2014 – Payment and Securities Settlement Systems and Payment Systems Regulation

(virtual seminar)

22 – 24 November 2021


This seminar aims to give and share detailed information on the payment and securities settlement infrastructure in the Czech Republic and the role of the central bank in this area. The presentations will be followed by a discussion session.

An interactive workshop will enable participants to discuss topics related to the payment and securities settlement infrastructure and payment systems regulation in their countries.

Target group

The seminar is intended for payment systems specialists and payment systems regulators working in senior-level positions (middle management) in a central bank.


  • Introduction to payment issues in the Czech Republic
  • National and EU payment systems legislation and the role of the CNB
  • Oversight
  • The role of SecuRe Pay Forum and EBA in payments
  • CERTIS – The CNB’s payment system. Instant Payments in the Czech Republic
  • Securities settlement systems in the Czech Republic
  • Payment instruments
  • European payment systems – TARGET, STEP2
  • Crypto-assets and blockchain technology. Financial innovations
  • Anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing measures
Length 3 days
Language English
Number of participants 1–2 from each country
Application deadline 30 September 2021**

** Extension of the application deadline because of the pandemic situation.