21 November 2023 - 09:45

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


Dates: 21–24 November 2023

Apply before: 21 September 2023

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).