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Open banking as a catalyst for industry transformation

Institution(s): University of Manchester, University of Oxford

by Markos Zachariadis, Pinar Ozcan

Read how open banking and PSD2 regulation has helped put customers first, kick started incumbent innovation efforts and lowered the barrier to entry for smaller institutions. New research commissioned by...

The Future of Transaction Monitoring: Better ways to detect and disrupt financial crime

Institution(s): Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

by Matthew R. Redhead

New research commissioned by the SWIFT Institute analyses the current financial transaction-monitoring model, and suggests opportunities for the future. The surveillance of client transactions by financial institutions, known as transaction...

Cyber Resilience and Financial Organizations: A Capacity-building Tool Box – 2021

Institution(s): Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

by Kathryn Taylor, Tim Maurer

The SWIFT Institute continues to partner with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace to bring you this updated  toolkit to help financial institutions enhance their cyber security. The result is...

PET Research: Case studies of the use of privacy preserving analysis to tackle financial crime

Institution(s): FFIS (The Future of Financial Intelligence Sharing)

by Nick Maxwell

A new discussion paper by Nick Maxwell of FFIS (Future of Financial Intelligence Sharing) provides an overview of developments in the field of privacy preserving analytics and publishes ten case...

Securing the Future of the Financial Industry through Improved Gender Diversity

Institution(s): School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford

by Dariusz Wójcik, Kristina Kämpfer

Exploring developments in the industry ten years after the financial crisis of 2007-9, new research sponsored by the SWIFT Institute aims to unravel and answer two key questions facing the...

Mapping the Shadow Payment System

Institution(s): Cornell University, Oxford University

by Dan Awrey, Kristin van Zwieten

Recent years have witnessed the emergence and rapid growth of a large, diverse, and constantly evolving shadow payment system. The shadow payment platforms (SPPs) that populate this system perform many...

A Cyber Security Agenda for India’s Digital Payment System

Institution(s): Gateway House

by Sagnik Chakraborty, Sameer Patil

In the span of a mere decade, the Indian economy has gone from being cash-based to being heavily reliant on digital payment systems. This transition has been driven by domestic...

Public-Private Partnerships to Disrupt Financial Crime: An Exploratory Study of Australia’s FINTEL Alliance

Institution(s): Australian Strategic Policy Institute, Department of Home Affairs (Australian Government)

by Paula Chadderton, SImon Norton

This paper examines whether a partnership comprising public and private sector organisations (PPP) can improve information sharing between those sectors and be effective in combating money laundering and terrorism financing-related...

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