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Global Payments Week 2010
October 19-22, 2010Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The World Bank held Global Payments Week 2010, a biannual event gathering of central banks and securities commissions from all over the world on October 19-22, 2010, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Over 130 participants attended the Global Payments Week 2010, representing 73 countries.

The World Bank held the biannual event gathering of central banks and securities commissions from all over the world on October 19-22, 2010, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 

Over 130 participants attended the Global Payments Week 2010, representing 73 countries.

The 19th and the morning of the 20th were entirely dedicated to the parallel meetings of the each regional initiative (Arab Payments Initiative, South Asia Payments Initiative, Western Hemisphere Forum, Commonwealth of Independent States Payments Initiative, Coordination of African Sub-regional Payment System Committees).

Starting from the afternoon of the 20th, all the initiatives gathered in the plenary session to discuss the following topics:

  • Updates from International Financial Institutions
  • Defining guidelines for regional and sub-regional payment systems integration
  • European market infrastructure integration
  • Revision of CPSS-IOSCO standards for payment and settlement systems
  • Reforming Payment Systems: lessons learned from recent reforms
  • Enhancing efficiency in remittances market
  • Filling the gap in the use of electronic payment services in emerging markets
  • Challenges in the Oversight of new payment service providers and innovative payment instruments

Presentations

DAY 1 - Tuesday, October 19

Presentations from regional sessions (AFRICA, API-SAPI, CISPI, LAC) are available upon request (please contact Marco Nicoli mnicoli1@worldbank.org)

DAY 2 - Wednesday, October 20

PSDG Program Update
by M. Cirasino

Financial Sector Assessment Program: An Update
by M. Guadamillas & C. Sampic

CPSS - IOSCO Review of the Standards for Financial Market Infrastructures
by D. Heller

Toward Defining Guidelines for Payment System Integration
by S. O' Connor

Arab Payment Systems Integration Project – Outcome of the Feasibility Study
by H. Oubrik

The East African Payment System (EAPS) 
by J. B. Sebabi

Global Payment Systems Survey 2010. Preliminary Outcomes
by A. Zanza & M.T. Chimienti

DAY 3 - Thursday, October 21

Target2-Securities
by M. Bayle

The Oversight of SWIFT. A Case Example of "An Evolving Oversight Framework"
by N. Boeckx

Integrated Central Bank Collateral Management Services
by A. Bonara & R. Derksen

Assessment Methodologies Sub-Group
by M. Cirasino

An Evolving Oversight Framework
by N. de Seze

CPSS - IOSCO Review of the Standards for Financial Market Infrastructures
by D. Heller

Integration of the Euro Area & European Market Infrastructure - An Overview
by T. Kokkola

An Evolving Oversight Framework
by K. M. Löber

The CPSS-IOSCO Work for the General Review of the Standards
by D. Russo

European Retail Payments Market Integration: Cooperation vs. Competition
by W. Ruttenberg

Central Counterparties: Understanding Risks and Risk Transformation
by L. M. Sweet

DAY 4 - Friday, October 22

Reforming Palestine Payment Systems 
by R. Awwad

Guidelines for Retail Stocktaking 
by H. Baijal

Reforming Payment Systems - Lessons Learned: el Caso Paraguayo
by M. E. Gonzalez De Rodriguez

Increasing the Efficiency in the Remittance Market
by C. Corazza

How to Regulate Mobile Money
by M. C. Malaguti

New Rules for Retail Payment Services in Europe
by P. Marullo Reedtz

Mexico’s Financial Inclusion Strategy
by R. Medina & C. Moctezuma

Enhancing Efficiency in Remittance Markets in Latin America and the Caribbean
by P. Monroy

Retail Payments Strategy
by H. Natarajan

Lecciones Aprendidas de Reformas Recientes del Sistema de Pagos. Caso Uruguayo
by P. Oroño

Reforming Payment Systems - Lessons Learned
by C. Pereira

Regulation of Innovative Payment Services
by N. Ramteke

Reforms in the Rwandan Payment Systems
by J. B. Sebabi

Workers' Remittances
by M. White

Download agenda (pdf)

Tuesday, October 19

9.00 – 17.30

 

Regional Initiatives Parallel Sessions

“The Prince” room - Arab Payments Initiative (API), joint session with South Asia Payments Initiative (SAPI) after 11:00

“The Burgomaster Chamber”- South Asia Payments Initiative (SAPI) 9:00 – 10:30

“The King” room - Commonwealth of Independent States Payments Initiative (CISPI)

“The Queen” room - Coordination of African Sub-regional Payment System Committees

“The Council Chamber” - Western Hemisphere Payments and Securities Settlement Forum (WHF)

 

Observers and IAC representatives are invited to attend any sessions, please notify the WB Secretariat on your preferences.

Wednesday, October 20

9.00  – 12.00

Regional Initiatives Parallel Sessions

“The Prince” room - Arab Payments Initiative (API)

“The King” room - Commonwealth of Independent States Payments Initiative (CISPI)

“The Queen” room - Coordination of African Sub-regional Payment System Committees

“The Council Chamber” - Western Hemisphere Payments and Securities Settlement Forum (WHF)

 

Observers and IAC representatives are invited to attend any sessions, please notify the WB Secretariat on your preferences.

12.00 – 14.00

Lunch (in “The Admiralty” room)

 

 

14.00 – 14.30

Global Payments Week Plenary – “The Council Chamber”

Introductory remarks: Massimo Cirasino (World Bank)

14.30 – 15.30

Global Payments Week Plenary – “The Council Chamber”

Updates from International Financial Institutions

·         Preliminary findings of the World Bank Global Payment System Survey 2010, Alice Zanza and Maria Teresa Chimienti (World Bank)

·         FSAP Program, Mario Guadamillas (World Bank), Christine Sampic (IMF)

·         CPSS activities, Daniel Heller (CPSS)

 

15.30 – 16.00

Coffee break (in the “St. Cecilia Chamber”)

16.00 – 17.45

Global Payments Week Plenary – “The Council Chamber”

Defining guidelines for regional and sub-regional payment systems integration

Session facilitated by Sean O’Connor (World Bank)

·         The role of SWIFT in facilitating regional integration, Henry Newman (SWIFT),

·         The Arab payment system integration project,  AMF,

·         Integration in East Africa,

·         General Discussion

Thursday, October 21

9.00 – 13.00

 

Global Payments Week Special Plenary Session – “The Council Chamber”

European market infrastructure integration
Session facilitated by the European System of Central Banks

9:00 Opening

9:15 Session 1 – Introduction

9:30 Session 2 – Integration of securities settlement in Europe

10:15 Session 3 – Integrated central bank collateral management

11:00 Coffee break (in the “St. Cecilia Chamber”)

11:15 Session 4 – An evolving oversight framework

12:00 Session 5 – European retail payments market integration

See attached agenda for details

 

13.00 – 14.30

Lunch (in “The Admiralty” room)

14.30 – 16.00

 

Global Payments Week Plenary – “The Council Chamber”

Revision of CPSS-IOSCO standards for payment and settlement systems

The new standards for financial market integration
Session facilitated by Daniela Russo (European System of Central Banks), Lawrence Sweet (Federal Reserve Bank of New York), and Daniel Heller (CPSS)

16.00 – 16.30

Coffee break (in the “St. Cecilia Chamber”)

16.30 – 18.00

 

Global Payments Week Plenary – “The Council Chamber”

Revision of CPSS-IOSCO standards for payment and settlement systems

Assessment methodology for new standards
Session facilitated by Massimo Cirasino (World Bank) and Christine Sampic (IMF)

20.00

Dinner co-hosted by the World Bank and the BIS
at "Vijff Vlieghen" (Five Flyes, Spuistraat 294-302)

Friday, October 22

9.00 – 10.00

 

Global Payments Week Plenary – “The Council Chamber”

Reforming Payment Systems: lessons learned from recent reforms

Session facilitated by Ceu Pereira  (World Bank)

·         Country cases presented by Riyad Awwad (Palestinian Monetary Authority), Maria Epifania Gonzalez De Rodriguez (Banco Central del Paraguay), Pablo Oroño (Banco Central del Uruguay), John Bosco Sebabi (National Bank of Rwanda)

·         General Discussion

10.00 – 11.00

Global Payments Week Plenary – “The Council Chamber”

Enhancing efficiency in remittances market

Session facilitated by Marc Hollanders, BIS

·         The Global Remittances Working Group and the WB price database, Carlo Corazza (World Bank),

·         Enhancing the legal and regulatory framework, the application of the PSD to the remittance market, Paolo Marullo (Banca d’Italia)

·         Updates on the SWIFT migrant’s remittances project, Michael Whyte (SWIFT),

·         Updates on the CEMLA-IADB-WB LAC Remittances Program, Javier Guzman (CEMLA)

11.00 – 11.30

Coffee break (in the “St. Cecilia Chamber”)

11.30 – 13.00

Global Payments Week Plenary – “The Council Chamber”

Filling the gap in the use of electronic payment services in emerging markets

Session facilitated by Daniel Heller (CPSS) and Massimo Cirasino (World Bank)

·         Developing a comprehensive retail payment strategy, Harish Natarajan (World Bank)

·         Stocktaking methodology (Banco Central do Brasil, European Central Bank, Hemant Baijal, World Bank)

·         Updates from the card networks (Judson Reed, VISA)

13.00 – 14.30

Lunch (in “The Admiralty” room)

14.30 – 16.00

Global Payments Week Plenary – “The Council Chamber”

Challenges in the Oversight of new payment service providers and innovative payment instruments

Session facilitated by Paolo Marullo (Banca d’Italia)

·         How to regulate mobile money,  Maria Chiara Malaguti (World Bank)

·         The Mexican regulation of agents,  Ricardo Medina (Banco de Mexico) and Carlos Moctezuma (CNBV)

·         The Indian regulation of innovative payment services , Nilima Ramteke (Reserve Bank of India)

16.00 – 16.15

Closing remarks