Global Payments Innovation Initiative

US payment market infrastructures agree to support SWIFT gpi tracking

The Federal Reserve Banks and The Clearing House develop local market practices to facilitate end-to-end payments tracking for their participants


Real-time payments closer to a reality in Australia

The New Payments Platform is a landmark payments industry initiative in Australia. It heralds a new dawn for fast, flexible and data-rich domestic payments


Major global transaction banks are live with SWIFT gpi

Corporate treasurers around the world are getting a better cross-border payments experience, today

Release 7.2

Release 7.2 is coming

Have you planned for the change to your systems?

EasyWay over SWIFT for Security and Messaging

Mandatory Maintenance – Funds Order messages

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

Cyber Security

Cyber security in the financial industry: Collaboration

Continuing the cyber dialogue


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

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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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Total messages 2017 Growth YTD Network availability 2017
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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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Innotribe reveals the secrets to success for innovation in financial services

New research from Innotribe examines the inner workings of innovation within financial institutions, revealing the essentials for high performing innovation teams

Combatting financial crime: Machine

Exploring the potential of machine learning, and of adopting a joined-up approach to anti-fraud and AML programmes

Business Forum Canada – Building the Future

This event, for the SWIFT community, will focus on the key trends affecting the financial industry, particularly as it impacts the Canadian market.


Banking low-risk clients in high-risk jurisdictions

Experts discuss managing correspondent relationships in a highly regulated world

SWIFT speaks at RSA conference in San Francisco

SWIFT’s Marc Hofmann and Byron Thatcher asked to share intelligence about cyber heists and the financial industry’s response to cyber challenges

Name Screening

Supporting effective sanctions compliance by screening single names against sanctions, PEP and private lists


One PM AG is first company to embed Alliance Lite2 in portfolio management system

One PM is the first SWIFT Alliance Lite2 for Business Applications partner that addresses the asset management customer segment

Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan communities join more than 3,500 financial institutions using SWIFT’s KYC Registry

Both financial communities will use industry-owned utility to help address growing KYC compliance challenges. Many of each countries’ banks are already users...

New Sibos paper recaps the rise of compliance utilities

Panellists: utilities are helping the industry reduce compliance costs, address regulatory requirements

Five central securities depositories go live in T2S Wave 4 using SWIFT

CSDs in Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Slovakia and Slovenia successfully migrate to T2S using SWIFT’s Value Added Network solution

Daily Validation Reports are now available

Validate your SWIFT transaction activity and understand payment risks on a daily basis. Detect unusual payment flows quickly and easily using Daily Validation Reports.


Payments best practices, Daily Validation Reports, support customers’ fraud prevention programmes

New elements are part of SWIFT’s Customer Security Programme to protect its community

The Innotribe Startup Challenge returns to Africa for the third consecutive year. Startups, it is time to apply!

For the third time, Innotribe will provide unique networking opportunities with banks and VCs to selected FinTech startups during SWIFT’s African Regional...

Innotribe calls on the best FinTech startups in Russia and neighbouring CIS countries

The Innotribe Startup Challenge is travelling to Russia for the first time in search for the best FinTech startups to showcase their...

Mitigating fraud risk through strengthened payment operations

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


Experts: industry must adapt to address evolving terrorist financing threats

New paper recaps Counter Terrorist Financing discussion from Sibos

RMB internationalisation stalls in 2016

SWIFT RMB Tracker shows an overall decline in RMB payments by value for 2016, closing out the year in sixth place among...

Customer Security Programme (CSP)

Reinforcing the security of the global banking system


Mexico’s CIBanco adopts SWIFT’s Compliance Analytics to prevent financial crime

CIBanco becomes the first Latin American bank to harness the power of SWIFT’s advanced data analytics to detect financial crime

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
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.


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

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 Institute issues cyber challenge to Canadian students

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

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...

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...

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.

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