Principal Sponsor


CommScope, Inc. is a world leader in infrastructure solutions for communication networks.

CommScope Enterprise Solutions, a division of CommScope, Inc., offers a complete portfolio of network infrastructure solutions that help enterprise customers, regardless of size, industry or IT budget to take advantage of business and technology opportunities.

The SYSTIMAX® product line offers voice, data, video and converged solutions ranging from mission-critical, high-bandwidth and emerging applications to applications that demand unrelenting reliability and quality for everyday needs. The SYSTIMAX portfolio of fiber, copper and network infrastructure management offerings include the industry-leading SYSTIMAX GigaSPEED® X10D Solution and the intelligence-based SYSTIMAX iPatch® Solution. CommScope’s SYSTIMAX products also offer specialised solutions to address the unique needs of intelligent building infrastructure and data centre environments. We believe the success of the SYSTIMAX product portfolio has made it the most widely-used and recognised structured cabling brand in the world. Backed by strong research and development, CommScope combines technical expertise and proprietary technology with global manufacturing capability to provide customers with infrastructure solutions for evolving global communications networks in more than 130 countries around the world. Backed by CommScope Labs and a 20-year extended warranty, the Enterprise solutions are delivered through CommScope’s global channel network of industry-leading business partners and distributors that ensure consistent, high-level service and support worldwide.

For more information visit http://www.commscope.com.

Premier Sponsor

SAP is the world’s leading provider of business software. Today, more than 46,100 customers in more than 120 countries run SAP® applications—from distinct solutions addressing the needs of small businesses and midsize companies to suite offerings for global organisations. Powered by the SAP NetWeaver® technology platform to drive innovation and enable business change, SAP software helps enterprises of all sizes around the world improve customer relationships, enhance partner collaboration and create efficiencies across their supply chains and business operations. Visit http://www.sap.com.

About SAP for Banking
SAP for Banking provides banking specific (transactional banking, CRM, risk management) and banking relevant (financial accounting, human resources management, procurement) services and solutions created on a single enterprise SOA enabled business process platform (BPP). With more than 600 customers in 60 countries worldwide, SAP for Banking provides an integrated set of tools and automated processes to manage every aspect of the front- and back-office banking environment—from high-volume transactional banking processes and customer relationship management to financial accounting, cost controlling and profitability and risk analysis. Based on the open architecture of the SAP NetWeaver® platform, SAP for Banking helps companies expertly manage transactions and relationships across the institution to quickly identify and exploit market opportunities and easily tailor new products to the specific needs of individual customers. Visit www.sap.com/banking.

Major Sponsor

i-flex® solutions, majority owned by Oracle® , is a world leader in providing IT solutions to the financial services industry. With the experience of delivering value-based IT solutions to over 790 financial institutions across 130 countries, i-flex helps customers build competitive advantage through next-generation technology while they, simultaneously, adhere to the stringent demands of a dynamic regulatory environment. Together, Oracle and i-flex solutions offer financial services institutions the world’s most comprehensive and contemporary banking applications and technology footprint that addresses their complex IT and business requirements.

Encompassing retail, corporate and investment banking, funds, cash management, trade, treasury, payments, lending, private wealth management, asset management and business analytics, among others, these solutions help financial institutions become ‘model enterprises’ of the future. For more information please visit our website at www.iflexsolutions.com

Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) is the world’s largest enterprise software company. For more information about Oracle, please visit our Web site at http://www.oracle.com


SAS is the leader in business intelligence and predictive analytics software. With 31 years of experience and 43,000 customer sites worldwide, SAS’ suite of integrated, banking-specific solutions give you the ability to:

Manage credit, market and operational risk more effectively than competitors while maintaining Basel II compliance. SAS Credit Scoring helps you perform application and behavioural scoring to assess credit worthiness of customers. SAS Anti-Money Laundering lets you easily uncover suspicious financial activity, thus reducing fraud and adhering to regulations. Increase customer profitability. SAS’ unmatched analytical power combined with knowledge of banking-specific CRM challenges empowers you to execute a comprehensive CRM strategy.
[this needs to be on new line]Determine the likelihood of customer attrition and value for retention using powerful campaign management functionality to help you drive more effective, efficient marketing campaigns.

SAS is a rare one-stop-shop that also offers solutions to help you improve operational efficiency as well as align, track and measure performance using banking-specific key performance indicators, streamlined processes, techniques, prebuilt data and analytical models that speed up both implementation and results fast tracked to ROI.

The Asian Banker Annual Achievement Awards Dinner

Major Sponsor

Canon is a global leader in photographic and digital imaging solutions. Canon Singapore Pte Ltd is the headquarters for South & Southeast Asia driving sales, marketing and service strategies. Besides handling the domestic market, the company leads 16 other countries including subsidiaries in India, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and a representative office in Vietnam. The parent company Canon Inc has a global network of 219 companies and employs more than 118,000 people worldwide. It is dedicated to the advancement in technology and innovation and commits about 10% of its total revenue each year to R&D. Canon is consistently one of the top three companies to earn the most number of patents over the last 15 years. As a Fortune Global 500 company, Canon is guided by its kyosei philosophy that focuses on living and working together for the common good.

More information is available at www.canon.com.sg

One of the most prestigious premium blended Scotch whiskies in the world and a truly global brand. Chivas Regal 18 Gold Signature was created in 1997 and is a unique blend of whiskies matured for a minimum of 18 years, hand-selected for exceptional richness. The result is a sophisticated, luxurious Scotch whisky in the super premium blended sector. Chivas Regal 18 Year Old has won numerous awards, including a gold medal at the International Wine & Spirit Competition 1998 the first time it was entered, and again in 2005. It was also selected as Editor’s Choice by Whisky Magazine in 2005 in its premium blends tasting, and rated an impressive 9/10 in Whisky Magazine (January 2005) by Dave Broom who described it as having ‘the edge in terms of complexity and balance’. In 2007 Chivas Regal 18 Year Old was awarded Best Blended Scotch by Malt Advocate Magazine in the US.

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) is a financial and business centre established by the Government of Qatar in May 2005 and located in Doha. It has been designed to attract international financial services institutions and major multi-national corporations and to encourage participation in the growing market for financial services in Qatar and elsewhere in the region. The principal objectives of the QFC Authority are to develop and promote the QFC as a leading location for international finance and business, and to promote and act in accordance with international best practice and eliminate bureaucracy to the maximum extent. One of the QFC Authority’s most important roles is to approve and issue licences to individuals, businesses and other entities that wish to incorporate or establish in the centre. A streamlined application process has been adopted for those seeking to establish in the QFC. Applicants need to register with the QFC Companies Registration Office (CRO), obtain a licence from the QFC Authority and (in the case of financial services businesses) authorisation from the Regulatory Authority. More information is available at www.qfc.com.qa and www.qfcra.com.


The BAFT Asia Conference on Cash, Treasury and Trade

Main Sponsor & Host

Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered Bank combines deep local knowledge with global capability to offer award-winning transaction banking and financial markets solutions to meet the needs of our clients. Driven by strengths in the balance and diversity of our business, products, people and geography in emerging trade, payments and investment corridors, Standard Chartered is well-positioned to build on its solid reputation as the “Banker’s Bank” to extend the reach of our institutional clients through the right connections within our unique international network.

With a strong history and presence of over 150 years across Asia, Africa and the Middle East, the bank has outstanding market knowledge to provide our financial institution clients with the right solutions to empower their customers. Our customised capabilities include cash management (advanced liquidity management, multi-currency clearing capabilities, continuous linked settlement services), trade solutions (network trade, LC confirmation, risk participation, LC reissuance and reimbursement services), sub-custody and fund administration in Asia (for global custodians, broker dealers, fund managers and administrators), Standard Chartered’s Gateway, our signature partnership proposition for banks to leverage our network strengths, and a wide range of financial markets solutions, such as foreign exchange, derivatives, capital markets, finance and advisory.

Bank of China was established in February 1912. After the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1949, Bank of China became the state-designated specialised foreign exchange bank. In 1994, Bank of China was converted into a wholly state-owned commercial bank, providing a complete range of banking services. On August 26, 2004, Bank of China Limited was formally incorporated in Beijing as a state-controlled joint stock commercial bank. In June and July of 2006, Bank of China sucessfully listed on the Hong Kong and Shanghai stock markets. Bank of China is one of the major domestic financial service providers, with businesses covering commercial banking, investment banking and insurance. The bank is well-known for its continuous business innovations and is the most internationalised commercial bank in China with a network spanning 28 countries and regions. As the sole banking partner of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, Bank of China is offering efficient and quality financial services to customers all over the world.


Bank of America is the service provider of choice for leading financial institutions, securities firms, insurance companies, asset managers, institutional investors and corporations that require global financial services.

Bank of America’s global networkincludes branches and offices in 35 countries. The bank has direct links into the world’s major clearing systems and more than 2,500 correspondent bank relationships worldwide. Through our US network of over 6100 retail branches – the largest in the nation, we provide an unmatched capability to facilitate funds transfers to U.S. beneficiaries.

With daily FX trading volumes between US$3.5 billion and $6.5 billion, we are one of the world’s leading market-makers and liquidity providers and offer a suite of electronic platforms to enhance your international requirements, covering over 100 currencies.

As international leaders in documentary credit and other trade finance services, our trade specialists located around the globe provide support for all forms of trade services through our fully automated trade systems.


For 30 years, CSI Complex Systems, Inc. has been providing the banking community with innovative, web-based trade finance solutions that support the entire financial trade chain. Our BankTrade back-office, ClientTrade corporate front-end, P.O.-Trade, DocPrep and Open Trade are all browser-based, SWIFT Ready Gold certified and TSU enabled solutions that serve to enhance customer service, attract new revenue streams and increase operational efficiencies.

For more information visit us at www.banktrade.com  or e-mail us at sales@banktrade.com.

Deutsche Bank is a frontrunner in cash management and a leading global provider of transaction services to financial institutions. As the dominant euro clearer and a top five clearer in U.S. dollars, we offer clients a distinct advantage as a gateway to the world’s clearing systems. By combining strong operational efficiency with a recognised quality in service delivery, Deutsche Bank is the bank of choice for financial institutions seeking to consolidate transaction volumes. Strategic investments in global processing infrastructure provide product parity and consistent service levels regardless of currency, clearing system or location, and feature-rich web-based solutions offer real-time access and inquiry services.

The HSBC Group is one of the largest financial services organisations in the world, with well-established businesses in Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, the Americas, the Middle East and Africa. Headquartered in London, the HSBC Group has over 10,000 offices in 83 countries and territories, servicing more than 126 million customers worldwide. With over 130 –years of experience in Vietnam, HSBC is the only foreign bank to provide a comprehensive range of banking services including personal financial services, commercial banking, corporate and institutional banking, global markets, global payments and cash management, trade services and securities services. HSBC is proud to be awarded “Best Foreign Bank in Vietnam” in 2006 and 2007 by FinanceAsia, one of Asia’s leading financial publications. HSBC’s history in Vietnam and knowledge of its culture reflects its commitment to exceeding customers’ expectation and delivering excellence in customer service, every time.

ICICI Bank is India’s largest bank by market capitalisation with a market capitalisation of $35 billion and the largest private sector bank with consolidated banking assets of $106 billion. ICICI Bank was incorporated in 1994 as a private sector commercial bank. ICICI Bank has capitalised on the consumer credit opportunity in India and emerged as the largest consumer credit provider in the country. The bank has about 30 million customer accounts and serves its customers through a network of 955 branches, over 3,500 ATMs and other channels such as internet, mobile phones and call centres. The bank has the largest international balance sheet among Indian banks and is present in 18 locations in North America, Europe, Middle East, South Africa and Asia through subsidiaries, branches and representative offices.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $1.6 trillion and operations in more than 50 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity. The treasury services business of JPMorgan Chase is a top-ranked, full-service provider of innovative payment, collection, liquidity and investment management, trade finance, commercial card and information solutions to corporations, financial services institutions, middle market companies, small businesses, governments and municipalities worldwide. With more than 50,000 clients and a presence in 36 countries, JPMorgan Chase Treasury Services is the world’s largest provider of treasury management services. More information is available at www.jpmorgan.com/ts.

Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realise their full potential. Microsoft’s Financial Services group helps financial firms leverage technology to amplify the impact their people can deliver to drive business success. We help our customers in banking, capital markets/securities and insurance achieve four business outcomes: develop relationships, drive innovation, improve operations and build connections. To do this, we focus our products and technologies, and our work with leading solutions, services and hardware partners, on key areas where we believe we and our partners can deliver exceptional value; those areas include advisor platforms, channel renewal, core banking, insurance value chain, investment management, risk management and compliance, and payments. More information can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/financialservices.

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation is a global financial services company focused on helping clients move and manage their financial assets, operating in 37 countries and serving more than 100 markets. The company is a leading provider of financial services for institutions, corporations and high net worth individuals. It has more than $20 trillion in assets under custody or administration and more than $1 trillion in assets under management. Our international payment services group maintains a global network of branches, representative offices and correspondent banks to provide comprehensive international payment services including cash management, global payments and liquidity management. The Bank of New York Mellon is a leader in U.S. dollar funds transfer, and our multicurrency payment services allow our clients to make payments and receive deposits in most foreign currencies, without the expense associated with operating and reconciling a large number of accounts.

Wachovia is the fourth largest bank in the U.S. providing retail, corporate, brokerage, asset and wealth management, and investment banking services. through 3400 financial centers and more than 1,500 retail brokerage offices in 21 states from Connecticut to Florida and west to Texas and California. Wachovia is also the second largest retail broker. Globally, Wachovia is one of the most prominent banks in the world today. With over 200 years of international banking experience, Wachovia provides solutions that help financial institutions, corporations, and multi-lateral agencies conduct their business in almost any corner of the globe. Wachovia provides solutions to meet global payments, collections, trade, outsourcing, foreign exchange, credit and capital markets requirements. We are rated the #1 global correspondent bank in overall satisfaction (Source: FImetrix) for two years in a row.

The Risk Management & Governance Conference

Thought Leadership Sponsor


Quantitative Risk Management is the world’s leading enterprise risk management consulting firm. QRM develops industry-leading risk management principles, practices, and models and provides clients with the advice, knowledge, and tools necessary to adopt those innovations, thus increasing their risk-adjusted returns. For over 20 years, QRM has partnered with clients to enhance their ability to measure risk, identify profitable opportunities and make sound financial decisions. With offices in Chicago, London, and Singapore, QRM has established over 250 long-term engagements with top financial institutions from the banking, finance, and insurance industries worldwide.

The Technology & Operations Council Annual Meeting

Thought Leadership Sponsor


A singular vision -- “The Network Is The Computer” -- guides Sun in the development of technologies that power the world’s most important markets. Sun’s philosophy of sharing innovation and building communities is at the forefront of the next wave of computing: the Participation Age. Sun can be found in more than 100 countries and on the Web at http://sun.com. Financial institutions have historically looked to Sun to provide technology innovation and leadership, with IT infrastructure to adapt quickly and effectively to the dynamic business environment they face. Sun’s industry knowledge, scalable architecture, proven hardware and its portfolio of the industry’s best partners give our banking customers the competitive advantages they need.


Symantec is the partner of choice that helps customers protect their infrastructure, information, and interactions by providing software and services to address all aspects of IT risks: security, compliance, availability, and performance.

Offering the industry’s broadest portfolio of software and services, Symantec’s solutions help reduce online banking fraud, prevent loss of customer or company data, ensure compliance with regulations and company policies, improve overall IT performance and ensure continuity of critical business applications.

Symantec provides world leading solutions to 99% of the Fortune 1,000 in the areas of IT security, data loss prevention, IT compliance, availability, and data center management. More information is available at www.symantec.com.


Callataÿ & Wouters is a global, best-in-class solution and professional services provider for the banking sector with a regional subsidiary in Singapore to serve the APAC region. Its premier product, Thaler, installed in approximately 40 banks in 15 countries, is a scalable end-to-end banking solution for private, retail and corporate banks. Some key features: easy to implement and configure, multi-country and multi-currency, supported by top notch professional services teams.

In September 2007 Callataÿ & Wouters announced a strategic partnership with SAP. The integrated package “Thaler run on SAP” offers banks an end-to-end solution for their core banking business, financial accounting and risk management.

Customer references include Commonwealth Bank Australia, Rabobank, Sarasin, BNP Paribas and National Savings & Investments.

For further information: www.cw-thaler.com

Associate Member

HP focuses on simplifying technology experiences for all of its customers – from individual consumers to the largest businesses. With a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure, HP is among the world’s largest IT companies, with revenue totaling $107.7 billion for the four fiscal quarters ended Jan. 31, 2008. More information about HP (NYSE: HPQ) is available at www.hp.com.

A publicly held enterprise agility software products company, Intense Technologies Limited is a market leader in enterprise customer communication management in India. Intense’s flagship enterprise agility offering, the iECCM Suite @ work enables enterprises to control customer communications costs, speed up time to market, create customer intimacy through tailored messaging and build brand image. Service Oriented Architecture driven, the iECCM Suite allows enterprises to extend their existing back-end applications with an integrated communication design, management and delivery system.

Omgeo plays a core role as the orchestrator of post-trade pre-settlement trade management within the global securities industry. With more than 6,000 users in 42 countries around the globe, Omgeo acts as a central hub and go-to resource for solutions that expedite information flow and connect systems in order to fuel productivity, reduce costs and minimize risks for investment managers, broker/dealers and custodian banks.

Through a resolute commitment to working with the industry and all its parts to continually drive efficiency, Omgeo has achieved a stature that is unmatched in its field.

For more information about Omgeo and its STP solutions, go to www.omgeo.com

Satyam Computer Services Ltd., established in 1987, is a leading global IT consulting and services provider. Satyam’s banking practice provides best in breed solutions for functions of banking including core banking, lending, cards, risk management, cash management, mortgages, payments etc. Satyam has a presence in 61 countries with a global customer base of 630. In Asia-Pacific, Satyam has 18 development centres and business operations in 27 cities across Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Thailand.

Since 1989, TANDBERG has been a global leader in visual communication. From end-to-end high definition and firewall traversal to integrated desktop solutions for the mobile worker, we help banking, brokerage and insurance companies to drive lower cost structures, gain competitive advantage through improved decision making and speed-to-market streamline customer acquisition process and provide an enhanced customer experience realize substantial ROI for internal and external business applications.

To find out more about TANDBERG, please visit www.tandberg.com.

Associate Sponsor

Bankersalmanac.com provides intelligent reference data solutions to the banking industry for payments, due diligence, risk assessment and financial research. Navigate our site using straightforward searches to locate payments data on financial institutions worldwide. Enhance your Straight Through Processing (STP) rate or simply support your handling of exceptions by quickly establishing an institution's: BIC (SWIFT & Non SWIFT), Clearing Codes, SSIs, Head Office and branch Communication Details, Payment Systems and IBAN to BIC linkage.

Designed to help you comply with increasing regulation, Bankersalmanac.com Due Diligence Repository is a centralised source of compliance documentation to help reduce decision making time when on-boarding new counterparties and in under taking remediation. Included are copies of the bank's original documents: Bank Licence, USA PATRIOT Act/Foreign Bank Certification, Anti-Money Laundering Controls, Annual Report, Biographies of Board/Senior Management and the Wolfsberg Group* Anti Money Laundering Questionnaire.

Contact us today or visit us at stand C4, Asian Banker Summit 2008.

Salesforce.com is the market and technology leader in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). The company's portfolio of SaaS applications, including its award-winning CRM, available at http://www.salesforce.com/products/, has revolutionized the ways that customers manage and share business information over the Internet. The company’s Force.com PaaS enables customers, developers and partners to build powerful on-demand applications that deliver the benefits of multi-tenancy across the enterprise. Applications built on the Force.com platform, available at http://www.force.com, can be easily shared, exchanged and installed with a few simple clicks via salesforce.com's AppExchange marketplace available at http://www.salesforce.com/appexchange/.

As of October 31, 2007, salesforce.com manages customer information for approximately 38,100 customers including ABN AMRO, Dow Jones Newswires, Japan Post, Kaiser Permanente, KONE, Sprint Nextel, and SunTrust Banks. Any unreleased services or features referenced in this or other press releases or public statements are not currently available and may not be delivered on time or at all. Customers who purchase salesforce.com applications should make their purchase decisions based upon features that are currently available. Salesforce.com has headquarters in San Francisco, with offices in Europe and Asia, and trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "CRM". For more information please visit http://www.salesforce.com/ap , or call +65 6302 5700.


Asia Business Connections (ABC) works with technology companies and software vendors typically from Europe, America and Australia that are looking for rapid and cost-effective entry into the Asian financial services market. ABC provides an established distribution and sales network in Asia to help vendors market and sell technology and software products and services. ABC provides in-depth knowledge of the business drivers in markets around Asia and access to a network of established regional industry contacts in banks, corporations, vendors, consulting companies and many other local and international organisations. ABC also acts in an advisory capacity to various financial institutions in the Asia Pacific region, offering expertise in specific fields such as treasury, governance, risk management, payments, wholesale banking, wealth management and compliance.

Asiasoft Global (ASG), a Top Image Systems (TIS) company (NASDAQ: TISA) was first incorporated in 1986, and is now an established regional software and solutions provider powerhouse with offices around Asia and a global footprint throughout Europe. Focusing in the niche arena of information management including imaging, document & content management, shared services, business process, enterprise fax applications and application delivery including virtualization, streaming and optimisation. Heavy investments in professional training programmes for our personnel and our commitment to research and development help us formulate and implement effective technology solutions.

At BCSIS, we pride ourselves as one of the world’s leading premium providers that has been in the business of delivering efficient and result-oriented clearing and payment systems since 1988. Image-based cheque truncation, next generation RTGS, low value bulk payment system, commercial banking product suite, local and regional business process outsourcing services, turnkey project management and more, we do it all.
We have scored many firsts within the industry. Our track record of satisfied customers span from Bahrain, Brazil, China, Hong Kong SAR, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan to Thailand. We know we can provide what our clients want.

Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing (BvDEP) is one of the world’s leading publishers of electronic business information. The company has 28 offices worldwide. It is best known for its solutions containing full financial information on companies worldwide. These solutions combine multiple high quality data sources with flexible software to allow users to harness data for research, marketing intelligence and analysis. Solutions containing listed and unlisted companies worldwide include ORBIS, OSIRIS and MINT GLOBAL. There are also solutions which cater to specific regions such as ORIANA (Asia Pacific), QIN (China) and AMADEUS (Europe). BvDEP also publishes ZEPHYR which contains international M&A data. BvDEP also creates customised solutions and one element of this is the credit analysis platform FACT.

City Networks

For over twenty years City Networks has provided process automation and operational risk management software solutions. Covering post-execution and pre- and post-settlement phases of a transaction, including all the interconnecting business processes, our solutions include improving customer service, reducing operational risk, recovering funds and preventing losses, increasing operations productivity and improving cost controls. City Networks services over 500 customers, across a variety of financial organizations including wholesale, retail and private banks, brokers, asset managers, and securities custodians. These include 40 of the top 50 Tier One banks. Seven strategic offices are located around the world in London, New York, Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Sydney and Johannesburg.

Cranes Software International Limited (CSIL) is a global financial, scientific and engineering software products and solutions provider. A publicly listed company, Cranes Software is backed by a talent pool of 800+ professionals and has apresence in 39 countries across the world. The company offers a variety of solutions for core banking, microfinance/ banking, alternate delivery channels, credit risk scoring, advanced trading system, advanced statistical and analytical solutions, reporting and risk management solutions and scientific and engineering solutions. With its expertise in product development, generic IT services and building and managing offshore development centres (ODCs) in addition to proprietary solutions, Cranes Software delivers end-end solutions to customers in banking, financial services and insurance verticals.

iCo-op provides Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) products and solutions to help customers comply with the regulatory requirements of Basel II, SOX, and Anti-Money Laundering Acts. iCo-op serves clients in banks, financial institutions, governments and large enterprises. iCo-op developed products that can detect fraud and money-laundering activities in real-time or batch scanning using artificial intelligence technologies. iCo-op’s other core product is an integrated risk management framework and platform. To date, iCo-op has already filed six patents to protect its intellectual properties. iCo-op products and solutions include Anti-Money Laundering System (AMLS), Basel II & CDO Risk Managers (RM), and Fraud Detection and Management Solutions.

Founded in Singapore in 2000 by ex-Citibank security professionals, i-Sprint’s Credential Management solutions have been deployed by global banks in New-York, Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur, Shanghai and Singapore.

Our clients’ e-Channels are fully assured with i-Sprint products that are built upon our very own technology that had been awarded a world-wide patent.

First reviewed in 2006 by Gartner Group, we have been described as “battle tested in financial institutions” and are featured in Gartner Group’s Magic Quadrant in 2007 for ESSO solutions.

NextVIEW provides real time financial information, news and analytical tools for the equities, derivatives and FX markets and has offices in 7 Asian cities.

With market leading positions across South East Asia, NextVIEW leverages on its deep understanding of Asia based traders to develop products and contribute significantly to the growth of the financial industry throughout the region.

Through years of collaboration with the Exchanges, Brokerages, Information service vendors and other financial service providers, NextVIEW conceptualized The Asia Trader & Investor Convention (ATIC) held in different cities which offers a learning platform on the latest financial products and services to traders and investors. NextVIEW also produces yearly industry conferences such as Asean Rubber Conference.

In the area of Investor Education, NextVIEW actively partners and exchanges and brokerages and work with trainers and prominent traders to facilitate continual investment knowledge to thousands of retail and professional investors.

Founded in 1995 as Banking Production Centre, today BPC Banking Technologies is the recognised provider of e-payment and cards processing solutions for the global financial industry.

Our key offering to financial institutions is based on the SmartVista Suite; an industry acclaimed set of software products, catering for every aspect of business related to transaction processing and card management. SmartVista is an open systems architecture offering flexibility with parameterisation, security, time to market compliance and product launch for an end-to-end enterprise cards and payments processing.

Technology Partner

Fargo is a global leader in the development of secure technologies for identity card issuance systems, including secure card printer/encoders, materials and software. The company has sold more than 120,000 systems in over 80 countries worldwide. Fargo card issuance systems reduce vulnerabilities and improve efficiencies through the production of secure identity credentials. A variety of industries use Fargo secure card systems including government, corporate, transportation, education, banking and associations.

For more information about Fargo, visit www.fargo.com.

Official Academic Partner

The School of Information Systems (SIS) at Singapore Management University
Singapore Management University’s (SMU) mission is to generate cutting edge research with global impact and to produce broad-based, creative and entrepreneurial leaders for the knowledge-based economy. SMU School of Information Systems (SIS) was established in 2003 to extend SMU’s reach into the realm of business-focused information technology. SIS works closely with Carnegie Mellon, the Wharton School and the SMU Lee Kong Chian School of Business, and it was the first school in the world to launch a professional programme called Master of IT in Business (Financial Services) geared specifically towards IT professionals preparing to become technology and operations leaders in banking and capital market trading institutions in 2007.


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