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Innotribe and Innovate Finance launch Global FinTech Hubs Federation initiative

Sibos in review: Innotribe Magazine

Innotribe at Sibos 2016 Geneva: get insights from industry experts on innovation, future of money, AI, cyber security, and blockchain.

Reference Data Management Maturity: Ripe for Change

Navigating FATF Recommendation 16

Article is reprinted from ACAMS Today - The Magazine for Career-Minded Professionals in the Anti-Money Laundering Field

Securities

Global securities reporting: Industry trends, challenges and future perspectives

DLT

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

GPI

SWIFT explores blockchain as part of its global payments innovation initiative

Proof of Concept launched to determine if distributed ledger technology could help banks reconcile their nostro databases in real time

Compliance

Asian banks continue to utilise SWIFT’s Sanctions Screening service

10 Nepalese banks join nearly 600 users of the hosted utility service for sanctions compliance

SWIFT Institute

Learning from a ‘back-office revolution’ that transformed post-trade processing

New academic research from the SWIFT Institute follows the transformation of UK clearing and settlement processes across CREST’s 20-year history

Standards

Caribbean CSDs sign SWIFT’s ISO 20022 Harmonisation Charter

Central Securities Depositories in Barbados and Jamaica’s are now poised to support regional and international initiatives

Company Information

SWIFT and Fox-IT reconfirm cyber cooperation during Belgian state visit to the Netherlands

Memorandum of understanding cements cyber security cooperation

SWIFT Institute

SWIFT Institute issues cyber challenge to Canadian students

SWIFT Institute Student Challenge offers Canadian students reward for new cyber security solutions

Renminbi

Euro surpasses RMB in traditional trade finance

SWIFT RMB Tracker shows the euro is now the second-most-active currency for trade finance, whilst the RMB slips to position number three

Compliance

SWIFT’s KYC Registry crosses 3,000-member milestone

Industry utility continues its momentum, as customers report a 45 percent reduction in the time it takes to complete the KYC process

Training

SWIFT goes live with new eLearning platform

SWIFTSmart revolutionises training programme with digital courses and social learning capabilities

Business Forum

SWIFT’s messaging traffic grows by 15.8% in West Africa

Figures released at the SWIFT Business Forum West Africa show that the region has outperformed the total growth of SWIFT globally

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