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.
July 15, 2015

Seven Financial Technology Startups Selected for the 2015 FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific

HONG KONG; July 15, 2015 – Cyber-security solutions, blockchain technology and behavioral analytics applications are some of the innovative services being developed by the seven financial technology entrepreneurs selected to participate in the 2015 FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific. 
July 14, 2015

Regulation-Imposed Global Structural Reform Drives Continued Significant Investment at Financial Services Institutions, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK and LONDON; July 14, 2015 – More than half (56 percent) of large financial services institutions surveyed, including banks, insurers and capital markets firms, expect to invest at least US$200 million on projects to overhaul how they do business to address global structural reform (GSR) regulations this year, with nearly one third expecting to spend at least US$500 million, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).  
July 02, 2015

Accenture Extends Procurement Business Process Outsourcing Agreement with Deutsche Bank

LONDON; July 2, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced a five-year contract extension with Deutsche Bank to continue to provide procurement business process outsourcing (BPO) services globally to the bank.  The extended agreement is designed to reduce operational costs, enhance spending control and streamline sourcing and procurement services of Deutsche Bank. 


 
June 29, 2015

Penn National Insurance Chooses Accenture Duck Creek Property and Casualty Software to Modernize Infrastructure and Processes for Commercial Business Lines

NEW YORK; June 29, 2015 – Penn National Insurance has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to modernize its property and casualty insurance system. The regional insurer will use Accenture Duck Creek Policy software for quoting, underwriting, and policy administration to manage business demand, streamline processes for increased efficiencies, enable faster response to market changes, while continuing to provide exceptional service to customers within the 11 states in which Penn National Insurance operates.
 
June 25, 2015

Fintech Investment in U.S. Nearly Tripled in 2014, According to Report by Accenture and Partnership Fund for New York City

NEW YORK; June 25, 2015 – Investments in financial technology (fintech) continued at a remarkable pace last year, nearly tripling in the United States in 2014, according to a new report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City.