5 May 2015 to 7 May 2015
Cape Town

SWIFT African Regional Conference 2015

Work Sessions

Consulting & Training 

SWIFT has revamped its training courses to align it with customer requirements, new market developments as well as the latest training technologies and trends. This, together With the development of SWIFT’s consulting capabilities in Africa, will inform on how can you take advantage of our capabilities in this area to reach new levels of operational efficiency in your business.

Cloud services

How is SWIFT’s range of connectivity solutions developing to make it easier, quicker and more efficient for you to take advantage of our solutions in your business? Find out about SWIFT in the cloud: Lite2, Lifeline, Remote Gateway.

Business Continuity & Connectivity

Find out the latest about the existing alternatives available to connect to SWIFT as well as the latest initiatives in this regard, including SWIFT Connect Everywhere. In addition, the session will inform on how SWIFT’s support and business continuity strategies are helping you have complete certainty about the safety of your operations.

SWIFT Alliance Portfolio & support

Explore in detail the latest developments in our interface family and how you can take advantage of them: Database Recovery; Operational reporting; Alliance Integration Platform (IPLA).

Post Trade Services

The securities industry is highly complex. Each transaction involves multiple processes and market participants. Trades must be accurately executed, confirmed, cleared and settled in a timely manner across time-zones and jurisdictions via multiple communication channels and technology platforms in a cost effective and compliant way. Whether you are a broker-dealer, hedge fund manager, investment manager, prime broker, custodian or a market infrastructure, SWIFT offers a range of solutions to meet your organisation’s evolving needs. SWIFT is dedicated to delivering a common solution for securities that enables market participants to improve efficiency, cut costs, comply with regulations and reduce risk – while still competing on quality of advice, innovation and service. Find out how SWIFT’s products and services can support your business.

Swift for Corporates

Electronics, IT and telecommunications group Altron selected SWIFT to streamline its banking communication channels and implement best-in-class transactional processes. In this case study, Altron and Standard Bank will share the experience from the perspective of both a corporate and bank, including the key lessons to be learned and what preparations that bank and corporate need to put in place to ensure a successful project. This session provides a unique opportunity to hear directly from the client and service provider and find out what benefits both parties are deriving from SWIFT as a standardised communication channel.

Compliance Portfolio

Combatting finanichal crime is an increasing priority for the global financial industry. In response to the community’s compliance needs SWIFT has a growing suite of compliance and financial crime products and services, including the KYC Registry and SWIFT Profile, Compliance Analytics, Sanctions Screening and Sanctions Testing. Find out how they can help you easily and cost effectively keep up with the complex regulatory environment.

SWIFTRef & BI

Reference data is a pre-requisite for hassle-free international and domestic payments while financial information provides the necessary insights for any counterparty risk analysis. If you are struggling though to collect and permanently maintain these data about correspondents and companies worldwide, then join this session and find out how SWIFTRef can make your business easier! Also in this session, find out about the SWIFT Business Intelligence portfolio, which continues to expand and now encompasses an entire suite of intuitive tools including analytics, insights and economic indicators designed to grow with a customer’s business needs. Find out how this can give you insights into your own payment trends and market developments.