Financial Intelligence Centre, First National Bank and Homesend join speaker panel for remittances TCI’s event

The Financial Intelligence Centre, First National Bank and KPMG have joined the speaker panel of the Cross Border Remittances and Money Transfers Conference due to take place on 15 & 16 March 2017 at the Indaba Hotel in Johannesburg.

The impressive line-up of speakers also consist of representatives of MFS Africa, Investec, ZB Financial Holdings, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, Genesisi Analytics, the SADC Payments Association and Finmark Trust.

All in all 20 speakers will address high level topics covering the remittances industry in southern Africa.

According to Trade Conferences International (TCI) MD, Ryno van Ellewee,this is the third time that the event will be showcased.


Van Ellewee said the conference programme will address a wide variety of topics exploring the challenges and opportunities existing in the remittances and money transfers market.


“With the landscape to remain challenging with non-formal remittances pressuring financial institutions to innovate in order to maintain market share, this is an event that will give delegates an opportunity to learn and network with like-minded professionals.”

Topics to be addressed include an overview of the SADC payments structure for low value remittances, connecting mobile networks to enable regional transfers and remittances, remittances pricing, interbank processes, digitizing remittances in Africa, exchange control and anti-money laundering.


“The conference programme focuses on issues relating to the SADC region and is very specific to the challenges and opportunities existing in the region.


Professional dealing with the following will benefit from attending this conference: remittances, mobile payments, clearing & settlement, regulation, anti-money laundering, fraud, financial crime, interbank payments, exchange control, compliance, cross border transactions, money transfers and international payments.



Contact TCI on +27 (0) 11 803 1553 or e-mail the Project Managers: Ryno van Ellewee or Peet Visser at / for registration details.

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