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2011-01-25 10:00:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it is helping Bank of China in London drastically reduce its paper consumption by 95% while improving the efficiency of conducting financial transactions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) Bank of China had been implementing its business strategy, improving the efficiency of internal operations and service to its customers. It recently turned to IBM and IBM Business Partner Centric...

2010-12-15 00:00:44

Building on its rapidly expanding driver library, Ascert releases a new SWIFT driver simulator expanding on available testing automated solutions. Sausalito, CA (Vocus) December 14, 2010 Ascert releases it first SWIFT driver for use in VersaTest Automator. "The new SWIFT driver adds significant depth to our ability to service the testing community via the VersaTest Automator product," says Simon Miles, Ascert's Product Architect for the VersaTest product line. Over 9000 financial...

2010-10-27 09:13:00

AMSTERDAM, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Sibos -- XBRL US Labs, the research arm of the national consortium for XML business reporting standards, announced today that two more industry leaders, tax recovery services provider GlobeTax, and corporate actions automation innovator XSP, will participate in the testing phase of an initiative commissioned by the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) and SWIFT. GlobeTax and XSP join Citi, who initiated the pilot with XBRL US and DTCC in...

2010-10-27 03:00:00

LONDON, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A year after its introduction, the majority (78 percent) of compliance and payments industry executives believe the new SWIFT cover payments message MT202 COV is proving effective in reducing banks' exposure to money laundering or terrorist financing activities. Banks are adapting, as half have updated their IT infrastructure to be able to send and receive MT202 COV messages. However, concerns have significantly increased about duplicate alerts, false...

2010-10-26 17:01:00

AMSTERDAM, October 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- VocaLink, the international payments specialist, today announced that BAWAG P.S.K., Austria's fifth largest bank, has successfully outsourced its SWIFT infrastructure to the VocaLink SWIFT Service Bureau. VocaLink have delivered this solution in partnership with BBP AG, one of the world's largest SWIFT Service Bureaus operators. VocaLink's SWIFT Service Bureau provides the BAWAG group a comprehensive solution for processing high volumes of...

2010-10-26 01:00:00

AMSTERDAM, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced at Sibos 2010, the industry's premier global financial services forum, that BizTalk Accelerator for SWIFT has been awarded the SWIFTReady Financial EAI label for 2010 -- achieving seven continuous years of SWIFT certification. BizTalk Accelerator for SWIFT is included in the license of Microsoft BizTalk Server 2010 and is used by global banks and corporate treasuries, including Microsoft's own treasury function. (Logo:...

2010-10-25 08:25:00

DUBAI, UAE, October 25, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - en.MoRe Deployed Through BICS' Network of 250 Mobile Operators EastNets, a leading global provider of compliance and payments solutions and services, has announced that it has recently signed a partnership with BICS, a leading global provider of Voice, Messaging, Roaming, Connectivity and Mobile Financial Services, to connect its newly launched mobile remittance solution known as en.MoRe to BICS' HomeSend solution....

2010-10-25 07:47:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Obopay, the pioneer in mobile money solutions, today announced that Carol Realini will deliver the Mobile Keynote and participate in the Mobile Face-to-Face session at the Sibos 2010 Conference in Amsterdam. Sibos draws over 10,000 bankers annually, making it one the largest banking conferences in the world. Realini will speak alongside other industry experts in the mobile payments sector from companies including, Deutsche Bank, Citi, Cenk...

2010-10-25 02:00:00

LONDON, October 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelex Global Business Payments, a leading provider of international payments and foreign exchange solutions, today launched a new payment service, GEO for Financial Institutions. GEO has been developed specifically for Financial Institutions so they can capitalize on the growing customer demand for cross border payments. It offers a scalable, secure and flexible platform that simplifies global payments and increases profitability by...

2010-10-25 02:00:00

LONDON, October 25, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - SWIFTReady for Corporates - Trade Finance 2010 Certification Awarded to Misys Trade Portal Misys plc (LSE: MSY), the global application software and services company, today announces that Misys Trade Portal has passed SWIFT's stringent validation programme and been awarded the SWIFTReady for Corporates - Trade Finance label for 2010. This certification for Misys Trade Portal joins Misys' other SWIFTReady labels,...


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