Reference Data Management Maturity: Ripe for Change

How regular testing and tuning can give you sanctions compliance peace of mind

Industry experts discuss sanctions compliance best practice in this new SWIFT info paper.

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2016: A pivotal year for Blockchain

Observations from the DLT experts at the SWIFT Business Forum London

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Global securities reporting: Industry trends, challenges and future perspectives


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


Business Forum Frankfurt 2016 - Building for the Future

200 members of German SWIFT community gather to discuss the future of the financial industry.

SWIFT India appoints Kiran Shetty as CEO

Appointment further strengthens leadership following the go live of the SWIFT India domestic financial messaging platform

SWIFT launches customer security programme to reinforce the security of the global banking system

With a focus on five mutually reinforcing strategic initiatives

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Sibos is the world's premier financial services event

RMB adoption improves across India

SWIFT’s RMB Tracker shows that the Renminbi is the fourth most active currency for payments between India and China/Hong Kong by value...

Gottfried Leibbrandt on cyber security and innovation

SWIFT CEO reveals Customer Security Programme at industry conference

Innovation and compliance top agenda at Moscow Business Forum and ROSSWIFT AGM

Moscow Business Forum and Rosswift AGM bring together over 400 participants under the theme “Innovating today for a stronger future”

SWIFT customer communication: Cooperating on cyber-security

Information sharing and community cooperation to reduce cyber risks

Compliance – what lies ahead?

FATF Recommendation 16, Compliance ‘attestations’ spark discussion at Business Forum London

Hello Paisa, The Sun Exchange, and WeCashUp win the 2016 Innotribe Startup Challenge for Africa

African startups win a 10,000 USD prize each and a chance to share their insights about innovation in Africa with FinTech experts...

SWIFT shares industry insights from annual Business Forum London event

SWIFT’s polling results identify securities settlement as an area to be most impacted by distributed ledger technology in the next five years

SWIFT’s messaging traffic grows by 12.5 percent in Africa

Figures released ahead of SWIFT’s 23rd African Regional Conference show Africa has outperformed the total growth of SWIFT globally with significant traffic...

Financial Crime Compliance

When it comes to financial crime compliance, we understand the challenges of mitigating risks and costs. Our solutions are the result of working closely with our customers to understand and address their needs.

2016: A pivotal year for Blockchain

Visitors to the SWIFT Business Forum London 2016 would have been forgiven for experiencing a few Sibos 2015 déjà vu moments –...

SWIFT and Accenture outline path to Distributed Ledger Technology adoption within financial services

New paper analyses the opportunities and challenges of distributed ledger technology in financial services; identifies key factors for success

SWIFT’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders – 9 June 2016

The 2016 AGM is a great opportunity for Shareholders to meet the SWIFT Board of Directors and Executive members. Shareholders who are...


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

Funds processing rates reach new levels of automation

New report from EFAMA and SWIFT confirms growing industry automation rates reach 85.4% of fund orders in 2015

SWIFT customer communication: Customer security issues

No impact on SWIFT network, core messaging services or software

Joint statement: Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Bangladesh Bank and SWIFT

Basel Meeting

SWIFT statement

Statement on recent allegations

How does ISO 20022 enable innovation in ASEAN/Asia Pacific?

As the ASEAN region moves towards financial integration, the adoption of common standards has never been so pressing. With a strong focus...

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

Innotribe selects 12 semi-finalists to compete in the 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

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

SWIFT Institute

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

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.

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.

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