TBA , Vienna - Online

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Event Date Tue Mar 8 CET - Wed Mar 9 CET (in 3 months)
In your timezone (EST): Tue Mar 8 7:00am - Wed Mar 9 11:00am
Location TBA
Vienna - Online
Region EMEA

Organization and trends around payment transactions.

The harmonization of global payment transactions based on XML formats, new EU regulations and the assessment of their effects on your own company (keyword PSD2), the acceleration of payment transactions (keyword instant payments), protection against attempted fraud and new control obligations (keyword compliance -Screening) are just a few examples of current challenges in payment transactions. In the future, new technologies (such as blockchain or machine learning) and new providers (such as FinTechs) will influence payment transactions - but how and with what consequences for your own company? The seminar deals with the current challenges and questions as well as the trends in payment transactions.

Main topics:

Electronic payments: formats, communication channels and payment systems:
• XML formats in payment transactions: ISO 20022 and the CGI format.
• Variants of bank communication: host-to-host, EBICS, SWIFT, API.
• Variants of the bank connection.
• Functions of payment systems, technical and business requirements, system selection.

Internal and external payment transactions:
• Design options in internal payment transactions.
• Definition of terms and ways to the payment factory - degrees of complexity and implications for processes in cash management and accounting.
• Concept of in-house bank.
• Use of virtual accounts.

Payment security:
• Attack patterns and defense through organizational, procedural and technical possibilities.
• Implementation of the verification of undesired recipients ("Denied Party Check").

PSD2: Legal basis for Austria and Germany:
• Rights and obligations for corporates from the European "Payment Services Directive 2".

Online payment transactions:
• Description of common payment methods in online shops.
• Participants in the market: overview of payment service providers, acquirers, issuers, etc.
• Explanation of the most important online topics for treasurers.

Trends and new technologies:
• Acceleration of payments, real-time payments or "instant payments" and "request to pay".
• Importance of FinTechs, the blockchain and virtual currencies.
• Explanation of the most important online topics for treasurers.

Banks: control, tendering and electronic billing:
• Bank management: tasks and goals.
• Bank tendering: what should be considered?
• Electronic bank fee accounting: TWIST-BSB, camt.086.

Group of participants:
Employees and managers who are involved in or are responsible for processing payment transactions and who are interested in increasing security, as well as corporate account managers from banks who want to get to know their customers' day-to-day business from their perspective.

The seminar deals with technical aspects (formats, communication channels, payment systems) as well as essential processes (payment factory, security in payment transactions, bank tenders) and presents the current trends in payment transactions (instant payments, virtual accounts, online payments, electronic bank fee accounting, etc.).


2022 Speaker

Sonja Bauer
Manager, Schwabe, Ley & Greiner