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  • Seminar: Personal Assistant Program

    Seminar: Personal Assistant Program

    February 15, 2010
    The Personal Assistant Program was held at ABL premises from February 15th till March 4th, 2010. Trainer from “Pigier” was conducting the seminar where 25 personal assistants learned how to perform administrative office works in an effective manner and to be of good help for their directors in their internal and external relations, communication and correspondence.
  • Seminar: Leadership; knowing yourself and leading your life

    Seminar: Leadership; knowing yourself and leading your life

    February 17, 2010
    The Training Department at the Association of Banks in Lebanon organized a simulation in cooperation with Cambridge Institute for Global Leadership (CIGL) entitled “Leadership: knowing yourself and leading your life” at Riviera Hotel in Beirut. The simulation was directed by Michael Kouly, President of CIGL and was organized for two groups, each of 17 candidates; the first was held on 3-4-5 February 2010 and the second on 17-18-19 February 2010.
  • IIF - RISK MANAGEMENT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN BEIRUT  -

    IIF - RISK MANAGEMENT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN BEIRUT - "What we have learned"

    March 15, 2010
    For the first time in Lebanon, the Institute of International Finance IIF holds, in cooperation with the Association of Banks in Lebanon, its Executive Program on Risk Management, What we have learned, at Movenpick hotel in Beirut on 15-18 March, 2010. Twelve countries are represented in this conference, which was launched by the Chairman of the Association of Banks in Lebanon, Dr. Joseph Torbey, Dr. Georges Abed, Senior Counsellor and Director of the Africa/Middle East Department at the IIF and previous Governor of the Palestinian Central Bank, and Dr. Makram Sader, Secretary...
  • Seminar: Writing English Bank Correspondence

    Seminar: Writing English Bank Correspondence

    April 06, 2010
    The seminar on Writing English banking correspondence was held at ABL premises from April 6th to April 12th, 2010. Mrs. Rosemary Richey, trainer, provided 25 participants with the necessary skills for effective communication in writing in English within and outside the bank using conventional, electronic, formal and informal correspondence.
  • Conference on

    Conference on "Risk-based Capital Management” organized by PricewaterhouseCoopers...

    June 24, 2010
    PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the Association of Banks in Lebanon (ABL), organized a conference entitled: "Risk-based Capital Management" that take place on Thursday 24 June 2010 in the ABL auditorium. The keynote speakers included the PwC global leader on risk-based capital management, Chris Matten from PwC in London. Chris is the author of the definitive work on bank capital management, “Managing Bank Capital: Capital Allocation and Performance Measurement”...
  • The 48TH Ordinary General Assembly of ABL Members

    The 48TH Ordinary General Assembly of ABL Members

    June 28, 2010
    The 48th ordinary General Assembly of ABL Members was held on June 28th, 2010. Dr. Joseph Torbey, Chairman of the Board, enumerated the achievements of the Board for the period of June 2009 till June 2010; the Annual report was also discussed and approved. The independent auditors report for that same period was also approved by the General Assembly of Members. The current Board was granted clearance and the 2011 draft budget was discussed and decided upon. In his speech, Dr. Joseph Torbey, President of the Association of Banks in Lebanon, projected a strong economic growth this...
  • The 2009 Annual Report

    The 2009 Annual Report

    July 13, 2010
    ABL's 2009 Annual Report edited in Arabic is available. English and french joint publication for 2009 will soon be published.
  • ABL signs agriculture loan deal with the Ministry of Agriculture

    ABL signs agriculture loan deal with the Ministry of Agriculture

    August 25, 2010
    The Association of Banks in Lebanon signed on Wednesday a memorandum of understanding with the Agriculture Ministry to provide investors in the agriculture sector with soft loans ranging from LL3 million ($2,000) to LL25 million to finance small and medium enterprises (SMEs) for a four-year period at low interest rates……
  • Agreement grants low interest housing loans to judges

    Agreement grants low interest housing loans to judges

    September 16, 2010
    Head of the Lebanese Banks’ Association Joseph Torbey signed at ABL premises on Tuesday, August 31st, 2010, an agreement protocol with the president of the judges’ mutual fund Abdullatif al-Husseini and in the presence of the heads of judiciary instance in Lebanon…
  • Agreement grants low interest housing loans to the Displaced

    Agreement grants low interest housing loans to the Displaced

    September 29, 2010
    Minister of the Displaced Akram Shuhayeb signed with the president of the Banks Association, Joseph Torbey, the “Loan of the Displaced” protocol, in the presence of deputy Central Bank governor, Saad Andary, and other officials, at the headquarter of the association…..
  • Agreement grants low interests housing loans for ISF agents

    Agreement grants low interests housing loans for ISF agents

    September 30, 2010
    General Ashraf Rifi, Head of Lebanese Internal Security Forces and the president of the Association of Banks in Lebanon, Joseph Torbey, the protocol of cooperation which aims at securing housing loans at low interest rates for the Lebanese ISF….
  • Protocol of cooperation between ABL & The Banks Association of Turkey (BAT)

    Protocol of cooperation between ABL & The Banks Association of Turkey (BAT)

    December 03, 2010
    In the frame of strengthening the Lebanese Turkish relations, and following the official journey to Lebanon of PM of Turkey, Mr. Rajab Tayyeb Ardogan, a higher Turkish banking delegation chaired by the President of The Banks Association of Turkey, Mr. Recin Oznis, visited Lebanon on Friday, December the 3rd. On this occasion, Presidents of ABL & BAT signed the protocol of cooperation between both Associations at ABL premises….