Key highlights from the SWIFT Business Forum Kyiv 2016:
- 100+ participants – representatives of the banking and corporate sectors;
- 9 hours of informative presentations and active communications;
- signing by representatives of SWIFT, National Bank of Ukraine, the National Securities and Stock Market Commission of Ukraine "ISO 20022 Harmonisation Charterˮ – policy document, confirming the strategic goal of Ukraine in accordance with ISO 20022 implementation.
The Forum considered issues of development of Ukrainian financial market in angle of the Strategy 2020, and the role of SWIFT in this context. The participants discussed in detail what caused the interest of global and open standard for exchanging financial messages to market payments and securities ISO 20022, and how fast Ukraine moves towards the implementation of the standard.
In a separate block SWIFT introduced innovative features for corporations with banks through the global system.
Within the SWIFTLabexhibition area delegates of the Forum had the opportunity to test SWIFT products and solutions, including SWIFTRef and Sanctions Screening, and chat with experts.