Global Payments Innovation Initiatives

The three reasons why you should upgrade your SWIFT interface now

Cyber, Standards and Effortless Payments


SWIFT Middle East Regional Conference 2018

24 to 25 September, Dubaï, United Arab Emirates


Customer Security Programme (CSP)

Reinforcing the security of the global banking system


Innovation series: cyber innovation

With fintechs becoming more visible and mainstream, are they more of a cyber target?

ISO 20022 migration: will it be a marathon or a sprint?

The SWIFT community responded to the consultation on a proposed migration to ISO 20022. A report of the feedback received is now available.


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


SWIFT certified to provide access to Eurosystem’s TIPS

SWIFT has passed all compliance checks required to offer customers seamless connectivity to TIPS from go-live using SWIFTNet Instant

Innovation series: Artificial Intelligence

What is the AI focus for the financial industry?

SWIFT Institute

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

Finance 5.0 – a challenge for cybersecurity

SWIFT Deputy CISO speaks at Austrian National Bank conference

SWIFT’s gpi driving real-time payments tracking into corporate treasury systems

Manners and banks are set to start testing a new multi-bank payments tracking solution on SWIFT gpi

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.

Stephen Lindsay, Head of Standards, talks to PaymentsSource

Technology necessitates change in the ISO 20022 messaging standard

Citi leverages SWIFT gpi to launch innovative payment insights service

Citi® Payment Insights service leverages Citi’s gpi capability to provide its institutional clients with complete visibility over the transaction lifecycle

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.


Tracking APAC funds processing automation and standardisation rates

New report from SWIFT and joint partners, AFAC, HKIFA and ALFI, shows industry automation rates at 68.4% of fund orders in H2 2017

Home Customers Enhance their payments transparency and efficiency with SWIFT’s Payments Data Quality tool

Regulators are placing increasing focus on payment transparency and the quality of information included within payment messages

Name Screening

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


The three reasons why you should upgrade your SWIFT interface now – Cyber, Standards and Effortless Payments

Transform your payments process and reinforce security by upgrading to Release 7.2 or its equivalent

SWIFT African Regional Conference 2018 – transforming the future

ARC 2018 was the largest yet with more than 530 delegates from 53 countries gathering in Kigali.

Four Asian banks go live on SWIFT gpi

SWIFT announces that four new Asian banks have gone live on its global payments initiative (gpi) in June. This follows the announcement...

Innovation Series: Big Data

Can innovation help us move from big data to meaningful data?

Investec bank chooses SWIFT’s Payments Data Quality service

Investec drives positive change with SWIFT’s Payments Data Quality service.

SEB goes live on SWIFT’s global payments innovation service

SWIFT gpi enables SEB to offer a fast, transparent and trackable international payments service to its clients.

Leverage your SWIFT data for global correspondent banking transparency

Robust controls are essential when it comes to ensuring compliance and mitigating risk in correspondent banking.

SWIFT has updated the KYC Security Attestation (KYC-SA) application

Enhancements will address a number of challenges faced by the community.

10,000 banks to adopt gpi

SWIFT Community endorses global gpi adoption.

SWIFT data shows intra-Africa payments clearing and trade is increasing

Use of US dollar declining while West African franc and South African rand increasing.

Innovation series: Distributed Ledger Technology

What impact will DLT have on the financial industry?

Latin American Regional Conference (LARC) 2018 wrap-up

Latin American Regional Conference (LARC) 2018 fosters open innovation and collaboration in the region.

Benelux Forum 2018

The SWIFT Benelux Forum 2018 took place at SWIFT’s headquarters in La Hulpe on 8 & 9 May.

Gottfried Leibbrandt speaks at EBADay in Munich

At the EBADay conference this week in Munich, SWIFT CEO Gottfried Leibbrandt spoke of the sometimes challenging balancing act between innovation and...

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