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SWIFT African Regional Conference 2017

16 to 18 May 2017 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast

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Customer Security Programme (CSP)

Reinforcing the security of the global banking system

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Mitigating fraud risk through strengthened payment operations

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

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

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Renminbi

London ranks first for offshore RMB FX transactions

SWIFT’s latest RMB Tracker shows that more than one-third of offshore RMB FX transactions are conducted with the United Kingdom

GPI

Leading global transaction banks kick off blockchain proof of concept with SWIFT gpi

SWIFT’s proof of concept will determine if distributed ledger technology can help banks reconcile their nostro accounts in real time

SWIFTRef

SWIFT updates reference data service

SWIFTRef’s Bankers World Online query tool undergoes a facelift, adds improved search fields and simplified navigation for easier access to reference data

Company Information

Media FAQ: Shadow Brokers

Allegations surrounding attempts to gain unauthorised access to data at two service bureaux.

Corporates

Asian corporates joining SWIFT doubles in the past two years

In 2016, 46 corporates in Asia Pacific adopted SWIFT to communicate with their banking partners around the globe

Product and Services

SWIFT announces new payment controls service to bolster customers’ fraud and cyber-crime controls

New solution is a major milestone in SWIFT’s Customer Security Programme, a suite of initiatives designed to increase security and trust within the global financial community

Business Forum

Dual challenges of innovation and risk management top the agenda at SWIFT Business Forum London 2017

Industry leaders gather to address security, resilience and innovation in the face of rapidly-evolving cyber threats and ongoing market change

Business Forum

Egypt’s recent economic reforms top the agenda at the SWIFT Business Forum Egypt

Latest SWIFT traffic data released at the event shows that growth in Egypt outperformed growth of SWIFT globally in 2016

Compliance

Dominican Republic’s Central Bank adopts SWIFT Sanctions Screening

SWIFT’s Sanctions Screening crosses the 600-member milestone

Innotribe

Innotribe reveals the secrets to success for innovation in financial services

New research from Innotribe examines the inner workings of innovation within financial institutions, revealing the essentials for high performing innovation teams

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