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Sibos 2016 Geneva

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

Cyber security

SWIFT announces new security tool to strengthen customer fraud controls

Helping customer detect fraudulent payments

Customer Security Programme

SWIFT launches dedicated customer security programme

Reinforcing the security of the global banking system

SWIFT security update

Security announcements

SWIFT statements on recent customer security incidents

About Us

SWIFT is trusted with millions of financial messages every day. But that’s just the beginning.
Learn who we are, what we do, and how we serve our customers.

Your Needs

Looking to cut costs, complexity or risk and capture new opportunities? Find out how we can help address your business challenges.

Our Solutions

Discover how our financial messaging, interfaces, compliance products and shared services help you to conduct your financial operations securely and reliably.


Financial messaging standards enable the global industry to work together. Find out how we help shape market practice and define global standards.

FIN messages
on 22 September 2016
FIN messages
in September 2016
Total messages 2016 Growth YTD Network availability 2016
23.69Mio 389Mio 4,683Mio 5.75% 99.999%
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News highlights

Press releases

Global events

White papers

In the spotlight

SWIFT examines application of financial business standards to distributed ledger technology and smart contracts

New paper highlights opportunity for financial industry to coordinate efforts using common messaging and data standards

Five additional central securities depositories go live on T2S using SWIFT

Euroclear’s ESES CSDs, VP SECURITIES and VP LUX complete successful migration to T2S using SWIFT’s Value Added Network solution

Navigating FATF Recommendation 16

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


The Banker: Interview with Gottfried Leibbrandt

SWIFT CEO speaks about correspondent banking and challenges affecting the industry
26 September 2016

Sibos 2016 Geneva

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


SWIFT announces Daily Validation Reports to strengthen customer fraud controls

A new measure as part of SWIFT’s Customer Security Programme

Distributed Ledger Technology – the next frontier for business standards

MI forum Magazine: our latest article on the application of distributed ledger technology (DLT)

De-risking in the Caribbean

Risk mitigation, standardisation and transparency, the future of the Caribbean financial community

Argentina’s CSD joins SWIFT to support the nation’s capital markets revitalisation

SWIFT helps Argentina’s market infrastructure growth plans by providing automation and global access

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.


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