Legal

This section contains key legal information and documentation related to SWIFT’s corporate, contractual and compliance frameworks

Corporate matters

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Corporate Matters

SWIFT By-laws, Corporate Rules, User Categories, Membership Validation Process.
Information for Vendors, Customers and interested parties

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SWIFT By-laws

The SWIFT By-laws define the object of the company and contain the fundamental rules on the admission of shareholders, shareholding, the election...
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SWIFT Corporate Rules

The SWIFT Corporate Rules define the eligibility criteria for the different SWIFT User categories, the admission and termination processes, and compliance with...
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SWIFT User Categories

Main groups and usage rights ; Shareholding Eligibility
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SWIFT Usership Validation Process

SWIFT's ‘Know Your Customer’ validation process was put in place for the admission of new SWIFT Users and the continued compliance of...

Terms & Conditions

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Terms & Conditions

Terms & conditions, Programmes & Policies governing the relationship between swift and its customers.

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SWIFT General Terms and Conditions

The Claims procedure for problems in a live environment sets out the procedure to follow when a customer decides to formally file...
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SWIFT Services Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions for VPN Box, 3SKey and HSM Box equipment.
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Other Terms and Conditions

SWIFTRef Services License Agreement, Directories Licence Agreement, BIC Online query Terms of Use, Directories data collection terms, and License Terms for Sample...
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Programmes Terms and Conditions

Developers Toolkit Licence Agreement, Partner Programme Terms and Conditions.
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Policies

Terms and Conditions for VPN Box, 3SKey and HSM Box equipment.
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Online services - Terms and Conditions

The Online Services Terms and Conditions set out the terms and conditions that apply to the online services available on e-paying.info.

Compliance

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Data protection Policies

Data protection Policies.
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Terrorist Finance Tracking Program

Shortly after the September 11, 2001 attacks, the U.S. Treasury Department (UST) initiated the Terrorist Finance Tracking Program (TFTP). Under the TFTP,...
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Fighting illegal financial activities

Cooperating in the global fight against abuse of the financial system for illegal activities
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SWIFT and sanctions

Sanctions on countries : Statements by SWIFT and FAQ.
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Compliance

Information about our Data Protection Policies, the Terrorist Finance Tracking Program, statements on data protection matters, and how we cooperate with authorities in the fight against illegal financial activities.

Shareholders

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SWIFT shareholding

General Information about SWIFT shareholders

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Statement of Shareholding

As outlined in article 6 of the SWIFT By-laws, the name, identity details and number of shares of each shareholder of the...
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Share re-allocation

As set out Article 10 of the SWIFT By-laws, SWIFT carries out a re-allocation of its shares at least every three years...
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Shareholder - Submember

Shareholder –Submember

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IPR Policies

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IPR Policies

Intellectual Property Rights Policies of SWIFT

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SWIFT Standards IPR Policy - End-User License Agreement

End-User License Agreement
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SWIFT Trademark Guidelines (February 2019)

SWIFT has a worldwide reputation for the security, availability and resilience of its network, products and services. The SWIFT trademarks are important...