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									Category    Product                    Release   Type    Mandatory   Status      Live date        End Support Description                                                                                                                                                               Change      Prev.     Upg Star
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Solutions   Bulk Payments              2.1       Minor               Supported   Nov 2010                     Maintenance release                                                                                                                                                       Now         Planned
                                                                                                              • Addition of new messages such as camt, pain and reporting messages                                                                                                      supported
                                                                                                              • Update of bulk payments rulebook and eligibility criteria

Solutions   Clearing                   1.0       Major               Tentative   May 2011                     SWIFT, the CCP and clearing member community are developing a new ISO 20022-based solution to support the communication flows between central                             Now
                                                                                                              counterparties (CCPs) and clearing members for equities and fixed income. The solution will cover all flows starting from trade leg creation (allocating trades to the    tentative
                                                                                                              clearing accounts) to the settlement obligations report.

Solutions   CLS third party service    2.0       Major               Supported   2007                         Addition of MT 305


Solutions   Collateral Management      1.0       Major               Tentative   21-May-2011                  SWIFT is launching a new ISO 20022-based solution to support the communication flows between financial institutions, their counterparts and clients for collateral
                                                                                                              management business processes.

Solutions   Corporate Actions MX       1.0       Major               Tentative   4Q 2011                      This solution will support the roll out of the new ISO 20022 messages for corporate actions resulting from a reverse engineering exercise based on their ISO 15022        Now
            messages                                                                                          equivalent message, as well as the new ISO 20022 issuer agent messages. The ISO 20022 corporate action messages offer the same functionality as their existing            tentative
                                                                                                              ISO 15022 equivalent, i.e., corporate action announcements, instructions, status updates, entitlement confirmations etc. and are targeted at all players in the corporate
                                                                                                              action domain. The ISO 20022 issuer agent messages support the upstream corporate action communication process between the (I)CSDs and the issuers’ agents.



Solutions   Data Distribution          2.1       Minor               Supported   2006 or before               Channel for FIN / FileAct distribution of securities reference data


Solutions   Derivatives                3.0       Minor               Supported   Apr 2010                     Addition of FpML 4.6 notification messages


Solutions   eBAM                       1.0       Major               Supported   1-Apr-2010                   Develop a solution for electronic bank account management. Launched on both Generic FileAct and in SCORE as a point-to-point service.
                                                                                                              Note also that a multibank central utility for electronic bank account management is currently under evaluation.

Solutions   e-invoicing                1.0       Major               Planned     Apr 2011                     Offer a basic communication channel over SWIFTNet between key e-invoicing players: banks and non-banks using FileAct with optional ISO 20022 standard. Focus is New



                                                 Minor               Supported   2008
                                                                                                              on cross-border flows

                                                                                                              Current Exceptions and Investigations offering supporting Bank-to-Bank and Corporate-to-Bank communications
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   *
Solutions   Exceptions and             1.2
            Investigations

Solutions   FIX over SWIFT             1.0       Major               Supported   2007                         FIX over SWIFT enables access to the Ullink FIX hub. The FIX over SWIFT service connects institutions to the UL NET service and its established community of
                                                                                                              users.

Solutions   Funds                      4.0       Major               Supported   2007                         Messages specific to the investment funds industry


Solutions   Funds                      4.1       Minor               Supported   2009                         Addition of messages specific to alternative funds


Solutions   Funds                      4.3       Minor               Supported   Apr 2010                     Funds Processing Passport maintenance of messages


Solutions   Isabel @ SWIFT             1.0       Major               Tentative   Jul 2011                     SWIFT will set up dedicated pilot and live service environments to permit banks to access Isabel 6 in many-to-one configuration using FileAct RT.                         New



                                                 Major               Supported   2008
                                                                                                              The pilot service environment is scheduled for April 2011, with a view to prepare for the activation of the live service environment in July 2011

                                                                                                              An industry-wide solution centrally operated by SWIFT offering electronic agent notification messaging for the loans market and linking into both DTCC's LoanServ and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   *
Solutions   Loans                      1.0
                                                                                                              Euroclear's LoanReach solutions

Solutions   Proxy Voting               1.2       Minor               Supported   Nov 2010                     Maintenance release of the Proxy Voting messages                                                                                                                          Now         Planned
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        supported

Solutions   Sanctions                  1.0       Major               Tentative   Dec 2011                     Economic sanctions are of critical importance to the international community and are being increasingly used by governments around the world as a method of               New
                                                                                                              implementing foreign policy objectives and fighting financial crime. To assist financial institutions to comply with evolving Sanctions laws and regulations, SWIFT is
                                                                                                              launching a quick, cost effective and easy solution for low and medium volume financial institutions, assisting them with the real-time screening of SWIFT messages.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   *
Solutions   SCORE                      2.4       Minor               Supported   2009                         Drop usage of MT103 and MT950; new FIN implementation rules and guidelines become applicable (version 2); bank account mandates


Solutions   SCORE                      2.5       Minor               Planned     Apr 2011                     Support for latest ISO20022 payment and Cash Mgt messages included in SCORE
                                                                                                              These messages are: pain.001, pain.002 and pain.008 V3 plus camt.052, camt.053 and camt.054 V2
                                                                                                              Only the latest version and the previous version will be supported in SCORE

Solutions   SCORE                      2.6       Minor               Planned     1-Jun-2011                   Support for RMA for FileAct included, to accommodate corporates with recommendation letter to use FileAct in SCORE


Solutions   Transaction Reporting      1.0       Major               Supported   2007                         The service provides a mechanism for regulatory reporting compliance and includes full support for the existing requirements in the EU for MiFID
                                                                                                              It will support further updates to MiFID currently under consideration by regulators

Solutions   Workers' Remittances       1.0       Major               Supported   2009                         Solution for fast, reliable, and cost effective remittances
                                                                                                              Pre-requisites include
                                                                                                              • Usage of FileAct enhanced headers - Store-and-Forward mode (SWIFTNet release 6.1 or above)
                                                                                                              • Implementation of ISO20022 pacs messages according to predefined implementation guidelines
                                                                                                              • Adherence to the solution rulebook




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Category       Product                  Release   Type    Mandatory      Status      Live date     End Support Description                                                                                                                                                  Change      Prev.     Upg Star
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Solutions      Workers' Remittances     1.1       Minor                  Supported   Jul 2010                    Maintenance release
                                                                                                                 • No changes in messages
                                                                                                                 • Update of all documentation
                                                                                                                 • Addition of new rules and guidelines for mobile instructed payments

Applications   Accord                   36.0      Major                  Supported   Dec 2010                    • Extending Accord with matching of MT 600 (Commodity trade confirmation)                                                                                  Now         Planned
                                                                                                                 • Various Functional Enhancements for both Accord for Treasury and Accord for Securities                                                                   supported

Applications   Accord                   37.0      Major                  Tentative   3Q 2011                     Expand this service with a link to multiple central counterparties (CCPs), bringing benefits of clearing and reduced costs of settlement to the users.     New



                                                  Minor                  Supported   2009                        • GUI upgrade to handle MT 515 matching results
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            release
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       *
Applications   Accord GUI               6.2

Applications   Accord GUI               6.3       Minor                  Supported   Mar 2010                    • Support for new functionality introduced in Accord 35.0
                                                                                                                 • Available for testing.
                                                                                                                 • This release is optional, customer may continue to use the GUI release 6.2

Applications   Accord GUI               7.0       Minor                  Supported   Dec 2010                    • Support for new functionality introduced in Accord 36.0                                                                                                  Now
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            supported

Applications   Accord GUI               7.1       Minor                  Tentative   3Q 2011                     • Support for new functionality introduced in Accord 37.0                                                                                                  New



                                                  Major                  Supported   2009
                                                                                                                 • Is only relevant for the users of the new CCP-link functionality, and will be distributed to all Accord for Securities customers

                                                                                                                 Current release
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            release
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       *
Applications   Trade Services Utility   2.0

Standards      MT (FIN) & MX            2010      Major   Mandatory      Supported   20-Nov-2010   19-Nov-2011 MT (FIN) Maintenance Standards Release 2010                                                                                                                  Now         Planned
               Maintenance Standards                      upgrade to                                           • Securities - Delivers necessary changes to assist the implementation of 4 major market infrastructures (Euroclear, Jasdec, T2S and DTCC)                   supported
               Release                                    Standards                                                           - Simplifies the ISO 15022 standards
                                                          Release 2011                                                        - Accommodates market practice that was agreed by the SMPG
                                                          on 19 Nov                                            • Commodities - Provides better coverage for metals and enables their use for commodities
                                                          2011                                                                - Aligns existing message set with market requirements
                                                                                                               • Other      - Removal of unused messages

                                                                                                                 Standards Release Guide 2010 (SRG 2010) is available in User Handbook online
                                                                                                                 https://www2.swift.com/uhbonline/books/protected/en_uk/srg_20091218/index.htm
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                                                                                                                 MX Maintenance Release 2010
                                                                                                                 • All the requested changes were held over for a future release
                                                                                                                 • An urgent unscheduled maintenance of the ISO 20022 Proxy Voting messages was approved by the Securities SEG
                                                                                                                 • MX Message schemas and Message Definition Report: Schemas and full documentation of new versions of the Proxy Voting messages are published in the
                                                                                                                 Catalogue of ISO 20022 messages

Standards      MT (FIN) & MX            2011      Major                  Planned     19-Nov-2011                 MT (FIN) Maintenance Standards Release 2011
               Maintenance Standards                                                                             The changes include:
               Release                                                                                           • Payments     Usage rules added, to improve usability of the messages, and new code words

                                                                                                                 • Treasury        New codes added to meet regulatory requirements and STP improvements

                                                                                                                 • Trade Finance Minor changes to usage rules – no validation required
                                                                                                                                Removal of one unused message

                                                                                                                 • Securities      Meet regulatory requirements, support current market practice and remove unused qualifiers and codes

                                                                                                                 • Commodities Changes that allow for the provision of more complete details and to expand the group of users

                                                                                                                 Standards Release Guide 2011 (SRG 2011) is available in User Handbook online
                                                                                                                 https://www2.swift.com/uhbonline/books/protected/en_uk/srg_20101217/index.htm

                                                                                                                 MX Maintenance Release 2011
                                                                                                                 • Approved change requests to ISO 20022 messages to be considered for SR2011 are published in the related Maintenance Change Requests (MCR) published in
                                                                                                                 the ISO 20022 Status of Submissions.
                                                                                                                 *Only Securities related change requests were approved for consideration in 2011, Payments change requests were deferred to 2012

                                                                                                                 Advance information is available on the Standards MX Maintenance Release 2011 timeline
                                                                                                                 http://www.swift.com/solutions/standards/standards_releases/mx_standards_release_2011/Standards_MX_Maintenance_Release_2011.page?

Standards      MT (FIN) Development     2011      Major                  Planned     19-Nov-2011                 MT (FIN) Development Standards Release 2011
               Standards Release (new
               MTs)                                                                                              Advance information for the FIN System Messages and the FIN Operations Guide have been published on the Standards MT Maintenance Release 2011 timeline.
                                                                                                                 These documents contain details of new system messages, that provide undelivered message reports for SSI messages, as well as changes that support the
                                                                                                                 Sanctions Screening service.

                                                                                                                 http://www.swift.com/solutions/standards/standards_releases/mt_standards_release_2011/Standards_MT_Release_2011.page?




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Standards      MX Development          2011        Major                    Planned     Mar 2011                     MX Development Releases 2011
               Standards Releases (new                                                  May 2011                      March - Collateral Management Margin Calls and Substitutions
               MXs)                                                                                                   May - Clearing and the Collateral Management Interest Processing

Standards      Standards Developer Kit   1.0       Major                    Supported   2009          15-Apr-2011    The Standards Developer Kit helps customers and partners implement SWIFT and ISO standards easily and efficiently using up-to-date technology. A coherent set of
                                                                                                                     developer components includes the MX Repository, the MT/XML Schema Library and the MT-MX Translation Reference, including machine consumable standards
                                                                                                                     definitions, working examples, source code, XML documents and schemas.
                                                                                                                     Download free samples at www.swiftcommunity.net/sdk.

Standards      Standards Developer Kit   1.1       Minor                    Planned     15-Apr-2011                  Addition of new components for MTs, including enriched MT XML Schemas containing business definitions from the UHB and MT XML Schemas for system                   New



                                                   Major                    Tentative   1-Aug-2011
                                                                                                                     messages.

                                                                                                                     The Standards Developer Kit helps customers and partners implement SWIFT and ISO standards easily and efficiently using up-to-date technology. A coherent set of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        release

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        New
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 *
Standards      Standards Developer Kit   2.0
                                                                                                                     developer components includes the MX Repository, the MT/XML Schema Library and the MT-MX Translation Testing tool.                                                 release
                                                                                                                     Benefits include
                                                                                                                     • Reduce implementation, analysis and development costs
                                                                                                                     • Leverage powerful XML tools and take a common XML approach for MT and MX
                                                                                                                     • Updated with each Standards Release

                                                                                                                     Download free samples at www.swiftcommunity.net/sdk                                                                                                                                         *
                                                                                                                     Standards Developer Kit Release 2.0 includes a new optional component for MT Semantic Rules.
                                                                                                                     This component defines MT Message Format Validation Rules (MFVR) as machine processable Schematron and executable XSLT 2.0 to provide semantic and cross-
                                                                                                                     field validation of MT messages.
                                                                                                                     This component is licensed independently of the Standards Developer Kit 'base' product and is subject to a licence fee.

Connectivity   Alliance Lite             2.0       Major                    Supported   Apr 2010                     Release 2.0 extends the scope of Alliance Lite to securities settlement and fund ordering

                                                                                                                     • Interface
                                                                                                                       - securities settlement instructions & confirmations (MT)
                                                                                                                       - funds orders & confirmations (MX)
                                                                                                                       - related reporting
                                                                                                                       - linking of incoming confirmations and status messages with sent settlement instructions/funds orders

                                                                                                                     • AutoClient
                                                                                                                       - CSV upload of MT540-543
                                                                                                                       - CSV upload of funds orders & confirmations

Connectivity   Alliance Lite             2.1       Minor                    Supported   13-Mar-2011                  Next release of Lite supports SWIFTNet Browse.
                                                                                                                     This makes Lite attractive for low volume users of Market Infrastructures offering a Browse service (for instance TARGET2).

Connectivity   Alliance Integrator       2.0       Major   Mandatory        Supported   2009          30-Sep-2012
                                                           Upgrade to
                                                           Integrator 7.0
                                                           by end Sep
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             !
                                                           2012
Connectivity   Alliance Integrator       2.1       Minor   Mandatory        Supported   Jul 2010      30-Sep-2012 Alliance Integrator 2.1 is an optional release, and builds on the features from release 2.0 and offers the following new functionality                                          Planned
                                                           Upgrade to
                                                           Integrator 7.0                                            • Enhanced resiliency
                                                           by end Sep                                                • Support for the AIX 6.1 environment
                                                           2012                                                      • Upgrade to latest Java CAPS and GlassFish base
                                                                                                                     • Guidelines for clustering on Solaris environments
                                                                                                                     • Guidelines for capacity planning and performance benchmark
                                                                                                                     • Increased capacity and throughput
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             !
                                                                                                                     Alliance Integrator 2.1 can be used with Alliance Access 6.0 and above

                                                                                                                     SWIFT recommends this release

Connectivity   Alliance Integrator       7.0       Major                    Planned     Jun 2011      31-Dec-2016 Alliance Integrator 7.0 is a major release, building on the features from 2.1 and providing support for SWIFTNet 7.0 features.
                                                                                                                  In addition, the release envisages the following new functionality:

                                                                                                                     • Qualification for use with Alliance Entry
                                                                                                                     • Support for the ISO business application header
                                                                                                                     • Support for validations provided by Standards
                                                                                                                     • Decoupling of configuration and monitoring data
                                                                                                                     • Partial configuration export/import
                                                                                                                     • Support for use by central Market Infrastructures
                                                                                                                     • Elimination of dependency on Access Manager and Open SSO
                                                                                                                     • Windows Server 2008 R2 Environment
                                                                                                                     • Support for FileAct via the Access MQHA and SoapHA adapters

                                                                                                                     Note: Some of the above proposed functionality is dependent on the timely availability of components from other parties.
                                                                                                                     Integrator 7.0 can be used with Access 6.0 and above as well as Entry 7.0 and above.




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Connectivity   Messaging Software      6.0       Major   Mandatory      Supported   2007        March 2012   Key upcoming patches
               • Alliance Access                         upgrade to                                          • July 2011 - Supports Standards Release 2011
               • Alliance Messenger                      Alliance 7.0                                        Note: 7.0 is the current live SWIFTNet release at network level. SWIFTNet 7.0 is backwards compatible with Alliance 6.0
               • Alliance Entry                          before end                                          Please refer to the Alliance Release Overview for further details                                                                                           !
               • Alliance RMA                            March 2012

Connectivity   Messaging Software      6.2       Minor   Mandatory      Supported   2008        March 2012   Key upcoming patches
               • Alliance Access                         upgrade to                                          • July 2011 - Supports Standards Release 2011
               • Alliance Messenger                      Alliance 7.0                                        Note: 7.0 is the current live SWIFTNet release at network level. SWIFTNet 7.0 is backwards compatible with Alliance 6.2
                                                         before end                                          Please refer to the Alliance Release Overview for further details                                                                                           !
                                                         March 2012

Connectivity   Messaging Software      6.3       Minor   Mandatory      Supported   2009        March 2012   Key upcoming patches
               • Alliance Access                         upgrade to                                          • July 2011 - Supports Standards Release 2011
               • Alliance RMA                            Alliance 7.0                                        Note: 7.0 is the current live SWIFTNet release at network level. SWIFTNet 7.0 is backwards compatible with Alliance 6.3
                                                         before end                                          Please refer to the Alliance Release Overview for further details                                                                                           !
                                                         March 2012

Connectivity   Messaging Software      7.0       Major                  Supported   Dec 2010                 Access and Entry 7.0 - 2011 timeline                                                                                                  Now
               • Alliance Access                                                                                                                                                                                                                   supported
               • Alliance Entry                                                                              Functional Update 1 (May 2011) for Access / RMA
               • Alliance RMA                                                                                • FileAct support over SOAP
                                                                                                             • Web Services for Message and Event Query
                                                                                                             • Migration tool from Entry 6.0 to Access 7.0
                                                                                                             • Various fixes

                                                                                                             Standards Release 2011 - MST2011 - (July 2011) for Access / RMA & Entry
                                                                                                             • Mandatory patch

                                                                                                             Functional Update 2 (September 2011 - to be confirmed) for Access / RMA & Entry
                                                                                                             • File transfer GUI alternative (Access and Entry)
                                                                                                             • Web Services for ADK GUI replacement (to be confirmed)
                                                                                                             • Various fixes

                                                                                                             Dependencies
                                                                                                             • Functional Update 1 (7.0.10) is optional and requires 7.0
                                                                                                             • MST2011 is mandatory and requires at minimum 7.0 or Functional Update 1 (i.e. MST2011 incorporates Functional Update 1 features).
                                                                                                             • Functional Update 2 (7.0.20) is optional and requires MST2011 as the basis.

                                                                                                             Release 7.0
                                                                                                             This major upgrade of Messaging Software supports SWIFTNet 7.0 and introduces the following key enhancements
                                                                                                             Alliance Access 7.0
                                                                                                             • GUI evolution
                                                                                                             • Automation support
                                                                                                             • Remote disaster site recovery support
                                                                                                             • Other
                                                                                                             • Product streamlining
                                                                                                             Alliance Entry 7.0
                                                                                                             • Technology upgrade (database replacement)
                                                                                                             • Alignment with Alliance Access
                                                                                                             Alliance RMA migration to Alliance Access 7.0 licensed for RMA only.
                                                                                                             Please refer to the Alliance Release overview for further details

Connectivity   Communication Software 6.0        Major   Mandatory      Supported   2007        March 2012   Note: 7.0 is the current live SWIFTNet release at network level.
               • Alliance Gateway                        upgrade to                                          SWIFTNet 7.0 is backwards compatible with Alliance Communication Software 6.0 and SWIFTNet Link 6.0
               • Alliance Starter Set                    Alliance 7.0                                        Please refer to the Alliance Release Overview for further details
               • Alliance WebStation                     before end                                                                                                                                                                                                      !
               • SWIFTNet Link                           March 2012

Connectivity   Communication Software 6.1        Minor   Mandatory      Supported   2007        March 2012   Note: 7.0 is the current live SWIFTNet release at network level.
               • Alliance Gateway                        upgrade to                                          SWIFTNet 7.0 is backwards compatible with Alliance Communication Software 6.1 and SWIFTNet Link 6.1
               • Alliance Starter Set                    Alliance 7.0                                        Please refer to the Alliance Release Overview for further details
               • Alliance WebStation                     before end                                                                                                                                                                                                      !
               • SWIFTNet Link                           March 2012

Connectivity   Communication Software 6.3        Minor   Mandatory      Supported   2009        March 2012   Note: 7.0 is the current live SWIFTNet release at network level.
               • Alliance Gateway                        upgrade to                                          SWIFTNet 7.0 is backwards compatible with Alliance Communication Software 6.3 and SWIFTNet Link 6.3
               • Alliance Starter Set                    Alliance 7.0                                        Please refer to the Alliance Release Overview for further details
               • Alliance WebStation                     before end                                                                                                                                                                                                      !
               • SWIFTNet Link                           March 2012




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Connectivity   Communication Software 7.0            Major                 Supported    Dec 2010                     Communication Software 7.0 supports SWIFTNet 7.0 and introduces the following key enhancements                                                                      Now
               • Alliance Gateway                                                                                    Alliance Gateway 7.0                                                                                                                                                supported
               • Alliance WebStation                                                                                 • New installation capabilities: Silent installation framework with easier patch deployment, Non-root installation, Upgrade on a new system with import of data
               • SWIFTNet Link                                                                                       • Operational enhancements: Configuration replication capabilities between similar Gateway instances, Integration of SNL events into the Gateway Event Journal,
                                                                                                                     HSM Management GUI integrating the most frequently used HSM-related operational functions, Gateway re-licensing GUI for Alliance Web Platform
                                                                                                                     • Security enhancements: Enhanced end-user certification process, Approval for Certificate and Virtual SWIFTNet User Configuration, Configuration Parameters for
                                                                                                                     Virtual SWIFTNet User Password Policy
                                                                                                                     • Supportability enhancements, other functional enhancements
                                                                                                                     • GUI offering: Alliance Web Platform becomes the default GUI technology for Alliance Gateway, Access and Integrator. New functionality will only be implemented on
                                                                                                                     Alliance Web Platform while Alliance WebStation remains available in maintenance mode

                                                                                                                     Important note : There will be no Alliance Starter Set 7.0 . All Starter Set customers will receive, for the same price, an Alliance Gateway 7.0 with all same
                                                                                                                     functionality.

                                                                                                                     Alliance WebStation 7.0
                                                                                                                     Alliance Web Platform will become the default GUI technology for Alliance Access, Gateway and Integrator.
                                                                                                                     New functionality will only be implemented on Alliance Web Platform while Alliance WebStation remains available in maintenance mode

                                                                                                                     SWIFTNet Link 7.0
                                                                                                                     • Silent installation framework, Automatic SNL profile password generation and management, New SNL events for better monitoring, Documentation enhancements,
                                                                                                                     HSM enhancements

                                                                                                                     Please refer to the Alliance Release overview for further details.

Connectivity   Dial-up                               Major   Mandatory      Supported   2006 or before    End 2011   Dial-up connection to the SWIFT network
                                                             upgrade to                                              • New orders are not accepted anymore.
                                                             Alliance                                                • Existing customers can upgrade their dial-up connectivity to Alliance Connect Bronze. This means internet connectivity through an ISP (Internet Service Provider) of
                                                             Connect before                                          their choice. For further resilience a second ISP can be connected. At the same time the VPN boxes will be replaced by the new model.
                                                             end 2011                                                • An "upgrade" online order form is available to ease the order intake and spare the use of a termination form for the dial-up connectivity.                                                !
                                                                                                                     • SWIFTNet Link 7.0 will not support dial-up technology. Customers must therefore first upgrade their network connectivity to Alliance Connect before upgrading their
                                                                                                                     SWIFTNet Link software to release 7.0.

Connectivity   Dual-I                                Major   Mandatory      Supported   2006 or before    End 2011   Dual-I connection to the SWIFT network
                                                             upgrade to                                              • New orders are not accepted anymore.
                                                             Alliance                                                • Existing customers can upgrade their Dual-I connectivity to Alliance Connect Silver. This means a replacement of the back-up dial-up with Internet access and
                                                             Connect before
                                                             end 2011
                                                                                                                     installation of new VPN boxes.
                                                                                                                     • An "upgrade" online order form is available to ease the order intake and spare the use of a termination form for the Dual-I connectivity.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 !

Connectivity   Dual-P                                Major   Mandatory      Supported   2006 or before    End 2011   Dual-P connection to the SWIFT network
                                                             upgrade to                                              • New orders are not accepted anymore.
                                                             Alliance                                                • Existing customers can upgrade their Dual-P connectivity to Alliance Connect Gold. This means a replacement of the VPN boxes by the new model.
                                                             Connect before
                                                             end 2011
                                                                                                                     • An "upgrade" online order form is available to ease the order intake and spare the use of a termination form for the Dual-P connectivity.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 !

Connectivity   Single-P                              Major   Mandatory      Supported   2006 or before    End 2011   Single-P connection to the SWIFT network
                                                             upgrade to                                              • New orders are not accepted anymore.
                                                             Alliance                                                • Existing customers can upgrade their Single-P connectivity to Alliance Connect Silver. This involves a replacement of the new VPN boxes and the connection of a
                                                             Connect before
                                                             end 2011
                                                                                                                     back-up internet access through the ISP of their choice.
                                                                                                                     • An "upgrade" online order form is available to ease the order intake and spare the use of a termination form for the Single-P connectivity.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 !

Connectivity   Alliance Connect Bronze               Major                 Supported    2009                         The low cost permanent network connectivity product for low volume users. A replacement for the old dial-up and ISP-LL products*.
                                                                                                                     • Customers can connect through the ISP of their choice, no separate contract with a network provider is necessary. For more resiliency, a second internet access
                                                                                                                     through an alternative ISP can be connected.
                                                                                                                     • A low cost secure permanent connection with a traditional SWIFT footprint.
                                                                                                                     • Same security mechanism as standard MV-SIPN connections.

                                                                                                                     • Existing customers can upgrade their dial-up connectivity to Alliance Connect Bronze. This means internet connectivity through an ISP (Internet Service Provider) of
                                                                                                                     their choice. For further resilience a second ISP can be connected. At the same time the VPN boxes will be replaced by the new model.
                                                                                                                     • An "upgrade" online order form is available to ease the order intake and spare the use of a termination form for the dial-up connectivity.
                                                                                                                     • SWIFTNet Link 7.0 will not support dial-up technology. Customers must therefore first upgrade their network connectivity to Alliance Connect before upgrading their
                                                                                                                     SWIFTNet Link software to release 7.0.

Connectivity   Alliance Connect Silver               Major                 Supported    2009                         The network connectivity product for the medium volume users. A replacement of the old Dual-I and Single-P products*.
                                                                                                                     • The prime connectivity is either Leased Line or DSL (where available) provided through one of our Network Partners.
                                                                                                                     • The back-up connectivity occurs through an internet access provided by the ISP of their choice (can be an existing one).

                                                                                                                     • Existing customers can upgrade as of now their Dual-I connectivity to Alliance Connect Silver. This means a replacement of the back-up dial-up with Internet access
                                                                                                                     and installation of new VPN boxes.
                                                                                                                     • An "upgrade" online order form is available to ease the order intake and spare the use of a termination form for the Dual-I connectivity.




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Connectivity   Alliance Connect Gold              Major               Supported   2009                      The network connectivity product for the high volume users. A replacement of the old Dual-P product*.
                                                                                                            • Both connectivity links are Leased Lines provided through our Network Partners. For the highest level of resiliency, it is advised to use two different Network Partners
                                                                                                            where possible.
                                                                                                            • New features like Load Sharing (using both links to routing FileAct/Interact traffic over the second link) and higher bandwidths (4Mb-6Mb) are available.

                                                                                                            • Existing customers can upgrade their Dual-P connectivity to Alliance Connect Gold. This means a replacement of the VPN boxes by the new model.
                                                                                                            • An "upgrade" online order form is available to ease the order intake and spare the use of a termination form for the Dual-P connectivity.

Connectivity   3SKey                    1.0       Major               Supported   Oct 2010                  The 3SKey (SWIFT Secure Signature Key) Solution is targeted for a multi-banking environment.                                                                                  Now         Planned
                                                                                                            In this approach, SWIFT provides, through banks, PKI -based credentials to corporate customers.                                                                               supported
                                                                                                            Such credentials can then be used by corporate representatives to sign messages and files (for example, payment instructions) sent to their banks over any channel
                                                                                                            (for example, the Internet or FileAct). The credentials only become effective when registered by each bank separately.
                                                                                                            This solution is targeted for the corporate-to-bank segment.

Messaging      • InterAct               7.0       Major               Available   Jun 2010                  SWIFTNet 7.0: lowering total-cost-of-ownership, providing more features, easier operations and more flexibility
               • FileAct
               • Browse                                                                                     • Business features
                                                                                                            Message and file copy; Message and file distribution; Using solutions made easier; RMA for InterAct and FileAct

                                                                                                            • Operational features
                                                                                                            Enhanced store-and-forward delivery options & Session History Report; Easier routing management using shared BIC operations; Security and routing management
                                                                                                            through new Browse GUI; Enhanced capability to handle undeliverable traffic; Enhanced traffic segregation; Enhanced error text; Automatic traffic routing to default
                                                                                                            queue; Easier reconciliation of notifications

                                                                                                            • Security features
                                                                                                            Enhanced access control to services; Security administration segregation; General security enhancements; Enhanced HSM resilience, security, operability and
                                                                                                            supportability (available with SWIFTNet Link 7.0)

                                                                                                            Please refer to the SWIFTNet 7.0 Release Overview for details

Messaging      SWIFTNet Online                                        Available   Dec 2010                  New Features:                                                                                                                                                                 Now         Planned
               Operations Manager                                                                           - Add a free-format description for any user                                                                                                                                  supported
                                                                                                            - Perform an advanced search based on certificate parameters or on user's roles
                                                                                                            - Save report parameters for later use, schedule automatic reports, sent via e-mail or FileAct
                                                                                                            - Schedule a report of all certificates that will expire soon
                                                                                                            - Avoid inadvertent changes by giving appropriate read-only access

Messaging      • FIN                                                  Supported   Nov 2010                  FIN
               • FINCopy                                                                                    Operational features
               • FINInform                                                                                  Improved shared delivery subset functionality allowing users to choose between the current overflow mechanism and more equitable distribution across LTs.

                                                                                                            FINInform
                                                                                                            Business features
                                                                                                            The introduction of Y-copy for FINInform combining the ease of use of FINInform with the authorisation capability of FINCopy.



Messaging      STaQS for Corporate      4.0       Major               Supported   26-Sep-2010               STaQS for Corporate Actions has been enhanced to comply with Standards Release 2010 and the 2010 version of the Event Interpretation Grid published by the
               Actions                                                                                      Securities Market Practice Group (SMPG)

Messaging      STaQS for Corporate      4.1       Minor               Tentative   3Q 2011                   Implementation of SR2011 CA messages maintenance and alignment with the market practice guidelines published in the EIG extended to be released May 2011.     New
               Actions                                                                                      Further enhancements include upload file size increase to 10MB, addition of CORP, COAF, CAPA and ADTX labels to various reports and addition of MT XML syntax release
                                                                                                            error descriptions for skipped messages.

Messaging      STaQS for Funds          4.0       Major               Supported   Sep 2010                  STaQS for Funds message validation facility, released in Jan 2010, has been enhanced with business order flow simulation, allowing user to emulate typical business
                                                                                                            order flow with SWIFT as counterpart.
                                                                                                            This release includes connectivity testing and simulation

Messaging      BIC Directory                      Major               Tentative   Dec 2011                  An enriched version of the BIC Directory will be launched end 2011.
                                                                                                            This new electronic version will include additional information to improve Entity Identification (legal name, unique BIC, group hierarchy links). It will co-exist with the
                                                                                                            current versions.

Messaging      BICPlusIBAN Directory              Major               Supported   2007                      Features of the BICPlusIBAN Directory include improved SEPA payment STP through better data (IBANs and BICs); look-up of SEPA BICs corresponding to IBANs
                                                                                                            for SEPA Credit Transfers; comprehensive directory: entire BIC directory, National bank codes (72 countries) and all SEPA BICs and IBAN formats; works with free
                                                                                                            BIC Enquiry Tool for search and look-up; competitive pricing

Messaging      SEPA Routing Directory             Major               Supported   2007                      SEPA Routing Directory provides a directory of reachability, scheme adherence and operational readiness of financial institutions within SEPA
                                                                                                            Features include listings of financial institutions ready to receive SEPA instructions (credit transfers and direct debit); listings of payment channels through which the
                                                                                                            financial institutions are reachable; supports the full reachability of banks within SEPA

Messaging      EURO1/STEP1 Directory              Major               Supported   2009                      Increases reachability through EURO1/STEP1: complete list of BICs and branches participating in EURO1 and/or STEP1; includes all BICs of institutions which can be
                                                                                                            reached through EURO1 and STEP1 Participants; the service code EB+ in the BIC Directory marks institutions reachable through a correspondent on EURO1/STEP1
                                                                                                            For more information about the Directory please contact EBA CLEARING




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Category    Product                  Release   Type    Mandatory   Status      Live date     End Support Description                                                                                                                                                                 Change      Prev.       Upg Star
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Messaging   Worker's Remittance                Major               Supported   2009                      The Worker's Remittance Directory identifies the participants to the service, their processing capabilities, and their point of services. The data is collected from each
            Directory                                                                                    participant, controlled and stored centrally by SWIFT and published to all service participants according to the SWIFT Directories monthly publication cycle. The usage
                                                                                                         of this directory is restricted to the service participants.
                                                                                                         Customers can provide their data via excel uploads or online. It’s also possible to upload & view counterparties data.
                                                                                                         • For 2011 an online data consultation screen is planned.

Messaging   SSI Directory                      Major               Supported   31-Jan-2011               A complete and up-to-date directory of SSIs for commercial payments.                                                                                                        Now         Tentative
                                                                                                         Its main purpose is to increase a financial institution’s STP by reducing the number of rejected payments.                                                                  supported
                                                                                                         This directory is updated continuously and is published monthly.
                                                                                                         It is available as downloadable file. Later distribution over FileAct, web services and manual online query will be added. In 2011 treasury (FX/MM) will be added.



Messaging   SSI Diagnostics                    Major               Supported   Oct 2010                  A health-check service for your counterparties’ commercial payment Standing Settlement Instructions that you hold and maintain in your payment systems.                     Now         New
                                                                                                         You email an extract of the SSIs and SWIFT will produce a detailed diagnostics report that will help you fixing bad SSIs.                                                   supported

Messaging   Online Directories       1.0       Major               Supported   2008                      Online Directories offers online query functionality for all SWIFT directories using a standard web browser
                                                                                                         Features include online querying of all SWIFT directories; supports predefined enquiries to the BICPlusIBAN Directory and the SEPA Routing Directory; daily update,
                                                                                                         history view, FIN service codes
                                                                                                         Please consult our web site - www.swift.com - for more information

Messaging   BIC Enquiry Tool         3.0       Major               Supported   2008                      Free downloadable software tool to search and query in most SWIFT directories


Messaging   Watch                    5.0       Major               Supported   Dec 2010                  • Value Analyser: providing access to Currency & Value
                                                                                                         • Watch pricing revamp

Messaging   Watch                    6.0       Major               Tentative   Oct 2011                  • New on-line reports aimed at smaller banks                                                                                                                                New
                                                                                                         • Benchmarking on demand                                                                                                                                                    release
                                                                                                         • Improvement of granularity and frequency of information
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  *




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