Research

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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...

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...

Piloting the Exchange of Insider Threat Reports: Information Sharing Challenges to Proactive Cyber Fraud Identification

Institution(s): American University, Citibank

by Casey D. Evans, Elizabeth M. Petrie

This paper builds on previous SWIFT Institute research (Sharing Insider Threat Indicators: Examining the Potential Use of SWIFT’s Messaging Platform to Combat Cyber Fraud) which proposed a protocol for sharing...

Transatlantic Extraterritoriality and the Regulation of Derivatives

Institution(s): Aston Business School

by Stuart Weinstein

Transatlantic Extraterritoriality and the Regulation of Derivatives:  The need for an integrated approach between Washington and Brussels, the uncertainties of Brexit and new directions in the US This paper examines...

Quo Vadis? A Comparison of the Fintech Revolution in China and the West

Institution(s): Albers School of Business and Economics Seattle University, Hanken School of Economics

by Bonnie G. Buchanan, Cathy Xuying Cao

This research compares the evolution of Fintech in China with three Western markets (US, UK and Sweden). The countries chosen represent very different legal (common versus civil law) and cultural...

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