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Navigating what’s next
As 2018 winds down, investment managers should prepare for accounting issues and the continuing impacts of tax reform. What are critical areas to be considered? Participants will learn about recent accounting and tax developments and their potential impacts in the new year.
As the Trump administration focuses on reducing regulation, state insurance regulators continue working to fulfill their consumer protection mandate and modernize their use of regulatory technology. Internationally, efforts to manage any systemic risk posed by insurers continue to evolve, even as interest rates remain low and the effects of tax law changes filter down. Participants will gain insights on what may unfold as regulators adjust their focus, and what carriers can do to anticipate and react effectively.
An improving economy and rising interest rates are helping bolster insurer bottom lines. But the industry still faces plenty of opportunities and threats in the year ahead, including economic, cultural, regulatory, and technological. Participants will learn what changes in operations and investments may be necessary to help insurers grow and thrive in a dynamic environment where innovation can make a critical difference.
Agility is the watchword for commercial real estate businesses in 2019. But what does that mean, and what drivers are likely to shape real estate investment decisions in the year ahead? Participants will gain valuable insights into what 2019 could hold for commercial real estate companies.
Investment management continues to change radically, with margin compression, decreasing organic growth, shifting consumer preferences, regulatory developments, and advancing technologies being key drivers. What factors are likely to distinguish industry leaders from laggards in the next 12 months? Participants will learn about industry and competitive pressures that are likely to unfold in 2019.
The global banking industry has benefitted from the transformations undertaken in the past 10 years. A clear focus on business agility and customer centricity can make 2019 a pivotal year to take advantage of the positive momentum. Participants will explore ways banks can continue their strategic transformation in 2019.
The economy and other factors continue to impact US real estate markets. Will demand and capital markets continue to support and potentially lift property pricing and value? Participants will hear results of a Deloitte, National Association of Realtors, and Real Estate Research Corp. report on the outlook for commercial real estate markets and learn practical tips for navigating market uncertainty.