LCH signs up to SWIFT’s ISO 20022 Harmonisation Charter

As the first CCP to sign the Charter, LCH leads the way for efficient market adoption of ISO 20022 for collateral management

Reference Data Management Maturity: Ripe for Change

How regular testing and tuning can give you sanctions compliance peace of mind

Industry experts discuss sanctions compliance best practice in this new SWIFT info paper.


Bitso, Quotanda, and Destacame win Innotribe Startup Challenge for Latin America

Innotribe run its first annual showcase for Latin America on Wednesday 29 June in Mexico City, in partnership with SWIFT’s Latin America Regional Conference (LARC). The three selected startups win a 10,000 USD prize each and a chance to share their insights about innovation with FinTech experts at Sibos

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Global securities reporting: Industry trends, challenges and future perspectives


SWIFT and Accenture outline path to Distributed Ledger Technology

New paper analyses the opportunities and challenges of distributed ledger technology in financial services; identifies key factors for success


Reinforcing the chain

FATF Recommendation 16 highlights the end-to-end data quality challenge of financial crime compliance

Cyber security in the financial industry

Join the cyber conversation. Watch this four-part series examining cyber security in the financial industry: learn about the threats, the risks, and...

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ICICI and AXIS banks join SWIFT’s global payments innovation initiative

ICICI and AXIS are the first Indian banks to join the initiative

Countdown to compliance

Help is at hand for securities firms implementing ISSA’s Financial Crime Compliance Principles

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.

RMB growth steadies in 2016, setting solid foundation for further internationalisation

Special edition of SWIFT’s RMB Tracker, for the SWIFT Greater China Regional Conference 2016, provides data and analysis of the Chinese currency...

ICBC enhances data analytics with SWIFT’s Watch portfolio

Watch products and services provide Chinese bank with a deep analysis of their payments and trade finance traffic over SWIFT


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Innovation and transparency, critical to Latin America’s growth and competitive prowess

The region’s potential is clear, but it calls for a steadfast commitment to collaboration, innovation, and transparency

SWIFT announces distinguished speaker line-up for Greater China Regional Conference

The conference underscores SWIFT’s commitment to supporting the economic growth and stability of China

Deutsche Bank Global Transaction Banking names SWIFT as preferred partner for Intraday Liquidity Reporting

Following analysis of available liquidity reporting platforms, SWIFT Scope has been highlighted as the ILR solution of choice for GTB at Deutsche...

SWIFT underlines the credentials of its Customer Security Programme at industry cyber security event

SWIFT’s Head of Banking and Payments underscores the importance of the programme in reinforcing the security of global banking

Japan’s Payments Systems: Digitisation, Globalisation & Innovation

New paper analyses the payments and settlements landscapes in Japan, compared with global trends, and gives insight into the ongoing development and...

SWIFT Institute

This organisation funds and publishes a broad range of cutting-edge research, encouraging collaboration between thought leaders in finance and academia

SWIFT engages expert cyber security firms and establishes dedicated Customer Security Intelligence team

SWIFT’s Customer Security Programme advances as information sharing initiative delivers early results

SWIFT daily messaging volumes exceed 30 million mark

Two peak traffic days evidence SWIFT’s capacity to meet market needs

Addressing the unintended consequences of de-risking

New paper provides insights into what banks can do to protect their correspondent connections

SWIFT enriches Know Your Customer Registry information with new KYC Adverse Media service

Partnership with Dow Jones provides KYC Registry users with unlimited access to news and regulator content

US dollar remains widely used for payments between China and US

SWIFT’s RMB Tracker shows that only 2.4% of all payments by value between the United States and China/Hong Kong are exchanged in...

Innotribe selects nine companies to compete in the first annual Startup Challenge in Latin America

Nine startups will compete in Mexico on 29 June and benefit from expert mentoring, in-depth industry feedback and networking opportunities to take...
Case Studies

KYC Registry - Al Rajhi Bank Malaysia Case Study

Al Rajhi Bank Malaysia joins global initiative to enhance transparency and standardisation around know your customer compliance activities

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Board Announcement: SWIFT AGM and Customer Security Programme

Programme focuses on five mutually reinforcing strategic initiatives
Case Studies

Sanctions Testing Case Study – DBS

SWIFT service helps leading Asian bank mitigate ‘false positive alerts’ and focus resources on more strategic compliance activities

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Ukranian SWIFT community gathers for first business forum in Kiev

Over 120 members of the Ukranian financial community come together to discuss standards, compliance and corporate access

Achieving Harmony with ISO 20022

Three days of events focus on Standards in New York Top executives from global banks and market infrastructures met at SWIFT’s New...

LCH signs up to SWIFT’s ISO 20022 Harmonisation Charter

As the first CCP to sign the Charter, LCH leads the way for efficient market adoption of ISO 20022 for collateral management

SWIFT Benelux Forum attracts record numbers

Over 150 members of the Benelux financial community gather to discuss fintech, compliance and the future of the payments market

Searching for the synthesisers

What role can third-party solutions such as ‘RegTech’ and industry utilities play in helping banks tackle regulatory compliance reporting challenges?

SWIFT India appoints Kiran Shetty as CEO

Appointment further strengthens leadership following the go live of the SWIFT India domestic financial messaging platform

SWIFT launches customer security programme to reinforce the security of the global banking system

With a focus on five mutually reinforcing strategic initiatives

RMB adoption improves across India

SWIFT’s RMB Tracker shows that the Renminbi is the fourth most active currency for payments between India and China/Hong Kong by value...

Gottfried Leibbrandt on cyber security and innovation

SWIFT CEO reveals Customer Security Programme at industry conference

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