Tag Archives: SWIFT

Tracking down financial crime with Correspondent Bank Monitoring

Tobias Bumm/ November 17, 2020/ Uncategorized

Cross-border payment transactions promote international trade and services. However, foreign transactions entail an increased risk of financial crime. Credit institutions prevent this risk with effective correspondent bank monitoring and systematic analysis of payment messages.

ISO 20022 – a common language for global payments

Sabrina Holland/ November 2, 2020/ Uncategorized

The SWIFT payment network and the banking sector are about to migrate the previously used MT format for payment messages to the XML standard and the MX messages of the ISO standard. A huge challenge, but one that has many advantages for global monetary transactions. The size of the task and the effects of the corona crisis have caused delays in the schedule.

Who are you? Know your customer!

Susanne Hofrichter/ October 23, 2018/ Uncategorized

Know your customer (KYC) –is one of the most important topics in bank compliance. It includes several preventive measures to accurately identify the customer. Financial institutions are faced with the enormous challenge to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing. To minimize risks, it is necessary to obtain information about your clients and their financial transactions. Anti-Money Laundering Directives, KYC and

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