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Wednesday 11 May 2016

8:30 – 9:00


9:00 – 9:30

Welcome Remarks


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

9:30 – 10:00

International Standards in the Financial Services – ISO 20022 the Way Forward –


  • Mr. Takaaki Kurebayashi, Head of Secretariat, Japan National Committee for ISO/TC68
  • Director, Head of International Standardization Group, Financial Infrastructure Studies Division, Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies, Bank of Japan

10:00 – 10:30

DLT and International Standards


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

10:30 – 10:45

Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:45

Latest Updates and Developments: Market Practice Groups Perspective




Working Group A (Settlement & Reconciliation)

  • Mr. Hiroaki Okumura, Chief Manager, Transaction Services Division, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd


Working Group C (Corporate Actions)

  • Mr. Hideki Ito, Vice President, Settlement & Clearing Services Department, Mizuho Bank, Ltd.


Payments Market Practice Group (PMPG)


  • Mr. Kazushi Ishijima, Head of Payment Market Infrastructure, Transaction Banking Division, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.


11:45 – 12:15

Standards Updates


  • Upcoming major changes of standards: Deletion of the free format options of Field 50a/59a, revision of the trade finance messages, BIC ISO 9362 revision
  • MyStandards for Standards Release
  • SWIFTSmart


  • Mieko Morioka, Manager, Standards APAC, SWIFT

12:15 – 12:30

Wrap-up and Closing Remarks


  • Mr. Hiroshi Kawagoe, Chairperson, SWIFT National Member Group of Japan
  • General Manager, Transaction Business Planning Dept., Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation