January 23, 2019

Meeting with the representatives of the IMF and external advisors held

The Association of Montenegrin Banks held today meeting with the representatives of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and external advisors that visited Montenegro providing technical mission in period from 21 January to 21 January 2019. The delegation consisted of: Vassili Bazinas, an MCM economist, William Northfield, an advisor, Samer Saab, an advisor. With a view to providing technical assistance in the development of treasury bills’ market, the IMF representatives discussed with the Association, inter alia, on the banking system and the requirements for the development of capital market by introducing new products, the role of investment banking in the capital […]
November 30, 2018


A regular meeting of the International Banking Council (IBC) was held in Moscow. The main topic was “Regulation and FinTechs: problems, risks and security”. With this regard, Bratislav Pejaković, Secreatry General, held very interesting presentation, paying special attention to Montenegro  and he was awarded for the activity and cooperation within this important Forum that gathers countries of the Central and Southeast Europe. Also, Nebojša Đoković, advisor to the Association, was awarded for engaging and cooperating within this body. A conference “Fifth Moscow International Financial and economic Forum” was held within this Forum having “many important guests from Russia, European Union, […]
October 24, 2018


On October 24, 2018 in organizations of Association of Montenegrin banks, BACEE and Online Business technologies from Budapest, Hungary, made presentation of PSD2 the EU directive (known as PSD2. In short, PSD2 enables bank customers, both consumers and businesses, to use third-party providers to manage their finances. In the near future, you may be using Facebook or Google to pay your bills, making P2P transfers and analyse your spending, while still having your money safely placed in your current bank account. Banks, however, are obligated to provide these third-party providers access to their customers’ accounts through open APIs (application program […]
October 16, 2018

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September 28, 2018

Meeting with the World Bank

On 28 September 2018, the Association of Montenegrin Banks held a meeting with the representatives of the World Bank for the region, Cevdet Cagdas Unal, Senior Financial Sector Economist and Denis Mesihović, WB Office in Podgorica. Several topics were discussed at the meeting, among which on the situation in the banking sector, which showed high liquidity, solvency and capitalisation at the system level in the previous period and on the ongoing projects, dynamics and cooperation with institutions, noting also qualitative implementation of the WB policy-based guarantees. In addition, views were shared on more qualitative support of the Association to targeted […]
September 25, 2018


The 47th meeting of the associated members of the European Banking Federation (EBF) was held in Brussels, which was attended by Laura Pedrejon, EBRD representative as host. The meeting was chaired by Wim Mijs, EBF CEO. The topics discussed at the meeting included the presentation of the latest data in the EU banking sector, financial education and the future activities of the EBF. During the meeting, a round table was also held where all the participants presented the latest data and experience from their countries related to the banking sector. Bratislav Pejaković, Secretary General of the Association, presented the situation […]