SWIFT Business Forum Ireland

Date: 30 April 2019

Location: Dublin, Ireland

The inaugural SWIFT Business Forum Ireland will bring together industry leaders and decision-makers from across payments, capital markets, transaction banking and technology.

Joy Macknight, managing editor of The Banker, covers the key discussions from the event through a video interview series with industry figures and policy-makers.

Key discussion points:

• Accelerating digitalisation

• SWIFT gpi

• Next generation financial services

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AIB’s chief digital officer looks towards frictionless banking

February 1, 2018

Seamus Murphy, the chief digital officer at Allied Irish Banks, talks to Joy Macknight about delivering key enabling technologies, tooling and frameworks to speed up the bank’s digital transformation.

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Swift gpi chief ticks off the milestones

July 2, 2018

Swift, together with 45 member banks, launched the global payments innovation (gpi) initiative in early 2016, to increase the speed, transparency and predictability of cross-border payments. More than 180 banks have signed up to the service, with over 60 banks now live. As of May 24, 25% of all Swift cross-border payments traffic is now being sent as gpi. Joy Macknight talks to Wim Raymaekers, Swift’s gpi programme director, about the latest developments. 

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Swift chief looks to APIs after gpi success

October 1, 2018

Swift's chief executive, Gottfried Leibbrandt, talks to Brian Caplen about the success of its global payments initiative and how application programming interfaces are a crucial part of web 3.0.

AIB teaser

Ireland's banks pursue rocky road to recovery

April 1, 2019

Ireland's banks are on the comeback trail, slashing NPL ratios. However, the continued state ownership in the country's three largest banks clouds the picture. 

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