SOFE 2017 Amsterdam

SWIFT Operations Forum Europe 2017

29 November – 1 December 2017 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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SWIFT aligns KYC Registry with updated 'Wolfsberg DDQ' for Correspondent Banks

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SWIFT tests show blockchain has potential for global liquidity optimisation

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SWIFT gpi surpasses two million messages

With SWIFT gpi, corporate treasurers around the world are getting a better payments experience from over 120 leading transaction banks

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Fighting cyber-security threats on all fronts

SWIFT continues to support its customers in reinforcing the security of their SWIFT-related infrastructure

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Streamline standard migration process with new message translation offering

Sibos 2017 Toronto

Team Pulse OS wins SWIFT Institute university challenge

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Ericsson Selects SWIFT for Standardisation and Automation

Ericsson announced it will use SWIFT MT 798 messages for standardising and automating the communication with its financial institutions

Payments Data Quality service: BNP Paribas sets the pace

Reinforcing the payment chain to promote transparency

Leveraging international standards to unify emerging financial technologies

New paper discusses the value of ISO 20022 standards in the evolving FinTech landscape

Marketplace to become Service Bureau of SWIFT in India

The partnership will boost standardisation and harmonisation in India’s securities markets

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Reinforcing the security of the global banking system


J.P. Morgan and HSBC use The KYC Registry to streamline processes and improve customer experience

Sharing data to collectively improve consistency, efficiency and speed of KYC processes

SWIFT to support instant payments in Hong Kong

Hong Kong banks will be able to use SWIFT to connect to the upcoming Faster Payment System

Mandatory maintenance: Funds order messages

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


China Construction Bank leverages AMH for Corporate platform

Leading the way to enhance the corporate banking experience for multinational clients

SWIFT enhances connectivity to VPS, the Norwegian Central Securities Depository

SWIFT will reinforce its connectivity to Norway’s central securities depository

Mandatory maintenance: Trade messages

Major upgrade for documentary credits and guarantees


Digital Innovation in Trade Finance – Have we reached a tipping point?

A BCG white paper, written with SWIFT’s contribution

SWIFT expands Name Screening to support small firms and emerging markets in preventing financial crime

Hosted utility service enables firms to screen entire databases and single names against evolving sanctions and PEP lists
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SWIFT harmonises bank connectivity to VP SECURITIES using ISO 20022 standards

Enhancement enables banks to harness same industry standards used to connect with other securities market infrastructures across the globe

Fighting cyber-security threats on all fronts

SWIFT continues to support its customers in reinforcing the security of their SWIFT-related infrastructure


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SWIFT launches new cloud-based solution to enhance correspondent banking activities

Correspondent Banking Suite combines SWIFT products and services to make correspondent banking more efficient, secure and cost-effective

Canadian companies remain loyal to the Canadian dollar

SWIFT’s latest RMB Tracker shows that Canadian corporations have been slow to start using RMB for cross-border payments

SWIFT aligns KYC Registry with updated Wolfsberg Due Diligence Questionnaire (DDQ) for Correspondent Banks

SWIFT’s adoption of ‘Wolfsberg DDQ’ seeks to drive global standardisation in correspondent banking due diligence

Surpassing two-million messages, SWIFT gpi is the new standard in cross-border payments

With SWIFT gpi, corporate treasurers around the world are getting a better payments experience from over 120 leading transaction banks

Toronto look-ahead

Javier Pérez-Tasso, chief executive for the Americas & UK region outlines the major themes for SWIFT and its community in 2017 that...
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