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  • Real Estate 2020 - Building the future: Asset management: PwC
    trends are already evident there s a natural tendency to underestimate how much the real estate world will have changed by 2020 Real Estate 2020 Building the Future sets out how the operating landscape for asset managers will change by 2020 and explains how real estate players can prepare for the challenges ahead and turn them into competitive advantages The report includes a series of predictions to provide guidelines for real estate investment community participants to prepare their operating models people and processes for the changes ahead What are your thoughts Let us know Key findings By 2020 investable real estate will have grown by more than 55 compared to 2012 By 2025 there will be 37 megacities up from 23 today and 12 of these will be in emerging markets By 2025 emerging markets will host 60 of global construction activity By 2050 the number of people over 60 will exceed the number under 15 for the first time Six predictions for 2020 and beyond The global investable real estate universe will expand substantially leading to a huge expansion in opportunity especially in emerging economies Fast growing cities will present a wider range of risk and return opportunities Technology innovation and sustainability will be key drivers for value Collaborating with governments will become more important Competition for prime assets will further intensify A new and broader range of risks will emerge Asset management Hedge funds Insight Meet our team Private equity Real estate Emerging Trends in Real Estate Global outlook Europe United States and Canada Asia Pacific Real Estate 2020 Traditional investment management Benchmarking Hub Banking capital markets Insurance Shaping the future landscape of financial services Publications Financial regulation Risk Financial crime People Asset Management Insights Mastering tax complexity Alternatives Set for growth AM News archive Contacts Kees Hage

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  • Project Blue: Assessing the future trends for financial services: PwC
    highlights Spotlight The CEO agenda CEO insights blog Careers About PwC Technology careers Employer of choice Our history PwC Professional Employability Aspire to lead PwC s series on leadership and gender equality Country job search Explore careers with Strategy Press room Facts and figures Press contacts Analyst relations Global International PwC Sites Commonly visited PwC sites Global Australia Brazil Canada China Hong Kong France Germany India Italy Japan Mexico Middle East Netherlands Russia Singapore South Africa South Korea Spain Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom United States Complete list of PwC territory sites Assessing the future trends for financial services Project Blue 2 0 Redefining financial services Financial institutions must embrace a customer and regulator centric world to shape their future and prosper Find out more Explore Global instability Rise and interconnectivity of the emerging markets SAAAME Demographic change Social and behavioural change Technological change War for natural resources Rise of state directed capitalism Publications Boosting access to finance Ensuring free trade agreements FTAs recognise cooperatives vital development role Capital Markets 2020 Will it change for good Reinsurance 2020 Taking control of your destiny Broking 2020 leading from the front in a new era of risk Future shape of banking Time for reformation of banking and banks Equipped for the future Re inventing your organisation View all Contacts Nigel Vooght Nigel Vooght Global FS leader View complete profile Global FS leader Tel 44 207213 3960 Email Andrew Jurczynski Andrew Jurczynski Partner Project Blue Global co leader View complete profile Partner Project Blue Global co leader Tel 44 0 77 2520 0373 Email Dr Andrew Nevin Partner Chief economist Project Blue Global co leader Email Maya Bhatti Global FS Marketing Tel 44 0 20 7213 2302 Email Project Blue About Project Blue Global instability Rise and interconnectivity of the emerging markets SAAAME Main

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  • Financial Regulation & Banking Regulation: PwC
    radically reshaping the industry starting with the largest and most internationally active groups The main challenges today relate to just how much change is coming at the same time and the complex competitive co operative drive to address issues internationally And these pressures apply to insurers and asset managers as well as banks Implementation demands are set to dominate investment decisions for many years to come billions are at stake Businesses face a fundamental dilemma of how to generate sufficient returns when both capital demands and the cost of compliance are going up Beyond this the new regulatory agenda has huge implications for culture structure and organisation Making confident decisions about how best to comply and compete in this new landscape is critical PwC can help you successfully navigate through the upheaval Recognising that what might be right for one operation may not apply to all we bring the market wide insight and experience to help you to assess the impact on your particular business and confidently set direction Recent updates Forging consensus on TLAC November 18 2015 PwC examines the details of the final standards on TLAC and discuss what has changed from the initial consultation Capital Markets Union integration of Capital Markets in the European Union September 24 2015 This report was developed in the context of the European Commission s initiative to support the development of an operational Capital Markets Union Including updates on AMLD CEO survey and Financial Models February 16 2015 Snapshots Benchmark Regulation RRP for insurers First take Political agreement on AMLD 4 Op Ed Staying Ahead of the Regulatory Curve Op Ed Banking on Financial Models Around the World G20 Agenda Including updates on derivative reforms stress testing and Solvency II February 06 2015 Snapshots First Take Op Ed Around the World Including updates on CMU structural reform and fair and effective markets January 30 2015 Snapshots from Europe First Take Op Ed Around the World Anti Money Laundering January 30 2015 PwC have developed an interactive Know Your Customer KYC quick reference guide which provides easy access to detailed AML and KYC information for 85 different countries Forging a winning culture January 15 2015 Successful companies are marked out by the strength of their culture How can you actively shape your culture and turn it in to your competitive advantage Including updates on the Capital Markets Union EMIR reporting and the G20 summit November 25 2014 Reinforcing credit supply Why we need CMU Evolving derivative reporting rules Regulatory Reform Down Under Including updates on the EBA s stress test and the ECB s asset quality review November 11 2014 Stress tests in number Failed the test Base Case Worst Performers Adjustments due to AQR Non Performing Loans by Banks with CET1 Ratios in the Range 5 5 8 G SIBs CET1 Ratio AQR Adjusted Leverage Ratio Net Income Summary Including updates on risk governance and bank lending October 28 2014 Top down risk management Will banks start lending again And also on

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  • Risk: Financial services: PwC
    and risk functions can operate in a more seamless fashion This applies not only from a data and systems perspective but also from operational and organizational standpoint Our dedicated risk and finance integration specialists are helping our clients to define visions for integrating key aspects of risk and finance to develop roadmaps for achieving the vision and to implement solutions RiskMinds Point of View In focus Blurring the lines between risk and finance to achieve clarity Contacts Kurtis Babczenko 1 312 298 3559 David Yakowitz 1 630 640 5071 Stress testing New regulatory integrated stress testing represents a step change in complexity and granularity from previous exercises Banks need to be able to demonstrate the robustness of both quantitative and qualitative aspects of their stress testing Our tools and methodologies can help our clients to develop comprehensive stress testing capability enhancement programmes that include the latest regulatory expectations and leading industry practices RiskMinds Point of View Turning regulatory stress testing into competitive advantage Contacts George Stylianides 44 0 20 780 43364 Lukasz Bystrzynski 48 2 274 64228 Steve Pearson 1 646 471 0080 Steven Y Lim 65 6236 4818 Model review and model risk management The use of models in FS has come under increasing regulatory scrutiny in recent times Model risk management aims to provide a complete framework within which models and risks associated with models can be effectively managed Associated with this independent model review provides a thorough understanding and transparent articulation of modelling assumptions limitations and approximations Model review is critical for successful daily model validation end to end stress testing and all model waiver applications including CRD4 the fourth Capital Requirements Directive IMM Internal Model Method FRTB Fundamental Review of the Trading Book etc Effective model review and model risk management can therefore provide strong support for the modelling choices made by institutions We can support our clients in providing comprehensive and high quality model review and challenge in support of both regulatory and business as usual requirements RiskMinds Point of View The Role of Model Review Model Risk Management and Continuous Model Monitoring in the Financial Services Industry Contacts George Stylianides 44 0 20 780 43364 Doug Summa 1 646 471 8596 Steven Y Lim 65 6236 4818 Risk management framework There is increasing focus on the overall risk management framework adopted by financial institutions Much of this focus is driven by supervisory expectations as well as regulations but investors and creditors also want comfort that a financial institution has a robust risk management framework Some financial institutions have also understood that having a robust risk management framework and communicating this clearly to stakeholders can be a source of comparative advantage RiskMinds Point of View That shrinking feeling Tracing the changing shape of the European banking industry Contacts Chris Matten 65 62363878 Operational risk Operational risk is perhaps the most significant risk organizations face Virtually every major loss that has taken place during the past 20 years including the subprime credit crisis has been driven

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  • Financial crime: Financial services: PwC
    financial crime Financial Crime is an increasing concern for all financial institutions from the largest global organisations to the smallest companies and partnerships Preventing and detecting Financial Crime is rapidly evolving to be one of their biggest challenges the impact of which extends well beyond monetary losses to reputation and brand employee morale business relations as well as regulatory censure Regulators and Law Enforcement Agencies are equally focused on ensuring that both their standards and also those of the financial institutions they regulate are set at the highest level PwC has an established global network of Financial Crime specialists with over 1 500 partners and professional staff across 83 countries working to combat Financial Crime Areas of particular expertise include AML KYC Sanctions and Cybercrime as well as Anti Bribery and Corruption and all aspects of Trade surveillance and monitoring PwC works with its clients to provide innovative and advanced solutions for responding to Financial Crime incidents remediating past deficiencies developing enhanced operating models and optimising transaction monitoring systems A particular focus is also on the development and implementation of advanced technology solutions to help reduce Financial Crime as well as detect any incidents which may arise PwC Financial Crime professionals work with all those organisations involved in the fight against Financial Crime including Banks Corporates Regulators Governments and Law Enforcement Agencies Financial services Asset management Banking capital markets Insurance Shaping the future landscape of financial services Financial regulation MiFID Basel III Basel updates European financial regulation updates Solvency II Volcker Rule Strategic and operational impacts of the Volcker Rule for banks operating outside the US How will the Volcker Rule affect banks operating outside the US Which parts of a bank operating outside the US will the Volcker Rule affect Risk Financial crime People Publications CEO Survey industry summary

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  • People: Financial services: PwC
    Korea Spain Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom United States Complete list of PwC territory sites People Diversity and Inclusion Making diversity a reality Learn more Female Millennials in Financial Services strategies for a new era of talent Learn more 18th Annual Global CEO Survey A new take on talent in financial services Learn more The financial crisis left the business world with a fundamentally different competitive and regulatory environment Forward looking financial services organisations recognise that a different set of skills smart deployment of talent and the realignment of compensation structures are critical for adapting to the new reality of a post crisis world As tough market conditions diminish the opportunities for short term trading returns successful firms will look at how to attract and nurture people with the mindset and ideas to develop lasting relationships work within tougher risk and compliance demands and create value over the long term A particular challenge is how to reward people when compensation policies are facing a tighter rein It is therefore important to establish sound underlying principles for remuneration including risk adjusted incentives and some deferral of compensation while allowing sufficient flexibility to take account of evolving strategies and particular types of commercial operation Ultimately the commitment and behaviour of the people within your organisation will be critical in rebuilding the trust of consumers markets and governments without which investment growth and profitability will not recover Giving you the edge PwC is helping financial services organisations to develop the capabilities they need respond to changing regulatory requirements and challenging market conditions Our dedicated financial services human resources team works closely with clients to ensure that key aspects of talent management including recruitment retention and reward reflect and support the overall strategy of the business Previous publications Feb 2014 Remoulding your workforce for a

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  • Asset Management Insights: Mastering tax complexity: PwC
    This will affect both how successfully firms sell their funds across borders and their broader competitiveness We clearly see asset managers becoming more influential from 2020 and beyond Tax authorities have already begun to focus on them more than ever Our new paper in the 2020 series Transforming your business for a new global tax world published in September 2015 foresees tax transparency becoming a fact of life in the financial markets of 2020 and beyond Fund product taxation will become a key battleground In our view asset management firms will need to respond to these challenges by galvanising their tax functions The tax function will play a key role in the management of operational risks Highly skilled tax people will be brought into the heart of the business Tax technology will help to optimise investment performance by minimising tax leakage while tax branding will move to the heart of marketing and reputation The other articles in this issue show how the asset manager s tax world is already becoming more complex As fund passporting becomes reality in Asia there are great opportunities to grow assets But we explain how success will depend at least partly on tax issues Similarly turning to Europe where the UCITS fund passport has transformed distribution over the past 30 years we highlight the need for a deep understanding of the ever changing tax requirements And then there s BEPS Base Erosion and Profit Shifting BEPS is a particular issue for managers of alternative funds We explain how it impacts managers from the investor to the portfolio company and management company structure In a related article we report on the OECD s release of model documents for country by country reporting These articles are extracts from our recent thought leadership reports They showcase the views

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  • Asset management insights: Alternatives: PwC
    are set to play a central role in the world s economy Their emphasis on investment outcomes rather than products and specialisation rather than commoditisation is increasingly attracting investors seeking customisation diversification and genuine long term alpha At the same time alternatives will increasingly fill funding gaps in the world s economies This is the situation envisaged in Alternative Asset Management 2020 the latest paper in our 2020 series of thought leadership papers Between now and 2020 alternative assets are expected to grow to US 13 6 trillion in our base scenario and to US 15 3 trillion in our high case scenario High performance of capital markets driven by accommodative monetary policies and stable GDP growth would push alternative investments towards the high case scenario However the possible rise of interest rates in the US and Europe coupled with a normal correction in the capital markets would support the base case With such rapid growth anticipated in this summer 2015 issue of Asset Management Insights we look into some of the sector s trends and opportunities Looking to the broad sector our Strategy colleagues chart the five steps that asset managers must consider in order to capture the growth opportunity Within private equity we chart the growth of the asset class and the increased interest in responsible investment Turning to real estate we describe the factors driving capital flows into the sector Finally we report Hong Kong s proposals to extend its offshore fund exemption regime These articles are extracts from our recent thought leadership reports They showcase the views of our specialists around the world on the factors affecting the sector s growth If you want more detail we ve included some links to the original reports We hope you find these articles thought provoking and helpful Please

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