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Managing MT and MX releases

We continually work to keep our existing standards up to date, in order to bring standards in line with business changes and correct technical issues. From time to time, we also publish newly developed standards. These changes can affect your business, from business flows to back office applications. 

Schedule for Standards MT Release 2020

This timeline gives a full development and implementation schedule for the FIN standards for 2020.

15 November 2019
(Updated 24 January 2020)

Updated High-Level Information on Standards MT Release 2020
Summary of approved change requests received for SR 2020

 

For resource and budget allocation purposes only –not to be used for implementation. 

 

The information in this publication is the latest available at the date of its production, and may change.

 

Document was updated in January 2020 to include Fast-Track Standards MT Release change requests.

20 December 2019
(Updated 28 February 2020)

Standards MT Release Guide 2020 (public)
Message Format Validation Rules 2020 (login required)
Describes the changes to Standards messages effective as of 22 November 2020

 

Find advance information for Standards MT Release 2020 in MyStandards

 

Republished to include fast-track changes in MT 530 and MT 564.

16 April 2020

Prioritising effort for Standards Release 2020 due to Covid-19: Only changes in MT Category 5.

 

See also Release Highlights and FAQ

 

Standards Release Guide 2020 (public only contains category 5)

 

Approved changes for other MT categories are held over for implementation in Standards MT Release 2021 and are available as Advance Information for Standards MT Release 2021.

3 July 2020

Vendor Test System

24 July 2020

Standards User Handbook
Standards user handbook for Standards MT Release 2020 published online.
A summary of the updates can be found here

26 July 2020

Test & Training System

22 November 2020

Standards Release 2020 Live

Schedule for Standards MX Release 2020

This timeline gives information and the implementation schedule for the maintained SWIFT MX messages for 2020. These messages can only be used on the SWIFT network if they are included in a solution or a service or are exchanged in files over FileAct.

Most of the SWIFT MX messages are registered ISO 20022 messages and details of these messages can also be found in the catalogue of ISO 20022 messages.

7 July 2019

ISO 20022 Change Requests available
Change requests to ISO 20022 messages that are considered for implementation in 2020 are published in the ISO 20022 Catalogue of Change Requests

The information in this publication is the latest available at the date of its production, and may change.

22 November 2019
(Updated 24 January 2020)

Updated High-Level Information on Standards MX Release 2020
Summary of approved change requests for SR 2020.

 

For resource and budget allocation purposes only –not to be used for implementation. 
The information in this publication is the latest available at the date of its production, and may change.

 

Document was updated in January 2020 to include Fast-Track Standards MX Release change requests.

21 February 2020

User Handbook online
ISO 20022/MX Message schemas and Message Definition Reports
Schemas and full documentation of new versions of the SWIFT MX messages

 

A complete catalogue of messages is available in MyStandards.

23 May 2020

Vendor Test System

26 July 2020

Pilot System

21 November 2020

Standards MX Release 2020 Live

Schedule for Standards MT Release 2021

This timeline gives a full development and implementation schedule for the FIN standards for 2021.

20 November 2020

Updated High-Level Information on Standards MT Release 2021
Summary of approved change requests received for SR 2021

For resource and budget allocation purposes only –not to be used for implementation.

18 December 2020

Standards MT Release Guide 2021 (public)
Message Format Validation Rules 2021 (login required)
Describes the changes to Standards messages effective as of 21 November 2021

Find advance information for Standards MT Release 2021 in MyStandards

19 February 2021

Update to Standards MT Release Guide 2021 (public)
Update to Message Format Validation Rules 2021 (login required)
Updates to documents published on 18 December 2020.

These updates are also implemented in MyStandards.

1 May 2021

Vendor Test System

23 July 2021

Standards User Handbook
Standards user handbook for Standards MT Release 2021 published online.
If necessary, updates to Message Format Validation Rules 2021 also published.

 25 July 2021

 Test & Training System

 21 November 2021

 Standards Release 2021 Live

Schedule for Standards MX Release 2021

This timeline gives information and the implementation schedule for the maintained SWIFT MX messages for 2021. These messages can only be used on the SWIFT network if they are included in a solution or a service or are exchanged in files over FileAct.

Most of the SWIFT MX messages are registered ISO 20022 messages and details of these messages can also be found in the catalogue of ISO 20022 messages.

7 July 2020

ISO 20022 Change Requests available
Change requests to ISO 20022 messages that are considered for implementation in 2021 are published in the ISO 20022 Catalogue of Change Requests

27 November 2020

Updated High-Level Information on Standards MX Release 2021
Summary of approved change requests for SR 2021.

For resource and budget allocation purposes only –not to be used for implementation.

26 February 2021

User Handbook online

ISO 20022/MX Message schemas and Message Definition Reports
Schemas and full documentation of new versions of the SWIFT MX messages

A complete catalogue of messages is available in MyStandards.

22 May 2021

Vendor Test System

25 July 2021

Pilot system

21 November 2021

Standards MX Release 2021 Live

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