Technology Innovations Facilitating Cross-Border Business Transactions – Issues and Challenges

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20
Jul 2022

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

SIDC LAMS

Speakers : Tehmina Kaoosji (Moderator) | Rejina Rahim | Jonathan Lim Hon Kiat

Registration closing date is 3 business days before the programme date or when all seats are fully taken.
5 CPE

MYR 350 *Fee is not inclusive of 6% SST

Technology Innovations Facilitating Cross-Border Business Transactions – Issues and Challenges

The increasing penetration of smartphones and digital access have created greater demand for faster, cheaper, and more transparent cross-border payment solutions. The pandemic had also accelerated the surge with global trade improvements, borderless e-commerce, cross-border B2C payments and web-centered businesses.

Ernst & Young (EY) in its report on How new entrants are redefining cross-border payments (Feb 2021) has anticipated that the payment flows for cross-border transactions to reach US$156 trillion in 2022.  This has shown that with digital innovation and the transformation of payment technology, financial institutions are forced to rethink their future business strategies to deliver safer and more efficient cross-border business transactions.

This programme provides insights across the spectrum of cross-border trading and transactions such as the technological operations/processes, different governing rules and framework, risks and challenges involved as well as the potentials it brings in broadening market access and increased efficiency.

Programme Objective

The programme will provide participants with insights into cross-border transactions development and the technology innovations facilitating the products offering as well as the potentials and challenges in gaining market access and growth in consumer demand.

 

Mode

Live Webinar

 

Target Audience

Individual

  • Dealers Representatives, Fund Managers, Chief Financial Officers, Financial Controllers, Accountants, Lawyers, Cyber Security Officers, IT specialists, Risk Officers, Company Secretaries, Directors, C-Suites, PR & Communications staff, BCP teams, Partners of Firms, Corporate Consultants, Professionals undertaking corporate advisory work, Head of Compliance, Head of Legal, Internal Auditors, Academicians and University Students

Institutions

  • Investment Banks, Stockbroking Firms, Fund Management Companies, Public Listed Companies (PLCs), Legal Firms, Consultancy Firms, Accounting Firms, Commercial Banks, and IT companies

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this  programme, the participants will be able to:

  • Describe the landscape of cross-border transactions, as well as the market growth and demand
  • Explain various innovations deployed in facilitating cross border transactions
  • Discuss various aspects and considerations in managing potential gains as well as the challenges in operating in cross-border environment

Competencies

  1. Functional (Technical)  – Digital Technology Application (Proficiency Level 3)
  2. Foundational (Product)  – Capital Market Environment (Proficiency Level 3)
  3. Core – Risk Management (Proficiency Level 3)
10.00 am – 12.00 pm Emerging Trends in Cross-Border Transactions

  • Current landscape in cross-border business transactions
  • Consumer demand, appetite and experience driving technology innovations – Accessibility of mobile phones and e-payments
  • Growth of digitally enabled instruments

How Technology Innovations Facilitate Cross-Border Transactions

  • Examples of cross border transactions
    • Cross border listing
    • Cross border securities trading and settlement
    • Cross border investments and financing
  • Use of latest technology such as AI, blockchain, big data, algorithm, cloud services, e-Wallet in cross border investments and transactions
  • Features and benefits of cross-border investments and transactions

Opportunities and Challenges in Cross Border Environment

  • International regulatory standards – Regulation of market Intermediaries
  • Geopolitical tensions and its impact on cross border transactions
  • Misconduct, negligence and fraudulent actions in cross-border transactions
  • Systemic risk and mitigation
  • Disclosure, due diligence, monitoring and reporting system

About the Speaker

Tehmina Kaoosji (Moderator)


Rejina Rahim

External Advisor,
Nomura Asset Management Malaysia

Jonathan Lim Hon Kiat

Partner, Zaid Ibrahim & Co.

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*The SIDC reserves the right to amend the programme as deemed appropriate without prior notice

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