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International Payments and Settlements

By: CorpTrain Ghana™ Ltd


26 - 28 Sep, 2016  3 days

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USD 1,200

This practical International Payments and Settlements course has been tailored for banking professionals who have some experience in domestic payments and want to expand their knowledge of international payments.

You will explore the key principles, concepts, practices and current developments in the international payments. You will have a chance to learn about the principles of foreign exchange and currency, high-value global payments, purpose and role of SWIFT and CLS (Continuous Linked Settlements), global clearing and settlement mechanisms as well as about liquidity management, international trade facilitation, risk management, and legal and regulatory issues.

Learning Outcomes and Objectives

On completion of this course you will:

  • Gain the practical knowledge of all key processes and concepts in the international payments
  • Learn about the various stages of low and high value payment process
  • Understand the role and functioning of SWIFT and CLS
  • Get to grips with foreign exchange and currency principles
  • Explore the mechanisms in clearing and settlement
  • Learn about liquidity management principles
  • Gain the tools for managing all risks involved
  • Understand the legal and regulatory frameworks
  • Explore the current market trends and challenges

Detailed Topics to Be Covered

  • Characteristics of International Payments
  • The payment process
  • Low-value global payments
  • International ACH – Automatic Clearance services
  • Legal payments structures in the US and worldwide
  • Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
  • High-value global payments: TARGET 2 and CHIPS
  • Anti-money laundering
  • The role and purpose of SWIFT
  • Global Clearing and Settlement
  • Foreign Exchange and Currency Principles
  • The purpose and role of CLS
  • Managing risks in International Payments
  • Foreign Exchange settlement in detail
  • The role and purpose of CSL
  • Managing FX risks
  • Advanced Legal and Regulatory issues
  • Challenges for corporates in international payments
  • Current and future trends
GhanaCorpTrain Center, # 58 Nsawam Road, Avenor Junction, Kokomlemle- Accra, Ghana Sep 26 - 28 Sep, 2016
USD 1,200.00
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