The SWIFT Institute

Bridging the gap between academia and the financial industry

  • Funding independent research
  • Supporting knowledge-led debate
  • Bringing science and practice together

21 July 2016
Shanghai, China

SWIFT Greater China Conference 2016

SWIFT Institute is returning to China bringing our academics to the stage at the SWIFT Greater China Conference 2016. Our...

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26-29 September 2016
Geneva, Switzerland

Sibos – SWIFT Institute Talks and Quiz Show

SWIFT Institute @ Sibos Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher. So...

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30 Jun 2016

SWIFT Institute Talks

In April 2016 at the SWIFT Business Forum Canada event in Toronto, the SWIFT Institute presented three SWIFT Institute Talks. These 30-minute lectures in the style of TED-Talks were undoubtedly...

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29 Jun 2016

Guest Article – The Impact of Brexit on the Financial Services Industry

By Professor Stuart Weinstein Faculty of Business and Law, Coventry University What will be the impact of Brexit on the financial services sector and the City of London? The most...

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09 May 2016

Media Advisory – Industry Collaboration is necessary for the successful application of blockchain in securities markets

New academic research from the SWIFT Institute reviews the impact and potential for blockchain in securities settlement Brussels, 9 May 2016 – New research published by the SWIFT Institute investigates...

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07 May 2016

The Impact and Potential of Blockchain on Securities Transaction Lifecycle

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27 Apr 2016

Global securities reporting: Industry trends, challenges and future perspectives

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21 Apr 2016

Media Advisory – University of Warwick wins the SWIFT Institute Challenge

The ‘HADU’ Student team from the Warwick Business School named winners of the inaugural SWIFT Institute Challenge on ‘Remittances via Banks’ London, 21 April 2016 – SWIFT announces today that a...

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And the Winner is…HADU

London 20 April, 2016 - After an exciting day, watching seven well presented ideas on how to make Remittances via Banks, more affordable while keeping the payments safe, secure and...

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06 Apr 2016

Media Advisory – SWIFT shortlists seven student teams to compete in the 2016 SWIFT Institute Challenge

Seven UK-based university student teams have been selected to compete for a 15k GBP prize at SWIFT’s Business Forum London event Brussels, 6 April 2016 – SWIFT Institute announces today...

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SWIFT Institute Brochure

The SWIFT Institute is dedicated to fostering research and disseminating knowledge and information about the financial services industry. The Institute funds and publishes independent research and brings together academics and practitioners to inform, debate and learn from each other.

Nathan Van de Velde By Nathan Van de Velde

EU to adopt a stricter stance towards virtual currencies amidst alleged terrorist financing reports

Last October I was fortunate enough to be able to attend Sibos Singapore to present a SWIFT institute paper I...

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