Retail and commercial banks and diversified financial enterprises
February 28, 2018

Global Venture Capital Investment in Fintech Industry Set Record in 2017, Driven by Surge in India, US and UK, Accenture Analysis Finds

MUMBAI, LONDON and NEW YORK; Feb 28, 2018 – Global investment in financial technology (fintech) ventures reached another all-time high in 2017, buoyed by a surge in funding for startups in the United States, United Kingdom and India, according to Accenture (NYSE:ACN) analysis of data from CB Insights, a global venture-finance data and analytics firm. 
February 26, 2018

Increased Communication and Coordination Are Key to Sustaining Fintech Sector’s High Growth, According to Report from Accenture and Partnership Fund for New York City

NEW YORK; Feb. 26, 2018 – Better aligning communications and actions between financial institutions and fintech companies is the next critical step to ensuring the continued growth of the fintech sector, according to a new report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City.
February 18, 2018

Accenture Supports Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank’s Tech Transformation, Setting Stage for New Digital Future

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates; Feb. 18, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), the global professional services company, has supported Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) in a historic transformation of the core technology running the bank’s day-to-day operations. This transformation sets the stage for the bank’s digital future, enabling ADCB to introduce new products and services to clients more easily and swiftly.
February 13, 2018

Cybercrime Costs Financial-Services Sector More Than Any Other Industry, with Breach Rate Tripling Over Past Five Years, According to Report from Accenture and Ponemon Institute

NEW YORK; Feb. 13, 2018 – Cyberattacks cost financial-services firms more to address and contain than in any other industry, and the rate of breaches in the industry has tripled over the past five years, according to a report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Ponemon Institute. 
January 25, 2018

Accenture Again Ranked in Leader Position on Everest Group’s PEAK Matrix™ for Mortgage Business Process Outsourcing

NEW YORK; Jan. 25, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has again been named a leader in business mortgage process outsourcing (BPO) in a recent report from industry analyst firm Everest Group.
January 08, 2018

RegTechs Join Accenture’s FinTech Innovation Lab London to Develop Solutions for Wave of Regulatory Challenges in 2018

LONDON; Jan. 8, 2018 –  RegTechs, start-ups offering technology solutions for financial firms’ regulatory challenges, will join Accenture’s sixth FinTech Innovation Lab London in their own dedicated stream for the first time.
December 18, 2017

Retailers Positioned to Benefit as Banks Open Their Networks in Compliance with New European Payments Regulations, Accenture Study Finds

LONDON; Dec. 18, 2017 – Retail companies could become the new face of everyday financial transactions once the Revised Payments Services Directive, known as PSD2, goes into effect in the European Union in January, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 03, 2017

Accenture Appoints Financial Services Executive Wei Zhu Chairman of Accenture Greater China

SHANGHAI; Dec. 3, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has hired financial services executive Wei Zhu as chairman of Accenture Greater China, effective Jan. 1, 2018. He succeeds Chuan Neo Chong, who continues to work with Wei Zhu on a successful transition. 
November 14, 2017

New Report by Accenture, MAS and ABS Shows How Blockchain Technology Could Improve Central Bank Payment Systems

LONDON; Nov. 14, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) have published a report today that illustrates how blockchain technology could significantly improve the kinds of payment systems that currently enable banks around the world to transfer trillions of dollars per day to each other and help them manage their financial liquidity. 
November 08, 2017

Ten Innovative Startups Featured at Accenture’s FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific Investor Day in Hong Kong’s Cyberport

HONG KONG; Nov. 8, 2017 – A select group of financial services technology (fintech) companies demonstrated their products and services to dozens of top banking, venture capital and technology executives today at Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) fourth annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific Investor Day at Cyberport in Hong Kong.