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).
February 26, 2019

Accenture and nCino Expand Alliance Scope to Help Financial Institutions in Asia-Pacific and EMEA Accelerate Their Digital Transformations

WILMINGTON, N.C., LONDON and SYDNEY; Feb. 26, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and nCino have expanded the geographic scope of their alliance to help financial institutions in Asia-Pacific and EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) implement and adopt nCino’s cloud-based digital banking solution, enabling them to accelerate their digital transformations while streamlining their various business lines, minimizing risk and increasing profitability.
February 26, 2019

Accenture Completes First Cloud-Based Implementation of Its Life Insurance & Annuity Platform

NEW YORK; Feb. 26, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has, for the first time, implemented the Accenture Life Insurance & Annuity Platform (ALIP) for new business and underwriting in a full-service cloud-hosted environment. The innovative solution combines ALIP on Microsoft Azure cloud; the RGA AURA® underwriting rules engine, which is now available out-of-the-box within ALIP; and Accenture’s application and infrastructure outsourcing service.
February 25, 2019

Global Fintech Investments Surged in 2018 with Investments in China Taking the Lead, Accenture Analysis Finds; UK Gains Sharply Despite Brexit Doubts

HONG KONG, NEW YORK and LONDON; Feb. 25, 2019 – Global investment in financial technology (fintech) ventures more than doubled in 2018, to US$55.3 billion, led by a surge in funding in China and strong gains in several other markets as investors placed larger bets in more mature startups, according to Accenture (NYSE: ACN) analysis of data from CB Insights, a global venture-finance data and analytics firm. 
February 14, 2019

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Orbium, a Business and Technology Consultancy to the Financial Services Industry

NEW YORK; Feb. 14, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Orbium, a management consultancy and technology services provider to the financial services industry, further strengthening its ability to provide innovative services to clients in the private-banking and wealth-management space globally. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
February 07, 2019

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Select Professional Services Workforce from Financial Software Firm Zafin

NEW YORK and TORONTO; Feb. 7, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its previously announced transaction with Zafin, a worldwide leader in financial services software based in Canada, under which select professional-services employees at Zafin — based in Canada, India and the U.K. — have joined Accenture’s global Financial Services practice.
January 16, 2019

Half of Hong Kong Consumers Willing to Give Third Parties Access to Their Financial Data to Get Higher Returns and More-Personalized Services, Accenture Survey Finds

HONG KONG; Jan. 16, 2019 – Half of consumers in Hong Kong are willing to let third parties access their financial data in order to get more-personalized banking services and higher returns, underscoring the potential for Open Banking solutions in the Asian financial hub, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).