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  • Supporting knowledge-led debate
  • Bringing science and practice together

18 August 2017

Cyber Security 3.0 – Better Together Singapore

Save the Date:  18 August 2017  Singapore The SWIFT Institute in collaboration with Nanyang Technological University is proud to host this...

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07 Apr 2017

Cyber 3.0 – Better Together presentations

SWIFT Institute held its Cyber 3.0 - Better Together conference on the 30 March in London. Presented were the results of three recent Cyber research grants given by the SWIFT...

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20 Feb 2017

Regulatory Focus on Competition and Innovation in Payments Services

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19 Jan 2017

FinTech: The Disruptive Enabler

by Tom Watson, Ivey Business School Wrap-up report of conference held in Toronto, Canada on 30th November 2016 – Hosted by SWIFT Institute and Ivey Business School’s Scotiabank Digital Banking...

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14 Dec 2016

SWIFT Institute Newsletter Velocitates Issue 12

The SWIFT Institute is pleased to issue the latest issue of Velocitates, our newsletter dedicated to sharing news, views and thought-provoking commentary. This newsletter is part of the SWIFT Institute’s...

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01 Dec 2016

SWIFT Institute issues cyber challenge to Canadian students

SWIFT Institute Student Challenge offers Canadian students reward for new cyber security solutions. Brussels, 30 November 2016 – The SWIFT Institute announces the launch of the 2017 Student Challenge, open...

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17 Nov 2016

From Paper-based to Electronic Securities Post-Trading: Financial Automation and the Case of CREST

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03 Nov 2016

The SWIFT Institute awards three new research grants on Cyber Security

The SWIFT Institute has recently awarded three research grants on Cyber Security : · Taxonomy / Trends / State of the Art Defensive Measures and Evolution of Threats – awarded...

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02 Nov 2016

A Critical and Empirical Examination of Currently-used Financial Data Collection Processes and Standards

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Call for Proposals

SWIFT Institute announces a new call for proposals: on the Financial Crime Compliance and Information Sharing


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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.

Ann Rutledge By Ann Rutledge

The ABS coins in your wallet

If Bitcoin is a “coin,” could securitizations (“ABS” for short) be coins too? A coin is a “small, flat, round...

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