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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 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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Challenges and opportunities in a new payments landscape

Banks and fintechs: adversaries or partners? Part two

New article series from the SWIFT Institute and [email protected] explores the fledgling relationship between banks and fintechs

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Reinforcing the security of the global banking system


Italian financial community gathers to discuss challenges and opportunities for banks in the new payments landscape

On 27 March 2018, 110 participants representatives from Italian banks, corporates, Banca d’Italia, EBA Clearing and SWIFT gathered in Milan to discuss...

National Bank of Romania migrates RTGS to SWIFT

SWIFT announced today that the National Bank of Romania is now fully operational on SWIFT and has successfully completed its first month...

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Major upgrade for documentary credits and guarantees


Responsible innovation and collaboration top SWIFT’s agenda for Sibos 2018

SWIFT adds a new dimension to its Sibos programme with a strong focus on payments, compliance and security

Innovation series: collaboration and disruption

In this episode, our experts discuss collaboration and disruption between Fintech and incumbent financial service providers


Cross-border payments, transformed.


Banks and fintechs: adversaries or partners? Part one

New article series from the SWIFT Institute in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania’s [email protected] explores today’s industry challenges

Business Forum London 2018 wrap-up

The theme of ‘seizing the opportunity’ draws record registrations to SWIFT’s Business Forum London 2018. More than 1,300 UK business leaders and...
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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.


BIC-to-LEI Relationship file now available from SWIFT

The Global LEI Foundation (GLEIF) and SWIFT to collaborate to provide open source BIC to LEI file

Gottfried Leibbrandt, CEO SWIFT, speaks at City Week, London

City Week is a leading gathering of the international financial services community


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


The KYC Registry – better than ever

Three new KYC Registry developments make it easier than ever to increase the efficiency of your Know Your Customer process

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

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

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...

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.
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