Swift announces that Shinhan Bank has recently been awarded an advanced bank-readiness certification from Swift.
PowertoPay has been awarded the 2015 SWIFT Corporate Cash Management Label for the second consecutive year. All validations to qualify the PowertoPay Corporate Payment Hub for the Corporates Cash Management label have been completed and proven to be successful.
Deutsche Bank is the latest major financial institution to laud the potential of the blockchain, confirming that it is exploring the use of distributed ledger technology for everything from securities clearing and settlement to anti-money laundering registries.
SmartStream, the financial Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM®) specialist, today announced that its TLM Corporate Actions solution has again been awarded SWIFT Certified Application status.
Swift announces today that Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development has joined the Know Your Customer (KYC) Registry, a centralised repository that maintains a standardised set of information about correspondent banks required for KYC compliance
On the day ING’s Belgian arm burnished its innovation credentials with the launch of a fintech accelerator, an overzealous staffer across the border at the bank’s Dutch unit did their best to undermine the effort by mistakenly blocking a customer from buying bitcoins.
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.
The SWIFT Institute announces the availability of a new paper that investigates Bitcoin mining pools and considers whether an evolution towards smaller mining pools might stabilise the Bitcoin system.
The Swift Institute is offering up a EUR15,000 grant for research into the development of blockchain technology for use in securities markets.
Swift's innovation arm Innotribe has partnered with Daniel McAuley and Steve Weiner, co-founders of Wharton FinTech, to explore the role played by the millennial generation in shaping the future of finance.
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