April 17, 2019

Accenture Again Recognized as a Leader in Mortgage Business Process Outsourcing by Everest Group

NEW YORK; April 17, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has again been named a leader in business mortgage processing outsourcing (BPO) by industry analyst firm Everest Group.
April 17, 2019

Canadians Would Warm to Open Banking with Assurance of Increased Security and Greater Awareness of Benefits, Accenture Survey Suggest

TORONTO; April 17, 2019 – Open banking technology is poised to change the way the world completes transactions, but three quarters (75 per cent) of Canadians say they are wary of the concept, citing concerns about the privacy of their financial data, according to a new survey commissioned by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
April 16, 2019

Accenture and Generali Employee Benefits Apply Blockchain Technology, Aiming to Transform the Reinsurance Process for Captive Services

MILAN; April 16, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Generali Employee Benefits (GEB) have debuted a first-of-its-kind blockchain solution for the employee benefits (EB) industry that allows participants in the reinsurance process for captive or pooling services to access the same data and reduces processing errors through smart contracts and automated reconciliation.
April 11, 2019

Maria Vullo Joins FinTech Innovation Lab New York as Regulator-in-Residence

NEW YORK, April 11, 2019 – Maria T. Vullo, former Superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS), has joined the FinTech Innovation Lab New York as a Regulator-in-Residence.
April 10, 2019

Success for Insurers in the Emerging “Post-Digital” World Will Require Enhanced Customer Engagement Through Personalized, Real-Time Offerings, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; April 10, 2019 – The next big competitive advantage in insurance will be created by the ability to capitalize on “momentary markets,” or personalized policy and service offers tailored to customers’ unique life moments and delivered in real-time, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
April 03, 2019

Eleven Tech Entrepreneurs Selected to Participate in Ninth Annual FinTech Innovation Lab New York

NEW YORK; April 3, 2019 – Eleven emerging technology companies have been selected to participate in the 2019 FinTech Innovation Lab New York, a 12-week program founded by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City that helps early- and growth-stage enterprise tech companies accelerate product and business development through in-depth engagement with top financial services and venture capital executives.
April 01, 2019

Pressure to Reduce Costs Forcing Compliance Departments to Accelerate Technology Transformation, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; April 1, 2019 – With most financial institutions’ compliance departments facing budget cuts, compliance professionals should accelerate their use of new technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI) and RegTech, to empower the next generation of compliance officers and reconfigure their operating models to keep pace with evolving business growth needs, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
March 31, 2019

Fintech Start-Ups Invited to Apply to 2019 FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific

HONG KONG; March 31, 2019 – Applications are now being accepted for Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, a 12-week program that helps early- and growth-stage fintech companies accelerate product and business development through mentorship with executives from top financial institutions.
March 20, 2019

Changing Investor Demographics, New Industry Players and Rise of Digital Tools Causing Fundamental Shift in Wealth Management, According to Report from IIROC and Accenture

TORONTO; March 20, 2019 – Powerful investor segments, including women and millennials; newer industry players; and new digital tools and financial technologies are changing how Canadian investors consume advice and services and how they prefer to interact with wealth management services providers, according to a new report published by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) in collaboration with Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
March 14, 2019

Six in Ten Consumers Willing to Share Significant Personal Data with Banks and Insurers in Exchange for Lower Pricing, Accenture Study Finds

LONDON, NEW YORK and HONG KONG; March 14, 2019 – Nearly six in ten consumers would be willing to share significant personal information, such as location data and lifestyle information, with their bank and insurer in exchange for lower pricing on products and services, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).