The SWIFT Institute was founded in April 2012. Its core objectives are to:
- Extend understanding of current practice and future needs in global financial services, with a particular focus on transaction banking.
- Foster independent research by giving grants, access to research data and publication opportunities for approved projects.
- Act as a catalyst for bringing the SWIFT community and academics together to explore ideas, share knowledge and extend mutual understanding.
The primary focus of the SWIFT Institute is transaction banking, covering the following areas:
- Clearing & Settlement
- Cash Management
- Trade Finance
- Trust & Securities
SWIFT funds and provides secretariat services to the SWIFT Institute, which is headquartered at SWIFT’s head office in La Hulpe, Belgium.
For more information, please contact Peter Ware