Memorandum of Understanding between the Association of Serbian Banks and Association of Montenegrin Banks was signed in Belgrade. The MoU was signed by the Secretary General Bratislav Pejaković and the Secretary General, Veroljub Dugalić. This MoU formalised good cooperation and made a new step forward to the support of business relationship. Together with the exchange of information on financial and banking laws and regulation, the further work will be on the increase in the prestige, image and confidence in the banking system, promotion of high standards and corporate governance in the banking industry and introduction with new banking technologies. In […]
16-17 June Bečići, Montenegro Esad Zaimović, the Chairman of the Montenegrin Association, of Banks and Bratislav Pejaković, Secretary General of the Association, attended the Summit of the Finance Ministers, Central Bank Governors and Tax Administrations Directors of the Region “Regional Financial Stability in the New Global Environment”. The Summit presented recommendations of the regional central bank Governors to the Finance Ministers for better coordination of monetary and fiscal policy. The participants also discussed on the effect of the ECB quantitative easing on monetary policy, interest rates and foreign exchange rates of local currencies in the Wester Balkans, potential shocks, banking […]
On Friday, 16 June 2017, at Centreville hotel, SWIFT will give the presentation of the programme for security system monitoring, Customer Security Programme, that SWIFT created in the aim of raising the awareness in its member banks of the importance of constant improvement of security not only of SWIFT system, but overall IT systems in banks. The presentation will be given by SWIFT expert for security, Mr Bernard Spitz.
On Thursday, 15 June 2017, the regular annual meeting of the representatives of all Montenegrin banks, full members of SWIFT, and Regional Manager of SWIFT for our country, Mr Michael Formann, will be held at Association of Banks premises. Mr Formann will make the presentation about all current issues in functioning of SWIFT system, announce important novelties and discuss potential queries from our banks.
On Thursday, 25 May, the representatives of biggest international organization for banking and financial communication SWIFT held the presentation „SWIFT Financial Crime Compliance“ in the premises of Association of Montenegrin Banks. It was attended by participants from almost all Montenegrin banks, who work in the fields of compliance, AML and international payments . SWIFT has developed set of products and applications that are in offer to its member banks, whose aim is assistance to the banks in identification of both legal and personal entities appearing in payments, who are listed either in world sanctions list or in other black lists. […]
Education is of Crucial Importance in the West and in the East Association of Montenegrin Banks attended regular meeting of the International Coordination Council of the Banking Associations of the Commonwealth of Independent States, Central and Eastern Europe (International Banking Council) in period from 17 to 19 May 2017 in Belgrade. The Association of Montenegrin Banks has been the member of this Council since 2015. The main topic referred to the growing role of national banking associations in the financial education and literacy programmes, whereby the banking indicators and economic trends if member countries were also presented at this meeting. […]