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PRESS RELEASE

“Banking developments and financial market infrastructure. The role of structure, size and market infrastructure in risk mitigation and financial intermediation”

Publication Date 07.11.2017

On Thursday, 9 November 2017, the Bank of Albania in collaboration with the South East European Studies at Oxford will hold a high-level conference on: “Banking developments and financial market infrastructure. The role of structure, size and market infrastructure in risk mitigation and financial intermediation”

The Conference will begin at 09:00 a.m., at Tirana International Hotel, Balsha room.

We invite the print and electronic media to cover:

  • Welcome address by Gent SEJKO, Governor, Bank of Albania
  • Welcome address by Othon ANASTASAKIS, Director of South East European Studies at Oxford (SEESOX), St Antony’s College
  • Greeting speech by Arben AHMETAJ, Minister of Finance and Economy
  • Greeting speech by H.E. Ilir META, President of the Republic of Albania

About the Conference: The Conference will be organized in three sections, and will discuss domestic and foreign risks to banking system stability in Emerging Europe, with particular focus on the Albanian and SEE economies and challenges that these risks present for central banks, as well as central banks’ response to these challenges in terms of macro-financial, institutional, legal and regulatory policies. Discussions will also focus on developments in the South East European region and its close relationships with the European Union.

The Conference will be attended by senior representatives of central banks of the region, representatives of international organisations and financial institutions in Albania, and representatives from the business community and the academia.



 

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