9 July 2014
Singapore, Singapore

SWIFT Business Forum Singapore 2014

Agenda

9 July 2014

08:45 – 09:15

Registration and morning reception

09:15 – 09:30

SWIFT welcome: Leading through re-regulation

 
  • Alain Raes, Chief Executive, Asia Pacifc & EMEA, SWIFT

09:50 – 10:30

Regulatory keynote: Global regulatory changes and it's impact on Singapore

 
  • Hon Cheung, Regional Director, Official Institutions Group, SSgA Singapore
  • Lawrence Low, Managing Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs, J.P. Morgan
  • Ganesh M Iyer, Senior Vice President, Market and Product Development, HSBC Securities Services
  • Nicola Langlois, Head of Liability & RWA Optimization, Transaction Banking, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Natasha de Teran (Moderator), Head of Corproate Affairs, SWIFT

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 – 11:20

Complying with regulation as a community

 
  • Bella Lai, Director, Compliance Market, Asia Pacifc, SWIFT

11:20 – 11:40  

Gearing up resiliency for your critical systems

 
  • Anand Bindumadhavan, Head of Services & Support, Asia Pacific 

11:40 – 12:00  

The case for Asian financial integration

 
  • Christine Ang, Director, Head of Direct Securities Services, Deutsche Bank
  • Usama DeLorenzo, Director, Asia Policy and Advocacy, SWIFT

12:00 – 12:15

Eyes on Singapore – Sibos 2015

 
  • David Soh, Chairperson, SWIFT Singapore User Group an First Vice President, United Overseas Bank

12:15 – 13:30

Networking lunch

13:30 – 15:00

Worksessions:

 
  • Securities
  • Payments and trade
  • Corporates

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee break

15:30 – 17:00

Worksessions:

 
  • Securities
  • Payments and trade
  • Corporates

17:00 – 19:00

Closing cocktails

Work sessions

Securities

13:30 - 15:00

Securities Markets Trends
SWIFT and Tony from the securities industry will share with the audience their thoughts on securities trends in the region

 
  • Tony W Lewis, Chief Executive Office, HSBC Institutional Trust Services (Singapore) Limited and Head of HSBC Securities Services, Singapore

ASEAN regional securities initiatives
Learn more about how SWIFT is facilitating in the ASEAN Link and ASEAN Bond Market Forum (ABMF)

 
  • Christine Ang, Director, Head of Direct Securities Services, Deutsche Bank

SWIFT Funds update
Update on APAC Funds related initiatives and Singapore's IMAS/MAS project

 
  • Marco Attilio, Global Account Director, Asia Pacific, SWIFT

15:00 - 15:30

Coffee break

15:30 - 17:00

Securities post trade initiatives
Latest developments in post-trade, clearing & settlement, corporate actions, collateral management, trade reporting and ISO20022 in ASEAN

 
  • Alexandre Kech, Director, Securities Market Infrastructures, Asia Pacific, SWIFT

 

Singapore Stock Exchange update
Advancements in automation of corporate actions and PTS

 
  • Tinku Gupta, Senior Vice President, Head of Market Data & Access - Singapore Exchange
  • Nico Torchetti, Head of Post-trade, Singapore Exchange

DTCC update
Achieving derivatives trade reporting to DTCC Global Trade Repository, within the context of MAS

 
  • Yuankai Ng, APAC Sales & Relationship Management, DTCC
  • Simona Catanescu, Director, Post Trade, Securities Markets, Asia Pacific, SWIFT

Payments and Trade

13:30 - 15:00

ASEAN regional financial integration

Introduction: Where are we today

 
  • Zelda Anthony, Head of ASEAN, Asia Pacific, SWIFT

Sighting trends I: Payment market trends

 
  • Xiao Qinwen, Market Manager, Payment Market Infrastuctures, Asia Pacifc, SWIFT

Sighting trends II: The move towards international standards 

 
  • Kiyono Hasaka, Lead Standards Specialist, Asia Pacific, SWIFT

SWIFT's role in supporting financial integration in ASEAN

 
  • Usama DeLorenzo, Director, Asia Policy and Advocacy, SWIFT

Internationalisation of the RMB

Offshore RMB clearing and settlement: Trends, business flow and data of RMB in ASEAN

 
  • Zhang Yi, Head of Operation Department, ICBC Singapore Branch

Growing your RMB business: With SWIFT business intelligence to gain insights into markets of opportunities

 
  • Tom Alaerts, Director, Payments and Reference Data, Asia Pacific, SWIFT

15:00 - 15:30

Coffee break

15:30 - 17:00

Trade
Everything you need to know about BPO and TSU

Overview: Current trends and statistics, the adoption of RMB in trade finace, LC vs. Open Account and the role of Trade Services Utility

 
  • Franck de Praetere, Head of Payment & Trade, Asia Pacific, SWIFT

Panel discussion: Trade conversations with trade leaders

 
  • Mark Borton, Head of Product Management Asia, National Australia Bank
  • Sim Woon Yap, Head of Trade, Asia Pacific, RBS
  • Peter Hoogervost, Director, Transaction Banking, Client Access, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Bernard Woodruff (Moderator), Commercial Director, ASEAN, SWIFT

Intraday liquidity management
A pragmatic approach to managing intraday liquidity - framing and tackling the challenges around data availability, plus sharing experience from other jurisdictions.

 
  • Geertjan van Bochove, Manager, Business Intelligence, SWIFT

Corporates

 

13:30 - 15:00

Corporates forum opening

 
  • Alain Raes, Chief Executive, Asia Pacific & EMEA, SWIFT

Outlook of treasury trends

 
  • Damien Dugauquier, Commerical Manager, Corporates, Asia Pacific, SWIFT

Case studies - "What Corporates Want"

SWIFTRef: Provides validated and maintained necessary payments reference data of suppliers, clients and financial institutions for corporates

 
  • Tom Alaerts, Director, Payments and Reference data, Asia Pacific, SWIFT

Accord for Treasury: Enabling real-time matching and exception handling for foreign exchange, money market, OTC derivative, and commodity trade confirmations

 
  • Simona Catanescu, Director Post Trade, Securities Markets, Asia Pacific, SWIFT

Bank Payment Obligation (BPO):  The power of an irrevocable conditional obligation from one bank to pay another bank, subject to the presentation of compliant data in the Trade Services Utility

 
  • Damien Dugauquier, Commerical Manager, Corporates, Asia Pacific, SWIFT

Alliance Converter: Seamlessly links business applications to SWIFT using Alliance Lite2, enables your back-office systems to connect to SWIFT, without changing them

 
  • Hemant Chandak, Presales Consultant, SWIFT Services Asia Pacific

3SKey: A multi-bank and multi-network personal digital identity solution for Corporates

 
  • Damien Dugauquier, Commerical Manager, Corporates, Asia Pacific, SWIFT

Standards ISO20022: What is ISO20022? its' benefits and challenges for Corporates

 
  • Kiyono Hasaka, Lead Standards Specialist, Asia Pacific, SWIFT

15:00 - 15:30

Coffee break

15:30 - 17:00

Panel Discussion
Enabling better operational efficiency in corporate-to-bank flows

 
  • David Dobbing, Head of Standards, Asia Pacific, SWIFT
  • David Blair, President of Acarate Consulting, former Group Treasurer, Nokia & Vice President of Treasury, Huawei
  • Jatin Sheth, Corporate Connectivity Solution Manager, Global Transaction Services, DBS Bank
  • Joan Lee (Moderator), Director, Corporate Markets, Asia Pacific, SWIFT

Financial messaging standards for corporates
Insights and way forward

 
  • David Dobbing, Head of Standards, Asia Pacific, SWIFT