BankQuest(tm) has been awarded the ‘SWIFTReady’ Gold Label for electronic banking. The Gold Label certification of ICM’s BankQuest indicates a consistent support of current and evolving S.W.I.F.T. messaging and technical requirements, as well as the industry goal of straight-through processing (STP). The BankQuest technology is used today by State Street Bank, Royal Trust, Standard Chartered Bank, Credit Lyonnais Americas and the US State Department. In these institutions, BankQuest supports a variety of service offerings, including cash management, trust reporting, trade finance, and payment disbursement instructions.
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