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SWIFT Business Forum Switzerland

SWIFT Business Forum Switzerland 2017

7 March 2017 in Zurich

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SWIFT Business Forum Canada 2017

22 March 2017 in Toronto

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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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Compliance

Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan communities join more than 3,500 financial institutions using SWIFT’s KYC Registry

Both financial communities will use industry-owned utility to help address growing KYC compliance challenges. Many of each countries’ banks are already users of SWIFT’s Sanctions Screening service.

GPI

Major global transaction banks are live with SWIFT gpi

Corporate treasurers around the world are getting a better cross-border payments experience, today

Securities

Five central securities depositories go live in T2S Wave 4 using SWIFT

CSDs in Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Slovakia and Slovenia successfully migrate to T2S using SWIFT’s Value Added Network solution

Innotribe

The Innotribe Startup Challenge returns to Africa for the third consecutive year. Startups, it is time to apply!

For the third time, Innotribe will provide unique networking opportunities with banks and VCs to selected FinTech startups during SWIFT’s African Regional conference (ARC), taking place 16-18 May 2017 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

Innotribe

Innotribe calls on the best FinTech startups in Russia and neighbouring CIS countries

The Innotribe Startup Challenge is travelling to Russia for the first time in search for the best FinTech startups to showcase their solutions during the Bank of Russia’s International Financial Congress (IFC) in July 2017.

Renminbi

RMB internationalisation stalls in 2016

SWIFT RMB Tracker shows an overall decline in RMB payments by value for 2016, closing out the year in sixth place among currencies used for international payments

Compliance

Mexico’s CIBanco adopts SWIFT’s Compliance Analytics to prevent financial crime

CIBanco becomes the first Latin American bank to harness the power of SWIFT’s advanced data analytics to detect financial crime

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

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