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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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Moving Ahead with the Attestation Framework: People Risks in Cyber Security

Insider threats have been a major risk to governments and organisations around the world for many years

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SWIFT revolutionises Australian banking with real-time payments

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The mandatory Release 7.2 is available since August 2017

Customers must upgrade by November 2018


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SWIFT is advancing its solutions to address capital market challenges. Reduce costs and risks with securities transaction and FX market solutions.

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Resilience, security and responsiveness are your core operational requirements. Our solutions help you deliver for your community.

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FIN messages
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Total messages 2018 Growth YTD Network availability 2018
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SWIFT and SAP join forces to enhance the corporate to bank experience for treasurers

Partnership will enable seamless treasury management connectivity with financial institutions

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.

Customer Security Programme (CSP)

Reinforcing the security of the global banking system


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

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Major upgrade for documentary credits and guarantees


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
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Power-up your skills with SWIFTSmart

SWIFTSmart is  now available to all SWIFT users! Experience our new self-paced, interactive eLearning, available anytime and anywhere.


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...

Moving Ahead with the Attestation Framework: People Risks in Cyber Security

Insider threats have been a major risk to governments and organisations around the world for many years - ENISA Threat Landscape Report 2017

SWIFT & BAE Joint Report: a case study

Episode 2 highlights some of the details of the case study from the joint report on the evolving cyber threat to the...


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SWIFT revolutionises Australian banking with real-time payments

With New Payments Platform delivered on time, SWIFT highlights next steps of global instant payments strategy in Europe, Asia and the Americas

The new payments landscape - Challenges and opportunities for the financial industry

On 16 January 2018, banks and corporates from across the Luxembourg financial industry gathered to discuss how SWIFT gpi and instant payments...

Global LEI Foundation and SWIFT Introduce the First Open Source BIC-to-LEI Relationship File

As announced in the recent Global LEI Foundation (GLEIF) Press Release, SWIFT and GLEIF have collaborated to provide the First Open Source...

Gottfried Leibbrandt, CEO SWIFT, speaks at the Paris Fintech Forum

The Forum is the most exclusive European event on fintech & digital finance

SWIFT report reveals RMB’s struggle to strengthen position in 2017

Digital usage on services such as SWIFT gpi sets the stage for improved RMB growth
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