Retail and commercial banks and diversified financial enterprises
July 30, 2018

Eight Startups Selected for Accenture’s 2018 FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific After Record Number of Applications

HONG KONG; July 31, 2018 – Eight leading financial technology (fintech) companies have been selected for the fifth annual Fin Tech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, a 12-week mentorship program created by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
July 25, 2018

Tech Giants, Online Retailers Face Uphill Battle Pursuing Bank Market Share in Australia, But New ‘Open Banking’ Rules Could Tilt the Landscape, Accenture Research Finds

SYDNEY; July 25, 2018 – As Australia embarks on a series of moves to give its citizens more control over their financial information and personal data, an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey of more than 2,000 Australian consumers found that two-thirds (66 percent) of them are unwilling to share their financial data with non-banking organisations, underscoring the challenge that fintech companies and other digital giants face in taking market share from established financial firms.
July 16, 2018

Accenture to Implement New Core Banking IT System for Coventry Building Society

LONDON; July 16, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected by Coventry Building Society, a top 10 UK savings and mortgage provider, as its delivery partner in a major transformation of Coventry’s core banking platform.
June 25, 2018

Efma and Accenture Open Applications for 6th Annual Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards

PARIS, NEW YORK and HONG KONG; June 25, 2018 – Efma and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today launched the sixth edition of their joint Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards, which recognize innovative projects in global retail banking and encourage banks to share best practices in retail banking distribution and marketing.
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.