43rd World Congress to Take Place in September

The deteriorating international political situation has forced ACI – The Financial Markets Association, to postpone its 43rd World Congress which was due to be held in Lebanon from May 22-25. The event is now scheduled for September 10-14, at the same venue. In a joint statement with Shadi Hanna, chairman of the ACI Lebanon Organising […]
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Profit & Loss/FMA-USA Conference Set for May

The Financial Markets Association-USA (FMA-USA) is looking to continue its rebuilding programme via education by holding a two-day conference in Chicago on May 15-16, in partnership with Profit & Loss magazine. The programme, “FX & Capital Markets: Today and Tomorrow” places a heavy emphasis on e-business, as well as the practical issues surrounding trading in […]
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ACI Step Welcomes Feedback to Proposals: Prepares for Enlarged Task Force

The Euribor – ACI Short Term European Paper Task Force (ACI Step) has published its recommendations for the development of the pan-European market and received recommendations from interested parties. As a result of this feedback, it will be holding a meeting to create an ACI Short Term European Paper Enlarged Task Force on March 11, […]
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Emerging Markets Seminar Set for Shanghai

ACI – The Financial Markets Association will hold its second Emerging Markets Seminar in Shanghai from March 19-22. Ever since the inaugural seminar, held in Budapest in December 1996, ACI has been keen to follow it up with another, and in particular, to hold it in Asia. ACI says it is pleased that ACI China […]
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KL Congress Focuses On the ‘K Economy’

The 22nd Asia-Pacific Congress of ACI – The Financial Markets Association, which took place in Kuala Lumpur at the end of October, featured a series of interesting and thought provoking presentations focusing on the ‘K Economy’ (or knowledge economy). The event was well-supported by Bank Negara Malaysia, therefore it was appropriate that after a welcoming […]
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Senior Dealers’ Seminar Attracts Top Brass

ACI – The Financial Markets Association held its latest Senior Dealers’ ACI – The Financial Markets Association held its latest Senior Dealers’ Seminar in Davos, Switzerland, which focused on key developments in the treasury environment, as well as on a number of topics surrounding the future of the organisation itself. The theme of the seminar […]
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Nordic ACI Members Enjoy Fifth Congress

As Gothenburg basked under the late summer sunshine, the Nordic members of ACI – The Financial Markets Association, representing Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden and, for the first time, Iceland, gathered for their fifth congress. The congress, which drew 418 delegates, took place between August 23 and 24. Jan Tradgardh, president of ACI Sweden, spoke of […]
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CFP Reaffirms Model Code Recommendations on Entertainment, Confirmations

The Committee for Professionalism (CFP) has reacted to recent high profile events in the financial markets by issuing two press releases reaffirming the framework laid out in the Model Code of ACI – The Financial Markets Association surrounding the issue of back office payments and confirmations, as well as personal conduct issues. The press release […]
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Strategic Planning Group Unveils Marketing Plan

ACI’s Strategic Planning Group (SPG) presented a comprehensive marketing plan to the ACI Council in Luxembourg. The SPG was charged with producing the plan by the Council at November’s meeting in Paris, and has held three meetings since, undertaking what Mike Eastaway, chairman of the SPG, says has been, “A completely open and honest process.” […]
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ACI UK Honours Co-Founder of ACI

ACI UK recently held the latest Roy Bridge Memorial Lecture, the annual event that is the centrepiece of the association’s programme. Bridge was a co-founder of ACI in 1955. The lecture was given by Ian Plenderleith, who until recently was executive director of the Bank of England and a member of the bank’s Monetary Policy […]
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