Address growing financial crime compliance challenges

Remaining compliant with ever-changing financial crime regulation is challenging and expensive. We aim to help you deliver efficiently and effectively.

Financial crime compliance has never been more important – or more challenging. As regulation becomes more robust, businesses need to demonstrate that their compliance programmes are effective. And keeping up with sanctions, anti-money laundering (AML) and know your customer (KYC) requirements demands dedicated compliance resources. As the speed and intricacy of fraudulent schemes evolve, effective detection and prevention is also vital.

Industry themes


Anti-money laundering

Anti-money laundering (AML) compliance is one of the most costly and challenging issues facing the industry today. We’re working with our community to identify risks, strengthen procedures and improve efficiency.


Payments fraud prevention

Understanding the changing tactics used by fraudsters is key to prevention. You can then take steps to defuse the threat and protect...
Know Your Customer

The rising challenge of Know Your Customer compliance

Know Your Customer (KYC) standards are designed to protect financial institutions against fraud, corruption, money laundering and terrorist financing.

Preparing for the compliance challenge of real-time, cross-border payments

Cross-border payments are undergoing a major transformation to facilitate real-time frictionless payments, forcing the governing institutions to raise the bar on what...

How to leverage payment data and analytics to mitigate compliance risk

5 key steps compliance professionals need to take to better harness payment data for compliance risk and achieve greater efficiencies.

Embrace shared solutions to meet the new reality of instant payments

Build approaches and standards that benefit the whole community.


Compliance Info Papers

Overcoming AML challenges in correspondent banking

Advanced data analytics plays critical role in supporting compliance and enhancing transparency

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Compliance Info Papers

RMA and RMA Plus: managing your correspondent connections

SWIFT’s financial crime compliance products help financial institutions understand, manage and mitigate operational, compliance and fraud risks in line with industry recommendations.

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Compliance Info Papers

Overcoming data quality challenges in payments

Industry standards and collaboration provide key to greater transparency

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Our solutions for Financial Crime Compliance

Discover more about our solutions for Financial Crime Compliance.

Effective and efficient. You have to be both.

The challenges are constantly evolving. From focusing initially on correspondent banking activity, regulators are also turning their attention to trade finance, securities and corporate transactions, increasing the volume and complexity of the compliance task facing financial institutions.

You need standardised, enterprise-wide solutions to help you manage your compliance requirements and mitigate risks and costs. Our portfolio of financial crime compliance solutions is designed to meet your needs.