The Central Depository Systems (Pvt) Ltd (CDS) hosted the 17th Cross Training Seminar of the Asia-Pacific Central Securities Depository Group (ACG). The event was held from 11th to 13th May 2015 at the Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo.
The 17th ACG Cross Training Seminar was attended by 95 foreign participants from 22 member organizations and 6 non-member organizations. This is the highest number of participants reported so far in an ACG Cross Training Seminar.
The event was sponsored by the Millenium Information Technologies (Pvt) Ltd as the Platinum Sponsor, Citi Bank and HSBC as Gold sponsors, Deutsche Bank as the Silver sponsor and Commercial Bank and Standard Chartered Bank as Bronze sponsors.
The ACG Cross Training Seminar is a conference hosted by an ACG member, planned and managed by the host member and task forces.
The event has been held annually for 16 consecutive years since 1999, for the purpose of facilitating exchange of information among working level attendees of ACG member institutions.
The Asia-Pacific Central Securities Depository Group (ACG) is an association of securities depositories and clearing organizations in the Asia-Pacific region with the objective to facilitate the exchange of information and to promote mutual assistance amongst member depositories.