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Christoffer Malmer, SEB
From Wealth Management / Private Banking August 29, 2017

Is MiFID II a headache or an opportunity for private banks?

With the new Markets in Financial Instruments Directive coming into force in January, what will the impact be on private banks? Christoffer Malmer from SEB, LGT's Thomas Piske and Uner Nabi from EY give their views

From Wealth Management / Private Banking August 23, 2017

UBS keeps wealth management brand ranking crown

UBS has maintained its global lead among wealth management brands, according to consultant Brand Finance, and Asia-Pacific is on the rise thanks to China’s love of a good name

Jean-Francois Mazaud, SocGen
From Wealth Management / Private Banking August 22, 2017

Political transformation adding to French renaissance believes SocGen

Optimism is running high in both the political and financial systems in France, says Société Générale’s private banking supremo Jean-Francois Mazaud

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From Wealth Management / Private Banking August 22, 2017

Could private bankers become the new ‘Masters of the Universe’?

Investment bankers used to call the shots, with private banking and asset management seen as little more than diversifiers. But times have changed, and as banks redraw business models, wealth management divisions are being placed front and centre

Yves Mirabaud
From Wealth Management / Private Banking May 23, 2017

Better Swiss relations with EU tops Mirabaud wishlist

Swiss institutions have successfully managed the move to banking transparency, believes Yves Mirabaud, but being outside the EU continues to pose problems for the country’s financial industry

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From Wealth Management / Private Banking January 3, 2017

Building the best wealth management platforms for investors' online journeys

Low fees charged by robo-advisers are especially tempting to investors in an era of low returns. But are these online platforms able to meet complex needs of high net worth individuals?

Richard Killingbeck, WHIreland
From Wealth Management / Private Banking December 20, 2016

Overhaul of business models top task for private banks in 2017

A move away from the one bank model, whereby wealth management divisions subsidise investment banking divisions, could well be on the cards, while firms have yet to get to grips with technology

Paul de Leusse, Indosuez
From Wealth Management / Private Banking December 9, 2016

Revamped Indosuez Wealth Management puts faith in strength of a worldwide brand

The transformation of Indosuez Wealth Management, which has become the global wealth management brand of the Crédit Agricole group, has meant reducing AuM and streamlining its offering, but the result is a more nimble bank better suited to the new era of private banking, believes CEO Paul de Leusse

Rob Fisher, Vanguard
From Wealth Management / Private Banking November 11, 2016

Wealth managers consider opportunities and dangers of the digital world

Robo-advisers and cyber crime both pose real challenges to the wealth management industry, although the digital revolution could also mean a new pipeline of clients

Josef Stadler, UBS
From Wealth Management / Private Banking November 2, 2016

Private banks prepare for the biggest wealth transfer in history

Over the next 20 years the world will witness the largest ever transfer of billionaire wealth. This will create huge opportunities for private banks, but also poses big challenges for the wealth management industry

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    Digital transformation in private banking is aimed at both staff and clients, with firms taking a cautious route away from spreadsheet-style systems, to provide a new suite of apps and social networking tools to attract clients.

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