Research

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.

CREST: 20th Anniversary Review

by Christiana Parisi, Hermann Rapp

Institution(s):
  • Copenhagen Business School
Q3 2016
Impact of Open APIs in Banking

by Markos Zachariadis, Pinar Ozcan

Institution(s):
  • 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

Institution(s):
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Impact and Potential on the Securities Transaction Lifecycle

by Alistair Milne, Michael Mainelli

Institution(s):
  • Gresham College
  • Loughborough University School of Business
Blockchain for Securities – 1

by Vytautas Karalevicius

Institution(s):
  • Leuven Institute for Research on Information Systems
Q3 2016
A Quantum Leap Over High Hurdles to Financial Inclusion: The Mobile Banking Revolution in Kenya

by Jay Rosengard

Institution(s):
  • Harvard Kennedy School
Money Laundering Risks Facing Third-party Payment Providers in Emerging Economies and the Counter Policies & Measures

by Nathan Van de Velde, Niels Vandezande, Peggy Valcke

Institution(s):
  • KU Leuven Faculty of Law
Governance of Competition and Innovation in Payment Services

by Jane Winn

Institution(s):
  • University of Washington School of Law
Q3 2016

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