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Join an AFB Advisory Committee 2022-2024

The AFB would like to invite applications from our members to join the AFB Advisory Committees. The AFB has eight technical platforms which reflect core banking functions. These platforms are: Business Legal Compliance Operations Finance People Internal Audit Risk   Each platform has a corresponding Advisory Committee which is composed

JMLSG Publishes New AFB Instigated Guidance

The AFB is pleased to note the publication last week of a revised version of Part II/Sector 15 (Trade Finance) of The Joint Money Laundering Steering Group Limited (JMLSG) Guidance. The update was instigated in 2019 by an AFB member working group led, by 

Tribute to Paul Mason, General Manager for Qatar National Bank (QNB)’s UK business

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Tribute to Sir Roger Gifford, past Chair of the AFB

We would like to pay tribute to Sir Roger Gifford, Lord Mayor of the City of London in 2012-13, who died at home on 25 May 2021 from myeloma. Sir Roger, who was knighted in 2014 for services to international business, culture and the City, served as Chair of the

Appointment of New Board Members

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2021 AFB AGM Date Confirmed

AFB’s 53rd Annual General Meeting will be held virtually on 26 May 2021 We hope that as many member banks as possible will attend the AGM – at which the Chairman will present his update and the CEO will discuss the forward look for 2021 and beyond.  Please find the formal notice

AFB Welcomes New Member Berkeley Bank & Trust Ltd

We are delighted to welcome Berkeley Bank & Trust Ltd into AFB Membership.  Berkeley Bank & Trust Ltd have recently registered a representative office in the United Kingdom for their bank which is based in Saint Lucia.

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International Women’s Day 2021 – Celebrating the Contribution of Women to Foreign Banking

The AFB is privileged and proud to present insights and experience from three of our most senior female bankers: Patricia Galloway, Katherine Garrett-Cox & Tamira Treffers-Herrera. These three highly successful role-models were all interviewed by Dr Catherine Raines, the CEO of the Association of Foreign Banks. Their insights and advice

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