'Digital' has been a common buzzword for several years
now, but subject to a wide range of interpretations in terms of
impact and debate regarding the ways of developing a so-called
digital strategy in banks.
When crossing borders, do you know and comply with all
regulations, anytime and anywhere?
Given its size, its location at the heart of Europe and its
multicultural workforce, Luxembourg's financial
center naturally relies on and promotes
cross-border business. This is particularly true for the
wealth management and private banking industries,
which should now focus on rethinking their approach to
It is no secret that financial institutions are facing a
challenging environment. Compliance with new regulations
is driving the CEO's agenda in the present and
affecting the traditional way of doing business. As a result,
banks and wealth managers need to reassess what they
do and how they do it.
Institutions are adapting to industry challenges in a
variety of ways, for example by cutting costs, changing their
operating model, seeking access to cross-border markets,
undertaking digital transformation or focusing on new customer
segments. In this context, a key topic to be addressed is
how institutions can benefit from crossborder opportunities to
expand beyond their current business model
(regions, clients, products and services,
interaction channels and pricing approach)
while minimizing their expenditure.
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