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Past webinars
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Advanced user identity and mandate management as a service: Treasury business processes with tailored banking controls

Faced with increasing security concerns and risks of internal fraud, corporates and banks are looking for ways to extend controls on their banking communications. Banks have responded to such needs with advanced user identity and mandate management services, traditionally limited to their online banking channels, now also available on their direct connectivity channels. Learn about the industry trends and market practices in the corporate to bank cash management services, and get an overview of the different practice levels provided by banks to corporates today, including end-to-end verification workflows and user level mandate management services (eBAM). Andre Casterman, Christoph Albers and Sebastian Rojas, Corporates & Supply Chain Markets, EMEA

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Alliance Access Database Recovery

  • How the Alliance Access Database Recovery tool protects you against loosing messages
  • How to use the Database Recovery tool if you already have recovery procedures in place
Technical Sales team

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Alliance interfaces on Linux

  • What are the main drivers to move to Linux
  • Which SWIFT applications are supported on Linux and what is the SWIFT offering
  • How SWIFT can assist you to make the migration as smooth as possible
Harmen Zweers, Customer Support EMEA

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Alliance Lite2 introduction

Learn about the benefits of using Alliance Lite2 for connecting to the SWIFT network.

John Taboada and Juan Elias, SWIFT Americas

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Discover SWIFT’s BIC and LEI directories

To comply with the many industry regulations financial institutions typically need access to the most accurate and up-to-date identifications of legal entities. Join this 30-minute webinar to learn all about SWIFT’s BIC and LEI solutions, and discover:

  • the SWIFTRef BIC to LEI Directory
  • the SWIFTRef BIC Archive Directory
  • the BIC Directory
Karel Spiritus, Andrew Foulds and Michel Vaneijk – SWIFTRef product specialists from SWIFT  

EMIR compliance made easy with SWIFT

With just a few months to go before EMIR reporting becomes mandatory for corporates, it is crucial to start thinking about implementation now. This webinar focuses on key compliance obligations for end users under European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) and SWIFT solutions that can help to meet those obligations.

Joe Halberstadt, Banking and Treasury Markets; Mathias Schotte, Matching; Ekaterina Matina, Corporate Business

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Evolving from Entry to Access

Find out how your organisation can benefit from the Alliance Access release 7 features to grow your business and lower your total cost of ownership.

Hemant Chandak, Products, Markets & Initiatives Asia Pacific

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Funds migration programme

This webinar informs you about the Funds Migration Programme and the current programme enablers, focusing on some specific products and services supporting funds users in their ISO 20022 adoption project.

Katrina Greenslade & Anne Schroeder, Funds Migration Team, EMEA

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Gain better visibility to cash in the cloud

Corporate treasurers are seeking ways to comply with regulatory changes while keeping a close eye on their global cash visibility.  As a result, more and more corporations are looking to SWIFT to help them manage their treasury operations. SWIFT cordially invites you to join a free Webinar which will cover the following topics:

  • Learn how to get better visibility to cash while automating payments, FX confirmations, securities and trade transactions
  • Hear why and how corporate treasury departments are leveraging the secure SWIFT channel to connect to their banking relationships
  • The discussion will include connectivity options, SWIFT standards and initiatives such as SWIFTRef (directory services), Electronic Bank Account Management, and bank on-boarding.

The session is approved for 1.2 CTP/CCM recertification credits by the Association for Financial Professionals.

Matteo Monaco, Head of Corporate Sales – SWIFT Americas

Stacy Rosenthal, Senior Business Manager – SWIFT Americas

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How to increase resiliency?

Join this free 45 minutes interactive webinar to learn:

  • How the Alliance Access Database Recovery tool protects you against loosing messages
  • How to use the Database Recovery tool if you already have recovery procedures in place
  • How to increase resiliency of your SWIFT infrastructure with RAHA on Alliance Gateway
 

Svetlana Levina, Alliance Factors

Simon Lau, Markets & Initiatives Asia Pacific

 

Implementing FileAct on Alliance Access

Join this free 45 minutes interactive webinar to learn:

  • FileAct and the SWIFT FileAct interfaces in Release 7
  • How the Alliance messaging interfaces Entry and Access allow you to implement a FileAct solution that is ready for the future
  • What is the easiest solution to automate your FileAct flow in a fast and cost effective way

Svetlana Levina, Alliance Factors

Harmen Zweers, Customer Support EMEA

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Increase your resilience with Alliance Lifeline and Database Recovery

As a SWIFT user, you understand how important your connection is to your operations. But what if an emergency disrupts your access to the SWIFT network? Alliance Lifeline is a cost-effective service that enables you to keep on using SWIFT if your standard connection becomes unavailable. Fast and easy to activate, it lets you exchange messages and use SWIFT services until your SWIFT connection becomes operational again. During this webinar, we will also explain how the Alliance Access Database Recovery tool protects you against losing messages, and how to use the tool when you already have recovery procedures in place.

Imran Mirza, Technical Sales & Community Initiatives EMEA

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Insights on Trade Finance (FIN messaging activity)

A webinar on current trends in the market and how SWIFT can support you in being successful. Do you struggle to monitor growth of your flows and regional/country outreach? Do you want to compare your business with other Trade Finance market players? Are you eager to learn how the Watch portfolio can help you make business decisions? Then, this webinar is for you.

SWIFT's Business Intelligence and Corporate & Supply Chain Markets teams, EMEA

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Integration Services

Find out how the SWIFT Integration Services team can ease your organization’s integration requirements around SWIFT MT & ISO20022 based solutions such as Worker Remittances and SWIFTNet Funds, as well as supporting Corporate flows, FileAct services, MT/MX coexistence using SWIFT Integration products.

Forrest Lin, Products, Markets and Initiatives, Asia Pacific

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Move to SOAPHA and MQHA

As announced previously, the deadline for moving to new adapter technology is 31 December 2014 (this refers to the CASmF and MQSA adapters). If you do not migrate by then, you may be subject to additional maintenance costs or lack of service coverage. This webinar answers all questions you may have on the subject.

Mark Hadwick, Technical Sales & Community Initiatives EMEA

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MyStandards - an introduction

Learn more about MyStandards, a collaborative web platform used to better manage standards definitions and usage in the industry.

Jeffery Eck, Standards Specialist, Americas

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MyStandards - get ready for standards release 2013

Find out how MyStandards can help you save time in managing your standards release 2013. MyStandards is the new, collaborative web-based tool that facilitates your standards management: easy browsing of MT and MX standards; generating user-friendly documentation for the message(s) of your choice; one-click comparative analysis between message versions; and much more.

SWIFT Standards experts

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MyStandards - how to explore and manage market practice guidelines

Learn more about MyStandards, a collaborative web platform used to better manage standards definitions and usage in the industry. This webinar focuses on the market practice guidelines.

Chantal Van Es, Standards Specialist, EMEA
Jeffery Eck, Standards Specialist, Americas

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MyStandards - V1.4 overview

This new release is about creating an intuitive user experience and enabling easy access to content.

Anne-Catherine Corbu, Marc Delbaere, Stijn Muys, MyStandards, EMEA

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Operational Reporting in Alliance Access

Operational Reporting is a new tool that unlocks the power of operational data in the Alliance Access database. It is easy to use and of particular interest to administrators, who can use it to analyse traffic flows, perform audit activities, and much more. During this free 45 minutes session you will hear about the main benefits of Operational Reporting:

  • Greater efficiency, enhanced cost and resource management
  • Reduced operational risk and improved customer service
  • Easier regulatory compliance

Harmen Zweers, Customer Support EMEA

Hemant Chandak, Products, Markets & Initiatives Asia Pacific

Svetlana Levina, Alliance Factors

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SEPA migration end date regulation

By 1 February 2014, the Eurozone countries will have to switch from legacy standards to harmonized SEPA credit transfer and SEPA direct debit schemes for payments in euro.Urgent decisions have to be taken on the migration design and implementation plan. There are also many aspects that are to be carefully considered such as compliance with the ISO 20022 standards, the use of IBAN, derogations to the migration calendar in member states, and so on.

Cédric Cabaret, Payment Market Infrastructures, EMEA

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Is your master data ready for SEPA?

 

Get a comprehensive  overview of the various steps necessary for achieving SEPA data compliance within the end date regulation

Harmen Zweers, SWIFT EMEA 

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SWIFTRef's online directories offering

To enhance straight-through-processing of payments, reduce processing costs and speed up payment repairs or investigations, it is critical for a financial institution to have any-time access to worldwide, accurate and up-to-date reference data. SWIFTRef's online directories portfolio responds to this challenge by providing a rich selection of web query tools to research the world's most up-to-date reference database.

Michel Vaneijk, Myriam Soriano and Giulia Meneghello, SWIFTRef experts, EMEA

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SWIFTRef's newest bank directory for corporate SAP/ERP users

Learn about our newest SWIFTRef payments reference data directory "Bank Directory for SAP":

  • customised for SAP and other ERP-systems
  • containing all the Bank and SEPA data you need for trouble-free payments processing
  • optimised for fast import into your existing systems and for automated maintenance

Anne-Sophie Walravens and Dusan Pobuda, SWIFT EMEA

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SWIFTRef: Be SEPA ready corporate with SWIFTRef and SAP

SEPA at your doorstep! SWIFTRef is the industry-wide utility for global payments reference data, delivered by SWIFT. In the context of SEPA, SWIFTRef services enable you to:

  • convert BBAN to IBAN for your existing vendor and client database
  • ensure correct and up-to-date bank details in order to process payments
  • seamless integration of reference data into your ERP/SAP systems and payments flow.

Your ultimate benefits are: achieve and maintain Straight-Through-Processing (STP) for your SEPA and non-SEPA payments; reduce time and manage cost on errors and repairs; and be SEPA compliant.

Michel Van Eijk, Giulia Meneghello and Zorica Srbinova, SWIFTRef experts, EMEA

Stacy Rozenthal, Initiatives, Americas

Ekaterina Matina, Corporates Sales, EMEA

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SWIFTRef Concept & Portfolio

This webinar focuses on the key features of SWIFTRef, and is followed by a demo of Bankers World Online and a Q&A session.

Topics covered are: Sources of data collection, Data types, SWIFTRef product portfolio, Flat files products: update of Bank Directory Plus and IBAN Plus, Distribution Model Overview, and Web Services.

Ludmila Polevaya, Alliance Factors

 

SWIFTRef gets you ready for SEPA

SEPA on your doorstep! SWIFTRef, the solution to efficiently process IBAN payments; reduce time and money spent on errors and repairs; and make you SEPA and IBAN compliant.

Michel Van Eijk, Myriam Soriano, Giulia Meneghello, Dusan Pobuda and Zorica Srbinova, SWIFTRef experts, EMEA

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SWIFT Sanctions Screening

Learn more about SWIFT Sanctions Screening (webinar provided in Spanish)

James Wills

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SWIFT Sanctions Screening  

Learn more about SWIFT Sanctions Screening (webinar provided in Portuguese)

James Wills

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Sanctions Screening: Wondering how to comply with Sanctions Regulations?

SWIFT Sanctions Screening service helps you to be compliant in a simple and quick way (webinar given in Russian)

Alexander Stepanov, Alliance Factors

Gizem Tansu,  Sanctions and AML solutions, SWIFT EMEA

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System Reviews by SWIFT

Learn how SWIFT's services can help you to review your SWIFT setup and to define actions to reach a Best Practices implementation:

  • The Health Check focuses on the system setup and will tell you if your SWIFT system is in good shape.
  • The Technical Audit focuses on infrastructure architecture and management and will tell you if your SWIFT infrastructure is well designed and managed.
Technical Sales team

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Using SWIFT with Alliance Lite2

Alliance Lite2 is the new cloud-based way to connect to the SWIFT network. Highly secure and reliable, it enables you to send and receive all SWIFT message types and files. Alliance Lite2 supports the volume needs of most SWIFT users including corporates, investment managers, broker/dealers, banks and more. Join us to learn:

  • What is the easiest way to use SWIFT
  • How does Alliance Lite2 address common challenges of your industry
  • What is the SWIFT offering

Harmen Zweers, Customer Support EMEA

Rahul Jain, Products, Markets & Initiatives Asia Pacific

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You’ve got SWIFT now – what else can you do with it?

After implementing SWIFT, you are assessing if your company is getting all the benefits from your SWIFT implementation. Are there additional ways you can reduce operational costs, increase efficiency and automate more? This webinar presents ways in which you can leverage your SWIFT connection for continued ROI and cover the following topics:

  • An introduction to Alliance Lite2, a cloud-based option for connectivity
  • Learn about value added services that can support your cash and treasury needs including SWIFTRef (directory services) to support STP payments and SEPA, multi bank signing and authentication with SWIFT Secure Signature Key (3SKey), as well as on-boarding
  • Hear about other messages to support the move from paper to electronic processes including Trade, eBAM (electronic bank account management) and FX
Stacy Rosenthal, Initiatives, SWIFT Americas & Matteo Monaco, Business Development, SWIFT Americas

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