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Monday, 29 February 2016

8:45 – 9:15

Welcome and registration

9:15 – 9:30

Opening remarks


  • Sharon Toh, Head os ASEAN, SWIFT 

9:30 – 10:00

Malaysia Market Updates


This session will provide a report on the latest standards activities in Malaysia in 2015/2016


  • Tay Gim Soon, Chief Operating Officer, Malaysian Electronic Clearing Corporation (MyClear)

10:00 – 10:30

Standards Release 2016 Business Highlights & Cat 7 Updates


Find out more from this session on how these changes may affect you and how you can prepare for it.


  • Kiyono Hasaka, Lead Standards Specialist, SWIFT

10:30 – 11:00

Setting the scene and introduction to ISO 20022


  • Cindy Foo, Senior Standards Specialist, SWIFT

11:00 – 11:15

Coffee break

11:15 – 12:00

How does ISO 20022 enable innovation?



  • Alexandre Kech, Head of Securities Markets & Standards, Asia Pacific, SWIFT


  • Mei Yee Chua, Founder and Principal Consultant, Alpha & Omega Consulting
  • Sharon Khua, Vice President, Group Operations and Technology, OCBC Bank

12:00 – 12:30

ASEAN financial integration – SWIFT’s role in the region


  • Alexandre Kech, Head of Securities Markets & Standards, Asia Pacific, SWIFT

12:30 – 12:45



  • Sharon Toh, Head of ASEAN, SWIFT
12:45 – 14:00


14:00 – 16:30

ISO 20022 Workshop : Payment and Securities


This session will dive into a more practical ISO 20022 messaging standards including XML basics and standards adoption tips, tools and techniques.


  • Kiyono Hasaka, Lead Standards Specialist, SWIFT
  • Magdalene Goh, Business Solutions Manager, SWIFT
Webinar session

SWIFT MT Category 7 Documentary Credits and Guarantees Updates, (organised by SWIFT Standards)

(This session is available to participants through registration in advance. A webinar link will be sent to your registered email address upon registration of this Standard Forum)


Category 7 messages are undergoing a thorough review and significant changes will be implemented in SR 2018 and SR 2019.

The challenge of these mandatory updates impacts institutions at different levels, from the interface used to connect to SWIFT to back-office applications, to business flows and processes.

In this two hours webinar, we will be delving into the details of SWIFT’s Category 7 enhancement updates.


  • Angeline Tan, Lead Standards Specialists, SWIFT