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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 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?


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


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.

SWIFT Institute

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

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...

Innovation in global payments at Finanz Symposium

Efficient cross-border payments was again a hot topic at this year’s corporate treasury event Finanz Symposium in Germany.

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.

Ping An Insurance and Sinochem Finance Company won winning titles in the Tao Zhu Gong Awards 2018

Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China Limited and Sinochem Finance Company Limited were successfully awarded the Best Finance Company and the...

Chinese banks work with SWIFT gpi to accelerate their global reach

Ten Chinese banks have gone live on SWIFT global payments innovation initiative (gpi) since its launch in 2017

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.


Banco Bradesco joins SWIFT's global payments innovation service

Through SWIFT gpi, Bradesco will increase the speed, transparency and traceability of cross-border payments

SWIFT has updated the Customer Security Controls Policy

Updates to the Policy provide further clarity and additional information

Name Screening

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


Using new data techniques in financial crime compliance, SWIFT’s Tony Wicks talks to Risk.net

Artificial intelligence and machine-learning can help crunch data more efficiently

Corporate community gathers at the 7th SWIFT for Manners User Conference

The SWIFT for Manners User Conference, held on 23 - 24 May, gathered together corporate treasurers, SCORE banks and Lite2BA program partners...

China’s new financial sector reforms: will they go far enough?

SWIFT Institute and [email protected] thought leadership series continues with a focus on China

Raising the cyber security bar in the journey to a digital India

New paper from SWIFT and Booz Allen Hamilton discusses the cyber security challenges on the way to a digital India

25% of all cross-border payments now over gpi

More than 165 banks signed up, with 100 currencies and 350 country corridors in operation as service quickly gains traction

Corporate Home in India: A Call for Action

New report from SWIFT and the Boston Consulting Group goes through the challenges the Indian corporate banking industry is facing

Global FX Payments company extolls the virtues of SWIFT Business Intelligence tools

Watch Home Analytics supports businesses to give the edge

EFiS selects SWIFT for instant payments connectivity within the Eurozone

Longest serving SWIFT Service Bureau in the European Union will offer connectivity to RT1 and TIPS via SWIFTNet Instant

SWIFT Business Forum Frankfurt 2018

Challenges and opportunities in a new payments landscape

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...

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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