Cross-Border Remittances & Money Transfers 2017

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Date: 15 Mar 2017 - 16 Mar 2017
Time: All Day

Location: Indaba Hotel Fourways, Johannesburg , South Africa

Strategic insights into the cross border remittances landscape to be mapped out

Being addressed by top class experts in the payments and remittances field and receiving strategic insights into the development of remittances and money transfers in the SADC region, are just some of the reasons why prospecting delegates will benefit from attending the annual Cross Border Remittances and Money Transfers Conference 2017, organised by Trade Conferences International.

The event, to be held on 15 & 16 March at the Indaba Hotel in Fourways, Johannesburg, has already attracted delegates from all the major banks including First National Bank, Standard Bank,ABSA, Nedbank, Rand Merchant Bank, African Bank, JP Morgan Chase and many others.

The line-up of speakers features representatives of MFS Africa, Investec, ZB Financial Holdings, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, Genesis Analytics, the SADC Payments Association, KPMG, Mastercard, the Financial Intelligence Centre and FNB International.

More than 20 Southern African speakers will address high level topics covering the remittances industry locally and SADC region.

Topics to be addressed include an overview of the SADC payments structure for low value remittances, connecting mobile networks to enable regional transfers and remittances, remittances pricing, interbank processes, digitizing remittances in Africa, exchange control and anti-money laundering regulatory framework in respect of money remittances.

A highlight of the last day of the conference will be a panel discussion on regulatory and compliance issues in the cross border remittances space; featuring Jean Groenwaldt, Senior Manager: Surveillance of the SA Reserve Bank; Nico Agenbag, Head: Interbank SA from Standard Bank; Kevin West, Head: Financial Crime Risk at FNB and Chris Hamilton, CEO of BankservAfrica.

Professional dealing with the following will benefit from attending this conference: remittances, mobile payments, clearing & settlement, regulation, anti-money laundering, fraud, financial crime, interbank payments, exchange control, compliance, cross border transactions, money transfers and international payments.

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