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09:30 09:45 (15 mins)

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Chair's Opening Remarks

09:40 10:30 (50 mins)

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The Evolution of Correspondent Banking

  • The future of correspondent banking
  • Regulation and new market forces put pressure on profit
    • countering regulation and compliance costs
    • dealing with increased competition
    • the need for investment in innovation
  • Will banks continue to scale back the number of relationships they have?
    • a move to fewer, but higher value clients
  • Changing the correspondent model
    • a more strategic alignment with the business
    • fewer but deeper relationships
    • more, pro-active performance management
  • Where is the business heading?
    • funds-based business
    • trade finance business
    • payments business
    • custody business
  • Torgny Krook - Global Head of Financial and Institutional Clients, Danske Bank

11:10 11:40 (30 mins)

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Networking Coffee Break

11:40 12:20 (40 mins)

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Establishing Bank Partner Relationships

  • Methods of establishing effective correspondent networks
  • Building regional relationships for long term growth
  • De-risking in correspondent banking and impact on networks
  • How are regional banks interacting with each other?
  • Padmanabha Mishra - Head of Financial Institutions, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank

12:20 13:00 (40 mins)

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Rationalisation of Correspondent Banking Relationships & the Dangers of Financial Exclusion

  • Sebastian Ashong-Katai - Group Head, Financial Institutions & International Organisations, Ecobank

13:00 14:10 (70 mins)

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Lunch

14:10 14:50 (40 mins)

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Technology as a Catalyst and Enabler for Transaction Banking

  • How new technology is changing the transaction banking business
  • Understanding how to harness new trends
  • Potential threats to traditional banking and how to combat them
  • The impact of the following on the traditional banking model:
    • mobile payments
    • the move of technology giants into financial services
    • digital currencies
  • Awanish Kumar - Director for Consulting in Europe, Oracle

14:50 15:30 (40 mins)

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Blockchain and its Potential Impact on Transaction Banking

  • Will DLC and blockchain prove to be a magic bullet or a fad?
  • Using DLC to initiate a network for more efficient inter-bank and cross-border payments
  • Unique features of blockchain
  • How could DLC change the banking market?
  • Advantages of DLC over centralised databases
  • Daniel Aranda - Managing Director, Europe, Ripple

15:30 16:00 (30 mins)

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Networking Coffee Break

16:00 16:50 (50 mins)

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Integrating FinTech into Financial Institutions

  • With many new developments how can financial institutions implement them into the transaction banking systems
  • How can banks identify where FinTech can help?
  • What is needed for successful integration?
  • Using instruments like bank payment obligations to gain competitive advantage
  • Removing the need for paper in cross border trade
  • The advantages of a shift to digital
  • Meeting the needs of clients
  • What is needed to grow the use of digital trade financing
  • Ian Kerr - CEO, Bolero