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ISO 20022: Powering Instant Payments in the UAE

FinextraTV and Al Etihad Payments’s CEO Jan Pilbauer, dive into the evolving landscape of ISO 20022 and the challenges of being a brand-new national payments entity and subsidiary of the central bank. AI Etihad Payments discuss how they, in collaboration with Unifits, are automating testing and in turn, innovating payments processes for individuals and businesses in the Emirates. The importance of rigorous testing and simulation is also discussed as a key route to ensuring a seamless and secure transition for all stakeholders.


Predicting growth for clearing houses and scheme operators in 2024

As payment markets evolve, further progress hinges on open access facilitated by infrastructure modernisation. In this Predict 2024 episode, Paul Ruggieri, Senior Vice President, Real Time Payments, Product Management, Mastercard, discusses growth opportunities for clearing houses and scheme operators, emphasising the need for standardised communication strategies between operators and payment systems. We explore the significance of interoperability and the prioritisation of standardisation to enhance cross-border transactions. Additionally, we explain the key methods for ensuring seamless transactions across borders, leveraging ISO 20022 data and AI for fraud prevention, resilience, and scalability across all 13 markets.


ISO 20022 Mandates: A tipping point in financial transformation

In this Predict 2024 episode, Paul Thomalla, NED, UNIFITS, highlights the need for banks to adopt ISO 20022. Anticipating upcoming regulatory shifts in 2024, we discuss resource constraints, including ISO 20022-related challenges like talent scarcity and explore how banks can proactively use automation to ease the transition and alleviate skills shortage pressures.