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


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


SWIFT supports new FX Global Code principles

SWIFT services fully aligned with principles of the FX Global Code

SWIFT publishes new Customer Security Controls Policy

Enhancing security; increasing transparency


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


Driving collaboration between corporates and banks at the London SWIFT for Corporates User Conference 2017

The annual two-day event, held at SWIFT London offices was attended by international banks and corporate treasurers from across the industries.

Gottfried Leibbrandt speaks at Bundesbank symposium

Bundesbank’s 2017 Payment Traffic Symposium brings together financial industry leaders and policy makers

SWIFT Institute

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

Compliance executives to increase investment in RegTech as geopolitical risks heighten

Global AML survey shows RegTech improves organisations’ abilities to tackle financial crime

SWIFT’s messaging traffic grows by 15.2% in Africa

Figures released at SWIFT’s 24th African Regional Conference in Abidjan show Africa has outperformed total growth of SWIFT globally

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.

SWIFT launches the ‘SWIFT Information Sharing and Analysis Centre’

The latest development on cyber-security information sharing is part of SWIFT’s Customer Security Programme

EBRD joins SWIFT’s Know Your Customer Registry

Bank encourages financial institutions in countries where it invests to follow suit

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.


Innotribe names 10 companies to compete in the Startup Challenge Africa

The successful startups will pitch their products in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, on 17 May 2017 during SWIFT’s African Regional Conference

Côte D’Ivoire’s Minister of Economy & Finance to open SWIFT African Regional Conference in Abidjan

Minister Adama Kone will give keynote address on 16 May 2017

Name Screening

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


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

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

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Set yourself up for transaction and name screening success

Learn how choosing the right sanctions list provider can affect the success of your sanctions compliance programme

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

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