04 October 2015

News from Sibos 2015



Nuclear agreement sees Iran return to Swift fold

14 July 2015  |  0

Iran's banks are to be allowed to reconnect to the Swift financial messaging network as part of a deal that sees the country limit its nuclear activity in exchange for an end to economic sanctions.

London to host Sibos 2019

17 June 2015  |  1

London's burgeoning reputation as the tech and financial capital of Europe is to be rewarded in 2019 when it will play host to the annual Swift international banking conference, Sibos, for the first time in the event's 37-year history.

Swift bids to drive ISO20022 harmonisation

20 May 2015  |  6

Financial messaging network Swift is working with a host of market infrastructure providers and banks to develop a framework for harmonisation of the ISO20022 standard, amid concerns that a proliferation of different flavours of the protocol will lead to fragmentation.

Banks rethinking business models as PSD2 looms - Finextra research

12 May 2015  |  5

Europe's banks are engaged in a do-or-die effort to prepare for the 2016 introduction of new payments regulations that are expected to usher in a wave of fresh competition and innovation across the sector, according to research conducted by Finextra

Swift bemoans pressure to cut off Russia and Israel from network

06 October 2014  |  1

Swift says that it "regrets" the political pressure it has come under in recent months to cut off institutions and whole countries from its network, stressing that it does not have the authority to decide on sanctions.

Citi looks to tech and non-profits to drive financial inclusion; Gates talks bitcoin and biometrics

03 October 2014  |  1

Citi is working with non-profit organisation Catalyst Miami on a tech-based financial inclusion programme that it believes could be replicated across the country.

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Swift offers grant for research into the blockchain in securities markets

13 July 2015  |  0

The Swift Institute is offering up a EUR15,000 grant for research into the development of blockchain technology for use in securities markets.

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