Published on 22 September 2023

02 December 2024 - 09:00

The objective of this seminar is to set out the various back-office operations in a central bank and analyze the processing chain and the related risks.

Dates: 2–5 December 2024

Apply before: 2 October 2024

Language: English and French with simultaneous interpretation 

Location: Paris

Contact: Stéphane GOURDET



This seminar will cover the following topics:

  • Organization and governance of the Markets function,
  • Overview of recent trends in foreign reserve management,
  • Definition of back-office operations and scope of application,
  • Processing chain for:
    • Foreign exchange operations
    • Euro-denominated and FX-denominated portfolio management
    • Customers’ operations and back-to-back transactions on the market
    • Custody of financial instruments
  • Accounting of market and securities transactions,
  • IT-related issues (cyber-risk, resilience/ business continuity) and static data,
  • Operational risk management and compliance requirements for these activities.


This seminar is intended for central bank managers in charge of back-office operations (money market, foreign exchange market, securities transactions).

Updated on 30 October 2023