SWIFT will open two new offices in 2015 – in Accra, Ghana and Nairobi, Kenya – as a crucial part of its pan-Africa growth plans. From these offices, SWIFT will manage an expanded presence across the West and East Africa regions.
SWIFT announces the extension of its Sanctions Screening service to support all messages used in financial transactions, regardless of format or financial network.
Banking co-operative Swift has appointed a new chief technology officer and chief operating officer as it re-structures its IT development and operational activities.
Misys, the leading financial software company, today announced that it has been awarded the SWIFT Certified Application labels for trade, supply chain finance and corporate supply chain finance for the seventh consecutive year.
Members of the European Parliament are to debate Europol's refusal to divulge information about US access to Swift international payments data amid concerns that the agreement is trampling over the data protection rights of EU consumers.
SWIFT announces a 10 percent rebate on 2014 messaging fees which will return more than EUR 30 million to SWIFT users worldwide. The rebate will be paid in early March 2015.
Catherine Banneux, senior market manager, Swift, discusses the highlights of their recent survey looking at issues surrounding intraday liquidity management.
Paper ranks the comparative success of various regional payments integration projects that are necessary to support economic growth.
The DTCC and Swift have trumped 13 other Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) registration authorities in Q3 2014 rankings compiled by Tabb Group and Alacra for data consistency and uniformity.
SWIFT announces that The KYC Registry is now available to banks seeking to increase efficiency and reduce risk related to their correspondent banking Know Your Customer (KYC) compliance activities.
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