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ISO 20022 migration: the time is now

SWIFT launches a full-scale community consultation that sets out its vision for migration of cross-border services to ISO 20022

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SWIFT introduces universal real-time payment tracking

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SWIFT completes landmark DLT proof of concept

Proof of concept is one of the most extensive Hyperledger implementations executed in the industry to date


SWIFT gpi reduces cross-border payment times to minutes, even seconds

SWIFT announces today that more than 100 billion USD in SWIFT gpi messages are being sent every day, enabling payments to be credited to end beneficiaries within minutes - many within seconds.

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SWIFT’s KYC Registry: the key to overcoming KYC challenges

Deutsche Bank cites The KYC Registry as the driving force behind industry change

HSBC goes live with SWIFT’s global payments innovation service

SWIFT gpi will enable HSBC to increase the speed, transparency and traceability of cross-border payments for its clients

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Reinforcing the security of the global banking system


ISO 20022 migration: the time is now

SWIFT launches a full-scale community consultation that sets out its vision for migration of cross-border services to ISO 20022

SWIFT explores Asia Pacific cross-border real-time payments

SWIFT and Banks in Asia Pacific join forces to develop a unique cross-border real-time payments service in the Asia Pacific region

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Major upgrade for documentary credits and guarantees


German banking community gathers at SWIFT gpi and Instant Payments event

The rapidly evolving EU payments landscape at the heart of the event

Global Payments Innovation (gpi) seminar held successfully in Beijing

Co-hosted by SWIFT and the International Chamber of Commerce China (ICC China), the Global Payments Innovation (gpi) Seminar was held successfully in...
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SWIFTSmart is  now available to all SWIFT users! Experience our new self-paced, interactive eLearning, available anytime and anywhere.


Innovation and risk top the agenda at Business Forum Canada

Over 340 senior leaders from across the financial ecosystem gathered in Canada to discuss ‘Seizing the Opportunity’ of the financial industry.

SWIFT introduces universal real-time payment tracking

gpi Tracker extended to all payment messages


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


SWIFT gpi Day Dubai – a deep dive into the future of cross border payments

On 6 March, 2018, representatives from more than 150 financial institutions and corporates from across the Middle East gathered in Dubai to...

SWIFT and SAP join forces to enhance the corporate to bank experience for treasurers

Partnership will enable seamless treasury management connectivity with financial institutions

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The new normal?

In Conversation with Wolfsberg

Pressing priorities and trends

Counter terrorist financing

Are we really stopping the bad guys?

SWIFT publishes its 2017 Communication on Progress to the UN Global Compact

SWIFT is committed to support the ten universally accepted principles of the UNCG and to advance those principles within our company.

Financial crime poses significant challenges for securities market participants

Estimating industry leaders collaborate to help ease financial crime compliance concerns for cross-border securities accounts

SWIFT & BAE Joint Report: defences

Episode 4 looks at the different techniques for defending against cyber attacks

Future Trends in Sanctions

Can automation, artificial intelligence and outsourcing resolve inefficiencies?

Innovation in the financial industry

A new series of videos looks at how innovation can drive change

SWIFT & BAE Joint Report: evolving techniques

Episode 3 gives some insights into the evolving sophistication of the attacks from the joint report on the evolving cyber threat to...
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