Fast forward to Toronto

Fast forward to Toronto

Interview with Javier Pérez Tasso, chief executive Americas and UK region, SWIFT

Platform for growth

Platform for growth

SWIFT CMO, Christian Sarafidis explains how SWIFT can help to reconcile competing challenges for the financial services community

New customer security standards and assurance framework

New customer security standards and assurance framework

Standards and framework will be applicable to all SWIFT customers

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Cyber security

SWIFT announces new security tool to strengthen customer fraud controls

Helping customers detect fraudulent payments

SWIFT security update

Security announcements

SWIFT statements on recent customer security incidents

About Us

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Financial messaging standards enable the global industry to work together. Find out how we help shape market practice and define global standards.

FIN messages
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FIN messages
in September 2016
Total messages 2016 Growth YTD Network availability 2016
25.06Mio 491Mio 4,784Mio 5.83% 99.999%
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News highlights

Press releases

Global events

White papers

In the spotlight

SWIFT India soars

Since going live in March, SWIFT’s initiative to support domestic financial messaging in India is bearing fruit, says SWIFT India CEO, Kiran...

SWIFT identifies new ways for banks to simplify payment routing data

New paper outlines opportunities to rationalise BICs and centralise the internal routing of payments

SWIFT successfully completes first phase of global payments innovation initiative pilot

Global banks prepare for gpi go-live in early 2017

Navigating FATF Recommendation 16

Learn about the implications of stricter requirements for wire transfers in an article reprinted from ACAMS Today


United Arab Emirates shows stellar growth in RMB adoption

Special edition of SWIFT’s RMB Tracker for Sibos 2016 shows new frontiers for RMB internationalisation in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)

SWIFT gpi: The future of cross-border payments

One year on from Sibos in Singapore and the progress of the global payments innovation (gpi) initiative can now be measured in...

SWIFT to launch new hosted Name Screening service

The new service will enhance compliance efforts for financial institutions and corporates through fast and accurate name screening against a variety of...

Scaling up on compliance

Financial crime compliance has risen steadily up the agenda of global industry regulators since 2008. SWIFT is keeping pace accordingly.
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Sibos 2016 Geneva

Discover how SWIFT is making real world change for the financial industry


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 examines application of financial business standards to distributed ledger technology and smart contracts

New paper highlights opportunity for financial industry to coordinate efforts using common messaging and data standards


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

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