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SWIFT launches new ‘Pay Later’ API standard

New standard will allow instant loan approval flow between banks and retailers

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2018: A year of great gains for SWIFT gpi

Less than two years since launch, gpi captures over half of cross-border SWIFT flows

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What are UETRs and are you ready to process them?

The 2018 Standards release comes with new operational requirements around UETRs, bringing the benefits of gpi to life

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Delivering a global platform for the financial services API economy

New SWIFT white paper explores how the global financial services industry can unlock the potential of API technology


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SWIFT is advancing its solutions to address capital market challenges. Reduce costs and risks with securities transaction and FX market solutions.

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As a multinational, you want industry-standard ways to work with multiple banking partners for cash, trade and corporate treasury.

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Resilience, security and responsiveness are your core operational requirements. Our solutions help you deliver for your community.

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SWIFT's Customer Security Programme – a focused effort to help customers reinforce the security of their SWIFT-related infrastructure against cyber-threats.
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Bank Hapoalim is first bank in Israel to sign up for SWIFT gpi

SWIFT gpi will enable Bank Hapoalim to provide all customers with increased speed, transparency and traceability of cross-border payments

Deutsche Bundesbank embraces SWIFT MyStandards for ISO 20022 migration project

Central bank will use platform to ensure smooth transition for community members


Cross-border payments, transformed.


Standards: the key to making APIs the new normal in banking

What is the value of open APIs to the financial services industry? What are their advantages, and how can they be exploited...

Financial crime compliance challenges and strategies outlined in new Celent Sibos report

Download analysis of the evolving financial crime compliance landscape

Customer Security Programme (CSP)

Reinforcing the security of the global banking system.


2018: A year of great gains for SWIFT gpi

Less than two years since launch, gpi captures over half of cross-border SWIFT flows

Bank of Cyprus becomes first Cypriot bank to join SWIFT gpi

SWIFT gpi will enable Bank of Cyprus to increase the speed, transparency and traceability of cross-border payments for its customers

Mandatory maintenance: Trade messages

Major upgrade for documentary credits and guarantees


ISO 20022 migration: A community approach every step of the way

Helping you ensure a smooth transition to the new global standard

Ping An streamlines cross-border payments with SWIFT

Hear more from Ping An Insurance about its journey on SWIFT gpi for Corporates (g4C)


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SWIFT for Securities: Another record year in the capital markets

Volumes continue double-digit growth

SWIFT announces CEO transition

Transition timed to ensure smooth changeover

Banco Santander shares insights on using SWIFT Compliance Analytics

As regulatory pressure shows no sign of abating, data analytics are playing a critical role in supporting compliance.

Latest version of SWIFTSmart brings fresh new content and learning tools

Enhance your knowledge and competence of SWIFT products and services

14 major banks join SWIFT gpi pre-validation pilot focused on error detection

SWIFT announces it will begin piloting an integrated pre-validation gpi payments service with 14 major banks from around the world.
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