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Name Screening

SWIFT’s Name Screening service is now available

New secure online lookup tool lets banks and corporations screen names against sanctions, PEP and private lists.

Cyber Security

Cyber security in the financial industry

Continuing the cyber dialogue

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Holistic data solution for comprehensive due diligence

Integration of data from The KYC Registry and Bankers World Online

Release 7.2

Release 7.2 is coming

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Customer Security Programme

SWIFT launches dedicated customer security programme

Reinforcing the security of the global banking system

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

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Banking

Our messaging, standards and services connect you to your counterparties worldwide, so you can transact securely and reliably.

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Securities

The securities transaction life-cycle is complex. Reduce risks and costs with scalable, standard, cross-industry solutions.

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Corporates

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

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Market Infrastructures

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

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Customer Security Programme

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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Asian banks continue to utilise SWIFT’s Sanctions Screening service

10 Nepalese banks join nearly 600 users of the hosted utility service for sanctions compliance
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Caribbean CSDs sign SWIFT’s ISO 20022 Harmonisation Charter

Central Securities Depositories in Barbados and Jamaica’s are now poised to support regional and international initiatives
Compliance

Mitigating fraud risk through strengthened payment operations

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

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SWIFT Institute issues cyber challenge to Canadian students

SWIFT Institute Student Challenge offers Canadian students reward for new cyber security solutions
CSP

Customer Security Programme (CSP)

Reinforcing the security of the global banking system

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SWIFT and Fox-IT reconfirm cyber cooperation during Belgian state visit to the Netherlands

Memorandum of understanding cements cyber security cooperation
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Business Forum West Africa – Africa is still rising

Over 200 delegates came together for the SWIFT Business Forum West Africa in Lagos, Nigeria on 8 November 2016 to discuss the...
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It’s here! A faster search with a better user experience

We are pleased to announce our new search platform that provides you with a much improved user experience. It is designed to...
SWIFT Services

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.

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Atlas Copco Chooses SWIFT MT 798 and GTC’s @GlobalTrade Multi-bank Trade Finance Platform

Atlas Copco has selected GTC’s technology for managing guarantees and export documentary credits, as well as SWIFT MT 798 messages for exchanging...
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SWIFT Institute on Cyber Security

Given the importance of cyber security, here is a quick update on all the research activities that SWIFT Institute is carrying out...
Paper

Sibos in review: Banking low-risk clients in high-risk jurisdictions

Compliance experts at Sibos 2016 explored the implications of de-risking and the possible solutions.

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Euro surpasses RMB in traditional trade finance

SWIFT RMB Tracker shows the euro is now the second-most-active currency for trade finance, whilst the RMB slips to position number three
Innotribe

Sibos in review: Innotribe Magazine

Innotribe at Sibos 2016 Geneva: get insights from industry experts on innovation, future of money, AI, cyber security, and blockchain.

Compliance

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.
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SWIFT’s KYC Registry crosses 3,000-member milestone

Industry utility continues its momentum, as customers report a 45 percent reduction in the time it takes to complete the KYC process
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SWIFT CISO Marc Hofmann speaks at FT Banking Summit 2016

Chief Information Security Officer underlines the security challenge facing all financial organisations on cyber panel
Insights

Innotribe

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

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SWIFT goes live with new eLearning platform

SWIFTSmart revolutionises training programme with digital courses and social learning capabilities
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Nordea pushes the ‘envelope’ with uptake of SWIFT MT 798

Nordea, amongst the ten largest universal banks in Europe in terms of total market capitalisation, has taken steps to fully automate its...
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From Geneva to Toronto

SWIFT at Sibos brought together three senior SWIFT executives to review Sibos 2016 and look ahead to next year’s event in Toronto
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