The ongoing transformation of the financial services industry has a significant impact on the way investment banks manage and think about their businesses. Regulatory issues have placed dampeners on investment banks and limits on some of their activities. The financial markets are being reshaped by governments and regulatory authorities driven in part by public opinion, political sentiments and significant scrutiny. by regulators and the media. Clients have higher standards, much greater choices and expectations and the regulatory framework continues to shift at both the local and global levels.
Firms are continuously forced to re-evaluate their business models, products, services, infrastructure and delivery channels in order to adapt to the ever changing business and regulatory environment. The challenges faced by investment banks are both dramatic and complex. Successful organisations must optimise operations and balance new market expansion to meet the demands of clients, regulators, and investors.
As the largest professional services firm in mainland China and Hong Kong, our strategy is to bring significant business advantage to our clients by leveraging our comprehensive knowledge of key industry issues and best practices. Our PwC professionals operate in global, multi-disciplinary teams, which are integrated across industry sectors, geographies and functional skills to deliver tailored solutions based upon specific territory insight and business knowledge.
Areas where PwC can help, include: