Retail and commercial banks and diversified financial enterprises
June 21, 2018

Tech Entrepreneurs to Debut Breakthrough Solutions at Eighth Annual FinTech Innovation Lab New York

NEW YORK; June 21, 2018 – Eleven emerging technology companies will debut their innovations at the FinTech Innovation Lab New York’s Demo Day today at the Bank of America Tower at Bryant Park.
May 11, 2018

Payments Canada, the Bank of Canada, TMX Group, Accenture and R3 Demonstrate Feasibility of Instantaneous Equity Settlement through Distributed Ledger Technology

TORONTO, May 11, 2018 – Payments Canada, the Bank of Canada, TMX Group and Accenture have demonstrated that the instantaneous clearing and settlement of securities on-ledger is feasible, showing for the first time that both central bank cash and assets can be tokenized to complete an instant, end-to-end equity settlement on distributed ledger technology (DLT).    
May 08, 2018

Trust in Banks Highest Since 2012, but Declining Branch Visits and Increased Digital Transactions Risk Eroding Customer Relationships, Accenture Research Finds

LONDON; May 8, 2018 – U.K. consumers’ trust in their banks is at the highest level since 2012, but the decision of some banks to increase digital-only interactions risks alienating customers of all ages, according to new research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
 
May 05, 2018

Dubai International Financial Centre and Accenture Sign Agreement to Further Cement FinTech Hive at DIFC Position Globally

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates; May 5, 2018 – Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with professional services company Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to foster innovation in the financial services industry globally.
May 02, 2018

Banks Must Invest in Reskilling Their Workforces to Seize AI-driven Growth Opportunities, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; May 2, 2018 – Although bank leaders recognize that intelligent technologies are reshaping the core banking process and can transform customer experiences, few plan to significantly increase investments in reskilling their workforces to enable these technologies in the near-term, according to a report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
April 19, 2018

Bankers Confident in the Integrity of Data Driving Business Decisions, but Half Aren’t Doing Enough to Verify and Validate that data, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; April 19, 2018 – A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has found that many banks have not invested in the capabilities to verify the validity and accuracy of their data.
April 13, 2018

Accenture, Leading Financial Institutions Seek Applicants for Asia-Pacific FinTech Innovation Lab 2018

HONG KONG; April 13, 2018 – Applications have opened for Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, a 12-week program that helps early- and growth-stage fintech companies accelerate product and business development by gaining exposure to top financial institution executives. Applications can be made at http://www.fintechinnovationlab.com/asia-pacific/ through May 11.
March 28, 2018

Accenture Launches Cloud-Based Analytics Utility to Help U.S. Banks Improve Risk-Management and Other Functions

NEW YORK; March 28, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched a cloud-based data analytics utility to help U.S. banks improve and manage their risk-management and other activities more efficiently and cost-effectively than they could do on their own.
March 27, 2018

Compliance Spending is Shifting to New Technologies as Threat Landscape Expands, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; March 27, 2018 – Faced with growing threats of ‘industry shocks’ such as cyber fraud, cryptocurrency, quantum computing and open banking, financial institutions expect to increase their compliance investments over the next two years as they seek new approaches to strengthening compliance capabilities, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
March 27, 2018

Four in Five North American Bank Operations Leaders Believe Their Bank’s Survival Depends on Updating Legacy Systems to Innovate Faster, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; March 27, 2018 – Nearly four-fifths (79 percent) of operations leaders at North American banks believe that their bank’s existence will be threatened if they don’t update their technology to innovate faster and more efficiently, according to new research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).