April 13, 2018

Accenture, Leading Financial Institutions Seek Applicants for Asia-Pacific FinTech Innovation Lab 2018

HONG KONG; April 13, 2018 – Applications have opened 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 by gaining exposure to top financial institution executives. Applications can be made at http://www.fintechinnovationlab.com/asia-pacific/ through May 11.
March 27, 2018

Compliance Spending is Shifting to New Technologies as Threat Landscape Expands, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; March 27, 2018 – Faced with growing threats of ‘industry shocks’ such as cyber fraud, cryptocurrency, quantum computing and open banking, financial institutions expect to increase their compliance investments over the next two years as they seek new approaches to strengthening compliance capabilities, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
March 27, 2018

Four in Five North American Bank Operations Leaders Believe Their Bank’s Survival Depends on Updating Legacy Systems to Innovate Faster, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; March 27, 2018 – Nearly four-fifths (79 percent) of operations leaders at North American banks believe that their bank’s existence will be threatened if they don’t update their technology to innovate faster and more efficiently, according to new research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
March 20, 2018

Australia’s Digital Currency Market Expanding, Accenture and Australian Digital Commerce Association Research Reveals

SYDNEY; March 20, 2018 – Australia’s digital currency market reached new levels in 2017, with significant gains in trading value and volumes, according to a joint research project by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and ADCA (Australian Digital Commerce Association) that showed activity levels, transactional values and trader demographics in the country for the first time.

March 12, 2018

DHL and Accenture Unlock the Power of Blockchain in Logistics

BONN, Germany; March 12, 2018 – DHL has released a trend report in cooperation with Accenture, a leading global technology consultant, on blockchain technology’s potential to transform the logistics industry. Global supply chains are notoriously complex, with a diverse set of stakeholders, varying interests, and many third-party intermediaries – challenges that blockchain is well suited to address. The report includes initial findings on a working prototype developed by DHL and Accenture, which tracks pharmaceuticals from the point of origin to the consumer, preventing tampering and errors.
February 28, 2018

Global Venture Capital Investment in Fintech Industry Set Record in 2017, Driven by Surge in India, US and UK, Accenture Analysis Finds

MUMBAI, LONDON and NEW YORK; Feb 28, 2018 – Global investment in financial technology (fintech) ventures reached another all-time high in 2017, buoyed by a surge in funding for startups in the United States, United Kingdom and India, according to Accenture (NYSE:ACN) analysis of data from CB Insights, a global venture-finance data and analytics firm. 
February 26, 2018

Increased Communication and Coordination Are Key to Sustaining Fintech Sector’s High Growth, According to Report from Accenture and Partnership Fund for New York City

NEW YORK; Feb. 26, 2018 – Better aligning communications and actions between financial institutions and fintech companies is the next critical step to ensuring the continued growth of the fintech sector, according to a new report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City.
February 18, 2018

Accenture Supports Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank’s Tech Transformation, Setting Stage for New Digital Future

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates; Feb. 18, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), the global professional services company, has supported Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) in a historic transformation of the core technology running the bank’s day-to-day operations. This transformation sets the stage for the bank’s digital future, enabling ADCB to introduce new products and services to clients more easily and swiftly.
February 13, 2018

Cybercrime Costs Financial-Services Sector More Than Any Other Industry, with Breach Rate Tripling Over Past Five Years, According to Report from Accenture and Ponemon Institute

NEW YORK; Feb. 13, 2018 – Cyberattacks cost financial-services firms more to address and contain than in any other industry, and the rate of breaches in the industry has tripled over the past five years, according to a report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Ponemon Institute. 
February 12, 2018

Insurers That Transform their Businesses and Operating Models Could See US$375 Billion in New Revenue Growth, Accenture Analysis Finds

NEW YORK; Feb. 12, 2018 – Insurance carriers globally could seize US$375 billion in new revenue in the next five years by transforming and revitalizing their businesses. according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).