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SWIFT African Regional Conference 2017

16 to 18 May 2017 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast


Customer Security Programme (CSP)

Reinforcing the security of the global banking system


Mitigating fraud risk through strengthened payment operations

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


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


Transforming Cash and Trade Operations in the Indian Asset Management Industry

New paper shows standardisation and automation as the path to increased efficiency and straight through processing

SWIFT Chairman addresses the Business Forum London

Yawar Shah highlights urgency and importance of SWIFT’s Customer Security Control Framework – here is his speech in full

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

SWIFT Institute

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

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

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. But there’s a lot to do to...

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.

Transforming the ASEAN landscape with Innovation and Cybersecurity

Development of trust is paramount for the industry

Cyber security in the financial industry – The convergence of cyber and financial crime

Join the cyber conversation. Watch this four-part series examining cyber security in the financial industry: learn about the threats, the risks, and...

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

Daily Validation Reports are now available

Validate your SWIFT transaction activity and understand payment risks on a daily basis. Detect unusual payment flows quickly and easily using Daily Validation Reports.


Experts gather to discuss cybersecurity and innovation in Toronto

The SWIFT Business Forum Canada 2017

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...

Name Screening

Supporting effective sanctions compliance by screening single names against sanctions, PEP and private lists


Global trade in a digital age

New paper by SWIFT and the Boston Consulting Group discusses ways of unlocking the full potential of trade and commerce for Digital...

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


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


De-risking and financial inclusion

Community engagement can aid banks in addressing the challenges posed by de-risking, and SWIFT is here to help

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

SWIFT publishes 2016 UN Global Compact Communication on Progress

SWIFT supports the ten universally accepted principles of the UNCG and has taken a series of actions to advance those principles within...

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

Cyber security, compliance and cross-border payments top agenda at Business Forum Switzerland

Swiss financial community gathers to discuss and shape the future of our industry

Achieving Financial Integration in the ASEAN Region

New paper discusses challenges to ASEAN regions financial integration efforts and recommends steps to address these

Gottfried Leibbrandt speaks at EU FinTech conference

EU FinTech conference brings together financial industry leaders and policy makers

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

US payment market infrastructures agree to support SWIFT gpi tracking of cross-border payments

The Federal Reserve Banks and The Clearing House develop local market practices to facilitate end-to-end payments tracking for their participants

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