Banif Bank and the Malta Institute of Accountants (MIA) have signed a collaboration agreement in relation to the 2010 Conference entitled – The Accountant: evolving World evolving Role.
This year’s conference, which will be held on the 2nd and 3rd December 2010, will analyse the way the accountant’s role has evolved over the past years and how it should develop further in the future in order for the profession to remain relevant in the present and upcoming scenarios.
“This collaboration agreement reaffirms our commitment to be an active player in the market and to support important initiatives that can add value to the local community. We believe that Banif can make a valid contribution at all levels of the economy from employees to professionals like accountants and auditors,” commented Mr. Joaquim F. Silva Pinto, CEO of Banif Bank (Malta) plc in the presence of Mr. Bernard Scicluna, President of the Malta Institute of Accountants.
“Banif Bank strongly believes that this year’s conference will be another successful event and will manage to stimulate positive and constructive discussions that will be beneficial for the target audience and the economy in general,” concluded Mr. Silva Pinto.
This biennial conference attracts very high profile speakers from both overseas and the local financial business sector, and has become an important activity in the calendar of events of the Institute. This seminar is well attended by accountants and auditors that work in both the public and private sector.
Banif Bank’s CEO, Mr. Joaquim F. Silva Pinto has been invited and has gladly accepted to participate in one of the discussion panels which shall be discussing the perception of accountants from the point of view of other professions.