Surecomp®, a leading provider of global trade solutions for banks and corporations, today confirmed that it is a fully accredited member of the SWIFTRef Partner Programme. SWIFT’s unique reference data service, SWIFTRef offers a single trusted source for all reference data required to ensure flawless payments processing and accurate regulatory reporting.
The SWIFTRef Partner Programme enables Surecomp’s global development centers to easily access and integrate high-quality reference data, thereby adding value to Surecomp’s suite of global trade solutions for banks and corporations. The SWIFTRef service includes the identification and validation of BICs, IBANs, national bank codes, standing settlement instructions, SEPA routing information and other reference data required on a daily basis.
“We are delighted to welcome Surecomp to the SWIFTRef Partner Programme,” said Patrik Neutjens, Head of Reference Data at SWIFT. “Leveraging SWIFTRef, Surecomp can maximize the efficiency of its products, a number of which have received our SWIFTReady Trade Finance Application label for many years running.”
To guarantee the quality of SWIFTRef reference data, only the authoritative data originators are used as sources to maintain data in the SWIFTRef utility. Authoritative data originators include banks and central banks, code issuers, regulators, national code authorities and regional communities.
“Using SWIFTRef gives our clients complete confidence in the accuracy of accessed reference data,” said Raphael Barisaac, Surecomp Vice President Europe and Global Head, Trade Finance & Supply Chain Finance Solutions. “The availability of instant 24/7 access and automatic updates saves our clients valuable research time, ensuring that our global trade solutions always reflect the latest information available.”