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INTERNATIONAL PAYMENTS (Day 2 of 2)

pencil CPE: Pending approval

calendar 09 July

clock 8.00am until 5.00pm

location Castille, Casa Leone, Floriana

International Payments is an intensive 2-day course for payments professionals, in either commerce or banking, who need to gain a closer understanding of all aspects of payments in an international context.

This course provides a comprehensive foundation for understanding payments in a global context. The course covers all the key principles, concepts, infrastructures, practices, issues and current developments in this field.

This course will be of interest to all payments professionals who wish to expand their knowledge base and advancing their careers into the global payments arena. International Payments is a highly interactive course made up of presentations, case studies, multidirectional discussions and comprehensive exercises. Most importantly it will offer participants, opportunities to plan such work within small working groups, providing practice in the application of the techniques and tools generating active participation.

Candidates may be eligible to claim part of the cost incurred under the Investing in Skills Scheme.  Click here for further information.  Applications forms must be received by the Investing in Skills Unit at least 21 calendar days before start date of training.

A discounted price is available for students.  Booking is subject to availability and on presentation of a valid student card.

For full programme and registration form please click here.

International Payments includes critical subject material on, among others:

  • Foreign exchange & currency principles 
  • High-value global payments 
  • Retail International Payments Alternative Payment Arrangements & Systems (Correspondent Banking andHawala) Purpose & role of SWIFT 
  • Purpose & role of CLS 
  • International Payments & the Law
  • International Standards, Conventions & Principles 
  • Financial Action Task Force (FATF) 
  • Anti-Money Laundering 
  • Global Clearing & Settlement 
  • Liquidity & Treasury management 
  • International trade facilitation 
  • How International Trade is financed 
  • Risk management 
  • Legal and Regulatory issues 

 

Target Audience

This course will be of interest to all payments professionals who wish to expand their knowledge base and advancing their careers into the global payments arena. International Payments is a highly interactive course made up of presentations, case studies, multidirectional discussions and comprehensive exercises.

Most importantly it will offer participants, opportunities to plan such work within small working groups, providing practice in the application of the techniques and tools generating active participation.

 

Programme

Day 1

0800 – 0830 Welcome & Registration

0830 – 0845 Introduction 

0945 – 1045 Low-Value Global Payments

1045 – 1100 Coffee Break 

1100 – 1200 International ACH Services 

1200 – 1245 Interdiction & Enforcement Aspects of International Payments

1245 – 1330 Lunch Break 

1330 – 1430 Requirements for Cross-Border ACH Payments

1430 – 1515 High-Value Global Payments 

1515 – 1530 Coffee Break 

1530 – 1630 The Purpose & Role of SWIFT

1630 – 1700 Global Clearing & Settlement

 

Day 2

0800 – 0830 Welcome & Registration

0830 – 0930 Foreign Exchange & Currency Principals

0930 – 1030 Alternative International Payment Systems

1030 – 1045 Coffee Break 

1045 – 1115 Workers’ Remittances

1115– 1130 The Purpose, Role & Operation of CLS

1130 – 1200 International Payments and Risk 

1200 – 1245 The Mathematics of Foreign Exchange Settlement

1245 – 1300 Lunch Break

1300 – 1330 Continuous Linked Settlement

1330 – 1400 Liquidity Management

1400 – 1430 International Trade Facilitation

1430– 1445 International Trade Financing Methods

1445 – 1500 Risk Management in FX 

1500 – 1515 Coffee Break

1515 – 1545 The Theory of Managing Risk

1545 – 1615 Advanced Legal and Regulatory Issues

1615 – 1630 Corporate Perspectives & Challenges in International Payments 

1630– 1645 Emerging Trends 

1645 – 1700 Conclusion 

 

About the Speaker

Richard holds a B.S. in International Business Administration from San Jose State University in California.

His professional experience spans over 30 years. The first 5 years were spent with Wells Fargo Bank. Another 5 were spent honing his global banking skills, when Richard was intimately involved with International Trade Finance, Real Time Gross Settlement and International Payments, Cross Border Banking. 

Richard then repositioned into the private and high-tech sectors providing highlevel consulting services, business analysis, project management and training to a wide range of banking clientele across the globe. He has spent extensive time servicing a diversity of corporates and “financial institutional” clients, in China, Singapore, Hong Kong, Philippines, Korea, Malawi, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa, Poland, Sweden, Ireland, Netherlands, Greece, United Kingdom, Norway, Bermuda and across North America. Clients that Richard has trained & consulted to include with such notable firms as ANZ Bank, AIB Bank, Eurobank, ABSA Bank, CitiBank, Swedbank, IBM, Montran and Fundtech, as well as many others. 

Richard has also filled the role of advisor to ministries of finance, central banks on risk management, corporate governance, cash management, payment systems and technical payment and risk issues. Furthermore, key staff members from the Bank of England, South African Reserve Bank, Central Bank of Ireland, Bank Indonesia, European Central Bank, Norgesbank, Central Bank of Kenya, Central Bank of Tanzania, Bank of Portugal and others have attended training sessions presented by Richard. 

 

Tags: International Payments, Global Payments