Accenture (NYSE:ACN) and Avanade announced at Microsoft Envision 2016 the launch of its new next best action solution dedicated to helping financial services firms transform their customer experience through greater personalization in a digital world.
The ability of financial institutions’ compliance function to manage risk is being challenged by rising expectations for the function to play a stronger role in front-office processes, the increased volume and complexity of regulations, and a lagging data and technology architecture, according to a new compliance risk report from Accenture (ACN).
Accenture (ACN) has launched a specialized practice within its financial services group to help institutions implement blockchain technology in order to improve operational efficiency, security, and client service, as well as to capture new revenue opportunities.
Digital Asset Holdings, LLC, a developer of Distributed Ledger Technology for the financial services industry, today announced that it has entered into non-exclusive strategic business relationships with Accenture, Broadridge and PwC designed to ensure the faster adoption and scalability of its innovative solutions, and create additional value for clients across the financial ecosystem.
The Linux Foundation-led Hyperledger Project has signed up 30 founding members from the technology and financial services sectors, with several donating code to the effort to build a cross-industry open standard for distributed ledgers.
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Formicary, a leading provider of systems integration and technology consulting services for trading platforms in the UK and North America.
Petri Syvänne, Head of Accenture Payment Services Nordic and Ilkka Ruotsila, Nordic Head of Accenture Strategy for Banking & Financial Services, speak about how banks should prepare for PSD2 and the strategies banks should adopt in dealing with the regulation.
Digital Asset Holdings, the blockchain startup helmed by former JP Morgan luminary Blythe Masters, has raised more than $50 million in a funding round joined by some of the biggest names in financial services, including Citi, Deutsche Börse and Santander InnoVentures. One of the investors, the ASX, has also handed Digital Asset a contract to design a post-trade settlement system using distributed ledger technology.
Accenture (ACN) has named Alan McIntyre to be senior managing director, global banking, effective January 6, 2016.
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire Formicary, a provider of consulting and systems integration services for trading platforms in the UK and North America.
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