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Paul MiserezSWIFT - La Hulpe

SWIFT MT standards Change Request Forum

26 May 2016  |  1187 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 finalised ahead of the final country vote. Some of the feedback we received was that "not enough people are actually reading and thinking about t...

Steve GoswellFirst Republic Bank - San Francisco

Standards Forum Wrap-Up

23 December 2015  |  1921 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 of the white board from each session. The fruits of this labor are now available for all to see. See here: https://swift.emsecure.net/images/Teams/sta...

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Steve GoswellFirst Republic Bank - San Francisco


19 December 2015  |  1786 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  |  2216 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...

Steve Goswell
Steve GoswellFirst Republic Bank - San Francisco

ISO 20022: Making the haystack smaller

14 October 2015  |  1958 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...

Steve Goswell
Steve GoswellFirst Republic Bank - San Francisco

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

14 October 2015  |  1719 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...

Steve Goswell
Steve GoswellFirst Republic Bank - San Francisco

The need for ISO 20022 Market Practice. Yes please.

13 October 2015  |  1190 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

The need for market practice has not changed simply because we have introduced a new syntax… in fact, for a good number of years market practice organisations such as ISITC have shifted the focus of t...

Steve Goswell
Steve GoswellFirst Republic Bank - San Francisco

Standards Forum: We are going to need a bigger booth!

12 October 2015  |  1150 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Day One is in the books. A couple of the sessions were standing room only. Luckily, there is room to expand in the aisles... unlike Innotribe which had to turn people away from the API session. Bah! ...

Steve Goswell
Steve GoswellFirst Republic Bank - San Francisco

Standards Forum Flight 12: You are cleared for take-off.

12 October 2015  |  1072 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Here we go again. Time to get your geek on. In Forums past we’ve talked endlessly about ISO 20022, explaining what it is, what it isn’t… we’ve argued for adoption where it makes sense, and perhaps so...

Paul Miserez
Paul MiserezSWIFT - La Hulpe

Making ISO 20022 work for you: deployment harmonisation

05 October 2015  |  1549 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

We at SWIFT would like to hear about your ISO 20022 plans, experiences and questions. Leading up to Sibos, we are publishing a series of weekly blogs on Finextra called "Making ISO 20022 work for...

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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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