After each Meeting Owen James publish 'The Findings', a document that encapsulates and shares the key issues and topics discussed on the day.
Each section below summarises the different roundtable sessions and covers an array of industry driven topics.
The Findings are listed in Event date order, but don't just look for an event you attended, explore the research facility that gives you access to topics addressed at all our other Meetings – past and present.
Main concerns for D2C clients right now include the potential for a stock market crash, DB transfers and the impact of regulation and tech.
IF IT AIN’T BROKE, IT CAN PROBABLY STILL BE FIXED. INNOVATION IN WEALTH: IS IT MORE IMPORTANT TO EMBRACE NEW TECHNOLOGIES OR IMPROVE EXISTING PROCESSE
Technology is clearly opening up vast opportunities for wealth managers and private banks globally, helping to drive economies of scale, business efficiencies and honing the client experience. However the success of all of this is still dependent on a critical factor – the people both within the firm, and those of the technology provider, and the role they play, successful or otherwise, in using to technology to innovate and grow the business. The technology alone cannot achieve end goals without the right people to support its use.
Summary includes reference to the US where baby boomers hold 80% of net wealth, baby boomers continue to be risk-adverse and hold large amounts of cash, ongoing dependencies, challenges of paying for long term care and confirmation bias.
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