SWIFT Chairman addresses the Business Forum London

Yawar Shah highlights urgency and importance of SWIFT’s Customer Security Control Framework – here is his speech in full


Leading global transaction banks kick off blockchain PoC with SWIFT gpi

SWIFT’s PoC will determine if DLT can help banks reconcile their nostro accounts in real time


Payments standards changes for 2020 and why you should act now

SWIFT FIN Standards Release 2020 prepares the community for a more systematic approach to compliance

Cyber Security

SWIFT launches anti-fraud payment control service for customers

New solution is a major milestone in SWIFT’s Customer Security Programme

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Cyber security in the financial industry

The convergence of cyber and financial crime

Customer Security Programme

SWIFT Customer Security Controls Framework published

A significant milestone in the Customer Security Programme to reinforce the security of the global financial community

Release 7.2

Release 7.2 is coming

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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


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

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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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Transforming Cash and Trade Operations in the Indian Asset Management Industry

New paper shows standardisation and automation as the path to increased efficiency and straight through processing

Transforming the ASEAN landscape with Innovation and Cybersecurity

Development of trust is paramount for the industry

Customer Security Programme (CSP)

Reinforcing the security of the global banking system


SWIFT updates reference data service

SWIFTRef’s Bankers World Online query tool undergoes a facelift, adds improved search fields and simplified navigation for easier access to reference data

Experts gather to discuss cybersecurity and innovation in Toronto

The SWIFT Business Forum Canada 2017

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.


SWIFT announces new payment controls service to bolster customers’ fraud and cyber-crime controls

New solution is a major milestone in SWIFT’s Customer Security Programme, a suite of initiatives designed to increase security and trust within...

Global trade in a digital age

New paper by SWIFT and the Boston Consulting Group discusses ways of unlocking the full potential of trade and commerce for Digital...

Name Screening

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


Asian corporates joining SWIFT doubles in the past two years

In 2016, 46 corporates in Asia Pacific adopted SWIFT to communicate with their banking partners around the globe

De-risking and financial inclusion

Community engagement can aid banks in addressing the challenges posed by de-risking, and SWIFT is here to help
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.


Dual challenges of innovation and risk management top the agenda at SWIFT Business Forum London 2017

Industry leaders gather to address security, resilience and innovation in the face of rapidly-evolving cyber threats and ongoing market change

SWIFT publishes 2016 UN Global Compact Communication on Progress

SWIFT supports the ten universally accepted principles of the UNCG and has taken a series of actions to advance those principles within...

Mitigating fraud risk through strengthened payment operations

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


Dries Watteyne speaks at Kasperky’s Security Analyst Summit

Annual conference draws together experts from diverse fields to collaborate on fight against cyber crime

Egypt’s recent economic reforms top the agenda at the SWIFT Business Forum Egypt

Latest SWIFT traffic data released at the event shows that growth in Egypt outperformed growth of SWIFT globally in 2016


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


Dominican Republic’s Central Bank adopts SWIFT Sanctions Screening

SWIFT’s Sanctions Screening crosses the 600-member milestone

Achieving Financial Integration in the ASEAN Region

New paper discusses challenges to ASEAN regions financial integration efforts and recommends steps to address these

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.

Gottfried Leibbrandt speaks at EU FinTech conference

EU FinTech conference brings together financial industry leaders and policy makers

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
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