webinar on “Combating Fraud, Scams & Money Laundering in 2023″ gathers over 900 participants

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and BioCatch presented a webinar on “Combating Fraud, Scams & Money...

Agribank presents successful policies for financial inclusion in agriculture & rural areas
August 29, 2023

Agribank presents successful policies for financial inclusion in agriculture & rural areas

The Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Agribank) in association with the Asian Bankers...

Successful webinar on Systemic Risks held August 24 2023
August 24, 2023

Successful webinar on Systemic Risks held August 24 2023

The Association of Credit Rating Agencies in Asia (ACRAA) in cooperation with the Asian Bankers Association (ABA)...

The Future of FinCrime & Compliance APAC on 17-18 October in Singapore
August 22, 2023

The Future of FinCrime & Compliance APAC on 17-18 October in Singapore

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) would like to invite ABA members and friends to the Conference on The Future...

Webinar on Financial Inclusion in Agriculture & Rural Areas on 29 August
August 22, 2023

Webinar on Financial Inclusion in Agriculture & Rural Areas on 29 August

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) cordially invites you and your colleagues to participate in the webinar on...

Webinar of Addressing Evolving Systemic Risks on August 24th – Register now!
August 14, 2023

Webinar of Addressing Evolving Systemic Risks on August 24th – Register now!

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and the Association of Credit Rating Agencies in Asia (ACRAA) is inviting members...

Temenos North Asia Forum in Tokyo, Japan – Register now!
August 8, 2023

Temenos North Asia Forum in Tokyo, Japan – Register now!

ABA would like to cordially invite members and friends to participate in the upcoming Temenos Regional Forum North Asia...

Webinar on Combating Fraud, Scams & Money Laundering in 2023: A Behavioural Approach – Register now!
August 5, 2023

Webinar on Combating Fraud, Scams & Money Laundering in 2023: A Behavioural Approach – Register now!

The Asian Bankers Association and BioCatch, wish to invite fellow bank members and friends to join a webinar...

Successful webinar on Effective Enterprise-Wide ML/TF Assessments
August 3, 2023

Successful webinar on Effective Enterprise-Wide ML/TF Assessments

The webinar on Driving More Effective Enterprise-Wide Money Laundering (ML)/ Terrorism Financing (TF) Risk...

ABA newsletter – July issue available
July 31, 2023

ABA newsletter – July issue available

Taipei – The 2023 July issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Moral Money Summit Asia – Unlocking the Potential of ESG
July 27, 2023

Moral Money Summit Asia – Unlocking the Potential of ESG

The FT’s Moral Money Summit Asia will be a hybrid event in-Person at The Westin Singapore and Digital on September 6-7,

UOB Training Program on “Building Banking Practices for a Greener Future” in Singapore – Register now!
July 27, 2023

UOB Training Program on “Building Banking Practices for a Greener Future” in Singapore – Register now!

ABA is inviting members and friends to participate in the Short-Term Visiting Program (STVP) to be hosted by United...

Webinar on Driving More Effective Enterprise-Wide ML/TF Risk Assessments – Register now!
July 27, 2023

Webinar on Driving More Effective Enterprise-Wide ML/TF Risk Assessments – Register now!

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and Fintelekt Advisory Services, an official ABA Knowledge Partner, is inviting fellow...

First Semester 2023 of the ABA Journal of Banking and Finance available
July 19, 2023

First Semester 2023 of the ABA Journal of Banking and Finance available

We are pleased send you herewith the First Semester 2023 issue, of the bi-annual ABA Journal of Banking and Finance.

Digital CFO Summit in Manila – 25% off for ABA members!
July 14, 2023

Digital CFO Summit in Manila – 25% off for ABA members!

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) would like to invite ABA members and friends to participate in the Digital CFO...

Webinar on Drug Trafficking gathered over 1,200 registrants
July 5, 2023

Webinar on Drug Trafficking gathered over 1,200 registrants

Fintelekt Advisory Services and the Asian Bankers Association organized a webinar on Drug Trafficking Threat Assessment...

“Drug Trafficking & AML/CFT Considerations” webinar on July 5, 2023
July 4, 2023

“Drug Trafficking & AML/CFT Considerations” webinar on July 5, 2023

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and Fintelekt Advisory Services, an official ABA Knowledge Partner, wish to invite...

ABA newsletter – June issue available
June 30, 2023

ABA newsletter – June issue available

Taipei – The 2023 June issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Record-Breaking webinar on Compliance held June 15, 2023
June 15, 2023

Record-Breaking webinar on Compliance held June 15, 2023

On June 15, 2023, the Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and the International Compliance Association (ICA) held a...

Financial Inclusion: The Philippine and RCBC’s Experience
June 14, 2023

Financial Inclusion: The Philippine and RCBC’s Experience

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA and the Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) jointly organized a Short-Term...

Training on Certified AML/CFT Professional (FCAP) by Fintelekt held in Bangkok
June 8, 2023

Training on Certified AML/CFT Professional (FCAP) by Fintelekt held in Bangkok

intelekt Certified AML/CFT Professional (FCAP) is a 2-day intensive course designed as a comprehensive and...

ICA Webinar on Managing Compliance Risks in 2023
June 7, 2023

ICA Webinar on Managing Compliance Risks in 2023

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and the International Compliance Association (ICA), an ABA Associate member, is...

ABA newsletter – May issue available
May 31, 2023

ABA newsletter – May issue available

Taipei – The 2023 May issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

ABA joins 56th ADB Meeting in Incheon – Summary
May 18, 2023

ABA joins 56th ADB Meeting in Incheon – Summary

ABA officers and memberbank representatives – including ABA Chairman Mr. Eugene Acevedo, President and CEO...

Financial Inclusion Training Program by RCBC on June 14-15, 2023 – Register now!
May 17, 2023

Financial Inclusion Training Program by RCBC on June 14-15, 2023 – Register now!

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) is inviting ABA bank members and friends from outside of the Philippines to...

ABA Planning Committee Prepares for 39th ABA Conference in Kathmandu
May 15, 2023

ABA Planning Committee Prepares for 39th ABA Conference in Kathmandu

The virtual meeting of the ABA Planning Committee held on May 12, 2023 discussed preparations for the 39th ABA General...

Banking & Insurance Innovation Convergence by Qorus in Milan
May 8, 2023

Banking & Insurance Innovation Convergence by Qorus in Milan

The ABA would like to invite members to the Reinvent Forum: Banking & Insurance Innovation Convergence by Qorus to...

”Certified AML/CFT Professional Training” June 8-9, 2023 – Register now!
May 8, 2023

”Certified AML/CFT Professional Training” June 8-9, 2023 – Register now!

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and Fintelekt Advisory Services, an official ABA Knowledge Partner, wish to invite fellow...

Over 650 registrants for Business Compliance Webinar
May 3, 2023

Over 650 registrants for Business Compliance Webinar

Fintelekt Advisory Services and the Asian Bankers Association presented the webinar on Business Compliance on May...

ABA Planning Committee Meeting to be held May 12, 2022
April 28, 2023

ABA Planning Committee Meeting to be held May 12, 2022

ABA would like to invite its members to attend the ABA Planning Committee Meeting scheduled to take place virtually...

ABA newsletter – April issue available
April 28, 2023

ABA newsletter – April issue available

Taipei – The 2023 April issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Business Compliance webinar on May 3, 2023 – Register now!
April 27, 2023

Business Compliance webinar on May 3, 2023 – Register now!

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and Fintelekt Advisory Services, an official ABA Knowledge Partner, invite fellow bank...

Successful CRD’s webinar on Enhancement of Banks’ Lending and Credit Risk Assessment
April 13, 2023

Successful CRD’s webinar on Enhancement of Banks’ Lending and Credit Risk Assessment

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA), the Association of Credit Rating Agencies in Asia (ACRAA) and CRD Association...

Webinar on “Banks’ Lending & Credit Risk Assessment” 13 April 2023
April 6, 2023

Webinar on “Banks’ Lending & Credit Risk Assessment” 13 April 2023

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA), the Association of Credit Rating Agencies in Asia (ACRAA) and CRD Association Japan...

Webinar on Sustainability & ESG & Climate reporting & disclosure requirements webinar
March 25, 2023

Webinar on Sustainability & ESG & Climate reporting & disclosure requirements webinar

Across the various jurisdictions there is an avalanche of sustainability & ESG & Climate reporting & disclosure...

ABA newsletter – March issue available
March 23, 2023

ABA newsletter – March issue available

Taipei – The 2023 March issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

First ever webinar on “A Financial Approach to Tackling Modern Slavery” held on March 14, 2023
March 14, 2023

First ever webinar on “A Financial Approach to Tackling Modern Slavery” held on March 14, 2023

Fintelekt Advisory Services and the Asian Bankers Association (ABA) jointly conducted the webinar on “A Financial...

APPTIO webinar on Technology Investment held March 13, 2023
March 13, 2023

APPTIO webinar on Technology Investment held March 13, 2023

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and Apptio, a technology business management company, invited fellow bank members, partners and friends to...

Move Over Nat Cats, Kitty Cats Are Riling the Insurance Marketplace
March 9, 2023

Move Over Nat Cats, Kitty Cats Are Riling the Insurance Marketplace

With spring rapidly approaching, many municipalities, homeowners and business dwellers alike will be preparing for....

Successful AML/CFT Professional Training held in Bangkok
March 9, 2023

Successful AML/CFT Professional Training held in Bangkok

The Fintelekt Certified AML/CFT Professional (FCAP) programme was held at Hotel Aloft in Bangkok on 9th and 10th...

Chief Risk Officer Summit on 10-11 May in Singapore – 25% Discount for ABA members
March 8, 2023

Chief Risk Officer Summit on 10-11 May in Singapore – 25% Discount for ABA members

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) would like to invite members to participate in the Chief Risk Officer Summit to be...

Successful webinar on Nepalese Banking
March 8, 2023

Successful webinar on Nepalese Banking

The Nepal Bankers' Association (NBA), in partnership with the Asian Bankers Association (ABA), conducted a webinar...

Webinar on A Financial Approach to Tackling Modern Slavery
March 6, 2023

Webinar on A Financial Approach to Tackling Modern Slavery

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and Fintelekt Advisory Services, with the support of the United Nations University...

56th ADB Annual Meeting in Incheon May 2-5, 2023
March 1, 2023

56th ADB Annual Meeting in Incheon May 2-5, 2023

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is holding its 56th Annual Meeting on May 2-5, 2023 in Incheon, Korea. The Annual...

ABA newsletter – February issue available
February 23, 2023

ABA newsletter – February issue available

Taipei – The 2023 February issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Mongolian Banks to Accept Russian MIR Debit Cards
February 23, 2023

Mongolian Banks to Accept Russian MIR Debit Cards

The list of countries who will permit access to Russia’s MIR banking system is growing with Mongolia set to join shortly.

Bhutan: Social media platforms a way for locals to earn money
February 22, 2023

Bhutan: Social media platforms a way for locals to earn money

The rising popularity of social media platforms like Tik Tok and YouTube are attracting users in Bhutan. These users...

Webinar on Nepal Banking on March 8, 2023, Register now!
February 20, 2023

Webinar on Nepal Banking on March 8, 2023, Register now!

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) invites you and your colleagues to participate in the webinar on “Nepal...

Vietcombank names new General Director
February 15, 2023

Vietcombank names new General Director

Vietcombank, Vietnam’s largest state-owned lender, named its current deputy general director Nguyen Thanh Tung...

Survey on ABA Members’ Training Needs
February 15, 2023

Survey on ABA Members’ Training Needs

We are now working out the schedule of the ABA Professional Development Program for the next two years. For this...

Vipin Kumar Pandey – new SBI Country Head & CEO, HK Branch
February 15, 2023

Vipin Kumar Pandey – new SBI Country Head & CEO, HK Branch

Mr. Vipin Kumar Pandey took over charge as Country Head & Chief Executive Officer of State Bank of India, Hong Kong...

World Bank: Malaysia’s price control mechanism causes supply shortage rather than lower cost of living
February 9, 2023

World Bank: Malaysia’s price control mechanism causes supply shortage rather than lower cost of living

The price control mechanism in Malaysia, which has the most price-controlled items in the region, has caused lower supplies...

ABA conveys deepest sympathy to Bankers Association of Turkiye
February 7, 2023

ABA conveys deepest sympathy to Bankers Association of Turkiye

We are deeply saddened by the development caused by the powerful earthquake that hit southern Turkey and...

Webinar on Technology Investment on 13 March 2023 – Register!
February 7, 2023

Webinar on Technology Investment on 13 March 2023 – Register!

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and Apptio, a technology business management company, wish to invite...

Certified AML/CFT Professional Training Programme in Bangkok
February 6, 2023

Certified AML/CFT Professional Training Programme in Bangkok

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and Fintelekt Advisory Services, an official ABA Knowledge Partner, wish to invite...

ABA Secretary-Treasurer Calls on TABF President
February 6, 2023

ABA Secretary-Treasurer Calls on TABF President

ABA Secretary-Treasurer David Hsu (center) met with Dr. Hank Huang, President of the Taiwan Academy of Banking and...

Sunil KC elected President of NBA
January 22, 2023

Sunil KC elected President of NBA

Sunil KC was elected President of the Nepal Bankers' Association by the special general meeting held on January 11, 2023.

The Impact of ESG on Taiwanese Banks
January 22, 2023

The Impact of ESG on Taiwanese Banks

In past articles, we’ve reviewed the ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) reporting mandate for listed companies...

ABA newsletter – January issue available
January 21, 2023

ABA newsletter – January issue available

Taipei – The 2023 January issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Karl Stumke appointed new BML Managing Director
January 20, 2023

Karl Stumke appointed new BML Managing Director

On January 10, 2023 Bank of Maldives (BML) announced the appointment of current CEO Karl Stumke as the new...

ASEAN Economic Outlook 2023
January 15, 2023

ASEAN Economic Outlook 2023

The ASEAN (the Association of Southeast Asian Nations) region was among the fastest growing regions of the world in...

700 registered participants joined Crypto: 2022 in Review webinar
January 13, 2023

700 registered participants joined Crypto: 2022 in Review webinar

Fintelekt Advisory Services and the Asian Bankers Association presented the webinar on Crypto: 2022 in Review and a...

Wake Up, CEOs
January 10, 2023

Wake Up, CEOs

By many measures, Tim Cook is having a great year. Apple, which he runs as CEO, is the most-profitable company in the...

China’s Economy in 2023 — a Post-COVID Rebound?
January 4, 2023

China’s Economy in 2023 — a Post-COVID Rebound?

In November and December, China’s State Council announcements reducing COVID restrictions and enhancing targeted...

What Most Worries You About 2023?
December 29, 2022

What Most Worries You About 2023?

We asked a cross-section of our experts to name — in a couple of sentences — what had been the most significant...

2023 Will Be a Time for Business to Experiment
December 26, 2022

2023 Will Be a Time for Business to Experiment

What a year to run a business! An unprovoked war triggers a global energy crisis, the worst inflation in decades...

We Have Reached Peak Fossil Fuels
December 22, 2022

We Have Reached Peak Fossil Fuels

Investment in clean energy technology is now outpacing fossil fuels. According to the IEA, clean energy will be 60% of...

Aviation’s Recovery Isn’t As Robust as Expected
December 22, 2022

Aviation’s Recovery Isn’t As Robust as Expected

In the aviation world, 2022 was projected to be a year of recovery. But that was before a series of exogenous shocks that...

ABA newsletter – December issue available
December 21, 2022

ABA newsletter – December issue available

Taipei – The 2022 December issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Supply Chain Strategies Are Likely to Lead to More Deglobalization
December 19, 2022

Supply Chain Strategies Are Likely to Lead to More Deglobalization

Businesses have been facing shocks on multiple fronts these days, from COVID-19 and inflation to the conflict in Ukraine...

2022 ABA Year End Review available
December 6, 2022

2022 ABA Year End Review available

We are pleased to share with you the ABA 2022 Year End Review summarizing ABA's activities during the past year. As 2022...

ABA newsletter – November issue available
November 21, 2022

ABA newsletter – November issue available

Taipei – The 2022 November issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

How Shrinking Populations Can Affect Pensions
November 18, 2022

How Shrinking Populations Can Affect Pensions

Global fertility rates are on the decline and may have a significant impact on how individuals plan for their retirement years. 

Financial Crime APAC Summit 2022
November 10, 2022

Financial Crime APAC Summit 2022

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) would like to forward an invitation from International Compliance Association...

Data Analytics & Hybrid Work Environment presented during the ABA Policy Advocacy
October 27, 2022

Data Analytics & Hybrid Work Environment presented during the ABA Policy Advocacy

The ABA Policy Advocacy Committee held on October 27, 2022 its third meeting of 2022 featuring two relevant position

ABA Policy Advocacy Committee on October 27, 2022 – Register now
October 26, 2022

ABA Policy Advocacy Committee on October 27, 2022 – Register now

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) is holding the ABA Policy Advocacy Committee on October 27, 2022, from

Banks Association of Türkiye shares current status of the economy
October 25, 2022

Banks Association of Türkiye shares current status of the economy

At the invitation of the Asian Bankers Association (ABA), The Banks Association of Türkiye (BAT)...

ABA newsletter – October issue available
October 21, 2022

ABA newsletter – October issue available

Taipei – The 2022 October issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Webinar on Mongolian Banking explains current situation
October 17, 2022

Webinar on Mongolian Banking explains current situation

On behalf of the The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and the Mongolian Bankers Association (MBA), I wish to...

Successful webinar on “A storm ahead? An updated view on the Asian economy”
October 13, 2022

Successful webinar on “A storm ahead? An updated view on the Asian economy”

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and the Association of Credit Rating Agencies in Asia (ACRAA) successfully held the...

Webinar on Mongolian Banking’s status and opportunities
October 7, 2022

Webinar on Mongolian Banking’s status and opportunities

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) invites colleagues, partners and friends to participate in the webinar on...

“A storm ahead? View on the Asian economy” webinar
October 7, 2022

“A storm ahead? View on the Asian economy” webinar

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and the Association of Credit Rating Agencies in Asia (ACRAA) wish to invite fellow...

ABA newsletter – September issue available
September 28, 2022

ABA newsletter – September issue available

Taipei – The 2022 September issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Record-breaking webinar on AML in Digital Payments: Trends, Tools & Technologies
September 23, 2022

Record-breaking webinar on AML in Digital Payments: Trends, Tools & Technologies

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and Fintelekt, an ABA Knowledge Partner, successfully held the webinar on AML in...

2022 Asia Symposium – Central Banks in the Digital Age
September 22, 2022

2022 Asia Symposium – Central Banks in the Digital Age

ABA invites members to participate in the Symposium on Asian Banking and Finance sponsored by the Federal Reserve...

The Dollar Is At Its Strongest Value in 20 Years
September 18, 2022

The Dollar Is At Its Strongest Value in 20 Years

The U.S. dollar is at its strongest value relative to the Japanese yen and British pound since the 1980s and trading on par...

China’s Government Is Struggling to Stimulate Economic Growth
September 18, 2022

China’s Government Is Struggling to Stimulate Economic Growth

China’s economy has shown signs of weakening since April after a respectful first quarter outcome, when GDP grew by...

Webinar on AML in Digital Payments: Trends, Tools & Technologies
September 12, 2022

Webinar on AML in Digital Payments: Trends, Tools & Technologies

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) is inviting members, partners and friends to join the free webinar on Webinar on AML...

The 5 Best Assets to Protect Against Inflation
September 7, 2022

The 5 Best Assets to Protect Against Inflation

Inflation was always set to be the hot topic at our 2022 U.S. Global Investment Forum (GIF), given the economic and...

Which Way Is Inflation Heading?
September 6, 2022

Which Way Is Inflation Heading?

The latest economic data shows inflation in the U.S. running at 8.5% in July. This is a drop from 9.1% in June. July’s retail...

How the Russia-Ukraine Conflict Is Impacting Insurance Across Industries
August 25, 2022

How the Russia-Ukraine Conflict Is Impacting Insurance Across Industries

Nearly six months into Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the conflict’s long-term impact is coming into focus. The conflict...

ABA newsletter – August issue available
August 24, 2022

ABA newsletter – August issue available

Taipei – The 2022 August issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

ADB webinar on Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2022 Launch.
August 23, 2022

ADB webinar on Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2022 Launch.

The ABA invites members and partners to 50th Asian Impact webinar on 24 August 2022, Thursday, 10:30 AM, Manila time...

Global Insurance Pricing Increases in Second Quarter 2022
August 18, 2022

Global Insurance Pricing Increases in Second Quarter 2022

Global commercial insurance prices increased 9%, on average, in the second quarter of 2022, a decline from 11% in the...

Why SEC Emissions Rule May Benefit Retail and Consumer Goods
August 15, 2022

Why SEC Emissions Rule May Benefit Retail and Consumer Goods

Given vast product lines and far-flung supply chains, retail and consumer goods companies face a harder task than many...

ABA Policy Advocacy Committee held record breaking meeting on August 3, 2022
August 3, 2022

ABA Policy Advocacy Committee held record breaking meeting on August 3, 2022

The ABA Policy Advocacy Committee held a record breaking meeting on August 3rd 2022 with a registered audience of...

ABA newsletter – July issue available
July 28, 2022

ABA newsletter – July issue available

Taipei – The 2022 July issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Global Economic Growth Slows Amid Gloomy and More Uncertain Outlook
July 28, 2022

Global Economic Growth Slows Amid Gloomy and More Uncertain Outlook

The global economy, still reeling from the pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, is facing an increasingly gloomy and...

850 participants joined webinar on Cost of Financial Crime Compliance
July 20, 2022

850 participants joined webinar on Cost of Financial Crime Compliance

Fintelekt Advisory Services Ltd. and Asian Bankers Association presented the webinar on The Cost of Financial Crime...

How Inflation Is Impacting Pension Savings
July 20, 2022

How Inflation Is Impacting Pension Savings

The emerging high-inflation landscape has the potential to erode a decade of increased “real” capital value. Actual and...

Historic Carbon Credits Are a Time Bomb
July 14, 2022

Historic Carbon Credits Are a Time Bomb

As companies are forced to set more and more rigorous carbon reduction targets, they increasingly rely on purchasing...

Webinar on Cost of Financial Crime Compliance – July 20, 2022
July 11, 2022

Webinar on Cost of Financial Crime Compliance – July 20, 2022

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) is inviting members and friends to join the free webinar on “The Cost of Financial...

Yooshau Saeed re-appointed as Chairperson of Bank of Maldives
July 10, 2022

Yooshau Saeed re-appointed as Chairperson of Bank of Maldives

Bank of Maldives announced that Mr. Yooshau Saeed, Sandy Beach, has been re-appointed as the Chairperson of its...

Quantum Computing Will Breach Your Data Security
July 10, 2022

Quantum Computing Will Breach Your Data Security

Quantum computing (QC) represents the biggest threat to data security in the medium term, since it can make attacks...

Tetsuro Imaeda appointed new SMBC representative to ABA Board
July 1, 2022

Tetsuro Imaeda appointed new SMBC representative to ABA Board

The Asian Bankers Association has the pleasure to announce the appointment of Mr. Tetsuro Imaeda as the new...

First Semester 2002 of the ABA Journal of Banking and Finance available
June 30, 2022

First Semester 2002 of the ABA Journal of Banking and Finance available

ABA is pleased to share with members and friends First Semester 2022 issue, of the bi-annual ABA Journal of Banking...

ABA newsletter – June issue available
June 28, 2022

ABA newsletter – June issue available

Taipei – The 2022 June issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

“Fraud & Financial Crime Asia 2022 Conference” on July 13-14
June 17, 2022

“Fraud & Financial Crime Asia 2022 Conference” on July 13-14

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) would like to invite members, associates and friends to join the “Fraud & Financial...

How Persistent Inflation Is Causing Procurement to Adapt
June 15, 2022

How Persistent Inflation Is Causing Procurement to Adapt

It has been almost two years since the first signs of inflation, ignited by the COVID-19 pandemic, began appearing across...

Webinar on the Cost of Compliance on June 30th
June 8, 2022

Webinar on the Cost of Compliance on June 30th

The ABA invites its members, associates and friends to join the “Cost of Compliance” webinar jointly organised...

Cyber Disaster Risks Are Mounting
June 1, 2022

Cyber Disaster Risks Are Mounting

As the U.S. kicks off the 2022 hurricane season, another potential disaster looms large. With the Russian invasion of...

ATMIA Asia Conference 2022 on July 27-28 in Singapore
June 1, 2022

ATMIA Asia Conference 2022 on July 27-28 in Singapore

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) would like to invite members, associates and friends to join “ATMIA Asia...

Improving the Accuracy of ESG Reporting
May 31, 2022

Improving the Accuracy of ESG Reporting

The ABA would like to invite its members and friends to join a FT’s webinar for executives in the financial sector to...

9 Takeaways From Davos
May 29, 2022

9 Takeaways From Davos

The annual World Economic Forum took place in Davos last week for the first time in three years. The high-profile...

ABA newsletter – May issue available
May 25, 2022

ABA newsletter – May issue available

Taipei – The 2022 May issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

ABA Secretariat discusses cooperation with Philippines ACSB
May 19, 2022

ABA Secretariat discusses cooperation with Philippines ACSB

Officers of the Asian Council for Small Business (ACSB) Philippines met virtually with ABA Secretariat staff led by...

Sanctions Compliance: understanding indirect ownership and control
May 17, 2022

Sanctions Compliance: understanding indirect ownership and control

To comply with sanctions rules, corporations must consider ownership and control of their customers and business...

Virtual 38th ABA General Meeting and Conference on November 1-4, Register now
May 15, 2022

Virtual 38th ABA General Meeting and Conference on November 1-4, Register now

The 38th ABA General Meeting and Conference to be held online on November 1-4, 2022 carrying the theme...

Training on Cyber Security establishes new record audience
May 13, 2022

Training on Cyber Security establishes new record audience

The two-hour training session led by Ph.D. Michael Skiba, also known as Dr. Fraud ®, on Cyber Security and Customer...

Join EFMA’s Discovering the full potential of your SME banking strategy
May 11, 2022

Join EFMA’s Discovering the full potential of your SME banking strategy

The Asian Bankers Association invites ABA members, associates and friends to join EFMA's conference on Discovering...

Innovation in FinTechs – Where are the Hidden Risks?
May 11, 2022

Innovation in FinTechs – Where are the Hidden Risks?

The Asian Bankers Association invites members, associates and friends to join the webinar on Innovation in FinTechs...

How the Ukraine Conflict Is Impacting India’s Economy
May 11, 2022

How the Ukraine Conflict Is Impacting India’s Economy

India’s trade with Russia is approximately $10 billion, which is 1.3% of India’s total trade. India imports a significant...

Webinar on Winning the Customers’ trust hosted by Cyberbeat
April 29, 2022

Webinar on Winning the Customers’ trust hosted by Cyberbeat

On Friday April 29th 2022, Cyberbeat's CEO Rajan S. Narayan, an Associate Member of ABA, held a very interesting...

Cyber security, Digital Transformation & Sustainable Goals to be discussed in ABA Policy Advocacy Committee Meeting on August 3rd, 2022
April 28, 2022

Cyber security, Digital Transformation & Sustainable Goals to be discussed in ABA Policy Advocacy Committee Meeting on August 3rd, 2022

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) is pleased to invite members, associates and friends to participate in the online....

“Cyber Security and Customer Fraud” Training on May 13 – Register now
April 27, 2022

“Cyber Security and Customer Fraud” Training on May 13 – Register now

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and Fintelekt Advisory Services would like to invite members, partners and friends to...

ABA newsletter – April issue available
April 26, 2022

ABA newsletter – April issue available

Taipei – The 2022 April issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

How Long Can China’s Economy Handle Zero COVID?
April 24, 2022

How Long Can China’s Economy Handle Zero COVID?

President Xi Jinping’s policy of zero tolerance toward COVID kept cases down during the first two years of the pandemic.

Global Insurance Pricing Increases in First Quarter 2022
April 24, 2022

Global Insurance Pricing Increases in First Quarter 2022

Global commercial insurance prices rose 11% in the first quarter of 2022, marking the fifth consecutive reduction in rate...

Global Trade Is Battling Demand and Price Shocks
April 21, 2022

Global Trade Is Battling Demand and Price Shocks

The invasion of Ukraine and renewed COVID-19 outbreaks in China will hit global trade with a double whammy in 2022:...

Successful ABA & ACRAA webinar on Digital Currencies and Digitalization in Banking
April 21, 2022

Successful ABA & ACRAA webinar on Digital Currencies and Digitalization in Banking

The ABA & ACRAA sponsored webinar on Recent Developments in the Digital Currencies and The Digitalization Trends...

Webinar on “Digital Currencies and The Digitalization in Banking” on 21 April 2022
April 18, 2022

Webinar on “Digital Currencies and The Digitalization in Banking” on 21 April 2022

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and the Association of Credit Rating Agencies in Asia (ACRAA) invites fellow bank...

New record turnout on “Video-KYC in Digital Onboarding” webinar
April 12, 2022

New record turnout on “Video-KYC in Digital Onboarding” webinar

The ABA-Fintelekt webinar on “The Role of Video-KYC in Digital Onboarding and Ongoing Due Diligence” held on April 12...

The Changing of the Guard in South Korea — What Does It Mean for Business?
April 10, 2022

The Changing of the Guard in South Korea — What Does It Mean for Business?

Last month saw a new president elected in South Korea. Yoon Suk Yeol is a populist conservative politician, who...

ABA & Fintelekt webinar on Video KYC – register now
April 8, 2022

ABA & Fintelekt webinar on Video KYC – register now

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and Fintelekt Advisory Services are inviting you to join the free webinar on “The Role...

ABA newsletter – March issue available
March 29, 2022

ABA newsletter – March issue available

Taipei – The 2022 March issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Webinar on “Winning the Customers’ trust” Friday April 29th 2022
March 29, 2022

Webinar on “Winning the Customers’ trust” Friday April 29th 2022

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) in association with Cyberbeat, an associate member of ABA, would like to invite...

Successful webinar on Physical measures against cyber attacks held on March 24th 2022
March 24, 2022

Successful webinar on Physical measures against cyber attacks held on March 24th 2022

Oberthur Cash Protection (OCP), a provider of intelligent cash protection solutions and ABA Associate Member, in...

Temenos webinar on How to build a digital bank in 90 days, March 22nd
March 18, 2022

Temenos webinar on How to build a digital bank in 90 days, March 22nd

Leveraging the convenience of digital-only banking, Temenos and Asia Bankers Association (ABA) invite you and your...

TABF and ABA to Collaborate on Training Programs for Taiwanese Banks
March 17, 2022

TABF and ABA to Collaborate on Training Programs for Taiwanese Banks

Officers of the Taiwan Academy of Banking and Finance (TABF) led by Ms. Ti-Chen Chen on March 17, 2022 met with.,.

World Development Report 2022: Finance for an Equitable Recovery
March 15, 2022

World Development Report 2022: Finance for an Equitable Recovery

World Development Report 2022: Finance for an Equitable Recovery examines the central role of finance in the...

European Banks Brace for Fallout From the Crisis in Ukraine
March 9, 2022

European Banks Brace for Fallout From the Crisis in Ukraine

The unprecedented wave of economic and financial sanctions against Russia has not yet caused panic in financial...

Webinar on Financing Energy Transition Pathways
March 9, 2022

Webinar on Financing Energy Transition Pathways

ABA members are invited to a complimentary webinar entitled Financing Energy Transition Pathways to be held on...

Webinar on Physical Measures Against Cyber Attacks, March 24th, register now
March 4, 2022

Webinar on Physical Measures Against Cyber Attacks, March 24th, register now

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) would like to invite members, partners and friends to join the webinar on “Physical...

Russia-Ukraine Crisis Amplifies Growth and Inflation Risks in Asia
March 4, 2022

Russia-Ukraine Crisis Amplifies Growth and Inflation Risks in Asia

The sharp escalation of the Russia-Ukraine crisis has led us to change our global baseline. This assumes a prolonged...

38th ABA Conference to be held Online on November 1-4, 2022
March 3, 2022

38th ABA Conference to be held Online on November 1-4, 2022

The 38th ABA Conference will be held virtually on November 1-4, 2022. The online format and the dates of this year’s...

Global Insurance Pricing Increases in Fourth Quarter 2021
March 2, 2022

Global Insurance Pricing Increases in Fourth Quarter 2021

Global commercial insurance prices increased 13%, on average, in the fourth quarter of 2021, a decline from 15% in the...

Global Insight Reports: COVID’s Shake Up of Relationship Banking
March 1, 2022

Global Insight Reports: COVID’s Shake Up of Relationship Banking

East & Partners Global Insight reports explore key issues identified by institutional banking (IB) customers as part of the...

Digital transaction banking battleground heating up
February 25, 2022

Digital transaction banking battleground heating up

No trend is more reliable than transaction banking (TB) retaining its much-vaunted position as the bedrock of...

“The Impact of Mega Trends and Harnessing the Power of Growth through Challenging Times, ” ABA Chairman Acevedo
February 23, 2022

“The Impact of Mega Trends and Harnessing the Power of Growth through Challenging Times, ” ABA Chairman Acevedo

Today, I will speak about the rising trends in the banking industry. I will do my best to describe in detail what is...

Webinar on AML Enforcement Challenges breaks record
February 22, 2022

Webinar on AML Enforcement Challenges breaks record

The webinar on AML Enforcement Challenges hosted by Fintelekt Advisory Services in cooperation with the Asian...

ABA newsletter – February issue
February 15, 2022

ABA newsletter – February issue

Taipei – The 2022 February issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

The Cybersecurity Playbook for 2022 and Beyond
February 14, 2022

The Cybersecurity Playbook for 2022 and Beyond

Recognize the pervasiveness of the threat and overhaul operations and culture to strengthen preparedness and...

The Metaverse: A 5-Year Forecast of How It Will Affect Your Business
February 8, 2022

The Metaverse: A 5-Year Forecast of How It Will Affect Your Business

The metaverse is having its moment internationally, accelerated by COVID-19’s impact on digital-based economies and...

Fintelekt-ABA Webinar on AML Enforcement Challenges – Register now
February 7, 2022

Fintelekt-ABA Webinar on AML Enforcement Challenges – Register now

Fintelekt Advisory Services is once again partnering with the Asian Bankers Association in organizing a webinar on...

 “Physical Measures Against Cyber Attacks” webinar
February 6, 2022

 “Physical Measures Against Cyber Attacks” webinar

Oberthur Cash Protection (OCP), an Associate Member of the Asian Bankers Association (ABA), is organizing a...

Webinar on Asian Economic Integration – Register now
February 5, 2022

Webinar on Asian Economic Integration – Register now

ABA would like to invite its members and friends to join the 40th Asian Impact webinar on 9 February 2022, Wednesday...

ABA newsletter – January issue
January 20, 2022

ABA newsletter – January issue

Taipei – The 2022 January issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Digital Banking Asia Virtual Conference 2021
January 15, 2022

Digital Banking Asia Virtual Conference 2021

Asian Bankers Association (ABA) was one of the strategic partners of Escom Events in organizing the Digital Banking...

ADB publications on Asian Outlook and Ocean Health
January 5, 2022

ADB publications on Asian Outlook and Ocean Health

According to the Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2021 Supplement, the main risk to the outlook remains a...

What Surprised You the Most About 2021?
December 27, 2021

What Surprised You the Most About 2021?

To round out 2021, we asked a cross section of our BRINK experts to name — in a couple of sentences — what they...

What Will Be the Greatest Challenge of 2022?
December 27, 2021

What Will Be the Greatest Challenge of 2022?

On December 26th, we asked a cross section of our experts to name — in a couple of sentences — what had...

ADB issues two important financial publications
December 23, 2021

ADB issues two important financial publications

The Asian Development Bank issued two important publications. The book explores financial issues in the ASEAN area...

“ESG & Sustainable Finance Online Course,” April 4-21, 2022
December 23, 2021

“ESG & Sustainable Finance Online Course,” April 4-21, 2022

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) would like to invite members to join the ESG & Sustainable Finance Online...

ABA newsletter – December issue
December 22, 2021

ABA newsletter – December issue

Taipei – The 2021 December issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Three forces will transform banking, ABA Chairman Acevedo
December 21, 2021

Three forces will transform banking, ABA Chairman Acevedo

The Asian Bankers Association's Chairman Eugene Acevedo, current RCBC's CEO, was invited by the Association of Credit..

“13th Mobile Money & Financial Inclusion Virtual Summit 2022,” February 23-24, 2022
December 21, 2021

“13th Mobile Money & Financial Inclusion Virtual Summit 2022,” February 23-24, 2022

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) would like invite its members to join the 13th Mobile Money & Financial Inclusion...

“FinTech and Cryptocurrency Online Course,” March 9-22, 2022
December 21, 2021

“FinTech and Cryptocurrency Online Course,” March 9-22, 2022

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) would like to invite its members to join the FinTech and Cryptocurrency Online...

Why the Cybersecurity of the .1% Is Relevant to You
December 17, 2021

Why the Cybersecurity of the .1% Is Relevant to You

The 0.1% are particularly rich targets for cybercriminals and hackers, but their strategies for deterring hackers hold...

2021 ABA Year End Review available
December 12, 2021

2021 ABA Year End Review available

ABA is pleased to share herewith the ABA 2021 Year-End-Review summarizing ABA’s activities during the past year.

Webinar on  “Crypto’s Evolution: Enforcement Risks, Asset Recovery and Best Practices”
December 8, 2021

Webinar on “Crypto’s Evolution: Enforcement Risks, Asset Recovery and Best Practices”

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and Fintelekt Advisory Services are inviting you to join the free webinar on “Crypto's...

ABA Journal of Banking and Finance – 2nd Semester 2021 Issue
December 7, 2021

ABA Journal of Banking and Finance – 2nd Semester 2021 Issue

The Asian Bankers Association is pleased to inform that the Second Semester 2021 issue of the bi-annual ABA Journal of...

ABA Planning Committee Meeting on March 3, 2022
December 1, 2021

ABA Planning Committee Meeting on March 3, 2022

ABA is pleased to invite its members to attend the ABA Planning Committee Meeting scheduled to take place on...

ABA newsletter – November issue
November 30, 2021

ABA newsletter – November issue

Taipei – The 2021 November issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Are Apps Becoming Gateways for Cybercrime?
November 28, 2021

Are Apps Becoming Gateways for Cybercrime?

How we travel and where we can go now depends on a smartphone. Freedom of movement is app-based. This is a major...

Global Insurance Pricing Increases in Third Quarter 2021
November 12, 2021

Global Insurance Pricing Increases in Third Quarter 2021

Global commercial insurance prices increased 15%, on average, in the third quarter of 2021, the same rate of increase...

Successful Fintelekt-ABA Webinar on the Impact of ISO 20022 on AML Screening Effectiveness
October 29, 2021

Successful Fintelekt-ABA Webinar on the Impact of ISO 20022 on AML Screening Effectiveness

Fintelekt Advisory Services and the Asian Bankers Association hosted a webinar on the Impact of ISO 20022 on AML...

ABA newsletter – October issue
October 28, 2021

ABA newsletter – October issue

Taipei – The 2021 October issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Invitation to the Webinar on “The Impact of ISO 20022 on AML Screening Effectiveness”
October 22, 2021

Invitation to the Webinar on “The Impact of ISO 20022 on AML Screening Effectiveness”

Fintelekt and Asian Bankers Association are inviting members and friends to join the free webinar on “The Impact of ISO...

Data Localization Is Now a Big Part of Doing Business Globally
October 21, 2021

Data Localization Is Now a Big Part of Doing Business Globally

More than 100 countries now require their citizen data stored in servers physically located inside their borders. These laws...

MAS & FRBSF symposium on “Navigating the Future of Financial Regulation”
October 15, 2021

MAS & FRBSF symposium on “Navigating the Future of Financial Regulation”

The Asian Bankers Association is pleased to forward to ABA members the invitation from the Federal Reserve Bank of...

“Sustained and Resilient Growth Through a Robust World Trade” Conference
October 15, 2021

“Sustained and Resilient Growth Through a Robust World Trade” Conference

The Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CACCI), the parent organization of the...

Invitation to Global SME Finance Forum on October 18-21, 2021
October 15, 2021

Invitation to Global SME Finance Forum on October 18-21, 2021

The ABA is pleased to convey to its members the invitation from the SME Finance Forum for ABA members to...

What Does Globalization Look Like in a Post-Pandemic World?
October 11, 2021

What Does Globalization Look Like in a Post-Pandemic World?

The global economy is emerging from the pandemic with global supply chains in disarray and companies struggling to...

How Will Digital Currencies Change the Financial Sector?
October 4, 2021

How Will Digital Currencies Change the Financial Sector?

Digital and crypto currencies are rapidly changing the nature of money itself. Digital currencies issued by central banks...

The Era of Cash Is Ending
October 3, 2021

The Era of Cash Is Ending

Digital and cryptocurrencies are rapidly changing the nature of money itself. This will have big implications for currency...

New ABA Chairman Holds Online Meeting with ABA Secretariat
October 1, 2021

New ABA Chairman Holds Online Meeting with ABA Secretariat

Newly-elected ABA Chairman Mr. Eugene Acevedo, President and CEO of Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC)...

Chairman’s Reflection (2018-2021) is available
October 1, 2021

Chairman’s Reflection (2018-2021) is available

The Asian Bankers Association is pleased to share with its members the Chairman's Reflections 2018-2021 summarizing...

Evergrande Is the Consequence of An Unsustainable Model
October 1, 2021

Evergrande Is the Consequence of An Unsustainable Model

The Chinese real estate sector has long been too big and too risky, and it is not coincidental. It was central in the Chinese...

ABA newsletter – September issue
September 30, 2021

ABA newsletter – September issue

Taipei – The 2021 September issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Efma webinar on SME Lending, Credit Scoring, Risk and Automation
September 29, 2021

Efma webinar on SME Lending, Credit Scoring, Risk and Automation

EFMA would like to invite ABA members and associates to October's SME Banking Community event. This time, EFMA will...

AACOBB hosts Anti-Money-Laundering webinar for Bangladesh
September 29, 2021

AACOBB hosts Anti-Money-Laundering webinar for Bangladesh

On August 2, Refinitiv and AACOBB (Association of Anti-Money-Laundering Compliance Officers of Banks in...

What Have Treasury Professionals Learned From the Pandemic?
September 20, 2021

What Have Treasury Professionals Learned From the Pandemic?

In May 2021, as the dust was beginning to settle from a worldwide shutdown and some semblance of “normalcy” had...

Efma-Accenture Banking Innovation Awards 2021
September 15, 2021

Efma-Accenture Banking Innovation Awards 2021

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) is pleased to convey an invitation from Efma, a non-profit financial institute, to ABA...

Ransomware Attacks on Critical Infrastructure Are Surging
September 12, 2021

Ransomware Attacks on Critical Infrastructure Are Surging

According to Temple University’s Cybersecurity in Application, Research & Education Laboratory, ransomware attacks...

ABA newsletter – August issue
September 3, 2021

ABA newsletter – August issue

Taipei – The 2021 August issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Successful ABA Policy Advocacy Committee Meeting concluded on 30 August 2021.
August 30, 2021

Successful ABA Policy Advocacy Committee Meeting concluded on 30 August 2021.

The Asian Bankers Association concluded a successful ABA Policy Advocacy Committee Meeting on 30 August 2021.

ASEAN Economies Are Starting to Falter Because of COVID
August 22, 2021

ASEAN Economies Are Starting to Falter Because of COVID

COVID-19 is raging across the five ASEAN countries, and the reliance on mobility suppression to control the virus is taking...

Webinar on “Japanese and Taiwanese Capital Market” gathers large international audience
August 13, 2021

Webinar on “Japanese and Taiwanese Capital Market” gathers large international audience

On August 13 2021, the Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and the Association of Credit Rating Agencies in Asia (ACRAA)...

Webinar on “Recent Developments in the Japanese and Taiwanese Capital Markets”
July 30, 2021

Webinar on “Recent Developments in the Japanese and Taiwanese Capital Markets”

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and the Association of Credit Rating Agencies in Asia (ACRAA) wish to invite fellow...

ABA newsletter – July issue
July 28, 2021

ABA newsletter – July issue

Taipei – The 2021 July issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Virtual 37th ABA General Meeting and Conference on August 24-27, 2021
July 19, 2021

Virtual 37th ABA General Meeting and Conference on August 24-27, 2021

ABA would like to invite members to the 37th ABA Conference to be held virtually on August 24-27, 2021. The four-day...

Decentralized Finance: The Next Big Threat for the Finance Sector
July 13, 2021

Decentralized Finance: The Next Big Threat for the Finance Sector

Decentralized finance, or DeFi, is a fast-growing segment of the financial markets. Based on a blockchain platform, DeFi...

The Clean Energy Transition Starts With Company Culture
July 6, 2021

The Clean Energy Transition Starts With Company Culture

Climate change is the biggest risk we are facing, according to the World Economic Forum’s 2021 Global Risk Report. In...

Virtual Policy Advocacy Committee Meeting on August 30, 2021
June 30, 2021

Virtual Policy Advocacy Committee Meeting on August 30, 2021

The ABA Policy Advocacy Committee will hold on August 30, 2021 its second meeting of 2021 where 10 Policy Position...

When Will International Air Travel Reopen With a Health Passport?
June 29, 2021

When Will International Air Travel Reopen With a Health Passport?

Domestic air travel in the U.S. is getting back to 2019 levels with an average of 2 million passengers a day. However, many...

ABA newsletter – June issue
June 28, 2021

ABA newsletter – June issue

Taipei – The 2021 June issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Going Beyond Investments — The Role of Commercial Underwriting in the Climate Transition
June 24, 2021

Going Beyond Investments — The Role of Commercial Underwriting in the Climate Transition

The financial services industry is an accelerator in the transition to net-zero targets, for example with the focus on...

Successful webinar on FATF’s impact on Financial Inclusion held on June 22nd
June 22, 2021

Successful webinar on FATF’s impact on Financial Inclusion held on June 22nd

On June 22nd 2021, the Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and its knowledge partner, Fintelekt Advisory Services held...

“Assessing the FATF on Financial Inclusion” webinar on 22 June 2021
June 16, 2021

“Assessing the FATF on Financial Inclusion” webinar on 22 June 2021

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) is inviting members, associates and friends to join the webinar on “Assessing the...

3 Major Political and Credit Risks Amid Pandemic Recovery
June 10, 2021

3 Major Political and Credit Risks Amid Pandemic Recovery

As governments continue to implement fiscal and monetary policies in response to COVID-19, country-level economic...

Temenos’ webinar on Digital Fatigue held successfully
June 9, 2021

Temenos’ webinar on Digital Fatigue held successfully

On June 9, 2021, Temenos and Asian Bankers Association co-hosted LevelUP with Infinity webinar – “Is your bank...

Are We About to See an End to Corporate Tax Havens?
June 7, 2021

Are We About to See an End to Corporate Tax Havens?

On the agenda of this week’s G7 meeting is whether to approve a global minimum corporate tax. As governments seek...

“Is Your Bank Experiencing Digital Fatigue” on 9 June 2021
June 7, 2021

“Is Your Bank Experiencing Digital Fatigue” on 9 June 2021

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and Temenos, an Associate Member of ABA, are co-hosting the “Is Your Bank...

Multilateral Banks and the Role They Play in Climate Change Reduction
June 2, 2021

Multilateral Banks and the Role They Play in Climate Change Reduction

There is growing pressure on multilateral development banks (MDB), such as the World Bank and the Asian and African...

ABA newsletter – May issue
June 1, 2021

ABA newsletter – May issue

Taipei – The 2021 May issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Finding the Balance Between Infrastructure and Cybersecurity
June 1, 2021

Finding the Balance Between Infrastructure and Cybersecurity

It seems a day does not pass when a government anywhere in the world does not discuss the threat posed by...

ABA Journal of Banking and Finance – 1st Semester 2021 Issue
June 1, 2021

ABA Journal of Banking and Finance – 1st Semester 2021 Issue

The Asian Bankers Association is pleased to inform that the First Semester 2021 issue of the bi-annual ABA Journal of...

EFMA masterclasses – Special offer to ABA members
May 17, 2021

EFMA masterclasses – Special offer to ABA members

ABA is pleased to inform ABA members about an EFMA invitation to participate in its soon-to-be-launched Efma...

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Singapore’s survey for ABA members
May 12, 2021

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Singapore’s survey for ABA members

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) would like to introduce to its members an important and interesting research...

Almost 600 registrants for the webinar on “Cultural Landscape of AML Compliance”
May 10, 2021

Almost 600 registrants for the webinar on “Cultural Landscape of AML Compliance”

Almost 600 registered participants from 22 countries and territories joined the webinar on “Cultural Landscape of AML...

“Blockchain in Banking” online conference
May 10, 2021

“Blockchain in Banking” online conference

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) would like to invite members to join the “Blockchain in Banking” Online...

The Global Economy is about to become the Climate Economy
May 6, 2021

The Global Economy is about to become the Climate Economy

In the next 20 years, climate will move from being a sector of the economy to becoming the dominant force in macro...

Why Business Interruption Risk Affects Us All
April 27, 2021

Why Business Interruption Risk Affects Us All

Catastrophic risk is the hardest risk of all for business to protect itself against. In the third of our occasional series on how...

Webinar on “Cultural Landscape of AML Compliance” on 5 May 2021
April 26, 2021

Webinar on “Cultural Landscape of AML Compliance” on 5 May 2021

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) is inviting members, associates and friends to join the webinar on “Cultural...

ABA newsletter – April issue
April 26, 2021

ABA newsletter – April issue

Taipei – The 2021 April issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

FT webinar on “Efficiency in Corporate & Investment Banking”
April 20, 2021

FT webinar on “Efficiency in Corporate & Investment Banking”

Hosted by the Financial Times in partnership with Williams Lea, ABA members are invited to join this...

Temenos’ webinar on  “LevelUP with Infinity: The Digital Bank of Tomorrow”
April 19, 2021

Temenos’ webinar on “LevelUP with Infinity: The Digital Bank of Tomorrow”

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) would like to invite ABA members to join the webinar on “LevelUP with Infinity:...

FT Webinar on Tuesday 27 April 2021 – Register now
April 19, 2021

FT Webinar on Tuesday 27 April 2021 – Register now

Paper documents may be in rapid decline in the financial world but they are being replaced by an even greater number...

Over 400 participants registered for webinar on Environmental Risk Management
April 16, 2021

Over 400 participants registered for webinar on Environmental Risk Management

With more than 400 registered participants from 25 countries and territories, the one-hour webinar on...

Six Ways to Better Serve Your Mobile Workforce
April 14, 2021

Six Ways to Better Serve Your Mobile Workforce

Digital tools for managing a mobile workforce have become a lifeline for businesses and employees in less than a year...

6 Traits That Advanced Investors Share
April 13, 2021

6 Traits That Advanced Investors Share

After a year of reacting to the many risks brought upon by COVID-19, institutional investors need to adapt in an effort to...

Webinar on Future-proofing Financial Crime Compliance draws over 600 participants
April 13, 2021

Webinar on Future-proofing Financial Crime Compliance draws over 600 participants

The webinar on “Future-proofing your Financial Crime Compliance Screening” held on April 7 2021 gathered more than...

Construction Will Lead Economic Recovery — Are Joint Ventures Ready?
April 8, 2021

Construction Will Lead Economic Recovery — Are Joint Ventures Ready?

We can expect the global construction sector to lead the post pandemic economic recovery, with a corresponding...

ABA EY webinar on Environmental Risk Management on 13 April 2021
April 1, 2021

ABA EY webinar on Environmental Risk Management on 13 April 2021

We are delighted to invite members, associates and friends to the complimentary webinar jointly organized...

Webinar on Future proofing your financial crime compliance screening on 7 April 2021
April 1, 2021

Webinar on Future proofing your financial crime compliance screening on 7 April 2021

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) is inviting members, associates and friends to join the webinar on “Future Proofing...

ABA Policy Advocacy Committee Meeting held successfully on March 26, 2021
March 26, 2021

ABA Policy Advocacy Committee Meeting held successfully on March 26, 2021

The ABA Policy Advocacy Committee held on March 26, 2021 its first meeting of 2021 where five Policy Position papers...

Webinar on Opportunities in Green Financing gathered 300 participants
March 24, 2021

Webinar on Opportunities in Green Financing gathered 300 participants

On March 24th 2021, the Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and the Association of Credit Rating Agencies in Asia (ACRAA)...

ABA newsletter – March issue
March 22, 2021

ABA newsletter – March issue

Taipei – The 2021 March issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Join webinar on “Opportunities for green cooperation in the banking  sector”
March 18, 2021

Join webinar on “Opportunities for green cooperation in the banking sector”

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and the Association of Credit Rating Agencies in Asia (ACRAA) wish to invite you to join...

Asia Matters’ Webinar with Minister Fleming
March 11, 2021

Asia Matters’ Webinar with Minister Fleming

ABA is recommending its members to register to attend the Asia Matters-organized Webinar with Sean Fleming...

Join ABA Policy Discussions online on March 26th
March 10, 2021

Join ABA Policy Discussions online on March 26th

ABA wishes to invitate members, associates and friends to register for the ABA Policy Advocacy Committee to be...

SME Banking eCouncil on Facilitating digitisation of SMEs
March 10, 2021

SME Banking eCouncil on Facilitating digitisation of SMEs

ABA is pleased to invite members and associates to join another EFMA's "SME Banking eCouncil on Facilitating...

Webinar on Leveraging Technology and Innovation
March 10, 2021

Webinar on Leveraging Technology and Innovation

ABA invites members and associates to join the ADB-OECD Webinar on Leveraging Technology and Innovation...

10 Questions That Will Determine the Future of Work
March 10, 2021

10 Questions That Will Determine the Future of Work

In the span of a few months, the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted a rethink not only of how workers work, but of long...

58th and 59th ABA Board of Directors Meeting online
March 5, 2021

58th and 59th ABA Board of Directors Meeting online

The Asian Bankers Association wish to inform that the 58th and 59th ABA Board of Directors Meetings will be held as a...

Successful webinar on Protecting ATMs from Physical Attacks
March 3, 2021

Successful webinar on Protecting ATMs from Physical Attacks

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and Oberthur Cash Protection (OCP) jointly organized a webinar on "IBNS, a new...

Large audience joins webinar on AML/CFT Risk Assessment
March 3, 2021

Large audience joins webinar on AML/CFT Risk Assessment

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) and Fintelekt Advisory Services jointly held a webinar on Conducting Enterprise-Wide...

How Asia Can Unleash Private Investment for Its Infrastructure
March 2, 2021

How Asia Can Unleash Private Investment for Its Infrastructure

Asian governments are scrambling to reboot their battered economies, following the COVID-19 pandemic. The key to...

Practical Ways to Improve Credit Data Quality
March 1, 2021

Practical Ways to Improve Credit Data Quality

Despite unremitting regulatory pressure and millions of dollars of investment in data governance, many banks have...

FICCI Fintech Expo 2021
February 24, 2021

FICCI Fintech Expo 2021

ABA forwards hereunder the invitation from the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) to participate in its Fintech EXPO 2021...

ABA newsletter – February issue
February 20, 2021

ABA newsletter – February issue

Taipei – The 2021 February issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Webinar on ATM Cash Protection – Register now
February 9, 2021

Webinar on ATM Cash Protection – Register now

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) is inviting members, associates and friends to join the webinar on “IBNS, a new way...

Global Insurance Pricing Increased in Q4 2020 — But Is Showing Signs of Plateau
February 9, 2021

Global Insurance Pricing Increased in Q4 2020 — But Is Showing Signs of Plateau

Global commercial insurance prices increased 22%, on average, in the fourth quarter of 2020, although there are...

The Global Case for Optimism
February 5, 2021

The Global Case for Optimism

2020 was rough — but it’s not all doom and gloom. Is the world better off than we think? Good news has been in short...

Why Cyber Criminals Target Human Nature
February 4, 2021

Why Cyber Criminals Target Human Nature

Leveraging current events, whether they be trends in consumer preference, disasters or other hardships, is the...

Webinar on the Impact of Digitalisation on Society
February 4, 2021

Webinar on the Impact of Digitalisation on Society

The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the pace and need for digital transformation in the economy and...

ABA Partnership with Fintelekt Academy
February 4, 2021

ABA Partnership with Fintelekt Academy

We are pleased to inform you that the Asian Bankers Association (ABA) has signed up to be a partner of the Fintelekt...

Webinar on Prioritizing AML/CFT Training brings large international audience
February 3, 2021

Webinar on Prioritizing AML/CFT Training brings large international audience

The webinar on Prioritizing AML/CFT Training held on February 3rd 2021 was the first of the 2021 Webinar Series jointly...

Mapping Property Tax Reform in Southeast Asia
February 2, 2021

Mapping Property Tax Reform in Southeast Asia

Mapping Property Tax Reform in Southeast Asia This report prepared by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) presents...

Oberthur is New ABA Associate Member
February 2, 2021

Oberthur is New ABA Associate Member

Oberthur Cash Protection (OCP), a manufacturer of intelligent cash protection systems and security solutions, is the...

“Prioritising AML/CFT Training” webinar on 3 February 2021 – Register now
January 29, 2021

“Prioritising AML/CFT Training” webinar on 3 February 2021 – Register now

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) is inviting members, associates and friends to join the webinar on “Prioritising AML...

Avoiding Response Paralysis as Ransomware Attacks Mature
January 29, 2021

Avoiding Response Paralysis as Ransomware Attacks Mature

Last year, ominous messages like this one appeared on the computer screens of millions of businesses and organizations...

The Productivity Puzzle of Working Remotely
January 25, 2021

The Productivity Puzzle of Working Remotely

New research by Harvard University suggests that there are productivity gains for companies that offer remote working...

ABA newsletter – January issue
January 25, 2021

ABA newsletter – January issue

Taipei – The 2021 January issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Online Meeting of the ABA Planning Committee on February 25
January 18, 2021

Online Meeting of the ABA Planning Committee on February 25

The ABA is pleased to board members and members to attend the ABA Planning Committee Meeting scheduled to take...

A Bullish Outlook for Asia in 2021
January 5, 2021

A Bullish Outlook for Asia in 2021

There are sound reasons to be upbeat about Asia’s prospects for the coming year. Several countries in the region have...

ABA newsletter – December issue
December 30, 2020

ABA newsletter – December issue

Taipei – The 2020 December issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

BRINK Explores the Technology Sector in 2020
December 27, 2020

BRINK Explores the Technology Sector in 2020

A year is a long time in the technology space. In 2019, much of our focus was on blockchain and 5G, but in 2020, it was...

The Global Economy on BRINK in 2020
December 24, 2020

The Global Economy on BRINK in 2020

2020 was obviously an epoch-making year for economies everywhere and these historic shifts are fully reflected...

The impact of COVID-19 on foreign cashflows
December 21, 2020

The impact of COVID-19 on foreign cashflows

East & Partners third and final Research Note in this three-part series explores corporates’ behavioural responses to the...

Journal of Banking & Finance – Available now
December 21, 2020

Journal of Banking & Finance – Available now

ABA is pleased to inform you that the Vol. XXXI, No. 1, 2020 edition of the ABA Journal of Banking & Finance is now...

Successful “AML Governance: webinar held 16 December 2020
December 16, 2020

Successful “AML Governance: webinar held 16 December 2020

The webinar on AML Governance held on 16 December 2020, which was the last of the successful 2020 Webinar Series...

How do you adapt a business to a year that was without precedent?
December 15, 2020

How do you adapt a business to a year that was without precedent?

This year marked PreScouter’s 10th anniversary. For nearly a decade, our network of 4,000 experts, lab partners...

2020 ABA Year End Review available
December 14, 2020

2020 ABA Year End Review available

ABA is pleased to share herewith the ABA 2020 Year-End-Review summarizing ABA’s activities in 2020. As the challenge...

Efma SME Banking eCouncil on 15 December 2020
December 14, 2020

Efma SME Banking eCouncil on 15 December 2020

After a very successful SME Banking eCouncil on supporting SMEs during and after the crisis: Spotlighting Asian...

ABA webinar on “AML Governance” – 16 December 2020
December 11, 2020

ABA webinar on “AML Governance” – 16 December 2020

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) is inviting members, associates and friends to join the webinar on “AML Governance”...

Virtual gold? Bitcoin’s rise sparks new debate
December 10, 2020

Virtual gold? Bitcoin’s rise sparks new debate

Bitcoin’s rally above US$15,000 has reignited debate over whether the cryptocurrency is so-called digital gold...

“New Pension Funding Regime” webinar on 24 February 2021
December 10, 2020

“New Pension Funding Regime” webinar on 24 February 2021

Fast Track or Bespoke? A new choice faces companies sponsoring defined benefit pension schemes, one which has stayed...

2020 ABA Policy Positions on on Crisis & Recovery, Resilience, Fintech collaboration, LIBOR transition & Cybersecurity
December 1, 2020

2020 ABA Policy Positions on on Crisis & Recovery, Resilience, Fintech collaboration, LIBOR transition & Cybersecurity

On November 13th, the ABA Policy Advocacy Committee held its second meeting for 2020 in an online format – the first...

FT webinar on opportunites in the growing 5G Ecoystem
December 1, 2020

FT webinar on opportunites in the growing 5G Ecoystem

The ABA invites its members to join the Financial Times and Neuberger Berman free webinar which will focus looking at...

ABA newsletter – November issue
December 1, 2020

ABA newsletter – November issue

Taipei – The 2020 November issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

ABA Co-Organizes Webinar on WEBINT for KYC with Sqope
November 26, 2020

ABA Co-Organizes Webinar on WEBINT for KYC with Sqope

The Asian Bankers Association and Sqope S.A. successfully conducted a webinar on “WEBINT for KYC” on November 26...

ABA Fintelekt webinar on Risk Sensing and Fraud Intelligence is well received
November 18, 2020

ABA Fintelekt webinar on Risk Sensing and Fraud Intelligence is well received

The webinar on Risk Sensing and Fraud Intelligence in the 2020 Webinar series on 18 November 2020 was another...

ABA invites members to ABA-Sqope Joint Webinar on KYC on 26 November 2020
November 16, 2020

ABA invites members to ABA-Sqope Joint Webinar on KYC on 26 November 2020

The ABA wishes to invite members to participate in a webinar entitled “WEBINT for KYC” that it will co-organize with...

AML/CTF Annual Summit (Philippines) 23-27 November 2020
November 11, 2020

AML/CTF Annual Summit (Philippines) 23-27 November 2020

The Asian Bankers Association would like to invite members and associates to the AML/CFT Annual Summit (Philippines)...

Asian Banker recognises HNB as the ‘Best Managed Bank during COVID 19 in Sri Lanka
November 11, 2020

Asian Banker recognises HNB as the ‘Best Managed Bank during COVID 19 in Sri Lanka

Hatton National Bank was recently recognized as the ‘Best Managed Bank During COVID-19 in Sri Lanka’ by the...

ABA Virtual Policy Committee Meeting on 13 November 2020
November 2, 2020

ABA Virtual Policy Committee Meeting on 13 November 2020

The annual ABA Policy Advocacy Committee Meeting will be held virtually on November 13 2020, 02:00 PM Taiwan

Risk Sensing & Fraud Intelligence webinar on 18 November 2020
October 26, 2020

Risk Sensing & Fraud Intelligence webinar on 18 November 2020

he Asian Bankers Association (ABA) is inviting members, associates and friends to join the complimentary webinar on...

ABA newsletter – October issue
October 26, 2020

ABA newsletter – October issue

Taipei – The 2020 October issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Why Financial Markets Aren’t Pricing In the Cost of Climate Change — and What to Do About It
October 26, 2020

Why Financial Markets Aren’t Pricing In the Cost of Climate Change — and What to Do About It

A major report recently released by United States federal regulators warns that climate change is starting to disrupt...

Invitation to Virtual 34th CACCI Conference on “Achieving Sustainable Growth in a Turbulent and Disruptive Global Market”
October 26, 2020

Invitation to Virtual 34th CACCI Conference on “Achieving Sustainable Growth in a Turbulent and Disruptive Global Market”

The ABA is pleased to invite members and associates to participate in the the virtual 34th CACCI Conference to be organized...

ABA members invited to 2020 FINTECH TAIPEI ONLINE FORUM
October 23, 2020

ABA members invited to 2020 FINTECH TAIPEI ONLINE FORUM

The Taiwan Academy of Banking and Finance (TABF) is pleased to inform ABA members and associates that the 2020...

Do You Consider Yourself Cyber-Literate?
October 20, 2020

Do You Consider Yourself Cyber-Literate?

Cybersecurity frequently makes the headlines and has featured in the U.S. election — yet many people lack the basic skills to keep themselves...

What Are the Economic Prospects for 2021?
October 18, 2020

What Are the Economic Prospects for 2021?

After strong post-lockdown catch-up effects, economic recovery is expected to slow in Q4 2020 and Q1 2021 as...

“Digital Banking Asia Webinar” on November 10-11, 2020
October 1, 2020

“Digital Banking Asia Webinar” on November 10-11, 2020

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) would like to invite members to join the Digital Banking Asia Webinar to be held on November 10-11, 2020.

Successful webinar on Cybersecurity for Banks held on September 30, 2020
September 30, 2020

Successful webinar on Cybersecurity for Banks held on September 30, 2020

The Asian Bankers Association conducted another successful and well-attended webinar on “Strengthening Cybersecurity Preparedness for Banks”...

ABA newsletter – September issue
September 22, 2020

ABA newsletter – September issue

Taipei – The 2020 September issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Webinar on  “Strengthening Cybersecurity Preparedness for Banks” on September 30, 2020
September 17, 2020

Webinar on “Strengthening Cybersecurity Preparedness for Banks” on September 30, 2020

The Asian Bankers Association is pleased to invite members, associates, and friends to participate in the complimentary...

ABA and Fintelekt successfully hold a well-attended webinar on “Optimizing AML Screening”
September 9, 2020

ABA and Fintelekt successfully hold a well-attended webinar on “Optimizing AML Screening”

Asian Bankers Association and Fintelekt Advisory Services’ cooperation reached another milestone during the...

ABA Webinar on “Strengthening Cybersecurity Preparedness for Banks”
August 25, 2020

ABA Webinar on “Strengthening Cybersecurity Preparedness for Banks”

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) is pleased to invite members, associates and friends to participate in the webinar on...

“Optimizing AML Screening” webinar on September 9, 2020
August 24, 2020

“Optimizing AML Screening” webinar on September 9, 2020

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) is inviting members, associates and friends to join the complimentary webinar on...

ABA Newsletter – August issue
August 24, 2020

ABA Newsletter – August issue

Taipei – The 2020 August issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

AlgoDynamix webinar on Real time forecasting
August 12, 2020

AlgoDynamix webinar on Real time forecasting

AlgoDynamix will hold a special edition webinar in Asia on Wednesday, 19 Aug 2020 at 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Taipei, Kuala...

BAFT webinar of Supply Chain Finance
August 12, 2020

BAFT webinar of Supply Chain Finance

Supply chain finance offers faster access to credit by enhancing working capital solutions for companies and diminishing...

Webinar on Fine-tuning AML Transaction Monitoring draws record-breaking attendance
August 5, 2020

Webinar on Fine-tuning AML Transaction Monitoring draws record-breaking attendance

With more than 900 participants from 45 countries, the webinar on “Fine-tuning AML Transaction Monitoring” held on 5...

How well have Central Banks performed in this crisis?
August 5, 2020

How well have Central Banks performed in this crisis?

Central bankers would appear to have learned a lot, even in the last 10 years, about how to handle global...

ABA Fintelekt webinar on “Fine-Tuning AML Transaction Monitoring”
July 31, 2020

ABA Fintelekt webinar on “Fine-Tuning AML Transaction Monitoring”

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) is inviting members, associates and friends to join the complimentary webinar on“FINE-TUNING AML TRANSACTIONS...

ABA successfully holds its first-ever Webinar
July 29, 2020

ABA successfully holds its first-ever Webinar

Over 450 participants from 15 countries joined the webinar on “Managing Business Continuity and Recovery During Covid-19...

ABA Webinar on Banking Continuity & Recovery during Covid-19
July 27, 2020

ABA Webinar on Banking Continuity & Recovery during Covid-19

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) is pleased to invite members, associates and friends to participate in the webinar...

ABA newsletter – July issue
July 22, 2020

ABA newsletter – July issue

Taipei – The 2020 July issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Webinar on Debunking the ‘Conventional Wisdom’ in Financial Markets
July 20, 2020

Webinar on Debunking the ‘Conventional Wisdom’ in Financial Markets

The ABA would like to invite its members to join a webinar hosted by AlgoDynamix in partnership with FS Club. This webinar...

Can Europe Build a Single Capital Market out of the COVID crisis?
July 16, 2020

Can Europe Build a Single Capital Market out of the COVID crisis?

This weekend, EU leaders will meet for the first time in person since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Their top priority will...

Webinar on ML/TF in Corresponding Banking well received
July 8, 2020

Webinar on ML/TF in Corresponding Banking well received

The Asian Bankers Association and Fintelekt Advisory Services jointly presented the webinar on Money Laundering and...

AlgoDynamix webinar on volatile financial markets
June 29, 2020

AlgoDynamix webinar on volatile financial markets

AlgoDynamix is inviting ABA members to a new webinar offering innovative insights into current volatile financial markets.

ABA newsletter – June issue
June 29, 2020

ABA newsletter – June issue

Taipei – The 2020 June issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Webinar on “ML/TF Risks in Correspondent Banking” on July 8, 2020 – Register now
June 24, 2020

Webinar on “ML/TF Risks in Correspondent Banking” on July 8, 2020 – Register now

The Asian Bankers Association and our knowledge partner Fintelekt Advisory Services invite members, colleagues...

New information sharing feature for bankers
June 22, 2020

New information sharing feature for bankers

The ABA is pleased to introduce the “Bankers’ Corner”, a new feature of the ABA website. This section is designed...

How to fight off cyberattacks in an age of remote working
June 16, 2020

How to fight off cyberattacks in an age of remote working

With tens of millions of people working remotely in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the cybersecurity weaknesses...

Three key considerations for post-pandemic site relocation
June 14, 2020

Three key considerations for post-pandemic site relocation

The COVID-19 outbreak has been an ugly shock to the system for global manufacturers. Though experts have...

Excellent webinar on  “Ultimate Beneficial Ownership” held on June 10, 2020
June 10, 2020

Excellent webinar on “Ultimate Beneficial Ownership” held on June 10, 2020

The Asian Bankers Association and Fintelekt Advisory Services jointly presented on June 10, 2020 a special webinar of the 2020 series on “Ultimate...

ABA newsletter – May issue available
May 19, 2020

ABA newsletter – May issue available

Taipei – The 2020 May issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Suggestions on ABA activities during COVID-19 Crisis
May 19, 2020

Suggestions on ABA activities during COVID-19 Crisis

Dear ABA members: I earnestly hope that you, your family and your colleagues continue to be safe and healthy during these difficult...

Special Issue of UNCTAD’s Investment Policy Monitor during COVID-19
May 19, 2020

Special Issue of UNCTAD’s Investment Policy Monitor during COVID-19

We are pleased to share with our members the latest “Special Issue of UNCTAD’s Investment Policy Monitor” issued by United Nations Conference on Trade...

Is This Year One of an Economic ‘Lost Decade’?
May 19, 2020

Is This Year One of an Economic ‘Lost Decade’?

Governmental measures to address coronavirus stopped economies in their tracks in unprecedented ways. For example, no one could anticipate the...

ABA Webinar on “Ultimate Beneficial Ownership” on June 10 2020 – Register now
May 13, 2020

ABA Webinar on “Ultimate Beneficial Ownership” on June 10 2020 – Register now

The Asian Bankers Association and our knowledge partner Fintelekt Advisory Services invite members and friends to participate in our next joint webinar on...

Record-breaking 6th webinar on “Sanctions” held on May 6, 2020
May 6, 2020

Record-breaking 6th webinar on “Sanctions” held on May 6, 2020

The sixth of the AML/CFT Webinar Series jointly organized by ABA and Fintelekt Advisory Services was successfully held on May 6, 2020. Focusing on ““Sanctions“...

Boston Consulting Group’s Perspectives on COVID-19
May 5, 2020

Boston Consulting Group’s Perspectives on COVID-19

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) shared with ABA members the 3rd edition of the integrated BCG Perspectives document...

AlgoDynamix webinar on secular financial opportunities on May 7
May 4, 2020

AlgoDynamix webinar on secular financial opportunities on May 7

Dr. Jeremy Sosabowski, CEO of AlgoDynamix, will host a LIVE webinar on the opportunities emerging in the current...

OFAC Licenses for COVID-19 Relief
May 4, 2020

OFAC Licenses for COVID-19 Relief

At the suggestion of Mr. Nicholas Turner from Steptoe & Johnson HK LLP, who was a Speaker at the 36th ABA General Meeting and Conference held in November 2019...

ABA newsletter – April issue available
April 27, 2020

ABA newsletter – April issue available

Taipei – The 2020 April issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

COVID-19 exposed weakness in Risk Management
April 26, 2020

COVID-19 exposed weakness in Risk Management

Given the ruinous business costs of COVID-19 and the failure of public health authorities to effectively respond to...

“Facing the Crisis: COVID-19 Webinar Series” from International Hospital Federation
April 23, 2020

“Facing the Crisis: COVID-19 Webinar Series” from International Hospital Federation

The Asian Bankers Association invites its members, partners and friends to join the “Facing the Crisis: COVID-19 Webinar...

Postponement of the 37th ABA General Meeting and Conference
April 23, 2020

Postponement of the 37th ABA General Meeting and Conference

The Asian Bankers Association wishes to inform all its members, partners and friends that the 37th ABA General Meeting and Conference, which was originally...

ABA Webinar on “Sanctions” on May 6th 2020 – Register now
April 16, 2020

ABA Webinar on “Sanctions” on May 6th 2020 – Register now

The Asian Bankers Association and our knowledge partner Fintelekt Advisory Services invite you to participate in their next joint webinar on “Sanctions“, which...

Webcast on AML/CFT: Risk-based Response, Combating Terror Financing and Corruption
April 15, 2020

Webcast on AML/CFT: Risk-based Response, Combating Terror Financing and Corruption

The first edition in the ‘Fridays with Fintelekt’ series on April 17th at 2.00 pm IST (Indian Standard Time) features a...

AML Risks in the Covid-19 World
April 6, 2020

AML Risks in the Covid-19 World

The Covid-19 pandemic has already affected more than 200 countries and a million people impacting the global...

Invitation to suggest Speakers & Panelists for 37th ABA Conference
March 30, 2020

Invitation to suggest Speakers & Panelists for 37th ABA Conference

We wish to invite our Board Members and members to suggest possible session speakers, panelists and moderators for...

Recession is back on the table. Are you ready?
March 30, 2020

Recession is back on the table. Are you ready?

To be prepared for a recession amid COVID-19, a company must be able to mitigate as many risks as possible and identify as many opportunities that...

ABA newsletter – March issue available
March 30, 2020

ABA newsletter – March issue available

Taipei – The 2020 March issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

EFMA invites ABA members to 11 webinars on COVID-19 crisis
March 30, 2020

EFMA invites ABA members to 11 webinars on COVID-19 crisis

ABA is pleased to convey to its members an invitation of Efma, one of ABA’s Knowledge Partners, to participate in its upcoming webinars on the COVID-19 crisis.

Successful webinar on COVID-19 risk held on March 26, 2020
March 26, 2020

Successful webinar on COVID-19 risk held on March 26, 2020

The sixth of the AML/CFT Webinar Series jointly organized by ABA and Fintelekt Advisory Services was successfully held..

Webinar on “Market Volatility and Unprecedented New Normals”
March 23, 2020

Webinar on “Market Volatility and Unprecedented New Normals”

The Asian Bankers Association forwards an invitation from AlgoDynamix to participate in the webinar on “Market Volatility and Unprecedented New Normals: How to...

6th webinar on “Managing AML risk, Operations & Continuity during COVIC-19 Pandemic” – Register now
March 18, 2020

6th webinar on “Managing AML risk, Operations & Continuity during COVIC-19 Pandemic” – Register now

The Asian Bankers Association and our knowledge partner Fintelekt Advisory Services invite you to participate in their...

37th ABA Conference in Negombo, Sri Lanka on November 12-13, 2020
March 4, 2020

37th ABA Conference in Negombo, Sri Lanka on November 12-13, 2020

The Asian Bankers Association is pleased to inform his members, partners and friends that this year's 37th ABA General Meeting and Conference is scheduled to...

Major insolvencies reached record highs in 2019
March 3, 2020

Major insolvencies reached record highs in 2019

Our latest monitoring points to record levels in the number of major insolvencies — those with more than 50 million euros ($54 million) of turnover...

Successful Short Term Visiting Program on “Making AML/CFT Top Priority for Banks” held in Mumbai on February 27-28, 2020
February 28, 2020

Successful Short Term Visiting Program on “Making AML/CFT Top Priority for Banks” held in Mumbai on February 27-28, 2020

Ten bankers from Cambodia, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Taiwan participated in the “Making AML/CFT Top Priority...

Trust: the most valuable asset of the Digital Revolution
February 19, 2020

Trust: the most valuable asset of the Digital Revolution

The vast majority of technologies, processes and assumptions underlying the innovations that will lead to...

Global insurance pricing continued its Increase in Q4 2019
February 18, 2020

Global insurance pricing continued its Increase in Q4 2019

Global commercial insurance prices rose by 11% in the fourth quarter of 2019. All three major product lines — property...

ABA newsletter – February issue available
February 18, 2020

ABA newsletter – February issue available

Taipei – The 2020 February issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

5th webinar on “Trade Based Money Laundering: Risk & Mitigation” draws record turnout
February 5, 2020

5th webinar on “Trade Based Money Laundering: Risk & Mitigation” draws record turnout

The fifth of the AML/CFT Webinar Series jointly organized by ABA and Fintelekt Advisory Services was successfully held...

Coronavirus: One step back for the global economy
January 31, 2020

Coronavirus: One step back for the global economy

For a second there, the global economy was off to a slightly better start for 2020. The U.S. and China finally inked an initial...

Could Central Banks develop their own digital currencies?
January 30, 2020

Could Central Banks develop their own digital currencies?

The future of digital payments is currently pitting major tech companies against a growing number of central banks. And...

ABA newsletter – January issue available
January 17, 2020

ABA newsletter – January issue available

Taipei – The 2020 January issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Confrontations and Threats: The Prospects for 2020 and Beyond
January 15, 2020

Confrontations and Threats: The Prospects for 2020 and Beyond

Residents in the Sydney area were warned of catastrophic fire danger as Australia prepared for a fresh wave of deadly bushfires...

5th webinar on Trade-based Money Laundering on February 5th 2020 – Register now
January 6, 2020

5th webinar on Trade-based Money Laundering on February 5th 2020 – Register now

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) would like to invite members, associates, and friends to participate in the free...

“Technology, Strategy, Agility, & Transformation” Program in Colombo May 21-22 – POSTPONED
December 24, 2019

“Technology, Strategy, Agility, & Transformation” Program in Colombo May 21-22 – POSTPONED

The Asian Bankers Association invites all its members to participate in the ABA & Hatton National Bank short term...

ABA Newsletter – December issue available
December 23, 2019

ABA Newsletter – December issue available

Taipei – The 2019 December issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

2019 ABA Year End Review available
December 17, 2019

2019 ABA Year End Review available

The Asian Bankers Association is pleased to share with its members and friends the ABA 2019 Year-End-Review summarizing...

Launch of WWF’s ASEAN Sustainable Banking Regulations Report
December 13, 2019

Launch of WWF’s ASEAN Sustainable Banking Regulations Report

he ABA would like to submit to your perusal the Report of Sustainable Banking Regulations in ASEAN – Raising the Bar issued by the World...

Invitation to ABA Planning Committee Meeting on February 28, 2020 in Negombo, Sri Lanka
December 13, 2019

Invitation to ABA Planning Committee Meeting on February 28, 2020 in Negombo, Sri Lanka

he Asian Bankers Association is pleased to invite its members to attend the ABA Planning Committee Meeting to be...

Invitation to suggest 2020 Conference’s themes and speakers
December 13, 2019

Invitation to suggest 2020 Conference’s themes and speakers

In preparation for the 37th ABA General Meeting and Conference to be hosted by Hatton National Bank (HNB) in the latter part of 2020 on in Negombo, Sri Lanka...

Request for representatives in the ABA Policy Advocacy Committee
December 12, 2019

Request for representatives in the ABA Policy Advocacy Committee

As part of ABA efforts to further strengthen the policy advocacy work of the Asian Bankers Association, ABA would like to request bank members...

“Making AML/CFT Top Priority for Banks” Training in Mumbai on February 27-28
December 12, 2019

“Making AML/CFT Top Priority for Banks” Training in Mumbai on February 27-28

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the ABA Short-Term Visiting Program on “Making AML/CFT Top Priority for Banks” ...

Current trends in business banking
December 12, 2019

Current trends in business banking

As another year draws to a close, East & Partners look forward at what business banking has in store...

A global debt crisis may be inevitable
December 11, 2019

A global debt crisis may be inevitable

An image of rolled up currency around the world. One hundred and forty-two countries currently represent about $62.2 trillion (£48 trillion) of debt...

4th webinar on New Payment Systems and Inherent AML Risks successfully held on December 4th 2019
December 4, 2019

4th webinar on New Payment Systems and Inherent AML Risks successfully held on December 4th 2019

The fourth of the AML/CFT Webinar Series 2019 jointly organized by ABA and Fintelekt Advisory Services was...

ABA Secretary-Treasurer Ernest Lin meets Razee Hassan, Bangladesh FIU Head
November 28, 2019

ABA Secretary-Treasurer Ernest Lin meets Razee Hassan, Bangladesh FIU Head

On November 28th 2019, representatives of the Asian Bankers Association’s Secretariat met Abu Hena Mohd. Razee Hassan...

ABA Secretary-Treasurer visits AACOBB in Dhaka
November 28, 2019

ABA Secretary-Treasurer visits AACOBB in Dhaka

The Secretary-Treasurer of the Asian Bankers Association, Mr. Ernest Lin, accompanied by ABA’s officers paid a visit to the Chairman of the Association of Anti Money...

Proceedings of the recently concluded 36th ABA General Meeting and Conference
November 24, 2019

Proceedings of the recently concluded 36th ABA General Meeting and Conference

ABA is pleased to inform all its members and friends that the 36th ABA General Meeting and Conference...

ABA newsletter – November issue available
November 21, 2019

ABA newsletter – November issue available

Taipei – The 2019 November issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

“New Payment Systems and Inherent AML Risks” Webinar – Register now
November 15, 2019

“New Payment Systems and Inherent AML Risks” Webinar – Register now

The Asian Bankers Association (ABA) would like to invite members and friends...

How to resolve Europe’s banking dilemma
October 30, 2019

How to resolve Europe’s banking dilemma

At a recent gathering of old schoolmates, two friends asked me when I expected banks to start charging clients for their...

Complimentary tours for ABA Conference’s participants
October 29, 2019

Complimentary tours for ABA Conference’s participants

This year's host bank, the Philippine National Bank (PNB), is inviting all ABA members to come and experience the...

ABA Newsletter – October issue
October 29, 2019

ABA Newsletter – October issue

Taipei – The 2019 October issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

ABA Policy Advocacy Committee Meeting on November 14 in Makati
October 24, 2019

ABA Policy Advocacy Committee Meeting on November 14 in Makati

The ABA Policy Advocacy Committee has invited a number of ABA member banks and ABA Strategic Partners to present...

Maybank successfully hosts 2019 Short-Term Visiting Program
October 24, 2019

Maybank successfully hosts 2019 Short-Term Visiting Program

Maybank successfully conducted the two-day ABA Short-Term Visiting Program on Human Capital and Workplace...

As ASEAN enters an infrastructure boom, geopolitical and economic risks abound
October 23, 2019

As ASEAN enters an infrastructure boom, geopolitical and economic risks abound

Southeast Asia is witnessing an infrastructure boom, with major projects approved in Vietnam, Thailand, the...

Are intangibles now the most important asset class in the global economy?
October 18, 2019

Are intangibles now the most important asset class in the global economy?

Over the past half century, intangible assets have skyrocketed in terms of their saliency and criticality with respect to...

The digital economy is boosting productivity — but official measures aren’t capturing the benefits
October 17, 2019

The digital economy is boosting productivity — but official measures aren’t capturing the benefits

The new digital economy has become a key driver of United States economic...

Survey: Preparedness in achieving digital transformation
October 15, 2019

Survey: Preparedness in achieving digital transformation

The ABA wishes to follow up on our earlier request for bank's participation in the SURVEY aimed at determining...

ABA Chairman joins panel discussion in Shanghai Conference on China’s capital market
September 27, 2019

ABA Chairman joins panel discussion in Shanghai Conference on China’s capital market

BA Chairman Mr. Jonathan Alles was invited as one of the panelists in a recent Conference on China’s Capital Market...

What’s the right balance of energy, security and sustainability?
September 25, 2019

What’s the right balance of energy, security and sustainability?

An energy transition is unfolding around the world. In efforts to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and air pollution, governments are installing...

ABA Newsletter – September issue
September 24, 2019

ABA Newsletter – September issue

Taipei – The 2019 September issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Malaysian Bond & Sukuk Conference 2019
September 24, 2019

Malaysian Bond & Sukuk Conference 2019

ABA members are invited to the Malaysian Bond and Sukuk Conference 2019: Capital Markets for a Sustainable Future, co-organised by Malaysian Rating...

Global climate regulation looms on the horizon. Are banks and insurers ready?
September 24, 2019

Global climate regulation looms on the horizon. Are banks and insurers ready?

Steam and exhaust rise from a steel power station in Duisburg, Germany. Climate change is threatening financial stability...

Banking technology, cybercrime & privacy issues at the 36th ABA Conference
September 24, 2019

Banking technology, cybercrime & privacy issues at the 36th ABA Conference

The Asian Bankers Association encourages its members and friends to start their registration to the 36th ABA General Meeting to hosted by the...

ABA joins “Asia AML/CFT Summit 2019”
September 19, 2019

ABA joins “Asia AML/CFT Summit 2019”

ABA Deputy Secretary Mr. Amador Honrado Jr. represented the Asian Bankers Association (ABA) at the “Asia AML/CFT Summit 2019” organized by the Fintelekt...

Erste Group CEO Andreas Treichl named “Banker of the Year”
September 12, 2019

Erste Group CEO Andreas Treichl named “Banker of the Year”

Euromoney magazine recognizes Andreas Treichl for his contribution to the development of the banking sector in...

Driving ESG investing in Asia
September 1, 2019

Driving ESG investing in Asia

Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) and Oliver Wyman, with the support of the Asia Pacific Risk Center (APRC), have collaborated on the report...

How banks in Asia-Pacific can survive in an age of declining profitability
August 29, 2019

How banks in Asia-Pacific can survive in an age of declining profitability

Cutting down branches and migrating banking services to online and mobile channels are key to keeping costs down.

Impact Investing In Asia
August 27, 2019

Impact Investing In Asia

Impact investing is defined by the intention to generate positive and measurable social and environmental impacts alongside financial returns. Fundamental to the growing...

ABA invited to “China’s Capital Market Global Conference”
August 23, 2019

ABA invited to “China’s Capital Market Global Conference”

The ABA wish to invite its members to join the “China’s Capital Market Global Conference” to be held on September 5, 2019 at the Grand Kempinski Hotel...

Navigating cyber risk quantification
August 22, 2019

Navigating cyber risk quantification

As investments in Cyber Security increase, many Boards and C-Suite executives are asking “how much is our true exposure to potential cyber losses?”, “how do we know our investment in Cyber Security is...

Developing the risk function of the future
August 21, 2019

Developing the risk function of the future

The role of the risk manager has always been to understand and manage threats to a given business. In theory, this involves a very broad mandate to capture all possible risks, both current...

ABA newsletter – August issue
August 20, 2019

ABA newsletter – August issue

Taipei – The 2019 August issue of the ABA Newsletter has been published. All members are invited to download...

Advancing Cyber Risk Management: from security to resilience
August 18, 2019

Advancing Cyber Risk Management: from security to resilience

Since 2017, risk experts have consistently ranked large-scale cyber attacks and data fraud among the top five mostly likely risks around the the world. Despite growing...

“ATM Innovation & Security Congress” – November 19-21 in Kuala Lumpur
August 17, 2019

“ATM Innovation & Security Congress” – November 19-21 in Kuala Lumpur

ABA would like to invite its members to join the ATM Innovation & Security Congress to be held on November 19-21...

Governing digital transformation and emerging technologies
August 16, 2019

Governing digital transformation and emerging technologies

A convergence of global trends over the last 20 years, including the boom in global data traffic, online users, connected objects, and access to cloud computing...

Early Bird Registration for 2019 ABA Conference in Makati – Discount available
August 15, 2019

Early Bird Registration for 2019 ABA Conference in Makati – Discount available

The Asian Bankers Association is delighted to inform members, friends and partners that registration to the 36th ABA General...

Time to switch rates: Preparing for the Libor transition
August 14, 2019

Time to switch rates: Preparing for the Libor transition

It has been almost two years since Andrew Bailey, CEO of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), announced that the FCA would not compel panel banks to submit...

Global insurance prices are on the rise
August 13, 2019

Global insurance prices are on the rise

Global commercial insurance prices rose by 6% in the second quarter of 2019 (see Figure 1), nearly double the increase that the first quarter had. This increase represents the largest increase in the...

The threat from the cloud: How cyber intruders exploit third parties
August 9, 2019

The threat from the cloud: How cyber intruders exploit third parties

There’s growing concern within intelligence communities that hostile governments could cyber-invade...

36th ABA Conference’s online registration is ready
August 5, 2019

36th ABA Conference’s online registration is ready

The Asian Bankers Association is pleased to inform you that the official website of the 36th ABA General Meeting a...

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