Training

Working Session with VISA

Following requests from the industry, the MBA’s Card Fraud Prevention Forum, in collaboration with Visa, conducted a free virtual session on Cards Risk Strategic for member banks on 23 November 2021. The event covered topics such as best practice for account enumeration & bin attack risk management, emerging risk/threats in the payment space and acquiring […]
Read More

Cap Business Ocean Indien

Cap Business OI, formerly known as the Union des Chambres de Commerce et d’Industrie de l’océan Indien (UCCIOI), is the representative body which regroups the different Chambers of Commerce in the region, including the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry – of which the MBA is a member.  The MBA, together with some 200 institutions […]
Read More

Covid-19 measures

In light of the rising number of Covid-19 cases, the MBA held a meeting of the HR sub-committee, as well as an informal meeting of a few retail banks on 12 November 2021, to take stock of the situation, and exchange best practice regarding keeping employees and customers safe. Most banks were experiencing disruption to […]
Read More

MoKloud

The MBA, in collaboration with, the Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation (TCI) had organised a working session for banks on 27 September 2021 on the MoKloud platform. The platform was launched on 16 September 2021, as part of initiatives set up by Government to facilitate ease of doing business, and improve customer experience. As […]
Read More

Contactless Payments discussion & awareness

On 20 September 2021, the MBA, in collaboration with VISA, organised a working session for the banking industry. The objective of this session was to share best practices on Contactless Payments, with an opportunity to improve payments security, increase customer experience and mitigate risk of fraud on the market.
Read More

Vaccination campaigns

The MBA, in collaboration with the EDB and Business Mauritius, has helped coordinate an effective vaccination campaign for bank employees. Over 60% of bank employees have been vaccinated to date. On 30 August 2021, the Government of Mauritius announced that 84% of the adult population had been vaccinated to date, ahead of schedule. Separately, the […]
Read More

Awareness session on tokenisation

On 22 July 2021, the MBA Card Fraud Prevention Forum held an awareness session on tokenisation. The purpose of the session was to present the new technology, and share with card professionals the safety benefits within a tokenized environment, as part of the forum’s ongoing work on mitigating fraud risks in the industry.
Read More

African Emerging Leaders Programme

Further to the participation of select bank employees to the African Emerging Leaders virtual programme, organised by the Egyptian Banking Institute from March to June 2021, we are pleased to announce that Mr. Neeraj Devendranathsingh Joosery and Mr. Arvind Kumar Gunga, both from AfrAsia Bank Limited, and Mr. Marie Stellie Pascaline Alain from The Mauritius […]
Read More

FSI webinar & Africa Fintech Festival

On 23 June 2021, representatives of MBA’s member banks attended a webinar on Anti-money Laundering/Combatting the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Recognising and Filing Suspicious Transaction Reports (STRs), hosted by the Financial Services Institute (FSI). Mr. Mohamed Khan, Chief Executive Officer of the FSI covered the legal and practical aspects, the misapprehension surrounding tipping off, the […]
Read More