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AccessPay and Assembly Payments win SWIFT’s global gpi industry challenge

Opportunity for collaborative innovation in cross-border payments


SWIFT launches gpi certification programme for global payment applications

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SWIFT brings global FinTech companies to LATTICE80 for community innovation

SWIFT gpi industry challenge brings 30 banks and FinTechs from around the world to work on a combined industry challenge

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SWIFT to facilitate instant payments in the U.S.

U.S. banks will have option to connect to new TCH real-time payments system via SWIFT gateway

SWIFT opens The KYC Registry Security Attestation Application

SWIFT opens The KYC Registry Security Attestation Application

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Global corporates urge banks to use SWIFT gpi

Six global Swiss companies say SWIFT gpi addresses their pain points around speed, transparency, and tracking of cross-border payments


SWIFT extends KYC Registry membership

Community-driven move increases transparency and supports know your customer compliance across the industry

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Landmark final wave sees four more CSDs go live on T2S using SWIFT

In the final migration wave, CSDs in Spain, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania successfully migrate to T2S using SWIFT’s Value Added Network solution

Business Forum East Africa – Securing the Future

At the second SWIFT Business Forum East Africa, discussions covered the key topics for the region including compliance and cybercrime, economic growth...

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Reinforcing the security of the global banking system


National Commercial Bank first Saudi Arabian bank to join SWIFT gpi

SWIFT gpi will bring more transparency and traceability to cross-border payments in the Middle East region

Corporates and SMEs can now track their cross-border payments with DBS' new service

DBS is first bank in Singapore and Hong Kong to execute cross-border payments with end-to-end tracking with SWIFT gpi

Mandatory maintenance: Funds order messages

New version of the investment funds order messages to go live in the SWIFTNet funds solution


SWIFT Users of South Africa (SUSA) celebrates its 35th Anniversary

6 September 1982 the first live SWIFT messages were exchanged within South Africa

SWIFT’s messaging traffic grows by 20.1% in East Africa

Figures released at SWIFT’s Business Forum East Africa also show intra-regional traffic has increased 19.8%

Mandatory maintenance: Trade messages

Major upgrade for documentary credits and guarantees


Building the future of Australia, Today

The Australian community gathers to discuss innovation
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Power-up your skills with SWIFTSmart

SWIFTSmart is  now available to all SWIFT users! Experience our new self-paced, interactive eLearning, available anytime and anywhere.


Be ready for critical change coming in Standards Release 2017

An approved change that impacts all MTs 103 users

Belize’s Central Bank adopts SWIFT Sanctions Screening

A move that further strengthens compliance programs across the Latin American region

Innotribe calls on FinTech startups to leverage the SWIFTgpi platform

Join the SWIFTgpi Industry Challenge: a 2 day workshop, 5 startups, 30 banks, and a chance to complete proof-of-concepts for 200,000 EUR


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RMB internationalisation: Can the Belt and Road revitalise the RMB?

SWIFT’s RMB Tracker provides new data and analysis into five key enablers of RMB internationalisation
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Rewiring securities post-trade: Challenges and opportunities in the new order

European CSDs must make good strategic choices to survive the post-T2S shake-out

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