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SWIFTNet Instant to provide access to EBA CLEARING’s RT1 system

Latest partnership helps maximize instant payments access for the European financial community


Payments standards changes for 2020 and why you should act now

SWIFT FIN Standards Release 2020 prepares the community for a more systematic approach to compliance


Customer Security Programme (CSP)

Reinforcing the security of the global banking system


SWIFT and Accenture outline path to Distributed Ledger Technology

New paper analyses the opportunities and challenges of distributed ledger technology in financial services; identifies key factors for success


SWIFT expands Name Screening to support small firms and emerging markets in preventing financial crime

Hosted utility service enables firms to screen entire databases and single names against evolving sanctions and PEP lists

SWIFT to streamline standard migration process with new message translation offering

New offering allows institutions and market infrastructures to translate messages from any format to ISO 20022 or MT

SWIFT at Sibos

Sibos 2017 Toronto

16 to 19 October 2017
Toronto, Canada


SWIFT harmonises bank connectivity to VP SECURITIES using ISO 20022 standards

Enhancement enables banks to harness same industry standards used to connect with other securities market infrastructures across the globe

SWIFT launches new cloud-based solution to enhance correspondent banking activities

Correspondent Home Suite combines SWIFT products and services to make correspondent banking more efficient, secure and cost-effective

SWIFT Institute

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

Fighting cyber-security threats on all fronts

SWIFT continues to support its customers in reinforcing the security of their SWIFT-related infrastructure

Canadian companies remain loyal to the Canadian dollar

SWIFT’s latest RMB Tracker shows that Canadian corporations have been slow to start using RMB for cross-border payments


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


SWIFT aligns KYC Registry with updated Wolfsberg Due Diligence Questionnaire (DDQ) for Correspondent Banks

SWIFT’s adoption of ‘Wolfsberg DDQ’ seeks to drive global standardisation in correspondent banking due diligence

Surpassing two-million messages, SWIFT gpi is the new standard in cross-border payments

With SWIFT gpi, corporate treasurers around the world are getting a better payments experience from over 120 leading transaction banks

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.

Toronto look-ahead

Javier Pérez-Tasso, chief executive for the Americas & UK region outlines the major themes for SWIFT and its community in 2017 that...

SWIFTNet Instant to provide access to EBA CLEARING’s RT1 system

Latest partnership helps maximize instant payments access for the European financial community

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.


Overcoming data quality challenges in payments

Enhance your payments data quality and efficiency

Overcoming AML challenges in correspondent banking

Find out how our Compliance Analytics solutions can help you leverage your SWIFT message data to support financial crime compliance, and strengthen...

Name Screening

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


Achieving standardisation in KYC compliance

The complexity and cost of know your customer (KYC) compliance is huge - and continues to grow. Regulation differs across jurisdictions and...

Building better defences by establishing a deeper understanding of cyber security threats

New SWIFT Institute research papers examine the cyber threat in financial services and how information can be disseminated via common platforms and...

High Value Payments Plus (HVPS+) – the next stage step towards ISO 20022 Harmonisation

Last year, SWIFT, along with major global banks and market infrastructures formed the HVPS+ market practice task force. Whilst ISO 20022 standards...

Sanctions screening filters: improving efficiency without compromising effectiveness

You can now deliver more efficient operations safe in the knowledge that your filters are screening effectively.

SWIFT enhances reference data quality for treasurers

SWIFTRef’s new Customer Data Validation service supports corporate treasury teams with assessing and validating payments reference data

64% of corporate treasurers ask for real-time payments tracking

SWIFT and EuroFinance survey reveals corporate wish list for enhancements in cross-border payments

Banks must change their business model

BCG and SWIFT’s white paper formulates strategic choices banks face as new forces in international payments drive profound transformation

CIPS membership information now published on SWIFTRef

Easy access to CIPS data will facilitate transactions between China and the rest of the world

Citibank and Standard Chartered Bank become shareholders of SWIFT India

Citibank and Standard Chartered Bank are the two first global banks to join the initiative

What market infrastructures cannot afford to miss at Sibos next month

Discover SWIFT for Get open at Sibos

Landmark final wave sees four more CSDs go live on T2S using SWIFT

In the final migration wave, CSDs in Spain, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania successfully migrate to T2S using SWIFT’s Value Added Network solution

Business Forum East Africa – Securing the Future

At the second SWIFT Business Forum East Africa, discussions covered the key topics for the region including compliance and cybercrime, economic growth...

National Commercial Bank first Saudi Arabian bank to join SWIFT gpi

SWIFT gpi will bring more transparency and traceability to cross-border payments in the Middle East region

AccessPay and Assembly Payments win SWIFT’s global gpi industry challenge

Opportunity for collaborative innovation in cross-border payments

Manners and SMEs can now track their cross-border payments with DBS' new service

DBS is first bank in Singapore and Hong Kong to execute cross-border payments with end-to-end tracking with SWIFT gpi

SWIFT launches gpi certification programme for global payment applications

Core payment application vendors support SWIFT gpi

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