28 May 2014 to 29 May 2014
Mexico City

Latin American Regional Conference 2014

Agenda

Unlocking the power of collaboration

Wednesday 28 May 2014

08:00 – 09:00

Registration and Exhibition Hall

09:00 – 10:00

SWIFT Welcome and Update (Spanish & English)

  • Joaquín Alfaro, Global Head of Cash Management & Custody, Santander
  • Chris Church, Chief Executive - Americas, SWIFT
  • Gottfried Leibbrandt, CEO, SWIFT
  • Ricardo Villanueva, Subdirección SWIFT & UGCP, Santander

10:00 – 11:00

The Age of Compliance (Spanish & English)

This moderated panel will discuss the recent trends and expectations in regulatory compliance and what financial institutions are doing to meet those needs. The session will also highlight the evolving requirements popping up on all fronts: AML, KYC and Sanctions to name a few. The panel will debate questions such as: What is the best way to organize and respond? How can a firm build a road map that sets the correct priorities? The panel will confer on these and other regulatory challenges.

Moderator:

  • Javier Perez-Tasso, Chief Marketing Officer, SWIFT

Speakers:

  • Jose Alberto Balbuena Balbuena, Director & Head of AML, Banco Azteca, Grupo Salinas
  • Paulina Morfín Cedeño, General Director of Prevention of Operations with Illicit Proceeds, National Banking and Securities Commission (CNBV)
  • David Wildner, Managing Director, Head of AML Oversight, BNY Mellon Compliance and Ethics

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee Break & Exhibition Hall

11:30 – 12:30

Work Sessions I

  • Manage your risk through insights leveraging SWIFT Compliance portfolio
  • Spotlight on Mexico
  • The road to 2015: an update on the latest initiatives from SWIFT

12:30 – 13:00

SWIFT’s Product and Technology Vision (Spanish)

Trying to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to IT and operational issues is a challenging task.   This session will cover some global trends and how this translates to SWIFT.  Hear how SWIFT’s products and services are developing in order to help your organization reduce costs, automate business processes and better manage regulatory and other risks.

  • Javier Perez-Tasso, Chief Marketing Officer, SWIFT

13:00 – 14:30

Lunch

14:30 – 15:00

SWIFT's progress in Latin America (Spanish & English)

This session will cover how SWIFT is doing in Latin America since Cartagena where we hosted LARC in 2013. How have things progressed over the last year? What roadblocks have prevented advancement? What is in store for the region in 2014 and beyond?

Moderator:

  • Edward Adams, Head of Business Development, SWIFT Americas

Speakers:

  • Ruben Galindo, Country Head, México  SWIFT Americas
  • Jairo Namur, Head of Latin America, SWIFT Americas

15:00 – 16:00

Work Sessions II

  • Trends in cloud computing
  • Payment industry perspectives
  • The growing Importance of Trade

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee Break & Exhibition Hall

16:30 – 17:30

Regional Payment Infrastructures in the Western Hemisphere (Spanish)

The session will describe regional payments infrastructures in existence in the hemisphere and the initiatives to create new ones. CEMLA, the Central Bank of Mexico, the Central Bank of the Dominican Republic and the Federal Reserve will describe their roles and efforts moving forward to facilitate trade and remittance flows in the region through efficient payment infrastructure.

Moderator:

  • Jorge Jimenez, Director - International Product Development, Retail Payments Office of the Federal Reserve System

Speakers:

  • Raul Morales. Manager of Programs for Payment and Credit Reporting Systems, CEMLA
  • Francisco Javier Solis, Payment Systems Specialist, Banco de Mexico

17:30 – 20:00

Welcome Cocktail Reception

Thursday 29 May 2014

08:00 – 09:00

Registration and Exhibition Hall

09:00 – 10:00

Inside the minds of Corporate Treasurers; all the things you ever wanted to know but haven’t asked (Spanish)

This plenary session will explore the minds of Corporate Treasurers. What are their priorities? How are they leveraging their banking partners today? How is technology and regulation impacting the way they run their businesses? All these questions and others will be addressed during this interactive session.

Moderator:

  • Liba Saiovici, Managing Director, Latin America Global Transaction Services, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Speakers:

  • Ricardo Armendariz, Treasurer, Cemex, Mexico
  • Felipe Borja, Executive Director, Business Development of Corporate Channels, BBVA Bancomer
  • Carlos Ortega, Corporate Treasurer, Televisa

10:00 – 11:00

Work Session III 

  • Evolution of SWIFT in Treasury
  • Business Intelligence - Insights into your unique data
  • SWIFT Services Portfolio - supporting every phase of your project

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee Break & Exhibition Hall

11:30 – 12:30

Work Sessions IV

  • Manage your risk through insights leveraging SWIFT Compliance portfolio
  • What’s cooking in Standards?
  • The road to 2015: an update on the latest initiatives from SWIFT

12:30 – 13:30

Collaboration in action in Latin America (English & Spanish)

During this plenary we will uncover some examples of true collaboration within the region. From the CSDs, Market Infrastructures to CCPs there is much to learn from our collective experiences. A panel of experts will dissect what has worked in regional projects, what has been challenging and what are some of the best practices when working with your regional counterparts.

Moderator:

  • Rossana Huerta Cado, Senior Partner, Dartmouth Research & Consulting / DRC México

Speakers:

  • Alvaro Camuñas, Head fo Spain, Portugal & Latin America, BNP Paribas
  • Gerardo Gamboa, CEO, Indeval, CCV, Asigna, Valmer & InterGloval
  • Don Linford, Regional Head of Direct Securities Services for Latin America, Global Transaction Banking, Deutsche Bank

13:30 – 15:00

Lunch

15:00 – 16:30

Special Interest Sessions

16:30 – 17:00

Closing Plenary