2016 included a number of significant political and economic events that will usher in changes during 2017.
PNC’s Harris Williams & Co. subsidiary (www.harriswilliams.com) is a leading M&A advisor with experience across a wide range of industries. Bill Watkins, Managing Director, and Larissa Rozycki, Vice President, discuss results from 2016 and the rationale behind predictions for 2017 M&A activity.
Do political trends influence interest rates during an election cycle?
Companies should be armed with a comprehensive risk management policy and exercise discipline in implementing their hedging strategy regardless of the political environment and market conditions. Prepare to implement your hedging strategy in a timely manner.
Market update and outlook
On September 22, 2016 PNC's investment and economic professionals (along with Strategas Research Partners’ Director and Head of Policy Research Daniel Clifton) hosted a webinar that discussed important economic and political events impacting today's markets.
The industry experienced increased fraud activity in advance of EMV with data breaches hitting high-profile brands.
Improve your awareness of Card-Not-Present (CNP) fraud with the adoption of EMV. Understand how PNC’s fraud strategies and intelligent neural network can help prevent fraud while balancing risk with the cardholder experience. Understand how PNC’s fraud strategies and intelligent neural network can help prevent fraud while balancing risk with the cardholder experience.
Learn how to better manage intercompany payments, reduce transaction costs and improve intracompany reconciliation.
Multinational corporations face many challenges in managing growth across multiple continents, currencies, and accounting systems. Treasury managers can facilitate cross-border settlements among affiliates, increase productivity and generate cost savings with a multilateral netting solution.
Market update and outlook
Dan Clifton, a partner and head of policy research for Strategas Research Partners also discusses governing and campaigning in a slow-growth economy. His comments are particularly relevant in light of the current election season. While it's certainly nice to see the rally in the markets from the lows, the real question is, where do we go from here?
Today’s cybercriminals can attack your business from all sides.
They may target employees at any level in your organization in an attempt to execute fraudulent payments. Chief information officers and risk managers, along with employees who may not typically be part of the security conversation will find this webinar useful and compelling.
There are several reasons that options should be a part of your risk management strategy. They provide protection, upside, flexibility and they can be customized to suit your needs.
Condensed from an Advisory Series Webinar, this presentation explains various types of options and the pros and cons of each. Options contracts function similar to insurance policies. They require an up front premium, offer you a form of protection and you're better off if you don't need to use them. Download Slides »
PNC Healthcare commissioned Shapiro+Raj to explore changes in the healthcare environment and their impact on providers, payers, and employers. Here are the findings of that study.
Millennials will shape the future of American healthcare. They seek change throughout the system. They embrace retail and acute care clinics. They take the most responsibility for their own healthcare. They spend more time researching online, finding providers and getting others’ opinions and they will force much more change compared to Boomers and seniors.
Foreign currency volatility has reduced earnings from both a transaction and translation perspective. Explore strategies for mitigating the currency impact on earnings and cash flow.
Find out how a strengthening dollar can create a headwind for companies doing business internationally. The recent spike in foreign currency volatility has taken a big bite out of earnings, from both a transaction and a translation perspective. This presentation helps explain these issues.
Cyber threat Special Agent Steve Lambo from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and others define the latest cyber fraud schemes and how to recognize potentially fraudulent activity.
Anyone with access to funds movement services needs to be aware of the latest fraud schemes and how to recognize potentially fraudulent or malicious activity. Representatives of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and PNC provide definitions of the most prevalent schemes, along with strategies to mitigate risk.
Find out how the Affordable Care Act came about, what some of the changes have been and the rising importance of consumer-driven healthcare among other topics.
Dealing with the many facets of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a highly challenging endeavor for companies of all sizes. Changing regulations, the evolving nature of the exchanges, new options for individuals, implications for wealth planning and taxes are just a few of the issues that must be addressed.
Small adjustments in your working capital program can benefit your organization. Extending your payables without disrupting your supply chain can be beneficial
Find out how one company realized significant gains within 12 months of implementing virtual accounts payable cards. A fast ramp-up generated a significant reduction in working capital while extending days payable outstanding. Topics also include working capital reduction and days payable metrics, tips to enroll suppliers, and a model for supplier negotiations.
Webinar covers cash flow as a measure of performance, capital allocation as a determinant of value creation, how key metrics apply to private and public companies and other issues.
Cash flow metrics can help you better understand your own company or a company that you might want to invest in or acquire.Explore the importance of cash flow to a business and how using ROI measures is important to understanding companies.These metrics differ from using earnings for publicly-traded companies and can be used to value investment opportunities.
Unquestionably Dodd-Frank and the Consumer Protection Act are the most comprehensive financial regulatory reforms our government has taken since the Great Depression. They affect many areas of the financial markets.
Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act imposes a new regulatory regime on the U.S. swaps market. As a swap dealer, PNC must comply with these requirements and there are a number of regulations that will directly affect swap end-users.This webinar replay provides an overview of the new regulatory environment.
Learn about the state of the healthcare industry and the basic economics of healthcare. Get an overview of reform and challenges and the changes that are occurring.
Our panel of healthcare and treasury management leaders provides insight to help you address changes, including the postponement of the employer mandate reporting requirements, characteristics of the new exchanges, selecting a policy through an exchange and a background in healthcare economics.
Companies need to define a risk management objective. What are you trying to hedge and why? Every company has different metrics that should be incorporated into their hedging decisions.
Companies buying, selling or capitalizing a foreign business often overlook currency risks. including impacts on valuation, financial statements, and capitalization. Get specific, actionable information on currency risk management, including pre-close exposure/hedging, managing the currency impact of capitalization decisions and financial statement impacts.
PNC experts bring you real-world processes, procedures, and approaches that they have found to work best for clients wishing to mitigate foreign exchange risk.
As companies increase engagement with international trading partners and markets remain unpredictable, they must develop and adopt effective foreign exchange risk strategies. This webinar covers why you need an FX policy, elements of an effective policy, forecasting, budgeting and planning and considerations for the period between trade execution and maturity.