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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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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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CULTURE & CONNECTION IN REMOTE WORKING

While remote working presents a sudden shift for some, it has been a core part of Capco for many years with clear benefits and common challenges. Capco wants to share tips, tools and rituals on how we have built trust, established successful working patterns and enabled connection and collaboration to help you and your core teams continue to drive positive outcomes in this ‘new normal.’
  • Casey Schaffer and Swati Balakrishnan
  • 26 March 2020
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THE RIA ECOSYSTEM

The RIA model offers advisors increased flexibility and creativity. However, this flexibility and creativity are only possible through building a network of strategic partnerships with platform providers and third-party vendors that allow the advisor to create this unique value proposition for their targeted clientele.
  • Anushka Nadkarni and Kyle Shoop
  • 26 March 2020
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GDPR LESSONS FOR CCPA COMPLIANCE

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) fundamentally expands consumer rights. It imposes requirements for covered business entities to enhance data management and protection practices, improve individual rights processes, and upgrade privacy policies. The failures of GDPR compliance offers organizations valuable insights into how they should craft their CCPA strategy.
  • Jayadevan Vijayakrishnan, Sandeep Vishnu and Julien Bonnay
  • 25 March 2020
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STRATEGY FOR BANKING IN A TIME OF CRISIS

During the COVID-19 outbreak, regional and community banks need to balance making tough near-term choices, with their one-two year digital and growth strategies.
  • Isaac Halpern and Lane Martin
  • 24 March 2020
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ADVANCED THREAT DETECTION THROUGH USER BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS

As the frequency and magnitude of cybersecurity incidents increases, the mean time to detect threats is becoming critical. Financial institutions need to respond by investing in advanced threat detection capabilities, including user behavior analysis.
  • Julien Bonnay, Jayadevan Vijayakrishnan and Timothy Sheng
  • 19 March 2020
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RESILIENCE THROUGH PUBLIC HEALTH UNCERTAINTY: MANAGING THE COVID-19 THREAT

As we see how the threat of COVID-19 evolves, it is critical to review your institution’s business continuity policies and plans to guarantee preparedness in case of disaster or pandemic.
  • Peter Dugas and Leah Robinson
  • 19 March 2020