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Global Payments

Get a global snapshot of similar and unique payments activity.

Ecient and inclusive financial services are vital to economic growth. New payments systems and innovations are popping up all over the globe and transforming the way individuals and businesses behave.  

This workshop is designed for payments professionals that want to learn about global payments trends. We begin the workshop by aligning on key concepts to understand the world of global payments, including what is similar and what is unique across various markets. We then explore payments activities in select countries, looking at innovations like faster payments, digital wallets, and BNPL in these markets. We shift to explore the unique challenges of cross-border payments and how they are changing in today’s market.


Global Payments Key Concepts – 0:30 Hours

  • What is a domestic payment system?
  • How countries run their payments systems
  • Commonalities and differences among countries
  • Global shift to instant, credit push payments and other payments trends

Payment Systems in the Americas – 0:45 Hours

  • Countries Covered – Canada, Brazil, Mexico
  • Domestic Spotlight – Interac, Real-Time Rails (RTR), Boleto Bancario, Nubank, iti, Mercado Pago, CoDi, Oxxo, and RappiPay

Payment Systems in Asia-Pacific – 0:45 Hours

  • Countries Covered – China and India
  • Domestic Spotlight – AliPay, WeChat Pay, Paytm, UPI

Payment Systems in Europe – 0:45 Hours

  • Countries Covered – EU, The Netherlands, and UK
  • Domestic Spotlight – Klarna, iDEAL, SEPA (credit, debit, instant)

International Wire Evolution – 1:00 Hours

  • How sending money from one country to another works
  • International wires, correspondent banking, and SWIFT
  • Economics - End-to-end fee analysis on an international wire
  • Rise of SWIFT gpi – What it is, how it works, usage metrics

Cross-Border Card Processing – 1:00 Hours

  • Cross-border card payments – Flows, economics, and implications
  • Dynamic currency conversion – Flows, economics, and relevant rules
  • Multi-currency pricing – How it differs, where it fits
  • Multi-currency cards – How they work, where they fit

Cross-Border Online Commerce – 0:75 Hours

  • Global PSPs – models and value proposition
  • General approach to domestic payment methods
  • Cross-border domestic processing

Cross-Border Fast Payments – 0:30 Hours

  • Immediate Cross-Border Payments (IXB)
  • BIS Project Nexus

Wrap Up & Q&A

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“The Payments Boot Camp® has done an amazing job at giving me a broader understanding of the payments industry in an easy to digest and engaging format.”

– Tessa Dill Money Solutions Specialist – Payments, Shopify

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