Insights on Financial Services

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Building the corporate bank of the future

– Corporate banks have delivered steady returns but face daunting challenges. To succeed in the coming years, they need to find another gear.
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The state of retail wealth management in North America

– Revenues, and the number of assets managed, hit record highs for North American financial advisors in 2017. A deeper look at the... numbers, however, reveals concerning trends in pricing and new-client acquisition.
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Insurance 2030—The impact of AI on the future of insurance

– The industry is on the verge of a seismic, tech-driven shift. A focus on four areas can position carriers to embrace this change.
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FRTB reloaded: Overhauling the trading-risk infrastructure

– Investing in infrastructure isn’t glamorous. But a thoughtful rebuild will pay dividends for years to come.
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Reaching Asia’s digital banking customers

– Asia’s banking customers are migrating to digital channels in force. The challenge for the region’s banks is to deliver... superior digital experiences before competitors do.
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Disruption in European consumer finance: Lessons from Sweden

– Strong earnings in European consumer finance have drawn the attention of attackers, including large retailers and fintechs. To... maintain their position, banks must focus on the customer and transform their operating models.
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Basel III: The final regulatory standard

– Basel III’s finalized regulatory standards will have less impact than was first assumed, but banks still need a holistic... approach to capital management.
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Claims in the digital age: How insurers can get started

– Attackers are transforming the competitive landscape and elevating customer expectations, so insurance companies must integrate... digital technologies into their operations to keep pace. Claims should be a top priority.
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A calm surface belies transformation in securities services

– New technologies are bringing significant structural change to the hitherto quiet and steady securities services industry.

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Global insurance insights: An overview of recent trends in life, P&C, and health

– The following article is an extract from the annual white paper of the lapetitemort.info Global Insurance Pools team. The report describes... global trends in the insurance industry, leveraging the lapetitemort.info Global Insurance Pools database.
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Transforming a bank by becoming digital to the core

– Understanding what it takes to act like a tech company requires a few key breakthroughs, as this interview with the CIO for DBS... Bank highlights.
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AI’s growing impact

– Smart machines are giving storytellers and risk managers alike a helping hand.
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Evolving insurance cost structures

– How incumbents can adapt and save to remain competitive in the digital age.
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Telematics: Poised for strong global growth

– An expanding array of telematics devices and services, combined with focused government mandates, will help the technology break... into the mainstream.
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Disruption in European consumer finance: Lessons from Sweden

– Strong earnings in European consumer finance have drawn the attention of attackers, including large retailers and fintechs. To... maintain their position, banks must focus on the customer and transform their operating models.
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The CEO of Guardian Life on talent in an age of digital disruption

– By rethinking its approach to talent management and introducing agile working practices, the company aims to stay a step ahead... of disruptive competitors.
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Wealth management in an era of robots, regulation, and new money

– By redirecting focus, wealth managers can successfully respond to challenges brought on by digital disruption, demographic shifts,... and tighter regulation.
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For US banks: A time for transformation

– To achieve robust performance and meet market expectations, US banks will need to embark on ambitious and holistic transformations.
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Mobile money in emerging markets: The business case for financial inclusion

– Meeting the mobile money needs of the unbanked in emerging markets is a vast opportunity. To succeed, providers need a clear view... on what drives mobile money economics, and an innovative mind-set.
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Behavioral insights and innovative treatments in collections

– Lending institutions can significantly improve collections success by applying innovative treatments based on behavioral segmentation.

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