1 July 2015
São Paulo

SWIFT Business Forum Brazil 2015

Work Sessions

SWIFT Compliance Portfolio Roadmap

The correspondent banking market poses unique challenges to relationship managers and compliance officers alike. Escalating levels of regulation are driving banks to more intensive and exhaustive due diligence activities. However, banks lack a single source of validated and up-to-date KYC information and other Sanctions Screening tools to help mitigate risk. Attend this session to learn the relevance of utilities when collaboration plays a major role in the development of this industry-driven initiative.

  • Fedra Ware, Senior Business Manager, Initiatives, SWIFT Americas

SWIFT Alliance Portfolio Update

At this session, you'll learn how the community has been reaping the benefits of Release 7 over the past 18 months. You'll also hear about new customer-driven features for 2013, including new operational reporting options, Linux OS support, and enhanced integration solutions for Access. You'll get an update on Alliance Lite2, SWIFT's new cloud-based service, which means SWIFT now offers a full range of connectivity options to fit any capability, operational or budgetary requirement. 

  •  Juan Elias, Senior Technical Expert, Technical Sales Services, SWIFT Americas

Payments the next frontier

The current environment is putting additional pressure on organizations to increase processing efficiencies, reduce costs, while enhancing products and services all while complying with regulation.  This panel will cover key market trends including real time payments, the rise of the RMB, drivers for implementing ISO20022 domestically and internationally, convergence of payment instruments, and new market entrants. What are the implications for providers and participants? What are the major considerations? What will the market look like in 10 years?

  • Christina Hutchinson, Head of Brazil Office, SWIFT Americas
  • Leandro Vilain, Director, Diretoria de Politicas de Negócios e Operações, FEBRABAN

SWIFT's new pro-active support options

In the ever changing landscape of products and services, evolving our support services to continue to meet the needs of our customers is key for SWIFT. In this session we will inform you about the new support options that we have lined up for you, as a result of ‘customer consultations' outcome and technical evolutions. We are now in a position to announce the new add ons which we will pilot in 2015. Come and find out all about them during this session.

  • Wilson de Jesus Freire, Service Manager, Customer Support, SWIFT Americas

The Treasury Toolbox – Tools for success in Cash Management

Over the past 10 years, the SWIFT for Corporates portfolio has expanded beyond secure connectivity to offer tools to support the growing needs of Corporate Treasury. These tools allow corporations to be more efficient while keeping costs down, leveraging technologies and mitigating risks.  Come to this interactive session to discuss the status of the portfolio, barriers to adoption and new tools available to support connectivity, integration, on-boarding, payments and role of standards.

  • Vinicius Bisogni, Project Manager, International and Regional Cash products, Itau BBA
  • Ricardo Mariz, Senior Business Manager, Latin America, SWIFT Americas