Changes in the International regulations of Banks
– BASEL III, Training course in Russian language
(17-21 December 2012, Tashkent)

BACEE’s Bank Analysis Seminar, Raiffeisen International AG

(26-28 November 2012, Vienna)

Intensive Training Course on Bank Analysis

(7-9 November 2012, Budapest)

According to the tradition of many years, the 26th Conference of Banking Association for
Central and Eastern Europe, held on 18-19 October 2012 in Budapest was dedicated to the
recent developments in the economy and the banking sector in Central and Eastern
Europe, South Eastern Europe, Russia, Ukraine, other CIS countries.
The large
attendance, 120 participants from 30 countries, and lot of good responses illustrate the
great interest in hearing relevant news and opinions on the banking sector of these

The final Conference Program can be downloaded from here:


Keynote presentations were addressed by H.S.H. Prince Michael of Liechtenstein,
Chairman, Geopolitical Information Service AG, Dr. Árpád Király, Executive Director, the
Hungarian Financial Supervisory Authority, Dr. Veroljub Dugalic, PhD, Secretary General
of the Association of Serbian Banks (ASB).
BACEE would like to thank all the
distinguished speakers, who accepted our invitation and contributed to the success of the event!

The final Speakers’ Biographies publication can be downloaded from here:

Speakers Biography

This is what the participants say about the event:

„Speakers of good quality. Large Scale of issues has been discussed.
Perfect organisation of the event”

Alla Cervenkova, Ceskoslovenska Obchodni Banka A.S., Czech Republic

„The BACEE brings together great minds and informed views
on the Eastern-European banking sector, shared for all at the conference.”

John-Paul Conway, SNL Financial, United Kingdom

„Well organized banking conference, which provided me with great insides into CEE+SEE
banking. A must for someone interested in regional banking development.”

Armin Eckermann, FIMBANK PLC, Malta

„Some good speakers with a good overview or insight.”

„Congratulations for bringing together representatives
for so many countries int he region!”

„Some subjects and some speakers were really interesting with good presentation skills.”

„This is an excellent forum to meet, network with regional colleagues to share real
experience on topics of real importance and facilitating real cooperation.”

Quotations are based on collected evaluation forms.


We were proud to set a new tradition by continuing the practise of the Award Ceremony,
introduced during the 25th BACEE Jubilee Conference. By the awards, BACEE would like
to express its appreciation to partners, contributing to the success of development of
international banking co-operations, as well as to best speakers and regular attendees of
our conferences. Learn more about the ceremony here!


Banks & companies participating in the 26th Conference
Abanka Vipa d.d.
AKK – Government Debt Management Agency of Hungary
Albaraka Turk Participation Bank
Amrop Kohlmann & Young
Arcturus Finance Systems Ltd.
ARTA Investment Partners
Association of Private Bausparkassen
Association of Serbian Banks b.a.
ATFBank / Unicredit
Bank BelVEB
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML)
Bank of Baku OJSC
Banking Agency of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Belgian Embassy / Awex – BRUSSELS Invest and ExportBIE
Black Sea Trade and Development Bank
BNP Paribas
Bucharest Stock Exchange Council & Banca Comerciala Romana
Cargill TSF Switzerland Sarl
Ceskoslovenska Obchodni Banka A.S.
CIS Business Club
Commerzbank AG
Committee for the Control and Supervision of the Financial Market and Financial Organizations of the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Communautrade-Europe Ltd.
Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank Hungarian Branch
Croatian National Bank
Demir-Halk Bank (Nederland) N.V.
Dow Jones Newswires
EGAP, Export Guarantee and Insurance Corporation
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
European Central Bank
Exporta Group (GTR)
FHB Mortgage Bank Co. Plc.
FIM Bank plc
Future Trend Reasearch
Geopolitical Information Service AG
GTR Global Trade Review, Exporta Publishing & Events Ltd.
HBOR (Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development)
Hungarian Banking Association
Hungarian Export Credit Insurance
Hungarian Export-Import Bank PLC.
Hungarian Financial Supervisory Authority
IFUA Horváth & Partners
Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting
International Bank of Azerbaijan
International Finance Corporation
International Investment Bank
Intesa Sanpaolo
Komercijalna banka AD Beograd
KPMG Tanácsadó Kft.
Lafferty Group
Media Training & Communications Advisory, Paris
Ministry for National Economy, Hungary
MKB Bank Plc.
Moody’s Investors Service, Milan
Moody’s Investors Service, Moscow
Morley Allen & Overy
National Bank of Serbia
National Bank of Slovakia
Oberbank AG
Oberbank AG Hungary
Oesterreichische Nationalbank
OTP Bank Plc.
Privredna banka Zagreb d.d
Raiffeisen Bank International
Raiffeisen Bank Plc., Budapest
Risk Reward Ltd. London
SERV, Swiss Export Risk Insurance
SNL Financial
TATA Consultancy Services Limited
The Bank of New York Mellon
The LoBue Group
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group
U.S. Embassy
UniCredit Group
Wolters Kluwer Financial Services / Finarch + (Frsglobal)
WM Datenservice

 Intensive Training Course on Bank Analysis and
Attracting Foreign Funding in Russian Language

(27-29 August 2012, Budapest)
BACEE Annual General Meeting
(13 July 2012, Munich)

Intensive Training Course on Bank Analysis 
(27-29 June 2012, Budapest)
Workshop on Using and Understanding Financial Ratios in Bank Analysis
(1 June 2012, Budapest)


Testimonials from participants

“The conference put together the professionals of the sector to exchange and discuss
experience and knowledge which are of key importance to cope with crises consequenses.”

Oksana Kuziakiv, IER

“The wide area of knowledge covered was a pleasant surprise, also the high level of
knowledge and competence of the presentations.”

Stephen Skinner, Arcturus Finance Systems Limited

“This conference provides an outstanding review of
Central and Eastern European Banking.”

Trevor Bedeman, London-Risk

“Quality of content, topics and speakers has been improving
continuously in an amazing pace.”

Noki Arai, SERV Swiss Export Risk Insurance

“At times of economic uncertainty BACEE continues to grew its quality network of
financial professionals across the region. For those who wish to make inroads
in CEE, this is certainly the must event to attend.”

David Frohriep, Media Training & Communications Advisory

“A unique opportunity to get an updated overview on the banking systems in the EU.”
Davidia Zucchelli, Intesa Sanpaolo

“Congratulations on 25th Anniversary Conference programme and all of the speakers
successfully addressed the issues facing the banking and finance sector in the CESEE.
It was great to have met with colleagues and to make so many new contacts.”

Lisette Mermod, Risk Reward Ltd.
‘Seventh Bank Analysis Masterclass’
(12-14 March 2012, Budapest)

Intensive Training Course on Bank Analysis with focus on IFRS

– Based Credit Analysis
(13 – 15 February 2012, Budapest)


Workshop on Using and Understanding Financial Ratios in Bank Analysis

(16 January 2012, Budapest)