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ISO 20022: Full of Promise But Treasurers Remain Wary

“Global payment has been transformed for the better over the last decade and while champions of the new payment messaging standard ISO 20022 believe it will deliver it even more profound benefits for the industry over the next ten years, corporate treasurers are more circumspect. At a recent conference Ross Jones, head of global payments at Barclays, […]
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Swift: Case Management: Simpler Payment Investigations For All

“We’ve [Swift] extended our Case Management product suite beyond just gpi-enabled banks. That means that everyone in our community can now benefit from our Stop and Recall and Case Resolution services. Within the world of payments, things don’t always go to plan. Whether that’s an incorrect account number that needs to be repaired or a […]
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Russia Central Bank Will Not Name Banks Linked to SWIFT Alternative

“Russia’s central bank said on Tuesday it would no longer publish the names of banks connected to Moscow’s alternative to the SWIFT payments network, as Russia grapples with sanctions. Several Russian banks have been banned from SWIFT after Moscow began what it calls “a special military operation” in Ukraine on Feb. 24 as part of […]
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Oracle and SWIFT Deliver Fast, Frictionless Cross-Border Payments for Small and Mid-Sized Companies – Bobsguide

“Oracle Banking Payments is supporting SWIFT’s latest service to make global cross-border payments fast, easy, predictable, and frictionless for small and medium enterprises (SME) and consumer markets…As banks are managing their ISO 20022 migrations and implementing new services within the gpi program, Oracle aims to lower the total cost of ownership and ease customers’ transition […]
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SWIFT Sets up JV With China’s Central Bank

“SWIFT, the global system for financial messaging and cross-border payments, has set up a joint venture with the Chinese central bank’s digital currency research institute and clearing centre, a move some see as a sign that China wants to explore global use of its planned digital yuan. Other shareholders of the Beijing-based venture include China’s […]

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Bottomline Launches Global First With Payments Tracker Using SWIFT’s API

“Bottomline (NASDAQ:EPAY), a leading provider of financial technology that makes business payments simple, smart and secure, today announced the latest API-based payments tracking service for banks worldwide, integrating SWIFT gpi data. The gpi data is captured on behalf of Bottomline clients and is integrated into their payments workflow, which simplifies and unifies the API access […]
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Global Banks Preparing to Leverage SWIFT’s New Platform for International Payments Flows

“Bank of China, Bank of New York Mellon, BNP Paribas, Citi, Deutsche Bank, and Standard Chartered confirmed their preparations for the platform as the co-operative detailed an ambitious roadmap it will roll out over the next 18 months. New features – including upfront validation of beneficiary details, central management of exceptions, extension of SWIFT’s high-speed […]
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Citi Service Insights Launches on CitiDirect BE®

“Citi Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) launches Citi Service Insights (CSI) with SWIFT gpi Case Resolution integration. This new digital service provides clients with a centralized view to manage or close all their service inquiries globally and also allows clients to open several types of inquiries digitally. Previously, this was done through a combination of […]
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SWIFT and ICC Collaborate to Drive Sustainability in Trade Finance | SWIFT – The Global Provider of Secure Financial Messaging Services

“SWIFT’s KYC Registry will become the first global utility to integrate the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) Sustainable Trade Finance Guidelines, making it easier for financial institutions to identify environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks in their supply chains. By integrating the ICC’s Sustainable Trade Finance Guidelines into the KYC Registry , which has more […]