The SWIFT Institute unites academic study with the practice of global finance through the funding of research grants on topics impacting the global financial industry. We aim to produce an ever-increasing body of research work freely available to all with the intention of increasing knowledge.

On this page you will find details of all research grants we have issued along with links to the published working papers for those projects that have been completed.

Regulatory Focus on Competition and Innovation in Payments Services

by Geoff Nicoll, Milind Saythe, Paula Chadderton

  • University of Canberra
The Insider Cashout Typology: Sharing Threat Indicators of Cyber Fraud via Intelligence Information Reports

by Casey D. Evans, Elizabeth M. Petrie

  • American Unversity's Kogod School of Business
  • Citigroup Inc.
Q1 2017
Mapping the Future Cyber Threat Landscape for Financial Institutions

by James A Lewis, William A Carter

  • CSIS (Center for Strategic and International Studies)
Q1 2017
Defining a Taxonomy of Existing, Emerging and Future Cyber-threats

by Jason Ferdinand, Richard Benham

  • Coventry University
  • ISKM ltd
Q1 2017
CREST: 20th Anniversary Review

by Christiana Parisi, Hermann Rapp

  • Copenhagen Business School
Impact of Open APIs in Banking

by Markos Zachariadis, Pinar Ozcan

  • Warwick Business School
Q1 2017
Multinational Banking and Conflicts Among US-EU AML/CTF Compliance & Privacy Law: Operational & Political Views in Context

by Dr. Michelle Frasher

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Impact and Potential of the Blockchain on the Securities Transaction Lifecycle

by Alistair Milne, Michael Mainelli

  • Gresham College
  • Loughborough University School of Business

Call for Proposals

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


Interactive Infographic

Conflicts US-EU in AML/CTF

Submit a Research Idea

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.