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DIGITAL GEWINNT: WARUM ES EINER DER GRÖSSTEN DEUTSCHEN BANKEN GELINGT, IN DER CORONA-KRISE IHRE PRODUKTIVITÄT ZU HALTEN – UND ANDEREN NICHT

Mit der Verbreitung des Coronavirus und den damit verbundenen staatlichen Maßnahmen war in den vergangenen Wochen auch von Banken schnelles Handeln gefragt. Zwei Herausforderungen standen im Vordergrund: die reibungslose Arbeit der Angestellten aus dem Homeoffice und die Bewältigung des enormen Transaktionsaufkommens durch den irritierten Finanzmarkt. 
  • Lara Fries, Felix Kreimer
  • 07 April 2020
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UNFORESEEN IMPACTS AND OPPORTUNITIES OF THE ERA OF MEGA-BROKERAGES

The advent of mega-brokerages creates possibilities to reshape client-broker-carrier interactions and preserve - and even extend - the influence of the independent channel.
  • Lisa Smith
  • 07 April 2020
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DATA DIFFERENTIATORS FOR 2020: A US TAKE

Businesses must prioritize data to extract maximum value to thrive in today’s world. Those who ignore data as a differentiator and ignore the call to influence their business strategy will be at risk of collapse. Building this culture remains the critical challenge for data leaders within financial institutions and underpins our ten trends as we usher in the newest chapter of the roaring twenties.
  • Sandeep Vishnu
  • 06 April 2020
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THE TOP USE CASE IN BANKING THAT EVERYONE GETS WRONG: ASSET OVERVIEW

In this article, we highlight the most-used features and customer use case in mobile banking today: viewing accounts with their balance as well as the corresponding transactions – all which commonly fall under the umbrella term of ‘asset overview’.
  • Robin Heiler, Thierry Grosch
  • 03 April 2020
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STRATEGY FOR WEALTH MANAGERS IN A TIME OF CRISIS

At the start of 2020, wealth managers were already facing significant challenges, including continued pressures on fees, the digital arms race, consolidation of the competitive landscape through M&A, and fiduciary regulation compliance costs to meet new state and SEC rules such as Regulation Best Interest. And now a global pandemic.
  • Isaac Halpern and Kapin Vora
  • 31 March 2020
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DIGITALISIERUNG: HANDLUNGSDRUCK DURCH CORONA-PANDEMIE

Lange Zeit galt Digitalisierung in vielen Unternehmen als „nice-to-have“ und nahm in den Prioritäten de facto nicht wirklich einen Spitzenplatz ein. Die Corona-Pandemie macht die Versäumnisse der vergangenen Jahre offensichtlich und zwingt zu einem tiefgreifenden Wandel. Was bedeutet das für die Banken und warum überrascht in diesem Kontext der Revolut-Start in den USA nicht wirklich?
  • Alexander Braun and Angieszka Walorska
  • 31 March 2020
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CRYPTOCURRENCIES: IS PROOF OF STAKE OVERTAKING PROOF OF WORK?

As the blockchain and crypto community prepares for the upcoming bitcoin ‘halving’ milestone, will Proof of Stake overtake Proof of Work? Read more to find out.

  • Cedric Loyens | Steven Deleu
  • 31 March 2020
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CYBER PROGRAM DESIGN AND COMPLIANCE REVIEW

Financial institutions continue to face increased scrutiny from various stakeholders, including customers, Boards and regulators, to develop a robust cybersecurity program that tackles the top cyber risks impacting the organizations. 
  • Julien Bonnay, Jayadevan Vijayakrishnan and Christopher Tecchio
  • 30 March 2020
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COSTS, CLIENTS AND CONDUCT IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS

Wealth and asset management firms are currently grappling with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on a daily basis. We share three ways how they can stay on their usual footing, for the sake of their people and clients. 
 
  • Niral Parekh and Rory Gage
  • 30 March 2020
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PODCAST #61 | CORONAVIRUS & DIE AUSWIRKUNGEN: WIRTSCHAFT, GESELLSCHAFT & TECH-BRANCHE

Die Corona-Pandemie hat tiefgreifende Auswirkungen auf jeden Bereich des Lebens. Sie wird die Digitalisierung über Nacht nachhaltig mit einer Geschwindigkeit auch in den Industrien vorantreiben, die sich bisher gesträubt haben und es sich mit dem Verweis auf „Legacy“ und „Unersetzbarkeit des menschlichen Kontakts“ im Status quo bequem gemacht hatten. Welche Branchen sind besonders betroffen, wer sind die Gewinner und wie wird dies die Gesellschaft verändern?
  • Alexander Braun
  • 23 March 2020