Global Payments Innovation Initiatives

SWIFT kicks off pilot for global payments innovation initiative

21 banks piloting SWIFT’s new initiative to improve cross-border payments

Event in London

SWIFT Business Forum London 2016

London, 20 April 2016


SWIFT offers secure financial messaging services to CIPS

SWIFT and CIPS sign memorandum of understanding on cross-border interbank payment system cooperation


SWIFT Business Intelligence for Trade Finance

Act faster, perform better - Business Intelligence in action for Trade Finance

Reference Data Management Maturity: Ripe for Change

Reference Data Management Maturity: Ripe for Change

Free white paper on the market’s state of data management in terms of leadership, priorities, investment drivers and challenges


Innotribe selects 12 semi-finalists to compete in the second annual African Startup Challenge

12 companies will compete in Mauritius on 18 May and get the chance to take their innovative solutions to the next level

UK jumps ahead of Singapore as the second largest offshore RMB clearing centre

40% of all payments made between the UK and China/Hong Kong are exchanged in RMB

Life and work in Kuala Lumpur – a conversation with Tanguy Thiran

Life and work in Kuala Lumpur

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to participate in the SWIFT African Regional Conference

Gates Foundation to join SWIFT in Mauritius to discuss how digital financial services and technologies can promote financial inclusion in Africa

Philippines aiming for inclusion with modernisation and standardisation

Over 400 gather at Philippines Business Forum. Community address pressing issues of technology and compliance versus their ambitions of internationalising Philippines.

University of Warwick wins the SWIFT Institute Challenge

The ‘HADU’ Student team from the Warwick Business School named winners of the inaugural SWIFT Institute Challenge on ‘Remittances via Banks’

SWIFT gets SWIFTSmart with new eLearning platform

New platform will support remote training with digital courses and social learning capabilities to encourage peer interaction across the SWIFT community.

New ‘Change Request Forum’ will enhance the standards maintenance process

SWIFT introduces the standards ‘Change Request Forum’

Bolivia’s banking community adopts SWIFT’s KYC

A move that further strengthens compliance programs across the Latin America region

SWIFT to launch new payments data quality service

Collaborative initiative expands SWIFT’s financial crime compliance portfolio to support new FATF Recommendation 16 requirements for wire transfers

Payments Data Quality service: supporting FATF 16 compliance

Get a clear picture of originator and beneficiary information in your payment messages. Detailed reporting and analytics support compliance with FATF Recommendation 16.

SWIFT names finalists for the 2016 SWIFT Institute Challenge

Seven UK-based university student teams have been selected to compete for a 15k GBP prize at SWIFT’s Business Forum London event

SWIFT Africa Advisory Group to hold inaugral meeting at the African Regional Conference 2016 in Mauritius

SWIFT’s Africa Advisory Group, founded to provide senior industry insight into Africa’s financial markets, will hold its first meeting in Mauritius in...

The Rt Hon John Redwood MP and Sir Vince Cable to lead City Brexit debate at SWIFT’s Business Forum London

Senior politicians will join SWIFT’s event to debate their views on the impact of the referendum on the UK’s financial services industry

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KYC Adverse Media. For enhanced customer due diligence.

Our new KYC Adverse Media service delivers comprehensive, high quality news and public information about specific legal entities via The KYC Registry portal.

Ukrainian National Securities and Stock Market Commission endorses SWIFT’s ISO 20022 Harmonisation Charter

Ukraine seeks integration into international securities markets through adoption of ISO 20022

Top FinTech executives to address the future of financial services at SWIFT’s Business Forum London event

A broad spectrum of speakers will debate practical topics around disruption, technology and regulation - particularly as it impacts the UK market
21 June 2016
11:00 CEST

EasyWay over SWIFT for Security and Messaging

Leverage your existing SWIFT know-how to connect to EasyWay

ASEAN Exchanges set a new precedent for capital markets integration

New research from the SWIFT Institute highlights the ongoing development and collaboration among the ASEAN Exchanges

SWIFT India goes live

The community comes together to celebrate at the go-live ceremony


Where today’s financial leaders and tomorrow’s big thinkers unite to accelerate the development and spread of innovation.

Reference Data Management Maturity: Ripe for Change

A new white paper shares relevant insights from a recent SWIFTRef customer roundtable

Innotribe launches its Startup Challenge for Latin America

The Innotribe Startup Challenge is travelling to Latin America for the first time in search of the best startups to showcase their...

HSBC chooses SWIFT to connect to Target2-Securities

SWIFT’s reliability, long-term commitment and competitive pricing rank high amongst HSBC’s selection criteria

SWIFT Institute

This organisation funds and publishes a broad range of cutting-edge research, encouraging collaboration between thought leaders in finance and academia

The United Arab Emirates and Qatar drive RMB adoption in the Middle East

SWIFT’s RMB Tracker shows that the RMB is now the most active currency used by the UAE and Qatar for direct payments...

Bank of Philippine Islands awarded SWIFT’s bank-readiness certificate

Bank of Philippine Islands is the first Filipino bank to use SWIFT’s bank-readiness program to improve connectivity with corporates

Innotribe calls on the best startups in Africa

Innotribe opens its Startup Challenge for Africa and is looking for the best startups to showcase their products during SWIFT’s African Regional...

45 leading banks sign up to SWIFT’s global payments innovation initiative

Major banks around the world take action to dramatically improve the customer experience in cross-border payments

SWIFT strengthens its support to Filipino corporates looking to optimise finance operations

SWIFT helps Filipino corporates optimise and improve financial operations through standardisation and market practices for domestic financial transactions

SWIFT’s KYC Registry surpasses 2,000 financial institutions

Year one of The KYC Registry results in industry-wide adoption in more than 200 countries and territories

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