Sibos 2014 agenda

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Euromoney takes a look at four of the key discussion topics at Sibos this year: Bitcoin and the rise of crypto-currencies; the risks and rewards of technology outsourcing; the challenges of intraday liquidity reporting; and the coming of age of south-south trade flows.

 


 

Rising Bitcoin adoption emboldens crypto-enthusiasts

Despite the volatility in its price and its still-limited practical use, an increase in the number of merchants accepting Bitcoin in recent months has ignited optimism among digital-currency proponents.
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Topic:
Future of money – the rise of cryptocurrencies
Date: Monday, September 29
Time 09.30-10.30
Venue: Innotribe
 

  

Outsourcing technology brings rewards – and risks

 Banks need to keep up to date with the changing technological landscape, but with time and financial constraints, enlisting an external vendor might not be the best option.
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Topic: Higher performance through operational outsourcing: myth or reality? 
Date: Wednesday, October 1 
Time 14.00-15.00 
Venue: Conference room 1

 


Concerns rise about intraday liquidity risk reporting as 2015 deadline looms


Concerns rise about intraday liquidity risk reporting as 2015 deadline looms
With four months to go before international banks need to start reporting intraday liquidity risk, concerns are escalating that the lack of clear and emphatic guidance on the matter will lead to disparate application of the requirements and the deadline being missed.
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Topic: 
Intraday liquidity reporting
Date: Wednesday, October 1
Time 14.00-15.00
Venue: Conference Room 2
 

South-south trade flows come of age

Global trade flows are set to increase to $33 trillion by 2020 according to the World Trade Organization, driven in part by the growing south-south trade corridors.
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Topic: 
South-South cooperation: how long before it becomes a reality?
Date: Wednesday, October 1
Time 16.00-17.00
Venue: Conference room 2