Swift

873 results about this entity

Period: 22 Jul 2008 - 04 Jul 2024

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NextGen Nordics: Beyond P27, there is still hope for Nordic harmonisation

NextGen Nordics 2023 kicked off with a panel on the challenges and opportunities in the road for harmonisation across transaction banking services.

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Swift names JP Morgan's Graeme Munro non-executive chair

The Swift Board of Directors today announced new leadership, with the election of J.P. Morgan’s Graeme Munro as non-Executive Chair and Samantha Emery of Lloyds Banking Group as non-Executive Deputy Chair at its regular meeting this week.

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Swift hails results of blockchain pilot for corporate actions data

Interbank co-operative Swift has successfully completed its blockchain-based corporate actions pilot, describing it as a "compelling solution".

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Eastnets migrates Americas Swift and sanctions screening infrastructure to Microsoft Azure

Eastnets, a global leader in compliance and payment solutions for the financial services industry, is responding to the increasingly complex and rapidly evolving financial landscape and becomes one of the first Swift service bureausi to migrate its full infrastructure in the Americas to Microsoft Azure.

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Swift to develop beta version of experimental CBDC connector

Interbank co-operative Swift is reporting strong support from central and commercial banks after sandbox testing of an experimental method for interlinking central bank digital currencies (CBDC) with existing fiat infrastructures.

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Swift's David Watson named CEO of The Clearing House

The Clearing House (TCH) today announced that President & CEO Jim Aramanda will be retiring in early-2023, after 15 years leading the company.

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Swift re-hires Grainger to lead Americas and UK business

Financial messaging co-operative Swift has re-hired Stephen Grainger from Mastercard to serve as chief executive for Americas and UK region.

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Swift Go sign-ups triple

Swift today reported significant progress in 2022 toward the G20’s goals for enhancing the cross-border experience, rapidly setting a new standard for low-value payments, transforming upfront payment processing to remove friction, bringing new levels of transparency to the securities industry, and delivering breakthrough innovation to integrate CBDCs into the financial ecosystem.

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Featurespace scores funding to develop money laundering AI prototype

Featurespace has secured funding from UK and US governments to develop a prototype privacy-enhancing artificial intelligence system to help banks and payments service providers (PSPs) detect financial crime.

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RBC jumps on Swift Go for cross-border payments

RBC has become the first Canadian bank to roll out Swift Go, enabling businesses to send cross-border near real-time low-value cross-border payments.

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US banks launch digital asset settlement platform PoC

Some of the biggest names in the US banking industry are coming together on a proof of concept for a regulated digital asset settlement platform.

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Gleif and Swift collaborate for interoperability across global entity identifier systems

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) today announces that it has expanded the scope of its collaboration with Swift by providing certification for the mapping of the Market Identifier Code (MIC) to the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI).

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Canada latest to delay ISO 20022 migration

Canada's high-value payment system's move to ISO 20022 will be delayed until March in order to keep in step with the recently postponed migration to the message standard by Swift and the Eurosystem.

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Swift appoints Max Mamondez as CFO

Swift today announces the appointment of Max Mamondez as Chief Financial Officer.

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Swift delays ISO 20022 migration until March

Swift has postponed ISO 20022 migration to next March, citing members' desire to keep in line with the Eurosytem migration, which was delayed by the ECB earlier this month.

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Swift and MonetaGo tackle trade finance fraud

Swift has teamed up with vendor MonetaGo to launch a trade financing validation service for the messaging network's 11,000+ members.

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Collaborative innovation and ‘Embracing the digital landscape’

Nick Kerigan, Head of Innovation, Swift joins FinextraTV at Sibos 2022. Elaborating on this year’s key Sibos topic ‘Embracing the digital landscape’, Kerigan catches us up on the latest available information in the field, walking us through how innovation and transformation are being encouraged in the industry and what is happening in banks to cover the next iteration of developments in CBDCs, tokenized assets, AI, data solutions and the impending arrival of Web 3.0 and the metaverse.

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Sibos 2022: Spotlight on Greenomy, Swift Innotribe's sustainability winner

Escaping from the main stage for a hot minute, Finextra listened in to a pitch on the Sibos Discover stage, where Fabian Vandenreydt, chief strategy officer at Greenomy, outlined the ESG-focused fintech’s plan to streamline banks’ and corporates’ sustainable finance reporting in line with the EU Taxonomy, SFDR and CSRD/NFRD.

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EBA Clearing, Swift and TCH to pilot faster cross-border payments between Europe and the US

EBA CLEARING, The Clearing House (TCH) and SWIFT announced today that the delivery of the Immediate Cross-Border Payments (IXB) pilot service is on track and is set to revolutionise cross-border payments.

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Sibos 2022: Lighting the beacon under data quality through ISO 20022

In the lead up to Sibos 2022, Finextra reached out to Masayuki Tagai, industry issues executive for APAC, J.P. Morgan Payments, to respond to some questions tied to his Sibos panel, ‘Rethinking data architecture through the ISO 20022 lens.’