22 December 2014

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Swift Institute research highlights five enablers for implementation of successful regional payments

16 December 2014  |  1170 views  |  0 Company announcement

Paper ranks the comparative success of various regional payments integration projects that are necessary to support economic growth.


DTCC/Swift top LEI rankings; overall industry coverage remains spotty

15 December 2014  |  4517 views  |  0 News

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 KYC registry goes live for correspondent banks

11 December 2014  |  1425 views  |  0 Company announcement

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.


Russia's National Payment System gears up for pilot

09 December 2014  |  5051 views  |  0 News

Several Russian banks, including some subject to Western sanctions, will next week begin testing the country's new card payments system, designed to take on Visa and MasterCard.


Innotribe opens applications for 2015 Startup Challenge

09 December 2014  |  2410 views  |  0 Company announcement

Innotribe, SWIFT's fintech innovation initiative, announces its 2015 Startup Challenge, introducing the world's brightest startups to highly qualified financial service experts, angel investors, venture capitalists, and global leading fintech and financial decision makers.


Banks lagging in intraday liquidity monitoring - Swift study

08 December 2014  |  1447 views  |  0 Company announcement

New survey from SWIFT reveals that only 39% banks have their payments confirmed in real-time by their Nostro service providers, which is a critical step for banks to meet the intraday liquidity monitoring rules set out by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) in April 2013.


Swift bags Australian payments contract

02 December 2014  |  5058 views  |  2 News

Financial messaging network Swift has won the contract to build a 'New Payments Platform' for the Australian banking community, ushering in immediate retail payments and the ability to conduct transactions in the absence of a bank account or BSB number.


Swift expands corporate services centre in Kuala Lumpur

25 November 2014  |  1573 views  |  0 Company announcement

SWIFT today announces that it has doubled its office space in the Kuala Lumpur Corporate Services Centre, Malaysia, further strengthening its physical presence in the region to meet the growing needs of customers and the industry.


Retooling the Debate on the Governance of Global Finance

24 November 2014  |  3349 views  |  0 Video

Professor Erik Jones of The Johns Hopkins University SAIS and Nuffield College discusses his new research examining the institutional preconditions for stable financial integration in a 'theory of optimal financial areas' (OFA).


Bank of the Philippine Islands adopts Swift’s Sanctions Screening service

18 November 2014  |  1615 views  |  0 Company announcement

SWIFT announces today that Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) has become the 250th customer to subscribe to its Sanctions Screening service.

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