Financial Services Companies Could Generate $140 Billion in Productivity Gains and Savings by Modernizing Workforce Technologies, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; Dec. 12, 2019 – Financial services companies in North America could unlock up to US$140 billion in productivity gains and cost savings by 2025 if they employ new technologies that help improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their workforces, according to a recent study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 12, 2019

Accenture Launches Cloud Native Solution to Help Clients Innovate New Products and Services Using the Public Cloud

TOKYO; Dec. 11, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched the Accenture Cloud Native Core Solution to help enterprises leverage the public cloud for maximum business agility and results.
December 11, 2019

Financial Firms Struggling to Assess Risks of Disruptive Technologies, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Dec. 3, 2019 – An overwhelming majority of financial firms’ risk managers don’t believe they can adequately assess the risks of disruptive technologies but are open to new strategies and tools to better manage emerging threats, according to a new report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 03, 2019

Accenture Introduces Offering to Help Financial Institutions Combat Financial Crime and Comply with Regulations

NEW YORK; Nov. 21, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has introduced a compliance-as-a-service offering to help financial institutions, fintech and technology companies cost-effectively combat financial crime and comply with related regulations.
November 21, 2019

Disruptive Technologies Are the Key to Securing New Revenue Streams in Asset Management, According to Accenture

NEW YORK; Sept. 18, 2019 – Asset managers must readily embrace disruptive technologies to transform their operating models if they want to execute front-office strategies to pursue new revenue streams and meet evolving client expectations, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) based on a study performed jointly with the Investment Company Institute (ICI).
September 18, 2019

Less than Half of Financial Services Firms Confident in Their Ability to Meet LIBOR Transition Deadline, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Sept. 16, 2019 – While most banks, insurers and capital markets firms have plans to transition away from the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) — which regulators are set to phase out at the end of 2021 — less than half (47%) are confident they have the necessary talent and capabilities to complete the transition by then, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
September 16, 2019

DTCC and Accenture Unveil Governance Operating Model to Manage Risks and Promote Safety Across Distributed Ledger Technology Landscape

New York; London; Hong Kong; Singapore; Sydney; Sept. 4, 2019 ‒ The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the premier market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a leading global professional services company, today published a white paper, Governing DLT Networks, introducing a DLT governance operating model to manage risks and consequences of an evolving DLT landscape, to ensure the safety and soundness of the network for the benefit of all participants and to better enable DLT to reach its full potential.
September 04, 2019

Accenture Acquires Parker Fitzgerald, Enhancing Its Risk Advisory and Assurance Capabilities for the Financial Services Industry

LONDON; Aug. 19, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Parker Fitzgerald, a strategic advisor and consulting partner to leading global financial institutions, further enhancing the business and technology capabilities within its Finance and Risk practice. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
August 19, 2019

Global Fintech Fundraising Fell in First Half of 2019, with Decline in China Offsetting Gains in the US and Europe, Accenture Analysis Finds

HONG KONG, NEW YORK and LONDON; Aug. 14, 2019 – Global investment in financial technology (fintech) ventures fell sharply in the first half of 2019, as fundraising and deal activity in China that had soared a year earlier ground to a halt, partially offsetting strong gains in the U.S., U.K. and several other European countries, according to Accenture (NYSE: ACN) analysis of data from CB Insights, a global venture-finance data and analytics firm.
August 14, 2019

Accenture Named a Leader in Enterprise Platform IT Services for Banking and Financial Services Sectors by Everest Group

NEW YORK; Aug. 5, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader in enterprise platform IT services for banking and financial services, including capital markets, in a report by industry analyst firm Everest Group.
August 05, 2019