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Professional development cooperation with Northern Cyprus has reached its 12th year

Professional development cooperation with Northern Cyprus has reached its 12th year

11.12.2020

Professional development cooperation between the Banks Association of Turkey and Northern Cyprus Banking Association has completed its 12th year.

Since 2008 bankers, academicians and professional trainers who are among the trainers list of the BAT had been giving courses in the capital, Lefkoşe. This year trainings were migrated to online due to pandemic conditions. 

From the begining of the cooperation 249 seminars were held of which attracted around 6000 attendance.
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Online Conference on the Transformation of the Banking Sector in the Light of Global Economic Developments was held

Online Conference on the Transformation of the Banking Sector in the Light of Global Economic Developments was held

20.11.2020

In order to strengthen the ties between universities and the banking sector and to give information on the current developments in finance The Banks Association of Turkey held the “Transformation of the Banking Sector in the Light of Global Economic Developments Conference”.

Up to 700 university students, academics, bankers and finance professionals participated to the webinars that were held between 16-19 November where "World and Developments and Their Effects on Banking Sector in Turkey's Economy", "Turkey and New Trends in Banking in the world", "Pandemic Post Business Life and Possible Developments in the Banking Sector ”,“ Digitalization and New Generation Competencies ”,“ Change in Digital Currencies (crypto) and Payment Systems ”,“ Digital Banking ”,“ e-Commerce and Banking Sector ”were discussed.
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General Assembly Meeting of the Banks Association of Turkey was held

General Assembly Meeting of the Banks Association of Turkey was held

23.06.2020
63'rd General Assembly Meeting of the Banks Association of Turkey (BAT) took place on 23 June 2020. Minister of Finance and Treasury Mr. Berat Albayrak, the Chairman of the Banking Regulation and Supervision Board Mr. Mehmet Ali Akben and the Chairman of the Board of the Banks Association of Turkey Mr. Huseyin Aydin attended and delivered the opening speeches of the Meeting.

After opening speeches, General Assembly was conducted where the members of the Board of Directors were elected for a term of two years.

Please see the official announcement for the list of the new elected Board Members here.

Please follow the link for the BAT Chairman Mr. Aydin's speech.
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Mugla Sıtkı Kocman University Economy and Finance Club students paid a visit to the Banks Association of Turkey

Mugla Sıtkı Kocman University Economy and Finance Club students paid a visit to the Banks Association of Turkey

03.03.2020

Mugla Sıtkı Kocman University Economy and Finance Club students paid a visit to the Banks Association of Turkey. The Association and its work was introduced to the students, a presentation on the recent developments in Turkish economy, finance and banking sector was delivered.
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LIBOR Reform and TLREF Practices Workshop was organized

LIBOR Reform and TLREF Practices Workshop was organized

27.02.2020

LIBOR Reform and TLREF Practices Workshop was organized in cooperation with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

Workshop was opened by EBRD Director of Turkey Arvid Tuerkner, followed by speakers from Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, Borsa Istanbul and EBRD who shared their presentations under such titles as, “Libor Reform, why and what it means for USD borrowers and lenders? “TLREF Index Methodology” and “Current and Expected Role of TLREF in the financial sector”.

Workshop was finalised with a panel where representatives of Borsa Istanbul, EBRD and banks discussed implementation practicalities and implications of LIBOR reform and new risk free rates.

Please click on the link to download workshop presentations.
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