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October 16

  • What does the future hold for banks – evolution or extinction?

    Frantz Teissedre - Conference room 1

    The coming decade will see an acceleration in technological trends that some believe will swing to the benefit of large tech firms at the expense of the incumbent financial system. But similar predictions have been wrong, no later than during the dot com boom.

  • How can middle and back-offices make use of artificial intelligence?

    Matthew Davey - Conference room 3 - CR3

    Artificial Intelligence is not new to the financial industry, but it is developing fast; it is estimated that AI will surpass human intelligence by 2019! Experts say AI can take routine, repetitive processes and make them more efficient and effective, removing the risk of manual handling and reducing costs. Are you prepared? 

    Given the industry is not quite ready for blockchain, can we cope with AI technology running our middle and back office systems in a not so distant future?

  • October 16 - 9:30 to 10:30 AM What does the future hold for banks – evolution or extinction? 
Add to Calendar 2017-10-16 9:30:00 2017-10-16 10:30:00 America/Toronto What does the future hold for banks – evolution or extinction? The coming decade will see an acceleration in technological trends that some believe will swing to the benefit of large tech firms at the expense of the incumbent financial system. But similar predictions have been wrong, no later than during the dot com boom. Metro Toronto Convention Centre - Conference Room 3 Organizer Societe Generale aoGzYZDcPzaRXYcoOmXz30853
  • October 16 - 3:30 to 4:30 PM How can middle and back-offices make use of artificial intelligence? 
Add to Calendar 2017-10-16 15:30:00 2017-10-16 16:30:00 America/Toronto How can middle and back-offices make use of artificial intelligence? Matthew Davey - Conference room 3 - CR3 Artificial Intelligence is not new to the financial industry, but it is developing fast; it is estimated that AI will surpass human intelligence by 2019! Experts say AI can take routine, repetitive processes and make them more efficient and effective, removing the risk of manual handling and reducing costs. Are you prepared? Given the industry is not quite ready for blockchain, can we cope with AI technology running our middle and back office systems in a not so distant future? Metro Toronto Convention Centre - Conference Room 3 Organizer Societe Generale aoGzYZDcPzaRXYcoOmXz30853

October 18


Add to Calendar 2017-10-18 10:00:00 2017-10-18 10:45:00 America/Toronto Enhance your payments transparency and efficiency with SWIFT’s Payments Data Quality tool Ludovic de Mallmann Metro Toronto Convention Centre - SWIFT Auditorium session Organizer Societe Generale aoGzYZDcPzaRXYcoOmXz30853
  • The new frontier of Digitisation in Global Corporate treasury

    Benoit Desserre - Standards Forum – Exhibition

    Standardisation and streamlining multi-bank cash, payments and trade operations are top of mind for the corporate treasurer. Corporates are still experiencing great difficulties in sourcing and integrating data from multiple banks, with insufficient and inconsistent transaction information which often results in lack of visibility and every bank is effectively a new project. In this session you will hear what needs to be improved on existing corporate-to-bank flows and about the progress made on key industry initiatives to harmonise and innovate. 

    The panel will discuss the important role of standards to support the vision for corporates of the Global Payment Innovation (GPI) initiative and the status and way forward for areas which are not yet as digitised such as EBAM, KYC and trade finance.

Add to Calendar 2017-10-18 13:00:00 2017-10-18 13:45:00 America/Toronto The new frontier of Digitisation in Global Corporate treasury Benoit Desserre - Standards Forum – Exhibition Standardisation and streamlining multi-bank cash, payments and trade operations are top of mind for the corporate treasurer. Corporates are still experiencing great difficulties in sourcing and integrating data from multiple banks, with insufficient and inconsistent transaction information which often results in lack of visibility and every bank is effectively a new project. In this session you will hear what needs to be improved on existing corporate-to-bank flows and about the progress made on key industry initiatives to harmonise and innovate. The panel will discuss the important role of standards to support the vision for corporates of the Global Payment Innovation (GPI) initiative and the status and way forward for areas which are not yet as digitised such as EBAM, KYC and trade finance. Metro Toronto Convention Centre - Standards Forum – Exhibition Organizer Societe Generale aoGzYZDcPzaRXYcoOmXz30853

October 19

  • Enhance your payments transparency and efficiency with SWIFT’s Payments Data Quality tool

    Ludovic de Mallmann - SWIFT Auditorium session

     


  • Digital Trade Chain : A unique collaboration initiative amongst banks

    Anne-Claire Gorge - Conference room 4

    Digital Trade Chain is an innovative shared platform for managing, tracking and protecting open account trade transactions. Starting in 2018 it will link the buyer, seller and their banks in a trusted way. Built on Blockchain technology, the application provides swift and transparent follow-up for the entire trade process. From order to payment, the entire flow is displayed, while initiating payments once all contractual agreements have been met. But there’s one thing even more revolutionary than the technology used…. It is collaboration that makes all of this possible. That’s why the consortium of 7 major European banks taking this initiative invites you to discover more about this open platform…and to strengthen the Digital Trade chain. We invite you to the future of trade finance, today.

Add to Calendar 2017-10-19 12:30:00 2017-10-19 1:30:00 America/Toronto Digital Trade Chain : A unique collaboration initiative amongst banks Thierry Roehm - Conference room 4 Digital Trade Chain is an innovative shared platform for managing, tracking and protecting open account trade transactions. Starting in 2018 it will link the buyer, seller and their banks in a trusted way. Built on Blockchain technology, the application provides swift and transparent follow-up for the entire trade process. From order to payment, the entire flow is displayed, while initiating payments once all contractual agreements have been met. But there’s one thing even more revolutionary than the technology used…. It is collaboration that makes all of this possible. That’s why the consortium of 7 major European banks taking this initiative invites you to discover more about this open platform…and to strengthen the Digital Trade chain. We invite you to the future of trade finance, today Metro Toronto Convention Centre - Conference room 4 Organizer Societe Generale aoGzYZDcPzaRXYcoOmXz30853
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Ludovic de Mallman
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Ludovic de Mallman

Financial Crime Compliance
Ludovic de Mallman
Benoit Desserre

Benoit Desserre

Head of Global Transaction Banking
Benoit Desserre
Anne-Claire Gorge
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Anne-Claire Gorge

Global Head of Product Management & Innovation – Trade Finance
Anne-Claire Gorge
Frantz Teissedre
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Frantz Teissedre

Head of Interbank Relationships
Frantz Teissedre
Matthew Davey
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Matthew Davey

Head of Business Solutions
Matthew Davey
Ludovic de Mallman

Ludovic de Mallman

Financial Crime Compliance

Societe Generale

A few years in a law firm, 10 years as compliance officer at UBS investment bank in France, USA and Brazil,  5 years at Natixis as the deputy head of Financial Crime Compliance.
Passionate by the evolution of the Financial Crime Function I took on 2 years ago the challenge of contributing and making a difference on the efficiency of the AML framework of Societe Generale. Supporter of the SWIFT team in charge of FCC services.

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Benoit Desserre

Benoit Desserre

Head of Global Transaction Banking

Societe Generale

Benoît Desserre has been Global Head of Payment and Cash Management since September 2013. Benoît, who has 24 years’ experience in the Societe Generale Group, previously ran the Paris Etoile Entreprises branch, one of the four Paris business banking branches managing the major corporations of the France network.

Benoît started his career in investment banking as a credit analyst in Paris, then from 1991 to 1995 he worked in the United States as Senior Relationship Manager for American Fortune 500 companies and American subsidiaries of major European corporations. Returning to Paris, he served as Senior Marketing Manager (metals and minerals) to major exporters based mainly in Brazil, Eastern Europe, Russia and Africa. He then left to Australia for 4 years where as Head of Commodities and Trade Finance he oversaw teams in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. In late 2003, he joined France retail banking as Deputy Head, Corporate at the Paris Etoile Entreprises branch, taking over the reins in 2009 after two years at the Saint Germain-en-Laye regional retail banking head office.
Benoît is a graduate of the Institut d’Administration des Entreprises (DESS in finance and business administration) and Lancaster Polytechnic of Coventry

 

 

Anne-Claire Gorge

Anne-Claire Gorge

Global Head of Product Management & Innovation – Trade Finance

Societe Generale

Anne-Claire Gorge is Global Head of Product Management & innovation – Trade finance & services at Société Générale.

She’s been with SG for 23 years. She started as a relationship manager (SMEs and large corporates).

Thereafter she joined the Global Transaction Banking division as a corporate cash management consultant. She moved to product management and became Head of Liquidity Management Solutions for corporate clients.

In 2015 she joined the Trade finance business line to take the responsibility of product management&innovation teams based in Paris, Singapore and Beijing.

She graduated from ESSEC Business School in Paris with a MSc in management–Grande Ecole.

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Frantz Teissedre

Frantz Teissedre

Head of Interbank Relationships

Societe Generale

After graduating in ESCP-EAP Master Degree in Finance and Marketing, Frantz Teissèdre joined Societe Generale Group in 1996 as a financial controller of the International Department.

In 1998, he was appointed as SG Group’s Investment Bank Division financial analyst in the insurance and banking sector. In 2002 he moved to Fiditalia SpA, one of SG Group’s largest financial services companies. He was then in charge of commercial development. In 2008, he was appointed head of Fiditalia National Partnerships and Communication Division and was subsequently nominated member of Fiditalia’s executive committee.
In 2012, he joined SG Groups’ Global Transaction and Payment Services Division as Deputy Head of the Interbank Relationships Department.
In 2014, he is appointed Head of SG Interbank Relationships Department.

Frantz Teissèdre is acting as SG Group shareholder/member representative at EBA Clearing, Euro Banking Association, Groupement des Utilisateurs de SWIFT en France (GUF), Comité Français d'Organisation et de Normalisation Bancaires (CFONB) and at the European Payments Council (EPC).

Frantz is SEPA EU payment system (STET) SG Group Direct Participant Representative.
He is the President of the Cellule de Crise de Liquidité euro (CCP-L) of the French interbanking Place.
He is also acting as Board member and Audit Finance Committee Chair of EBICS Scrl and as CFONB Treasurer.

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Matthew Davey

Matthew Davey

Head of Business Solutions

Societe Generale Securities Services

Matthew Davey was appointed as Managing Director and Head of Business Solutions to reinforce its service offering for institutional investors, asset managers, financial intermediaries and corporates in December 2016.

Matthew Davey has over 25 years of experience in senior management positions within the securities services industry.

Matthew Davey began his career as a business analyst at J.P. Morgan (previously Morgan Guaranty Trust Co.). He joined State Street Bank & Trust in 1996 to hold various positions in relationship management and investment operations outsourcing, both in Europe and the US. In 2007 he returned to J.P. Morgan to manage custody products for the UK pension fund segment, before heading up complex deal and programme management for UK asset managers. Matthew Davey went on to coordinate bid management at HSBC in 2011 and was later appointed head of consultant relations for the EMEA region. In 2014 he was appointed Senior Vice President and Head of Asset Manager client relations for the UKMEA region at State Street Bank & Trust, before leaving the bank in 2016.

In 2013, Matthew Davey was a member of the Outsourcing Working Group Steering Committee and was the lead author for the group’s report into outsourcing oversight considerations for asset managers. He also contributed to its recent Addendum, which was published in November 2016.

Matthew Davey holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Pathobiology with Chemistry from Reading University.

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