Bringing you an overview of the retail and branch banking landscape today and the role bank branches ought to play in the future, the Next Generation Branch Banking Conference 2013 will address pertinent issues and challenges faced by bank branches today and future strategies for branch success in a multi-channel banking environment.
The event, organised by Trade Conferences International (TCI) will be held on 30 and 31 October 2013 at Focus Rooms, Sunninghill, Johannesburg.
Join expert speakers including Michelle van Staden, Nedbank Integrated Channels; Ruschka Raidoo, Standard Bank Personal and Business Banking; Andrea Prazakova, ABC Holdings Limited; Professor Adré Schreuder, Consulta Research and SAcsi; Dr Derek Shirley, Cornerstone Performance Solutions; Thomas Magill, PwC; Wendy Pienaar, Accenture; Mithum Singh, Merchants; Larry O’Sullivan, RMB Private Bank; Professor Madele Tait, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University; Daniel Munslow, Talk2us and Cas Coovadia, The Banking Association of South Africa who will be discussing Banking legislation over the recent decades and how the changes have come about in South Africa’s well developed and highly regulated banking system today. He will also elaborate on the impacts of the following regulations and legislations on traditional banks and efficient branch which include: FICA, FAIS, National Credit Act, Consumer Protection Act, and Basel 1, 2 and 3.
Statistics from PwC. Reference: www.businesstech.co.za
According to a new report, South Africa’s Big Four banks currently operate 2,877 traditional branches, which financial services firm PwCforecasts will reduce by 21% to 2,285 by 2016.