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Navigating what’s next
Firms are continuing to prepare for a post-LIBOR world as the financial transition approaches in 2021 and beyond. What are recent developments and effective practices that organizations should consider in their ongoing plans? Participants will gain insights on the approaching transition away from LIBOR, how regulators are preparing, and some of the lessons learned as organizations make their own preparations.
The valuation of investments continues to be a focal point for fund managers, fund directors, and regulators alike. What procedures should be in place for proper oversight of the valuation process? Participants will examine insights from the results of Deloitte's 17th annual Fair Valuation Pricing Survey and compare their valuation processes with other firms'.
Despite the rise of InsurTechs and emergence of other external disruptors, many insurers still struggle to initiate, manage, and implement innovations. How can carriers go beyond making incremental improvements to current systems, products, and business models? Participants will review results of Deloitte research and discover how carriers might better balance current operations with the need to accelerate innovation in the digital age.
As financial services institutions (FSIs) face new challenges in an ever-changing world, is the next generation of women leaders positioned to lead? Creating sustainable inclusion programs and a path for future leaders will be essential. Participants will explore the shifting landscape of leadership roles in FSIs and examine ways employers can foster more inclusive environments to achieve gender parity.
Credit card issuers face a number of challenges, including declining profitability, erosion of customer loyalty, and threats from other forms of payments. How should credit cards’ value proposition and credit card issuers’ operating models change to overcome these challenges? Participants will determine how credit card issuers should adjust their value proposition to increase attractiveness to consumers, become more customer-centric, and improve.
The FASB has proposed extending the effective date for its Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2018-12, Targeted Improvements to the Accounting for Long-Duration Contracts (LDTI), standard to 2022 for public entities and to 2023 for private and mutual companies. How can insurers take advantage of the extra time FASB has provided? Participants will examine the parameters of the proposed extension and develop a perspective of technical accounting, methodology, technology, and data considerations for their extended LDTI implementation.
Digital transformation is not only changing the way real estate companies track and use data, but also how they do business, including interacting with tenants, investment partners, and end users. But it's not all about technology—digital transformation also requires cultural changes to challenge the status quo and explore new territory. Participants will examine factors affecting real estate digital transformation and explore effective practices from other industries already undergoing digital transformation.