Banking & capital markets

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Consumer marketing: Stop pitching, start relating

08/09/16

To avoid being overlooked, banks should connect with customers early on in their journey and evolve their marketing message alongside the path to purchase.

Financial asset impairment: Overview of the FASB’s new guidance - On demand (CPE-eligible)

07/25/16

In this webcast we discuss various aspects of the new standard, including the current expected credit loss model (CECL), and new guidance on debt investments, purchased credit-impaired assets, troubled debt restructurings, and beneficial interests. Watch the replay or participate in the on demand (CPE-eligible) version of the webcast.

Banking & Capital Markets Deals Insights Q2 2016 Update

07/18/16

The Q2 2016 continued the trend of a slowdown in US Banking & Capital Markets deals. Deal volumes decreased as well as deal values. Read our full report to learn more.

To share or not to share: The single- vs. multi-dealer platform choice

06/30/16

As capital markets evolve, investment banks are rethinking their client-facing platform strategies.

Brexit: Five key points

06/27/16

Five key points from the UK voters' decision to exit the EU.

In brief: Allowance for loan and lease losses – FASB issues final impairment standard

06/16/16

On June 16, the FASB issued new impairment guidance for financial instruments that will impact all reporting entities.

New guidance on recognition and measurement of financial instruments

05/20/16

Insights on the FASB’s recently issued guidance on recognition and measurement of financial instruments, including a review of key changes and implementation considerations for impacted companies.

Banking & Capital Markets Deals Insights

05/17/16

In Q1'16, M&A in the banking sector started slowly. The equity markets began 2016 even slower, with the IPO slow down hitting all sectors, including banking, which had no IPOs in the first quarter for the first time since the Financial Crisis.

Why the Banking Industry Needs $600 Billion Worth of M&A

05/10/16

This article from strategy+business explains why U.S. bank CEOs, CFOs, and boards of directors should give serious consideration to M&A as a strategic lever over the next year or more.

Accounting Standards Update 2016-05, Effect of Derivative Contract Novations on Existing Hedge Accounting Relationships

04/28/16

This issue of financial markets insights explores novations and why they happen, what is changing under ASU 2016-05, and next steps for businesses.