August 26, 2015

Liberty Bank Selects Accenture for Advanced Loan Origination Technology to Harmonize Systems and Boost Efficiency

DENVER, CO; Aug. 26, 2015 – Liberty Bank has selected mortgage origination software from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) in order to simplify its processes, improve efficiency, and enhance its compliance capabilities. The bank will be using Accenture Mortgage Cadence Enterprise Lending Center, a mortgage origination platform designed to increase flexibility and deliver a better experience to borrowers.
August 21, 2015

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Finance and Accounting BPO Services 2015 Vendor Assessment

NEW YORK; August 21, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a Leader in International Data Corporation’s (IDC) inaugural “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Finance and Accounting BPO Services 2015 Vendor Assessment” (doc # 256297, June 2015). The report represents a vendor assessment including both qualitative and quantitative characteristics that define success in the Finance and Accounting (F&A) Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services market.
August 20, 2015

Accenture Launches Second Digital Insurance Solution Center in North America

CHICAGO; August 20, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the launch of its second Digital Insurance Solution Center (DISC) in North America located in Chicago, joining the U.K. center that was launched in 2014. DISC is an innovation hub that showcases “art of the possible” solutions and Internet of Things devices, and allows clients to test digital insurance products and solutions through proof of concept pilots to validate offerings that can help solve for the business challenges of today and tomorrow. 
August 17, 2015

Accenture and Leading Banks Invite Applications for Fourth Annual FinTech Innovation Lab London

LONDON; Aug. 17, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and 16 leading financial institutions have opened the application period for the fourth annual FinTech Innovation Lab London, kicking off a search for the top financial technology (fintech) innovators in the United Kingdom (UK), Europe and elsewhere. Fintech entrepreneurs developing disruptive new products, services and technologies are invited to apply from now through Sept. 18 at http://www.fintechinnovationlablondon.co.uk/applications.aspx.
August 12, 2015

Gartner Positions Accenture as a “Leader” in 2015 Magic Quadrant for Property and Casualty Insurance Claims Management Modules

NEW YORK; Aug 12, 2015 – For the second consecutive year, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a “Leader” in  Gartner, Inc.’s Magic Quadrant for Property and Casualty Insurance Claims Management Modules for its Duck Creek Claims software1. The report evaluated eight global vendors that support full end-to-end claims management and issuance functionality, from first notice of loss to claims payment or settlement. 
August 04, 2015

$470 Billion in Insurance Premiums Up for Grabs Due to Declining Customer Loyalty and Perceived Product Commoditization, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; August 4, 2015 – As much as $470 billion in life insurance and property & casualty insurance premiums will be up for grabs globally as a result of declining customer loyalty and the perceived commoditization of products, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).  
July 30, 2015

BT Pension Scheme re-appoints Accenture to serve its 300,000 members

LONDON; July 30, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has signed an eight-year contract to continue to provide the BT Pension Scheme (BTPS) with pension administration services. This contract is an extension to work Accenture has supported for the past 15 years.
July 22, 2015

European High-Net-Worth Investors Want Digital Services from Their Private Banks, Accenture Survey Finds

LONDON; July 22, 2015 – High-net-worth investors are avid users of digital technology for managing their finances and, despite often being older than the average investor, are just as likely as younger investors to demand digital wealth-management services, according to a new survey of high-income, digitally savvy European investors by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
July 21, 2015

Efma and Accenture Open Application Period for Third Annual Global Retail Banking Innovation Awards

PARIS and NEW YORK and HONG KONG; July 21, 2015 – Efma, an association of 3,300 retail financial services companies in more than 130 countries, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have opened the application period for their third annual Global Retail Banking Innovation Awards program, which identifies and rewards the most-innovative projects and ideas in bank distribution and marketing. Applicants can enter at www.efma.com/InnovationsSubmit from now until Sept. 7.
July 16, 2015

Accenture Mortgage Cadence Completes Enhancements of All Mortgage Lending Platforms Ahead of TILA-RESPA Effective Date

DENVER, CO; July 16, 2015 – With the release of the latest version of the Accenture Mortgage Cadence Loan Fulfillment Center platform, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed enhancements to all of its mortgage lending platforms to provide lenders with the required functionality to lend compliantly with the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule, which now, pending a final rule from the CFPB, goes into effect on October 3, 2015.