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Paul MiserezSWIFT - La Hulpe

Standards are more than messages

19 September 2016  |  2962 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

At the occasion of the 2016 Standards Forum to be held from 26 to 29 September in Geneva, I interviewed a number of SWIFT standards experts about the content of this year's programme. As each of the four days will focus on a specific theme, my four blog posts will offer readers a sneak-preview of what people can expect to hear about. Day 4: Sta...

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Kevin CullenVolante Technologies - Jersey City

The Need for Messaging Standards in Blockchain

16 September 2016  |  6177 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

As financial firms are compelled to deploy Blockchain technologies to satisfy client demand and to participate in market initiatives, many questions arise. According to a recent white paper produced jointly by SWIFT and Accenture, one of the main shortcomings of the technology, as applied to financial services, is the lack of data governance, espe...

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Paul Miserez
Paul MiserezSWIFT - La Hulpe

Standards and initiatives

12 September 2016  |  3006 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

At the occasion of the 2016 Standards Forum to be held from 26 to 29 September in Geneva, I interviewed a number of SWIFT standards experts about the content of this year's programme. As each of the ...

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Paul Miserez
Paul MiserezSWIFT - La Hulpe

The financial industry's landscape and roadmaps

30 August 2016  |  4084 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

At the occasion of the 2016 Standards Forum to be held from 26 to 29 September in Geneva, I interviewed a number of SWIFT standards experts about the content of this year's programme. As each of the ...

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Paul Miserez
Paul MiserezSWIFT - La Hulpe

SWIFT MT standards Change Request Forum

26 May 2016  |  1315 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

During the SWIFT Chairpersons' meeting at Sibos 2015, several delegates  expressed their desire to compare notes on MT standards change requests (CRs), before the critical meetings at which they get f...

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Steve Goswell
Steve GoswellFirst Republic Bank - San Francisco

Standards Forum Wrap-Up

23 December 2015  |  1949 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It took me 51 hours to get home from Singapore. Don’t ask! Before I arrived back in San Francisco the good folks in SWIFT Standards were already busy comparing notes and transcribing the snapshots o...

Steve Goswell
Steve GoswellFirst Republic Bank - San Francisco

SR2016

19 December 2015  |  1827 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The results are in. 43 approved Change Requests impacting 60 message types for a total of 201 changes altogether. Sounds high, 43, doesn’t it? Well, it is 50% higher than 2015, but significantly le...

Steve Goswell
Steve GoswellFirst Republic Bank - San Francisco

Standards Forum 2015 - What did we learn this week?

15 October 2015  |  2241 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

We might all be running on fumes, but we made it to day four. Another one in the books. I can't resist the temptation to complete the airline analogy… we’re beginning our descent, buckle up, you’re c...

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Steve Goswell
Steve GoswellFirst Republic Bank - San Francisco

ISO 20022: Making the haystack smaller

14 October 2015  |  2039 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Standards Forum Day Three was all about compliance and regulation. "Less conversation" is not a phrase that one would normally expect see in the same sentence as "Sibos" but there...

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Steve Goswell
Steve GoswellFirst Republic Bank - San Francisco

Today’s Standards Forum is brought to you by the word Harmonization

14 October 2015  |  1736 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Tuesday at the Standards Forum saw the official launch of the ISO 20022 Harmonisation Charter. Compère Muir, always in danger of breaking into a song when you shove a mike in his hand, thankfully spa...

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Date 29 Nov 2013
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The Standards Forum is the place where business and standardisation meet. This group would like to facilitate and encourage dialogue around standardisation in the financial industry, and share views, insights and updates on how financial standards can contribute to reducing cost and increasing efficiency when tackling today's challenges such as automation, compliance, and regulation.
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