• Group meetings – regular and ad hoc. In addition to the general meetings which are attended by the country managers or the CEOs of the members, other groups such as the compliance officer, cash management and Basel III groups meet on a regular basis. Moreover, meetings are held whenever there is a common issue concerning members such as tax issue, Central Counterparty Clearing (CCP) & Trade Repository (TR), etc.
  • The AIB served and continues to serves on committees established by various government agencies. The list of joint committees on which it currently serves includes:
    • The Board of Directors of the Thai Bond Market Association
    • The Joint BOT-AIB-TBA BAHTNET Advisory Committee
    • The Joint BOT-AIB-TBA Working Group to Promote e-Payment
    • The BOT Working Group on Standard e-Payment Messages
    • The National Anti-Corruption Commission Office Working Group on Asset Collecting and Analysis System (ACAS) 
    • The Electronic Transactions Development Agency Committee to Develop and Promote e-Invoice
  • AIB members are regularly invited to participate in the hearings by various supervisory authorities such as the Bank of Thailand (BOT), the Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO), etc. and to provide input on proposed draft regulations and laws.
  • At present, three sporting events, golf, tennis and bowling, are held each year to promote good fellowship among AIB members. To increase personal ties with the Bank of Thailand, the AIB invites senior management of the Bank of Thailand (BOT) to join the golf tournaments and the tennis events are competitions between the AIB team and the BOT team.

Quarterly meeting for CEOs.

The AIB holds four general meetings each year. Two of which are formal meetings required by the AIB Article of Association and two are informal dinner meetings. These meetings are hosted by Ordinary Members on a rotation basis.

 

Dinner Talk Series

The AIB regularly organizes talk programs where distinguished speakers are invited to give presentations. This function is open to guests of AIB members as well as members of the Thai financial community.

Coronation Day Reception and H.M. the King’s Birthday Reception.

CEO members and their spouses are invited to attend these annual receptions at the Government House.

 

Dinner Talk Series

2017
21 June 2017Speaker: Mr. Veerathai Santipraphob, Governor of the Bank of Thailand
Topic: Navigation Through Uncertainties for Thailand’s Sustainability

2016
17 May 2016Speaker: Mr. Veerathai Santipraphob, Governor of the Bank of Thailand
Topic: Monetary and Financial Sector Policy: The Road Ahead

2015
21 May 2015Speaker: Mr. Prasarn Trairatvorakul, Governor of the Bank of Thailand
Topic: Journey towards a more competitive, inclusive, connected, and sustainable Thai banking system


9th February 2015 Guest Speaker: M.R. Pridiyathorn Devakula, Deputy Prime Minister
Topic: Economic Reform: Short-term deeds and long-term needs
2014
15th May 2014 Guest Speaker: Mr. Prasarn Trairatvorakul, Governor of The Bank of Thailand
Topic: Managing Thailand's Turnaround
2013
29th July 2013 Guest Speaker: Dr. Prasarn Trairatvorakul Governor of the Bank of Thailand
Topic: Navigating through Volatility with Long-term Focus


29th May 2013 Panel speakers:
H.E. David Lipman, EU Ambassador to Thailand
H.E. Mark Kent, British Ambassador to Thailand
H.E. Rolf Schulze, German Ambassador to Thailand
H.E. Thierry Viteau, French Ambassador to Thailand
Moderator:
Dr. Thitinan Pongsudhirak, Director, Institute of Security and International Studies at Chulalongkorn University
Topic: The Ambassadors' Talk - Europe reloaded: Prerequisites and ambition for a reinvigorated European Union
2012
27th November 2012 Guest Speaker: Mr. Jon Eddy Abdullah CEO, DTAC
Topic: The Future of Mobile Banking
2011
7th February 2011 Guest Speaker: Dr. Prasarn Trairatvorakul, Governor of the Bank of Thailand
Topic: Looking Ahead: BOT's 2011 Outlook
Other events:
23rd February 2011 Tour of the Bank of Thailand’s Banknote Printing Facility in Nakorn Pathom (For AIB members only)

Seminars

2017
3 October 2017 Topic: Digital Transformation for Ease of Doing Business in Thailand and Digital ID Platform
Speakers:
1. Dr. Bhume Bhumiratana, Consultant, Securities and Exchange Commission
2. Dr. Prin Boondeesakulchoke, Managing Director, Frontis
3. Ms. Kanjanee Wongrungrojkij, Consultant, Frontis
2016
19 August 2016 Topic: SEC Regulation on Investment of MF, PF and PVD
Speaker:
1. Ms. Rosana Sripong, Assistant Director, Corporate Finance - Debt and Other Products Department
2. Ms. Narumon Punim, Senior Officer, Corporate Finance - Debt and Other Products Department

21 July 2016Topic: PromptPay for AIB Cash Management Group
Speaker: Mr. Yos Kimsawatde, Head of Payment System Office, TBA


28 June 2016Topic: Global Economic Crime Survey: Economic Crime in Thailand
Speaker: Mr. Vorapong Sutanont, Partner, PwC Forensics Advisory


15 June 2016Topic: National e-Payment: Any ID
Speaker: Mr. Vineet Sinha, Director, Risk Advisory, Deloitte & Touche Enterprise Risk Services


24 March 2016Topic: Secured Transactions Act B.E. 2558
Speaker: Mr. Mr. Sorawit Limparangsri, Judge of the Office of the Supreme Court, Thailand


16 March 2016Topic: Approval and Supervision of Derivative Transactions
Speakers: Speakers from the BOT Market and Derivative Risk Team:
1. Mr. Akkharadet Chaisrithong
2. Mr. Wutthinun Torsakulsak
3. Ms. Natcha Phaphimolwat


15th January 2016Topic: National e-Payment Seminar
Speakers: Mr. Yos Kimsawatde, Head of Payment System Office, TBA
2015
26th November 2015Topic: Transfer Pricing
Speaker: Ms. Papatchaya "Mary" Akkararut Partner, International Tax Service / Transfer Pricing EY Corporate Services Limited


6th October 2015Topic: Trade Based Money Laundering Seminar
Speaker: Mr. Henry Balani, Head of Innovation, Accuity


29th September 2015Topic: Digital Economy Laws Seminar
Speakers:
1. Mr. Chaichana Mitrpant, Deputy Executive Director, ETDA
2. Mr. Attapol Panichpaisankul, Legal Officer, ETDA


23th July 2015Topic: Anti-Corruption Seminar
Speakers:
1. Mrs. Somporn Krutsakorn, Acting Director of the Bureau of Information Technology, Office of the National Anti-Corruption Commission
2. Mr. Warapong Intamong, Senior Computer Technical Officer, Office of the National Anti-Corruption Commission
3. Ms. Vacharintra La-Ongkarn, Country Compliance Officer, Citibank Thailand
4. Mr. Niwate Kiratisoothisathorn, VP, Financial Crime Compliance and Regulatory Compliance, HSBC Thailand


24th March 2015Topic: Fraudulent Document Detection Training - Continuation
Speaker: Mr. Jarat Kheereesantikul, Criminal Investigator, Homeland Security Investigations, American Embassy


18th February 2015Topic: Fraudulent Document Detection Training
Speaker: Mr. Jarat Kheereesantikul, Criminal Investigator, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), American Embassy

Topic: Counterfeit USD Banknote Detection Training
Speakers:
1. Chongchit Chanprapavut, Investigator. U.S. Secret Service
2. Pattama Palagawong, Investigator, US Secret Service
2014
30th October 2014Topic: Amendments to the Civil & Commercial Code re: Guarantees and Mortgages
Speaker: Dumner Subpaisarn, Partner, Allen & Overy


28th March 2014 Topic: Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act
Speakers: Mr. Jonathan Blaine, Tax Consultant, Baker & McKenzie and Mr. Komkrit Kietduriyakul, Partner, Baker & McKenzie


6th March 2014 Topic: AMLO Customer Due Diligence Guideline
Speaker: Police Colonel Seehanat Prayoonrat, AMLO Secretary General
2012
19th November 2012 Topic: Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act
Guest speaker: Mr. Komkrit Kietduriyakul, Partner, Baker & McKenzie Ltd.


18th July 2012 Topic: Credit Value Adjustment
Guest speaker: Mr. Arkradej Chaisitong, Team Executive, Financial Institutions Policy Group, The Bank of Thailand


22nd May 2012 Topic: Bills of Exchange: New SEC Regulation
Guest speakers:
1. Ms. Duangdao Pantumawanich, Assistant Director, Corporate Finance - Debt and Equity Products, SEC
2. Ms. Karina Krinthsut, Senior Officer, SEC
 

Dinner Talk Series

2010
13th September 2010 Guest Speaker: H.E. Mr. Korn Chatikavanij, Minister of Finance
Topic: Re-shaping the structure of the Thai economy to boost long-term growth
2009
19th October 2009 Guest Speaker: Dr. Tarisa Watanagase, Governor The Bank of Thailand
Topic: Future regulatory challenges for emerging markets: A Case for Thailand

7th April 2009 Guest Speaker: H.E. Mr. Korn Chatikavanij, Minister of Finance
Topic: Government Policy and the Financial Services Industry
Other events:
5th August 2009 Economic briefing by Prof. Norbert Walter, Chief Economist of Deutsche Bank and CEO of Deutsche Bank Research
2008
1st December 2008 Guest Speaker: Mr. Thirachai Phuvanatnaranubala, Secretary-General, Securities and Exchange Commission
Topic: Financial Crisis – Emerging Market’s View
2007
18th June 2007 Guest Speaker: H.E. Dr. Piyasvasti Amranand, Minister of Energy
Topic: Sustainability and Thailand's Energy Sector: a Long Term View

28th February 2007 Guest Speaker: Dr. Tarisa Watanagase, Governor of the Bank of Thailand
Topic: Thailand's Financial Services Industry in 2007: Risks, Challenges and Opportunities
2006
30th March 2006 Guest Speaker: Mr. Yasushi Negishi, Chief Representative, Japan Bank of International Cooperation
Topic: Mega Projects – Lessons Learned from the Past

26th January 2006 Guest Speaker: Dr. Khunying Porntip Rojanasunan, Deputy Director, Central Institute of Forensic Science Thailand
Topic: 2005 Personal Reflections on a Challenging Year

Seminars

2011
28th June 2011 Topic: E-Payment and E-Banking
Guest speakers:
1. Miss Kuda Rananand, Division Executive, Payment Systems Policy and Analysis Division
2. Miss Yuphin Ruangrit, Team Executive, Consolidated Supervision and Financial Innovation Team


25th March 2011 Topic: E-Payment and E-Banking Compliance and Money Laundering Risk Assessment
Guest speakers:
1. Ms. Vacharintra La-onkarn, Director, Citigroup Country Compliance
2. Mr. Suranit Sorasuchart, Head of Compliance, Deutsche Bank
3. Mr. Chotikorn Luesumpunt, SVP, Compliance, HSBC
2010
30th September 2010 Topic: ICAAP and Stress Test
Guest speakers:
1. Mr. Tadlarp Phaolaungthong, Team Executive, Supervision Group, The Bank of Thailand
2. Mr. Sukontapat Jantaphan, Senior Examiner, Supervision Group, The Bank of Thailand

22nd February 2010 Topic: Data Privacy Act
Guest speaker: Mr. Komkrit Kietduriyakul, Partner, Baker & McKenzie Ltd.

2009
2nd December 2009 Topic: Measures against Offenses under the Financial Institutions Business Act B.E. 2551
Guest speakers:
1. Mr. Oros Phetchareon, Senior Chief Legal Officer
2. Mr. Arunothai WongSiri, Chief Legal Officer, Legal and Litigation Department, The Bank of Thailand

14th August 2009 Topic: Fraud Prevention
Guest speaker: Mr. Weerachat Sribunma, Director of the Litigation Office, The Bank of Thailand

29th January 2009 Topic: SEC’s Boutique License
Guest speaker: Mr. Atiwat Kanitpan, Office of the Securities & Exchange Commission

Dinner Talk Series

2005
12th October 2005 Guest Speaker: Dr. Naris Chaiyasoot, Director-General, The Fiscal Policy Office, Ministry of Finance
Topic: New Economic Policy Framework for Thailand

28th February 2005 Guest Speaker: Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi, Director-General, The World Trade Organization
Topic: Ten Years of the WTO
2004
16th November 2004 Guest Speaker: Dr. Sarasin Viraphol, Chairman, Charoen Pokphand Group
Topic: China-Thailand’s Partner or Competitor

30th March 2004 Guest Speaker: M.R. Pridiyathorn Devakula, Governor of the Bank of Thailand
Topic: Financial Sector Master Plan

4th February 2004 Guest Speaker: Mr. Thirachai Phuvanatnaranubala, Secretary-General, Securities and Exchange Commission
Topic: Future Development of the Thai Capital Market
2003
25th September 2003 Guest Speaker: Dr. Vachara Phanchet, Chairman, APEC CEO Summit 2003 Organizing Committee
Topic:Thailand Challenges Ahead

12th May 2003 Guest Speaker: H.E. Captain Suchart Jaovishidha, Minister of Finance
Topic: Rebuilding Financial Sector