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SWIFT unveils new instant payments solution for Europe

Instant payment gateway will deliver single, low cost access to multiple market operators


Payments standards changes for 2020 and why you should act now

SWIFT FIN Standards Release 2020 prepares the community for a more systematic approach to compliance


Customer Security Programme (CSP)

Reinforcing the security of the global banking system


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


SWIFT offers an instant payments messaging service

The launch of the SWIFT instant payments messaging service for Europe in November 2018 will coincide with the launch of the pan-European real-time payments service being built by the European Central Bank (ECB)

Business Forum

SWIFT Benelux Forum 2017 looks at how to collaborate in an interconnected world

SWIFT Benelux Forum 2017 brought together almost 120 senior representatives of the Benelux financial industry on 16-17 May


SWIFT publishes industry standard for intraday liquidity reporting in real-time

Essential tool to help banks comply with regulation and reduce interbank transaction cost

Business Forum

SWIFT Business Forum New York 2017

Over 600 senior leaders from across the financial ecosystem gathered in New York to discuss ‘Building the Future’ of the financial industry.

Cyber Security

SWIFT opens The KYC Registry Security Attestation Application

Driving adoption of the SWIFT customer security controls and fostering transparency between SWIFT users to support cyber risk management and business decision-making.


Payments best practices, Daily Validation Reports, support customers’ fraud prevention programmes

New elements are part of SWIFT’s Customer Security Programme to protect its community

Market Infrastructures

Instant Payments is coming to Europe

Carlo Palmers and Isabelle Olivier from SWIFT talk about the company’s instant payment strategy.

Market Infrastructures

European CSDs must make good strategic choices to survive the post-T2S shake-out

Twin regulations have sparked a slow revolution in the division of labour between the CSDs and custodian banks of Europe, which is likely to end in some unexpected alliances.

Standards Forum

SWIFT Standards Forums land in the UK and USA

Global payments systems are set for transformation in the years ahead, to become more modern and efficient, and to provide new and innovative services for consumers and businesses. While perhaps not revolutionary themselves, standards are undoubtedly key enablers of the emerging industry transformation through their critical role in financial messaging evolution.

Business Forum

Compliance, innovation and standards top agenda SWIFT Business Forum Moscow 2017

The SWIFT Business Forum Moscow and ROSSWIFT AGM took place on 12 April at the Russian capital's Lotte Hotel with a record 450 participants.