The IPA 2013 Spring Conference: Investor Focused Innovation is scheduled May 8 to 10 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C. Room block for hotel rooms ends Tuesday! Our agenda is shaping up to be the best yet! Register!
IMCA's 2015 Advanced Wealth Management Conference started with Professor Moshe Milevsky discussing the "seven most important retirement equations," with longevity risk emerging as the top topic. The "volatility of your longevity is at the same order of magnitude as that of the stock market," he said.
Critics of the proposed fiduciary rule for retirement advisors gathered at an Insured Retirement Institute conference in Washington, D.C., to outline their concerns. The goal is to narrow the scope of the proposal or defeat it outright.
Three-quarters of the delegates at the annual ICSC European Conference said they believe department stores will not survive without reinventing themselves. "The future is likely to be smaller, more flexible, convenient and [will] embrace technology," said Debenhams head of international business development John Scott.
The annual Milken Institute conference is under way in Los Angeles and the hot topic of conversation is Securities and Exchange Commission charges against Goldman Sachs. Overall, the tone from Wall Street executives attending the conference has been one of sympathy for the Wall Street company, with several expressing concerns that a populist backlash could hurt other companies.
The message from Co-op America's Green Business Conference is a positive one: The so-called green economy, which includes everything from socially responsible investing to fair-trade products, is becoming a viable market force.