Digital Dollar Project to Launch Pilot Programs to Explore Designs and Uses of a U.S. Central Bank Digital Currency

WASHINGTON, D.C.; May 3, 2021 – The Digital Dollar Project (DDP) will launch at least five pilot programs over the next 12 months with interested stakeholders and DDP participants to measure the value of and inform the future design of a U.S. central bank digital currency (CBDC), or “digital dollar.”
May 03, 2021

Accenture and Global Ventures Establish Strategic Partnership to Further Drive Middle East Innovation

ABU DHABI; Mar. 31, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Global Ventures, a UAE-based venture capital firm, today announced a strategic partnership. The partnership reflects Accenture’s commitment to innovation in the region and its aim to provide its clients with an edge in their transition to a new normal in the future.
March 31, 2021

Accenture Delivers Cloud-Based Solution to Help Regions Bank Enhance PPP Loan Application and Forgiveness Processes

NEW YORK; Mar. 30, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has developed a comprehensive, cloud-based Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan application and forgiveness solution built on Salesforce technology for Regions Bank.
March 30, 2021

Bank Boardrooms Continue to Lack Technology Experience, Accenture Report Reveals

LONDON and NEW YORK; Mar. 12, 2021 – Despite the significant increase in the adoption of digital technologies over the past few years, there is a continued lack of technology expertise and digital fluency in the boardrooms of the world’s largest banks, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
March 12, 2021

Accenture Named a Leader for Application and Digital Services in Capital Markets by Analyst Firm Everest Group

NEW YORK; Dec. 16, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader for application and digital services in capital markets by consulting and research firm Everest Group.
December 16, 2020

Rapid Shift to Digital Banking During COVID-19 Accelerating Erosion in Consumer Trust, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK, LONDON and HONG KONG; Dec. 7, 2020 – The replacement of in-person branch interactions with impersonal digital transactions through online and mobile channels during the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the ongoing erosion of consumer trust in banks, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 07, 2020

Less than One-Third of Wealth Managers in North America are Scaling AI Across Their Businesses, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Dec. 2, 2020 – While six in seven North American wealth managers (84%) believe that artificial intelligence (AI) will transform their industry in the next five years, less than one-third (28%) are already scaling it today across their businesses, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 02, 2020

Despite External Industry Threats, Few Wealth Managers Plan to Change Their Business Models, Accenture-Orbium Report Finds

LONDON; June 18, 2020 – Despite growing external threats to wealth managers’ businesses, including losses from intergenerational wealth transfers, nearly four in five wealth managers (78%) in Europe and Asia don’t plan significant changes to their traditional business models, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Orbium, part of Accenture Wealth Management.
June 18, 2020

Accenture Acquires NIKE Group to Enhance its Regtech and Compliance Capabilities for Financial Services Firms

MILAN; April 30, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired NIKE Group, an Italian consulting firm that provides regulatory technology (RegTech) services and solutions to financial services firms. Accenture announced its intent to acquire the business on April 14, 2020. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
April 30, 2020

U.K. Neobanks Near 20 Million Customers in 2019, but Customer and Deposit Growth Rates Slow, According to Research from Accenture

LONDON; Feb. 24, 2020 – Neobanks operating in the U.K. added more than 6 million new customers in the second half of 2019, ending the year with 19.6 million customers globally, according to Accenture’s Digital Banking Tracker (NYSE: ACN).
February 24, 2020