Thomson Reuters Positioned In The Leaders Quadrant For Enterprise Governance, Risk And Compliance Platforms Magic Quadrant

Recognized for completeness of vision and ability to execute for its Accelus Suite

London, (PresseBox) - Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in its Leaders Quadrant of the "Enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance Platforms Magic Quadrant" report published 04 October, 2012.

Thomson Reuters Accelus is a leading suite of products which provide governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions to a broad range of regulated industries. In addition to the Enterprise GRC solution, the Accelus suite contains software and information solutions that provide specific content and functionality for board communications, financial reporting/disclosure compliance, regulatory intelligence, fraud screening, Anti-Money laundering and compliance training.

The Gartner Magic Quadrant for enterprise governance, risk and compliance (EGRC) platforms presents a global view of Gartner's assessment of the main software vendors that should be considered by organisations seeking a technology solution to support the oversight and operation of enterprise-wide risk management and compliance programs, with the overall objective being improvements in corporate governance and the ability to achieve business objectives.

Thomson Reuters Accelus was placed in the Magic Quadrant after Gartner evaluated the Thomson Reuters Enterprise GRC solution on its ability to execute and its completeness of vision. Enterprise GRC is a comprehensive audit, internal controls management, policy management and compliance software solution purpose-built to address connected governance, risk and compliance requirements.

"We believe that our position in the Leaders Quadrant, as well as the report's recognition of our 'ability to execute', is confirmation of our strategy that our clients remain at the centre of everything we do," says Mark Schlageter, managing director, Governance, Risk and Compliance, Thomson Reuters. "With the steady increase in regulatory oversight and focus on audit, risk and compliance, many organizations are looking to acquire a solution that better connects their assurance processes and accelerates business growth. Thomson Reuters Accelus enables customers to manage the increasing complexity of their GRC business processes efficiently and accelerate business growth."

Thomson Reuters Governance, Risk & Compliance business dynamically connects business transactions, strategy and operations to the ever-changing regulatory environment, enabling firms to manage business risk. Thomson Reuters Accelus is a comprehensive suite of solutions specifically built to address the governance, risk and compliance challenges faced by the boardroom, and its legal, compliance, audit and risk management professionals.


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