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Regulation in the area of Financial Crime prevention AML/CFT has never been so demanding. As a result, compliance-related costs are increasing and require more internal resources. At the same time technology, automation of services and expertise have evolved in such a way that banks can outsource their compliance activities to realise significant efficiency gains. Over 500 banks worldwide have chosen to do so by implementing Sanctions Screening, the SWIFT solution for transactions screening.
Know You Customer (KYC)
Regulatory compliance is a fact of life for financial institutions, and correspondent banking has been heavily affected by a multitude of new requirements. High on the list is Know Your Customer (KYC) compliance, which refers to due diligence activities that financial institutions must perform on their counterparties in order to do business with them.
SWIFT has developed a global KYC Registry to help its users address this challenge. The main goal of this new service is to enable you to reduce complexity, increase transparency, save time and cut costs. It has been live since December 2014 and more than 2800 entities globally have already registered. The Middle-East has been mentioned by some major correspondent banking players as a key region to be on the KYC Registry.
Alliance Access Integration Platform (IPLA)
There is an increasing need for process automation and secured back office integration for financial institutions and corporates. In this session you will learn about SWIFT integration tools, how they can help institutions automate their SWIFT operations and securely integrate with different back office systems. You will also find out about integration packages for corporates, MT940 aggregation and other packages that help banks increase their business.
After more than 30 years of training our members through open classrooms, SWIFT is ready to launch a full eLearning experience, SWIFTSmart. Join this demo session to discover all the features and content and learn how SWIFTSmart can help you to on board your staff more quickly, increase their understanding of SWIFT, grow security awareness and decrease the number of operational day to day issues. Make sure you are part of the next generation of learning.
Reference data helps increase productivity and data accuracy while driving down the cost of financial message processing. SWIFTRef offers a single source for your reference data and is continuing to evolve to provide more functionality, additional reference data fields and improved accuracy of reference data. It enables financial institutions and corporates to automate transaction flows in both the payments and securities business and can help you comply with regulatory reporting requirements.
Training and Consultancy
During this highly interactive demo on SWIFT consulting services, we will share some of the latest developments in our Training and Consulting portfolio including RMA cleanup and our operational excellence and security bootcamps. We can work with you to find out which services would best address your situation and support you and your business.