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October 25, 2017

Innovative Banks Recognized at Efma-Accenture 2017 Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards

ROME; Oct. 25, 2017 - Efma, an association of more than 3,300 retail financial services companies in 130 countries, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced the winners of their fifth annual Distribution & Marketing Innovation (DMI) Awards for retail banking at the DMI Awards ceremony in Rome today. The program brings together projects, innovators and institutions from around the world to celebrate the industry’s most innovative distribution and marketing initiatives.
October 25, 2017

Accenture and nCino Expand Alliance to Accelerate Digital Transformation Within Top U.S. Banks

NEW YORK and WILMINGTON, N.C.; Oct.25, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and cloud-banking leader nCino are teaming to help banks transform their wholesale banking operations by increasing efficiency, driving profitability and reducing risk and compliance burdens.  

 
October 16, 2017

Accenture Appoints Iliana Oris Valiente as Global Blockchain Innovation Lead

TORONTO; Oct. 16, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Iliana Oris Valiente as managing director and global blockchain innovation lead for the company’s emerging technology group, effective immediately. 
October 16, 2017

Accenture Research: Most Large Global Banks Planning Major Investments in Open Banking

NEW YORK, LONDON and HONG KONG; Oct. 16, 2017 – All but one of 100 payments executives at large banks said their bank plans to make major investments in Open Banking initiatives by 2020, according to the results of a global study by Accenture (NYSE:ACN).   
October 12, 2017

Accenture and Leading Financial Services Firms Invite Startups to Apply to FinTech Innovation Lab London 2018

LONDON; Oct. 12, 2017 – FinTech entrepreneurs are being invited to apply to Accenture’s (NYSE:ACN) sixth FinTech Innovation Lab London, a three-month program where early and growth stage companies receive mentoring and accelerate their business development working directly with top financial institutions, as fintech investments in the UK continue strongly.
October 12, 2017

Accenture, MAS and ABS Developing Distributed Ledger Technology Solutions for Settlement of Payments Using Central Bank Digital Currency

NEW YORK; Oct. 12, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been appointed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) to manage and develop a prototype using three distributed ledger technology (DLT) platforms to help create a solution for interbank payments.
October 02, 2017

Accenture Research Finds Lack of Trust in Third-Party Providers Creates Major Opportunity for Banks as Open Banking Set to Roll Out Across Europe

LONDON; Oct. 2, 2017 – Less than six months before the Revised Payments Service Directive (PSD2) makes open banking a reality across Europe, research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has found that two-thirds of consumers in the U.K. said they won’t share their personal financial data with third-party providers, giving banks the opportunity to benefit from the trust they have built with their customers over the years. 
September 26, 2017

Accenture and Hyperledger Host ‘Blockchain for Good Hackathon’ in Dublin, Inviting Coders to Help Develop Solutions for Digital Identities and Eco-friendly Supply Chains

DUBLIN; Sept. 26, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Hyperledger, a collaborative cross-industry effort hosted by The Linux Foundation to advance blockchain technology, have teamed to host the inaugural “Blockchain for Good Hackathon” taking place at The Dock, Accenture’s multidisciplinary research and incubation hub, on Saturday, Sept. 30 and Sunday, Oct. 1. The two organizations are inviting developers across Ireland to help apply blockchain technology to develop game changing ideas and solutions for providing secure digital identities and sustainable, eco-friendly supply chains. 
September 20, 2017

Financial Institutions Make Progress Applying Smart Technologies for Risk Management, but most Struggle to Keep Skills Development on Pace with Technology Advances, According to Accenture Study

NEW YORK; Sept. 20, 2017 – A new study by Accenture (NYSE:  ACN) found that, while large financial institutions have made progress applying smart technologies like cloud, biometrics, and big data analytics to their risk management functions, two-thirds (66 percent) of executives say skills deficiencies are impeding the effectiveness of the function as these technologies evolve. 
September 11, 2017

Accenture Debuts New Service for Asset Management Firms to Help Drive Profitability and Competitiveness

LONDON; Sept. 11, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has launched a new business analytics service for investment management institutions to help them benchmark, analyze and improve the performance of their business processes and technology.