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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

Fast forward to Toronto

Fast forward to Sibos Toronto

Interview with Javier Pérez Tasso, chief executive Americas and UK region, SWIFT

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FIN messages
on 21 October 2016
FIN messages
in October 2016
Total messages 2016 Growth YTD Network availability 2016
22.99Mio 382Mio 5,214Mio 5.92% 99.999%
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Business Identifier Code (BIC) Directory


News highlights

Press releases

Global events

White papers

In the spotlight

Malaysia’s New RENTAS System adopts SWIFT connectivity and global standards

Bank Negara Malaysia, and its wholly-owned subsidiary MyClear, announced on 19 September the launch of the New RENTAS

Nordea Bank goes live with SWIFT’s new Payments Data Quality service

Swedish financial services giant becomes first bank to use SWIFT’s service to support compliance with stricter wire transfer requirements

Navigating FATF Recommendation 16

Learn about the implications of stricter requirements for wire transfers in an article reprinted from ACAMS Today


New SWIFTSmart modules released today with focus on security

SWIFT publishes a series of SWIFTSmart eLearning modules as part of Customer Security Programme

SWIFT India soars

Since going live in March, SWIFT’s initiative to support domestic financial messaging in India is bearing fruit, says SWIFT India CEO, Kiran...

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.

Banks take opportunities to simplify their routing data

New paper outlines opportunities to rationalise BICs and centralise the internal routing of payments

SWIFT successfully completes first phase of global payments innovation initiative pilot

Global banks prepare for gpi go-live in early 2017


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


SWIFT gpi: The future of cross-border payments

One year on from Sibos in Singapore and the progress of the global payments innovation (gpi) initiative can now be measured in...
26 September 2016

Sibos 2016 Geneva

Discover how SWIFT is making real world change for the financial industry


SWIFT to launch new hosted Name Screening service

The new service will enhance compliance efforts for financial institutions and corporates through fast and accurate name screening against a variety of...
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