ASSOCIATION OF GREEK LEASING COMPANIES
The "Association of Greek Leasing Companies" (AGLC) is a non-profit legal entity founded in 1989. Its nature is not commercial and it is not intended for financial activity or profit. The Association is a member of "Leaseurope", the European Federation of Leasing Company Associations.
The Association's aim is to disseminate, promote, expand and develop the concept of leasing in Greece, to investigate and solve problems of interest to its members as well as to represent its members in Greece and in other countries.
In order to achieve this, the Association:
(a) Informs its members of all matters regarding leasing.
(b) Examines the provisions (laws, decrees, ministerial decisions, decisions of monetary authorities) regarding leasing and their impact on Greek leasing industry and its members.
(c) Develops and defends industry positions and submits to the state authorities detailed proposals for improvements in leasing industry and for the successful realizatiion of its objectives.
(d) Cooperates with the authorities for any matter related directly or indirectly to leasing.
(e) Establishes uniformity in rules and procedures regarding the operation of leasing, its continuing modernization, the study of international practice and the adaptation to the Greek standards.
(f) Organises workshops, seminars, conferences and other events in order to promote leasing and inform those who are interested in it.
(g) Edits, publishes and distributes the Association's newsletter or/and other audiovisual materials related to the Association's object.
(h) Represents its members in Greece and in other countries so as to discuss issues related directly or indirectly to leasing.
(i) Participates in international leasing associations or organizations.
The Body of the Association is comprised of:
- The General Assembly of the Members
- The Board
- The Secretary General
Members of the Association can become all the leasing companies which operate or will operate in Greece in accordance with the Greek Law 1665/86, as well as the Leasing Departments in Banks which operate in Greece.
Membership is decided by the Steering Committee and is obtained after a relevant application.
Today the "Association of Greek Leasing Companies" is composed of the following 9 members:
- "ALPHA LEASING S.A."
- "CPB LEASING S.A."
- "CYPRUS LEASING S.A."
- "ETHNIKI LEASING S.A."
- "EUROBANK ERGASIAS LEASING S.A."
- "HELLAS CAPITAL LEASING S.A."
- "PIRAEUS LEASING S.A."
- "PROBANK LEASING S.A."
- "ATTICA BANK S.A. - LEASING & FACTORING DEPARTMENT"