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Global Financial Markets Intelligence

Global Financial Markets Intelligence

International Payments

Focus on latest legislation, liquidity management and avoiding common operational pitfalls

30-31 Oct 2017
Barcelona, Spain


Why You Should Attend

International Payments

To ensure we meet your expectations and maximise your return on training investment, we favour a classroom/workshop style set

To ensure we meet your expectations and maximise your return on training investment, we favour a classroom/workshop style set up for the delivery of our courses. Please note we have therefore limited number of spaces available and these will be assigned on a first come, first accepted basis. We recommend early booking to avoid disappointment.

“Explore all the elements that comprise the ever changing global payments landscape…”

How will you benefit?

International payments and its attendant foreign exchange market serves as a primary mechanism for making payments across borders, transferring fund and determining exchange rates between different national currencies. The last decade has seen the diversification and massive expansion of international payments. The increased complexity of the global market together with higher trade volumes new regulations and continuous pressures for increasing transparency have necessitated constant changes in international payments and their attendant operational procedures.

This 2-day international payments training course is designed to provide banking professionals with a high-quality foundation for understanding payments in a global context, encompassing the key principles, concepts, infrastructures, practices, issues and developments.

Look into interdiction and enforcement aspects, and examine the legal and regulatory framework together with stakeholder implications of AML and anti terrorist financing efforts

Anticipate the requirements for cross-border ACH payments and discuss the compliance and operational implications to financial institutions

Examine clearing and settlement across various models and environments

Create a robust risk management framework by defining foreign exchange risk, operational, settlement, systemic, credit and sovereign risk in the international payments context

Discuss the evolving global payments landscape in infrastructures, business drivers, industry impact, market trends and indicators

Identify common operational failures and how to avoid these

About your expert trainer:

Richard Barr holds a B.S. in International Business Administration from San Jose State University in California. His professional experience spans over 20 years, 5 of which were spent with Wells Fargo Bank. Another 5 were spent honing his global banking skills, when Richard was intimately involved with International Trade Finance, Real Time Gross Settlement and Cross Border Banking. The past 9 years have been in the private high-tech sectors providing high-level consulting services, business analysis, project management and training to a wide range of banking clientele across the globe. He has spent extensive time servicing a diversity of “financial institutional” clients, in South Africa, Poland, Sweden, Ireland, Netherlands, Greece, Bermuda, Malawi, United Kingdom and across North America. Clients that Richard and Citadel Advantage have dealt with such notable firms as AIB Bank, Eurobank, ABSA Bank, CitiBank, Swedbank, INDEbank, IBM, Montran and Fundtech, as well as many others. Richard has also filled the role of advisor to central banks on payment systems and technical payments issues. Furthermore, key staff from the Bank of England, South African Reserve Bank, Central Bank of Ireland and Bank of Portugal who have attended training sessions presented by Richard.

Pre-course questionnaire:

A detailed questionnaire will be sent to all course participants to establish exactly where the group training needs lie. The completed forms will be analysed by the course leader/trainer and followed by telephone if further clarification is required. As a result we can guarantee that the course is pitched at exactly the right level and that the issues that you regard as relevant are addressed. The course material will reflect these issues and will enable you to digest the subject matter after the event in your own time.

Who should attend?

From Financial Institutions, Investment Banks and Central

Banks/Payments Systems Operator Organisations, Clearing Houses,

Consultancy Groups, Legal Firms and Regulators who regularly deal with:

• Foreign Exchange

• International Payments

• Retail & Wholesale Payments

• Electronic Payments & Payments Processing

• Clearing & Settlements

• Securities Settlement

• Financial Control

• Risk Management and Operational Risk

• Liquidity Risk & Control

Treasury

• Back Office Operations

• Middle Office Operations

• Risk & Approval

• Cash Management

• Auditing & Compliance


Key Topics

  • Anticipate the requirements for cross-border ACH payments
  • Examine clearing and settlement across various models and environments
  • Create a robust risk management framework by defining foreign exchange
  • Discuss the evolving global payments landscape in infrastructures, business
  • Identify common operational failures and how to avoid these
  • Previous Attendees Include

    From Financial Institutions, Investment Banks and Central
    Banks/Payments Systems Operator Organisations, Clearing Houses,
    Consultancy Groups, Legal Firms and Regulators who regularly deal with:
    Foreign Exchange
    International Payments
    Retail & Wholesale Payments
    Electronic Payments & Payments Processing
    Clearing & Settlements
    Securities Settlement
    Financial Control
    Risk Management and Operational Risk
    Liquidity Risk & Control
    Treasury
    Back Office Operations
    Middle Office Operations
    Risk & Approval
    Cash Management
    Auditing & Compliance


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