Sanctions List Distribution

SWIFT’s Sanctions List Distribution saves you the work of sourcing, updating, validating and formatting the most commonly used public sanctions lists.

Supporting your compliance operations

Collecting and re-formatting sanctions data from public lists sources is time-consuming, and can lead to delays and information gaps.

Our Sanctions List Distribution service ends manual updates and formatting, enabling you to focus on managing your filter updates and alerts. It automatically updates public sanctions lists, validates data and standardises formats and, as a shared service with our  Financial Crime Compliance product suite, it offers a cost-effective solution to an industry-wide need.

Up-to-date lists are available for download from the SWIFTRef platform in OFAC standard XML format, enabling prompt implementation in your filters and screening systems.

As well as European Union, OFAC and United Nations lists, further lists will be added to support sanctions compliance by our community.

Efficient sanctions compliance

Sanctions List Distribution automatically updates and formats public sanctions lists, ending the need for manual searches, updates and formatting.

Filters updated fast

Simply download up-to-date public sanctions lists in XML format whenever you need. Then you can focus on updating your filters promptly, avoiding delays and information gaps.

Quality and affordability

Benefit from immediate access to up-to-date, quality sanctions list data, giving you peace of mind your compliance processes are both efficient and effective.

Interested in Sanctions List Distribution?

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Compliance
Last update: 
14 August 2018

7 steps to effective sanctions list management

In an increasingly complex sanctions environment, how can financial institutions ensure effective compliance without...
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Compliance
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21 April 2017

7 questions to ask when choosing a sanctions list provider

SWIFT’s sanctions compliance services enable you to screen transactions and customer names, test and certify the...
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26 August 2016

Sanctions List Distribution – Factsheet for Corporates

Protect your business by strengthening your compliance with sanctions regulations
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