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Bakcee: The Banking Association for Central and Eastern Europe
If you are a bank or a financial institution that operates or plans to operate in the Central and Eastern European (CEE) or Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) region, you might want to know more about bakcee. Bakcee is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1996 with the aim of promoting business relations among its member banks and financial institutions in the CEE/CIS region. In this article, we will introduce you to bakcee's main goals, activities, services, areas of expertise, and cooperation forms.
What is bakcee and what does it stand for?
Bakcee stands for Banking Association for Central and Eastern Europe. It is a non-profit organization that was established in 1996 by a group of banks and financial institutions that wanted to foster business relations and cooperation in the CEE/CIS region. The region covers more than 20 countries with diverse economic, political, and cultural backgrounds. Bakcee's mission is to support its members and partners in expanding their business opportunities and overcoming the challenges and risks that they face in the region.
What are the main goals and activities of bakcee?
Bakcee has four main goals that guide its activities:
To provide consultation services to its members and partners on best practices, benchmarks, CEE/CIS specific issues;
To provide financial analysis and information services on the CEE/CIS banking sector and financial markets;
To facilitate capital flow and foreign investment in the region;
To organize professional events such as conferences, study tours, seminars, workshops, training courses on the most relevant topics for the CEE/CIS banking sector.
Bakcee offers consultation services to its members and partners on various topics related to the CEE/CIS banking sector. These include:
Market entry strategies;
Regulatory frameworks and compliance issues;
Risk management and mitigation techniques;
Business development and networking opportunities;
Best practices and benchmarks from other markets.
Bakcee's staff and experts have extensive knowledge and experience in the CEE/CIS region and can provide tailored advice and guidance to its clients.
Financial analysis and information services
Bakcee provides financial analysis and information services on the CEE/CIS banking sector and financial markets. These include:
Country risk assessments;
Bank ratings and reports;
Market research and surveys;
Economic outlooks and forecasts;
Newsletters and publications.
Bakcee's publications and reports are based on reliable sources of data and information and provide insights into the trends, opportunities, challenges, and risks that affect the CEE/CIS banking sector.
Capital flow and foreign investment facilitation
Bakcee facilitates capital flow and foreign investment in the region by:
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Promoting the CEE/CIS region as an attractive destination for investors;
Supporting cross-border transactions and trade finance activities;
Providing matchmaking services between potential investors and local partners Professional events
Bakcee organizes professional events such as conferences, study tours, seminars, workshops, and training courses on the most relevant topics for the CEE/CIS banking sector. These events aim to:
Provide a platform for knowledge sharing, learning, and networking among the participants;
Present the latest developments, trends, and best practices in the banking industry;
Address the challenges and opportunities that the CEE/CIS region offers;
Showcase the achievements and success stories of bakcee's members and partners.
Bakcee's events cover a wide range of topics, such as anti-money laundering, fraud prevention, compliance, risk analysis, Basel III, IT security, internal audit, bank analysis, trade finance, treasury, IFRS, and more. Bakcee's events attract an increasing number of delegates (in average, about 100 people) from more than 200 banks and financial institutions, representing over 40 countries. Bakcee's events also provide a good networking opportunity for the participants to establish new contacts and partnerships.
Bakcee's main areas of expertise
Bakcee has developed a strong reputation and expertise in several areas that are crucial for the CEE/CIS banking sector. These include:
Anti-money laundering, fraud prevention, compliance, risk analysis
Bakcee helps its members and partners to comply with the international standards and regulations on anti-money laundering (AML), fraud prevention, compliance, and risk analysis. Bakcee provides guidance and support on how to implement effective policies and procedures to prevent and detect money laundering, fraud, corruption, terrorism financing, and other financial crimes. Bakcee also assists its members and partners to conduct risk assessments and audits to identify and mitigate the potential risks that they face in the CEE/CIS region.
Basel III, IT security, internal audit, bank analysis
Bakcee helps its members and partners to adapt to the changing regulatory environment and technological advancements in the banking industry. Bakcee provides advice and training on how to comply with the Basel III framework on capital adequacy, liquidity, leverage, and disclosure. Bakcee also helps its members and partners to enhance their IT security and internal audit functions to protect their data and systems from cyberattacks and other threats. Bakcee also helps its members and partners to improve their bank analysis skills and methods to assess the financial performance and stability of their own banks and their counterparts.
Trade finance, treasury, IFRS
Bakcee helps its members and partners to expand their trade finance and treasury activities in the CEE/CIS region. Bakcee provides information and assistance on how to access trade finance products and services from local and international providers. Bakcee also provides guidance and support on how to manage foreign exchange risks, liquidity risks, interest rate risks, and other market risks in the region. Bakcee also helps its members and partners to adopt the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) in their accounting practices.
Bakcee's cooperation forms
Bakcee offers various forms of cooperation to its members and partners. These include:
Bakcee's membership is open to any bank or financial institution that operates or plans to operate in the CEE/CIS region. By becoming a member of bakcee, a bank or a financial institution can enjoy several benefits such as:
Access to bakcee's consultation services;
Access to bakcee's financial analysis and information services;
Access to bakcee's capital flow and foreign investment facilitation services;
Discounted fees for bakcee's professional events;
Priority invitations to bakcee's exclusive events;
Voting rights at bakcee's general assembly;
Opportunity to join bakcee's board of directors or committees;
Opportunity to influence bakcee's agenda and strategy.
To become a member of bakcee, a bank or a financial institution needs to fill out an application form and pay an annual membership fee based on its total assets.
Bakcee's strategic partnership is open to any organization that shares bakcee's vision and mission and wants to collaborate with bakcee on a long-term basis. By becoming a strategic partner of bakcee, an organization can enjoy several benefits such as:
Access to bakcee's network of members and partners;
Access to bakcee's expertise and resources;
Joint development of projects and initiatives;
Mutual promotion of brands and activities;
Mutual support and recognition;
Opportunity to participate in bakcee's events and activities.
To become a strategic partner of bakcee, an organization needs to