4 March 2014
New York

SWIFT Business Forum - New York 2014

Agenda

Tuesday, 4 March 2014

08:00 – 09:00 a.m. 

Registration and Continental Breakfast

09:00 – 09:30 a.m. 

Welcome from SWIFT

  • Yawar Shah, Chairman of the Board, SWIFT 
  • Chris Church, Chief Executive - Americas, Global Head of Securities, SWIFT

09:30 – 10:30 a.m.  

The Age of Compliance

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, Sanctions, Dodd Frank and Liquidity to name a few. The panel will debate questions such as: What is the best way to organize and respond? How can a fi rm build a road map that sets the correct priorities? The panel will confer on these and other regulatory challenges.

Moderator:

  • Luc Meurant, Head of Banking Markets and Compliance Services, SWIFT

Speakers:

  • William J. Fox, Global Financial Crimes Compliance Senior Executive Managing Director, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Richard A. Small, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Corruption, International Regulatory Compliance, American Express Company

10:30 – 11:00 a.m. 

Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:00 p.m. 

Work Sessions I

12:00 – 12:30 p.m. 

Product Showcase

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. 

Lunch

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. 

IT Resilience – Are you ready for what’s next?

This session will explore the trends and examine how organizations are preparing for the next crisis. This session will also analyze if the events since 2008 have caused a shift in focus from a more technical to business-oriented resilience. The speakers will discuss the possibilities for more proactivity
and better coordination to address the risks in the market of today’s interconnected world.

Speakers:  

  • Michael Fish, Chief Information Officer, SWIFT
  • Greg MacSweeney, Editorial Director, Wall Street & Technology

2:30 – 3:00 p.m. 

Product Showcase 

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Coffee Break

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Work Sessions II

4:30 - 5:15 p.m.

Beyond GDP: What is real wealth?

Happiness Indicators like Bhutan's Gross National Happiness, the OECD's Better Life Index, and the UK's Happy Planet Index are already helping the world define well-being and wealth beyond money. This plenary will provide an overview of the H(app)athon Project (http://www.happathon.com/) whose goal is to  go one step further by "hacking happiness", and show how shifting the world’s view of value beyond the lens of GDP can provide a more accurate view of wealth.

Keynote SpeakerJohn C. Havens, Founder, The H(app)athon Project

5:15 - 7:00 p.m. 

Welcome Cocktail Reception