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SWIFT African Regional Conference 2017

16 to 18 May 2017 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast


Customer Security Programme (CSP)

Reinforcing the security of the global banking system


Mitigating fraud risk through strengthened payment operations

New info paper explains how to protect your institution and your community


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

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Cyber Security

Cyber Security in the Financial Industry – The severity of the threat

Watch this new series of videos examining cyber security in the financial industry: learn about the threats, the risks, and which actions need to be taken to stay ahead of the criminals.

Business Forum

Business Forum West Africa – Africa is still rising

Over 200 delegates came together for the SWIFT Business Forum West Africa in Lagos, Nigeria on 8 November 2016 to discuss the key trends facing the region.


Atlas Copco Chooses SWIFT MT 798 and GTC’s @GlobalTrade Multi-bank Trade Finance Platform

Atlas Copco has selected GTC’s technology for managing guarantees and export documentary credits, as well as SWIFT MT 798 messages for exchanging trade finance information with banks.


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We are pleased to announce our new search platform that provides you with a much improved user experience. It is designed to help you find what you need, faster and with greater ease and accuracy.

SWIFT Institute

SWIFT Institute on Cyber Security

Given the importance of cyber security, here is a quick update on all the research activities that SWIFT Institute is carrying out on this topic

Business Forum

Portuguese SWIFT community gathers for first Business Forum in Lisbon

First Business Forum Lisbon attracts over 150 delegates from across the Portuguese financial sector to discuss innovation, compliance and the future of the industry

Cyber Security

SWIFT CISO Marc Hofmann speaks at FT Banking Summit 2016

Chief Information Security Officer underlines the security challenge facing all financial organisations on cyber panel


Down to the very last detail

SEPA: The importance of high quality reference data


Nordea pushes the ‘envelope’ with uptake of SWIFT MT 798

Nordea, amongst the ten largest universal banks in Europe in terms of total market capitalisation, has taken steps to fully automate its messaging system to help its importing and exporting customers streamline their trade messaging. By utilising SWIFT’s Message Type 798 (MT 798), Nordea’s clients can now use a single channel for exchanging standardised corporate-to-bank trade data.


From Geneva to Toronto

SWIFT at Sibos brought together three senior SWIFT executives to review Sibos 2016 and look ahead to next year’s event in Toronto