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SWIFTNet Instant to provide access to EBA CLEARING’s RT1 system

Latest partnership helps maximize instant payments access for the European financial community

Landscape

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

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Customer Security Programme (CSP)

Reinforcing the security of the global banking system

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

Securities

SWIFT enhances connectivity to VPS, the Norwegian Central Securities Depository

SWIFT will reinforce its connectivity to Norway’s central securities depository

SWIFT Institute

Team Pulse OS from the University of Toronto wins SWIFT Institute university challenge

Eight teams of Canadian university students competed to win the prestigious SWIFT Institute cyber-security challenge

MyStandards

SWIFT to streamline standard migration process with new message translation offering

New offering allows institutions and market infrastructures to translate messages from any format to ISO 20022 or MT

Compliance

SWIFT expands Name Screening to support small firms and emerging markets in preventing financial crime

Hosted utility service enables firms to screen entire databases and single names against evolving sanctions and PEP lists

Banks

SWIFT launches new cloud-based solution to enhance correspondent banking activities

Correspondent Banking Suite combines SWIFT products and services to make correspondent banking more efficient, secure and cost-effective

Securities

SWIFT harmonises bank connectivity to VP SECURITIES using ISO 20022 standards

Enhancement enables banks to harness same industry standards used to connect with other securities market infrastructures across the globe

Compliance

SWIFT aligns KYC Registry with updated Wolfsberg Due Diligence Questionnaire (DDQ) for Correspondent Banks

SWIFT’s adoption of ‘Wolfsberg DDQ’ seeks to drive global standardisation in correspondent banking due diligence

Renminbi

Canadian companies remain loyal to the Canadian dollar

SWIFT’s latest RMB Tracker shows that Canadian corporations have been slow to start using RMB for cross-border payments

GPI

Surpassing two-million messages, SWIFT gpi is the new standard in cross-border payments

With SWIFT gpi, corporate treasurers around the world are getting a better payments experience from over 120 leading transaction banks

GPI

SWIFT tests show blockchain has potential for global liquidity optimisation

New paper highlights initial findings from proof of concept to improve real-time Nostro reconciliation, part of SWIFT’s gpi initiative

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