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SWIFT to facilitate instant payments in the U.S.

U.S. banks will have option to connect to new TCH real-time payments system via SWIFT gateway

SWIFT opens The KYC Registry Security Attestation Application

SWIFT opens The KYC Registry Security Attestation Application

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RMB internationalisation: Can the Belt and Road revitalise the RMB?

SWIFT’s RMB Tracker provides new data and analysis into five key enablers of RMB internationalisation

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Global corporates urge banks to use SWIFT gpi

Six global Swiss companies say SWIFT gpi addresses their pain points around speed, transparency, and tracking of cross-border payments

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SWIFT extends KYC Registry membership

Community-driven move increases transparency and supports know your customer compliance across the industry

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The mandatory Release 7.2 is planned for August 2017

Customers must upgrade by November 2018

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Be ready for critical change coming in Standards Release 2017

An approved change that impacts all MTs 103 users
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Belize’s Central Bank adopts SWIFT Sanctions Screening

A move that further strengthens compliance programs across the Latin American region
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Reinforcing the security of the global banking system

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Innotribe calls on FinTech startups to leverage the SWIFTgpi platform

Join the SWIFTgpi Industry Challenge: a 2 day workshop, 5 startups, 30 banks, and a chance to complete proof-of-concepts for 200,000 EUR
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SWIFT ISO 20022 Implementation Strategies: Standard-bearer for future global payments systems

A new information paper from SWIFT Standards explains how market infrastructures can defend against fragmentation and manage the transition to ISO 20022

Mandatory maintenance: Funds order messages

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

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Open Banking: Transformation in financial services

New SWIFT Institute Working Paper on Open APIs published
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Oz Forensics, SCORISTA and TalkBank win Innotribe’s 2017 Startup Challenge for Russia

Winning startups receive a cash prize and the opportunity to share their insights about FinTech innovation in Russia with the global financial...

Mandatory maintenance: Trade messages

Major upgrade for documentary credits and guarantees

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SWIFT Benelux Forum 2017 looks at how to collaborate in an interconnected world

SWIFT Benelux Forum 2017 brought together almost 120 senior representatives of the Benelux financial industry on 16-17 May
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SWIFT Business Forum New York 2017

Over 600 senior leaders from across the financial ecosystem gathered in New York to discuss ‘Building the Future’ of the financial industry.
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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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Financial institutions get SWIFTSmart with eLearning platform

SWIFT’s innovative eLearning platform expands to include 10 different languages as user base reaches 12,000 strong
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Instant Payments is coming to Europe

Carlo Palmers and Isabelle Olivier from SWIFT talk about the company’s instant payment strategy.
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SWIFT Standards Forums land in the UK and USA

Global payments systems are set for transformation in the years ahead, to become more modern and efficient, and to provide new and...
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Compliance, innovation and standards top agenda SWIFT Business Forum Moscow 2017

The SWIFT Business Forum Moscow and ROSSWIFT AGM took place on 12 April at the Russian capital's Lotte Hotel with a record...
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Rewiring securities post-trade: Challenges and opportunities in the new order

European CSDs must make good strategic choices to survive the post-T2S shake-out

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SWIFT Corporate Advisory Group (CAG) welcomes Chinese community representative

Today SWIFT welcomes a new member of the SWIFT Corporate Advisory Group (CAG) from China. Representing China is Dr. Xu Jie, Deputy...
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Rising to the challenge

Recognised by Innotribe’s 2016 Industry Challenge on Compliance, identitii is addressing the difficulties banks face in sharing information effectively
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Rabobank uses Compliance Analytics and Payments Data Quality to support compliance and drive operational excellence

Data analytics underpin KYC and Sanctions compliance and payments efficiency
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African Regional Conference 2017: Financing for the Future

ARC 2017 gathers almost 400 delegates from more than 45 countries in Abidjan to discuss regionalisation, the future of payments, cyber security...
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