Building bridges: how SWIFT's KYC registry helps secure your place in the global financial system

The drive for greater transparency and the trend toward de-risking have raised compliance expectations for banks in developing markets. If you're feeling the pressure, SWIFT's Know Your Customer utility - The KYC Registry - can help.

Join this session to learn how banks in Latin America, the Caribbean and beyond are using SWIFT's KYC Registry to build bridges and strengthen relationships within the global financial system.

Name Screening service: Solving PEP and sanctions challenges using leading technology and data, within a secure and simple hosted tool

SWIFT’s new service helps institutions mitigate sanctions risks, and helps them identify which of their clients, suppliers, etc. are politically exposed persons when screenings individual names and entire databases. The services allows our clients to access sophisticated workflow, audit, and hit reduction in a hosted tool.

Sibos: Closing Plenary

Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Microsoft, will deliver the closing plenary address at Sibos 2017 Toronto on Thursday 19 October, with a look at how technology is profoundly impacting every aspect of our society and economies.

Sibos: Opening plenary

The welcome address will be given by our guest speaker, Dave McKay, President and CEO of Royal Bank of Canada Mr. McKay’s address will be followed by the SWIFT plenary. SWIFT’s Chairman of the Board, Yawar Shah, and SWIFT’s CEO, Gottfried Leibbrandt, will share their perspectives on the last 12 months, the industry challenges ahead, and SWIFT’s role in addressing them.

Compliance at your fingertips: Using The KYC Registry to underpin a risk based approach to KYC

SWIFT’s KYC Registry provides the detailed Customer Due Diligence (CDD) and Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) data you need to support a risk-based approach to KYC. Learn how you can use the platform to manage ongoing and trigger-event-driven customer due diligence processes within your institution.

Payments Data Quality: Advanced analytics to increase transparency, support FATF 16 compliance and improve operational efficiency

Discover how SWIFT’s Payments Data Quality service is helping users gain holistic insights into the quality of originator and beneficiary data in their payment messages. Learn how easy it is to analyse and address data quality issues related to compliance with FATF Recommendation 16, EU FTR 2015, the US ‘Travel Rule’ and similar regulations. See how better data quality supports better sanctions and AML compliance and enhances payments straight-through processing.

New Frontiers: How the convergence of globalization and smart automation are transforming the way we work

Globalization and the expansion of smart automation (through robotics, artificial intelligence, etc.) have transformed the way that financial services firms are thinking about how work is organized and executed at organizational, operational, and human levels. What does this mean for the future of the industry, and how can firms navigate the change? Through sharing State Street’s experiences, this session will explore the skills, attributes and behaviors we need to ensure that talent management, service delivery models, and controls enable us to thrive in this new environment.

Taming the Elephants worldwide: How the global regions are each building the future in a new context

This panel explores how to tame the “elephants in the room” for our industry to progress.
Three likely “elephants” to explore are:
1. “New” politics: As we observe a shift from “left vs right” to “nationalist vs. internationalist” politics, shifts in U.S. politics and the Brexit in Europe, how do we shape conditions for our industry to progress?
2.Regulation: How can regulation keep market infrastructures secure while enabling them to advance? (Focus on the Central Securities Depositories Regulation.)