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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


Oz Forensics, SCORISTA and TalkBank win Innotribe’s Startup Challenge for Russia


SWIFT extends KYC Registry membership

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


22 additional global banks join the SWIFT gpi blockchain proof of concept

SWIFT opens The KYC Registry Security Attestation Application

SWIFT opens The KYC Registry Security Attestation Application

Road in mountain

The mandatory Release 7.2 is planned for August 2017

Customers must upgrade by November 2018


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Business Identifier Code (BIC) Directory

Open Banking: Transformation in financial services

New SWIFT Institute Working Paper on Open APIs published

SWIFT Benelux Forum 2017 looks at how to collaborate in an interconnected world

SWIFT Benelux Forum 2017 brought together almost 120 senior representatives of the Benelux financial industry on 16-17 May

Customer Security Programme (CSP)

Reinforcing the security of the global banking system


SWIFT Business Forum New York 2017

Over 600 senior leaders from across the financial ecosystem gathered in New York to discuss ‘Building the Future’ of the financial industry.

Financial institutions get SWIFTSmart with eLearning platform

SWIFT’s innovative eLearning platform expands to include 10 different languages as user base reaches 12,000 strong
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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.


The time has come for Instant Payments in Europe

Juliette Kennel and Carlo Palmers from SWIFT’s Market infrastructure team talk about the company’s instant payment strategy.

SWIFT Standards Forums land in the UK and USA

Global payments systems are set for transformation in the years ahead, to become more modern and efficient, and to provide new and...
ARC 2017

ARC 2017 - Special report

African Regional Conference 2017 - Financing for the Future


Compliance, innovation and standards top agenda SWIFT Business Forum Moscow 2017

The SWIFT Business Forum Moscow and ROSSWIFT AGM took place on 12 April at the Russian capital's Lotte Hotel with a record...

SWIFT Corporate Advisory Group (CAG) welcomes Chinese community representative

Today SWIFT welcomes a new member of the SWIFT Corporate Advisory Group (CAG) from China. Representing China is Dr. Xu Jie, Deputy...

Mandatory maintenance: Trade messages

Major upgrade for documentary credits and guarantees


Rising to the challenge

Recognised by Innotribe’s 2016 Industry Challenge on Compliance, identitii is addressing the difficulties banks face in sharing information effectively

Rabobank uses Compliance Analytics and Payments Data Quality to support compliance and drive operational excellence

Data analytics underpin KYC and Sanctions compliance and payments efficiency

Mandatory maintenance: Funds order messages

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


African Regional Conference 2017: Financing for the Future

ARC 2017 gathers almost 400 delegates from more than 45 countries in Abidjan to discuss regionalisation, the future of payments, cyber security...

Five questions to ask yourself about your DFS certification readiness

New requirements from the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) provide an opportunity to strengthen sanctions quality assurance and testing programmes
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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


SWIFT gpi: The biggest thing to happen to correspondent banking in 30 years

Over 300 representatives from banks, corporates, market infrastructures (MIs) and the press gather around the world to mark the successful delivery and...

SWIFT’s Customer Security Programme (CSP) is well underway. What has it achieved to date, and what are the next key milestones?

Stephen Gilderdale, Head of UK, Ireland and Nordics, and Tony Wicks, Head of AML Initiatives, discuss how SWIFT’s Customer Security Programme and...

India on its way to digitisation

Over 200 delegates joined SWIFT’s India and Subcontinents Regional Conference to discuss the digitisation of the country’s financial services

Australian banks to deliver enhanced cross-border payments experience to their customers

Business and technical innovation provides a new world for customers

Customer Security Programme

An update on the five strategic initiatives

SWIFT’s General Meeting of shareholders, 8 June 2017


SWIFT expands FX Performance Insights offering

New Business Intelligence FX Performance Insights tool is now available to the wider financial community

SWIFT supports new FX Global Code principles

SWIFT services fully aligned with principles of the FX Global Code

SWIFT publishes new Customer Security Controls Policy

Enhancing security; increasing transparency

Mitigating fraud risk through strengthened payment operations

New info paper explains how to protect your institution and your community.


Driving collaboration between corporates and banks at the London SWIFT for Corporates User Conference 2017

The annual two-day event, held at SWIFT London offices was attended by international banks and corporate treasurers from across the industries.

Gottfried Leibbrandt speaks at Bundesbank symposium

Bundesbank’s 2017 Payment Traffic Symposium brings together financial industry leaders and policy makers


Where today’s financial leaders and tomorrow’s big thinkers unite to accelerate the development and spread of innovation.


Compliance executives to increase investment in RegTech as geopolitical risks heighten

Global AML survey shows RegTech improves organisations’ abilities to tackle financial crime

SWIFT’s messaging traffic grows by 15.2% in Africa

Figures released at SWIFT’s 24th African Regional Conference in Abidjan show Africa has outperformed total growth of SWIFT globally

Financial Crime Compliance

When it comes to financial crime compliance, we understand the challenges of mitigating risks and costs. Our solutions are the result of working closely with our customers to understand and address their needs.

SWIFT launches the ‘SWIFT Information Sharing and Analysis Centre’

The latest development on cyber-security information sharing is part of SWIFT’s Customer Security Programme

Reference data consumption: a changing model

Behind SWIFTRef’s closed door customer roundtable
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