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SWIFT News archive - 2015

24 Nov 2015Funds processing rates reach new levels of automationPress release
23 Nov 2015Citi India is the first to enable SWIFT as a channel for India’s corporate treasurersPress release
23 Nov 2015Payment services and AML directives address regulatory challenges with third party providersPress release
17 Nov 2015Panama’s Bank Association endorses SWIFT’s KYC RegistryPress release
12 Nov 2015New research paper from the SWIFT Institute evaluates real-time payment systemsPress release
29 Oct 2015RMB falls back to position #5 as an international payments currencyPress release
28 Oct 2015SWIFT helps build a world-class Central Clearing Counterparty in Latin America Press release
27 Oct 2015Iran Sanctions Agreement – UpdatePress release
23 Oct 2015Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation chooses SWIFT’s 3SKey solution for global roll-outPress release
15 Oct 2015KSNET Korea joins SWIFT’s Alliance Lite2 for Business ApplicationsPress release
15 Oct 2015Banco Santander joins SWIFT’s KYC RegistryPress release
14 Oct 2015BTMU chooses Compliance Analytics to further enhance its financial crime compliance programmePress release
14 Oct 2015Société Générale Group migrates French domestic payments traffic to SWIFT Press release
14 Oct 2015Hyperledger wins the 2015 Innotribe Startup ChallengePress release
13 Oct 2015SWIFT introduces Entity Plus Directory in response to regulatory reporting on counterparty transactionsPress release
13 Oct 2015SWIFT eases data industry challenges with new analytics tool Press release
13 Oct 2015SWIFT2020: from planning to executionSibos
12 Oct 2015Financial market infrastructures rally around ISO 20022 harmonisation planPress release
12 Oct 2015SWIFT2015 exceeded high expectationsSibos
12 Oct 2015SWIFT unveils expansion of its financial crime compliance services portfolio Press release
12 Oct 2015SWIFT to deliver a 57% price reduction by the end of 2015Press release
12 Oct 2015The Chinese road to platform disruptionInnotribe
11 Oct 2015Welcome to Sibos Singapore!Sibos
08 Oct 2015Industry agrees to global guidelines for intraday liquidity reportingPress release
06 Oct 2015Chinese Yuan demonstrates strong momentum to reach #4 as an international payments currency Press release
02 Oct 2015Innovation and financial sector evolution top the agenda at Business Forum MadridBusiness Forum
01 Oct 2015Corporate Actions survey reflects a positive trend in favour of automation and standardisationPress release
01 Oct 2015Gottfried Leibbrandt: The Banker and The Finanser interviewsCompany information
28 Sep 2015Caribbean Association of Banks endorses SWIFT’s KYC Registry Press release
23 Sep 2015Innovative MyStandards technology from SWIFT fast tracks bank onboarding for corporatesPress release
22 Sep 2015SWIFT’s LARC highlights the pressing need for cross-border collaboration amid the regulatory changes and volatility in the regionEvents
21 Sep 2015GlobalTrade Corporation integrates SWIFT’s Alliance Lite2 with its Multi-bank Trade Finance PlatformPress release
21 Sep 2015Deutsche Bank signs up for MyStandards Readiness PortalProducts and Services
15 Sep 2015SWIFT’s KYC Registry accelerates beyond 1,000 financial institutions worldwidePress release
03 Sep 2015Transforming the business of bankingCorporates
03 Sep 2015SWIFT Auditorium sessions at Sibos: Your chance to discover SWIFT’s award winning financial crime compliance portfolio!Sibos
02 Sep 2015Innotribe Startup Challenge Finalists prepare for the Finale at Sibos Singapore Press release
01 Sep 2015South Korea and Taiwan use the RMB for the majority of payments with China and Hong KongPress release
27 Aug 2015Itaú BBA to join SWIFT’s KYC Registry Press release
26 Aug 2015Nepal Investment Bank joins SWIFT’s KYC RegistryPress release
26 Aug 2015SWIFT Business Intelligence reaches another milestone Payments
10 Aug 2015SWIFT awards advanced bank-readiness certificate to Shinhan BankPress release
04 Aug 2015SWIFT’s KYC Registry named “Project of the Year” and “Compliance Project of the Year” by The BankerPress release
29 Jul 2015Renminbi adoption is on the rise in South AfricaPress release
27 Jul 2015SWIFT at Sibos 2015Sibos
20 Jul 2015Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development joins SWIFT’s KYC RegistryPress release
15 Jul 2015UniCredit’s Wohlgeschaffen to join SWIFT’s Corporate Advisory GroupCorporates
14 Jul 2015Iran sanctions agreementPress release
14 Jul 2015New paper from the SWIFT Institute examines the instability of large Bitcoin mining poolsPayments
14 Jul 2015Protect your personal data – email phishingData Privacy
13 Jul 2015Inaugural SWIFT Business Forum Brazil a rousing successBusiness Forum
08 Jul 2015Business Forum East Africa highlights regional potentialEvents
08 Jul 2015Preparing Customers for the SWIFT Standards Release 2015Standards
08 Jul 2015Creating common practices with the LITF Intraday Liquidity Reporting rule book to comply with BCBS 248Payments
07 Jul 2015Preparing for 2020 – Management ChangesPress release
06 Jul 20152015 Innotribe Startup Challenge run its last Regional Showcase in New YorkInnotribe
01 Jul 2015BTG Pactual joins SWIFT’s KYC Registry Press release
30 Jun 2015Millennials and the future of finance: A different kind of trustInnotribe
30 Jun 2015Nordnet first in Sweden with electronic mutual fund transfersConnectivity
25 Jun 2015Over 1,000 banks across the world use RMB for payments with China and Hong KongPress release
24 Jun 2015SWIFT supports successful go-live of T2SPress release
23 Jun 2015SWIFT launches Islamic Finance Rulebook for international roll-out and adoptionPress release
22 Jun 2015Innovate or lose out - In Conversation with André Casterman, SWIFTCorporates
19 Jun 2015Innotribe announces the winners of the 2015 Startup Challenge Showcase in New York Press release
17 Jun 2015The benefits and challenges of being an ISO 20022 pioneerEvents
16 Jun 2015Going the last mile with funds industry automationFunds
15 Jun 2015Poland strengthens its position as a financial hub for CEE Business Forum
15 Jun 2015Management ChangesPress release
15 Jun 2015SWIFT delivers over 150 ISO 20022 consulting projectsPress release
11 Jun 2015SWIFT welcomes four new Board membersPress release
10 Jun 2015SWIFT turns securities traffic data into valuable business insights for its customersPress release
09 Jun 20152015 Innotribe Startup Challenge was in Singapore for the fourth consecutive yearInnotribe
04 Jun 201526 New Corporates Join SWIFT in Asia Pacific Press release
04 Jun 2015Power Women in FinTech Innotribe
02 Jun 2015SWIFT opens office in Miami as part of its growth strategy for Latin AmericaPress release
29 May 2015De-crypting cryptocurrenciesPayments
28 May 2015ARC shows regional projects progressing and showcases African FinTech talentEvents
28 May 2015Innotribe announces the winners of the 2015 Startup Challenge Showcase in SingaporePress release
28 May 2015SWIFT opens The KYC Registry to funds distributors and custodiansPress release
27 May 2015RMB ranks #1 in Asia Pacific for payments with Greater ChinaPress release
27 May 20152015 Innotribe Startup Challenge ran its first showcase in AfricaInnotribe
27 May 2015The time to boost innovation capabilities is nowInnotribe
26 May 2015Funds processing rates reach new levels of automationPress release
22 May 2015Regulation and innovation drive agenda of second SWIFT Business Forum FrankfurtBusiness Forum
21 May 2015SWIFT Institute research shows benefits of outsourcing by mutual fundsPress release
18 May 2015Implementing the BCBS intraday liquidity monitoring tools with SWIFTPayments
18 May 2015Market infrastructures and SWIFT drive ISO 20022 market harmonisationStandards
18 May 2015Continuing the ISO 20022 story in IndonesiaStandards
15 May 2015SWIFT Business Forum London 2015: Harnessing change in financial servicesBusiness Forum
15 May 2015SWIFT Business Forum London delegates say regulation remains a top strategic priorityPress release
13 May 2015Compliance and standards top the agenda at biggest ever Moscow Business ForumBusiness Forum
07 May 2015Innotribe announces the winners of the 2015 Startup Challenge Showcase in Cape TownPress release
05 May 2015Financial community of Dominican Republic joins SWIFT’s KYC RegistryPress release
04 May 2015Business Forum Canada 2015Business Forum
04 May 2015Growth in Africa outperforms SWIFT global growth and data shows rising intra-Africa volumes Press release
04 May 20152015 Innotribe Startup Challenge kicked off in London!Innotribe
30 Apr 2015Canada takes off as official RMB clearing centrePress release
23 Apr 2015SWIFT paper explores the changing landscape of real-time paymentsPress release
23 Apr 2015Innotribe announces the winners of the 2015 Startup Challenge London ShowcasePress release
20 Apr 2015SWIFT adds new real-time delivery channel for payments reference dataPress release
15 Apr 2015SWIFT granted ASEA observer membershipPress release
09 Apr 2015New York Standards Forum and MyStandards User Group MeetingStandards
07 Apr 2015SWIFT donation to NORSA Community Care set to provide specialist care facilities for new born babiesPress release
06 Apr 2015Important Milestone for T2S Banks
03 Apr 2015SWIFT Business Forum Switzerland explores 2020, big data, compliance and standardsBusiness Forum
02 Apr 2015Frankfurt KYC Registry event attracts 70 compliance expertsEvents
01 Apr 2015UAE Banks Federation partners with SWIFT to lead industry discussion about global financial crime regulationsPress release
30 Mar 2015Banking 2015: Is digital even more of a priority than regulation?Payments
30 Mar 2015Nordics Regional Conference explores the impact of disruption on financial servicesBusiness Forum
30 Mar 2015RMB internationalisation is increasingly fuelled by offshore countries beyond Hong KongPress release
26 Mar 2015SWIFT announces distinguished speaker line-up for Business Forum LondonPress release
25 Mar 2015French asset manager OFI AM live on SWIFTConnectivity
24 Mar 2015Business Forum New York 2015Business Forum
19 Mar 2015Innotribe announces semi-finalists for the 2015 Startup ChallengePress release
17 Mar 2015Regulation, automation and financial crime compliance are top priorities for the investment management communityPress release
12 Mar 2015SWIFT appoints new Head of Market Initiatives in the AmericasPress release
10 Mar 2015Banks, vendors and professional services providers stand with SWIFT to support Innotribe’s 2015 Startup ChallengePress release
09 Mar 2015Share Re-Allocation and Board ChangesPress release
03 Mar 2015SWIFT enhances Sanctions Testing service with new performance measurement capabilities Press release
26 Feb 2015RMB strengthens its position as the second most used currency for documentary credit transactionsPress release
12 Feb 2015SWIFT Institute announces research agenda for 2015Press release
11 Feb 2015SWIFT Profile now available for KYC Registry usersCompliance
10 Feb 2015SWIFT leverages its global reference data platform to serve local communitiesPress release
10 Feb 2015SWIFT selected by Payments Council to host national data platform for SEPA IBAN OnlyPress release
29 Jan 2015Harnessing timely data for better FX decisionsTreasury
28 Jan 2015RMB breaks into the top five as a world payments currencyPress release
20 Jan 2015SWIFT Explained – Customer Support launches ‘How to’ videosProducts and Services
15 Jan 2015SWIFT announces expansion plans to support vibrant business growth in sub-Saharan AfricaPress release
13 Jan 2015SWIFT extends Sanctions Screening to support all financial transaction formatsPress release
12 Jan 2015SWIFT appoints new Chief Technology and Chief Operations OfficersPress release
06 Jan 2015SWIFT announces 10% rebate on 2014 messagingPress release