SWIFT Business Forum Romania Editia a IX-a – 2018


The Romanian Association of Banks and SWIFT, with the kind support of Allevo, organized the 9th edition of SWIFT Business Forum Romania on the 7th of November 2018 in Bucharest, Raddison Blu Hotel, “Atlas” Ballroom, bringing together the banking and financial community, regulators, IT&C, market infrastructures, corporate customers, together with SWIFT to discuss the most challenging issues facing the industry.
With this opportunity, SWIFT announced a donation for SOS Children`s Village of Bucharest foundation within their programme called “Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR)”

Presentations were held in english with simultaneous translation into romanian.
Wrap-up report – Swift Business Forum on SWIFT.com website

Program SWIFT Business Forum Romania – Editia a-IX-a 2018

Opening Plenary

Welcome Dr. Radu Graţian Gheţea, President of Honour Romanian Association of Banks, Romanian SWIFT Member Group Chairperson
The Romanian Banking System, facts and perspectives Sergiu Oprescu, Chairman of the Board Romanian Association of Banks, CEO Alpha Bank Romania
SWIFT 2020 Accelerated Matthieu de Heering, Head of Central & Eastern Europe, SWIFT
Customer Security Programme (CSP) priorities – Judit Baracs, Country Manager Romania, SWIFT

Panel: Challenges & opportunities/ new projects

Gpi the new norm – Marianna Janssen, GPI Expert EMEA, SWIFT
The European IP landscape (TIPS, RT1, ESMIG) and SWIFTNet Instant Payments – Carlo Palmers, Head of Payments Market Infrastructures, SWIFT
Instant Payments in Romania – Bogdan Năstase, Project Manager TRANSFOND
Update on ISO 20022 standards & SWIFT solutions (Translator) – Andrew Muir, Head of Standards Community Engagement, SWIFT
Securities market developments Thomas Redelberger, Senior Manager Securities Initiatives, SWIFT

Focus: Financial Crime Compliance & KYC
Registry update

SWiFT Compliance – Gizem Tansu, Compliance Expert CEE, SWIFT

Panel: Innovation and new business models

SWIFT’s API strategy, Deniss Kascejevs, API Product Manager, Software Business, SWIFT
New business models in payments Ruxandra Avram, Director of the Financial Market and Payments Infrastructure Monitoring Department, National Bank of Romania
Infrastructure enablers for open banking innovation – Sorin Mîndruțescu, Country Leader Oracle Romania
Open Banking – Beyond PSD2 compliance, Sorina Bera, CEO, Allevo
Open Banking Study 2018 – Results in Romania, Florian Teleabă, Manager, A.T. Kearney

SWIFT donates 3,000 EUR for SOS Children’s Villages Bucharest


gpi Observer
gpi gSRP
gpi gCCTgCov
gpi Portlet
PoV gpi Request for Payment
gpi Manual GUI
SWiFT – Real-Time Payment Solutions
SWiFT customer security controls framework & attestation process


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