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A chief ethics and compliance officer (CECO) oversees the management of compliance and reputational risks and is the agent for the board's fiduciary obligations to provide oversight and accountability of such. Finding someone with the unique skillset required for the job may be challenging, but it can be a differentiator for your organization. Learn more about the role of the CECO in building an exceptional compliance program.
The IRS recently released proposed regulations regarding eligibility of software development expenses for the section 41 research credit. How can private companies, especially fast-growth businesses, potentially benefit? Hear insights from software development and tax specialists to better understand the applicability of the proposed rules to your company's current activities and potential new activities that the expanded rules may cover.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly gaining traction as companies use connected devices, context awareness, and data analytics to improve business processes and cut costs. But are these applications just baby steps? Explore the fascinating realm of IoT and opportunities it is creating for TMT businesses.
The FASB's Emerging Issues Task Force (EITF) will meet in June to review emerging issues. We'll discuss the results of this meeting. Stay in touch with new accounting guidance and potential future guidance resulting from the deliberations of the EITF.
The intersection between rising consumerism and a growing retail orientation in the health care sector presents opportunities and challenges, some unprecedented, for existing players. What should health plans, providers, and life sciences companies consider? Explore emerging opportunities and challenges that the new age of consumerism may present to health plans, providers, and life sciences companies.
Responding to increased complexity, transparency requirements, and risk, some multinational companies are reviewing their approach to global tax compliance and reporting. What should you know? Explore effective new approaches to global tax compliance and reporting.
Finance executives have been told for years there is only one set of financial planning and forecasting best practices they should use. A recent study of leading technology companies clearly shows this is not the case. What should you know? Hear results of a Deloitte study and how a tailored approach might help your company redefine its forecasting process.
Recalls and the monitoring of product field performance will likely continue to be important areas of focus for automakers and their suppliers worldwide going forward. What can automotive companies do now to better prepare for and manage against future recalls? Explore leading practices that automotive companies can consider to mitigate, manage, and respond to automotive recall situations.
Even in advance of its finalization, the OECD's BEPS initiative is already influencing local country tax legislation. These changes have caused, and could cause more, significant controversy around pricing of intercompany transactions resulting in structural changes to financing global operations and treasury functions. The initiative's finalization may produce greater demands on already constrained tax department resources. Gain valuable insights on this important initiative.
Energy management initially came on the scene in the United States as a cost-cutting measure in response to the Great Recession. With the US economy largely perceived to be stabilizing, what are businesses now thinking and doing about energy management? Learn results from the 2015 Deloitte reSources Study, which can be useful in helping energy companies, businesses, and consumers make energy-related investment choices and other business decisions.
With the M&A market roaring ahead in 2015 and the stock market reaching all-time highs, investors are looking for an edge. With technology reshaping aspects of everyday life and revolutionizing the business world, how can it be used to investors' advantage in M&A? Learn how leading companies are leveraging technology at various points in the M&A continuum to reduce uncertainty and gain a competitive advantage.
In today's glass door era where corporate decisions are exposed and debated publicly, employee engagement and culture have emerged as foundational business issues, not simply HR problems. What can HR executives do to address these issues? Learn ways to help drive engagement through corporate culture, technology, leadership, and employee experience.
Multinational businesses strive to create transfer pricing strategies that simultaneously address tax risks and operational performance objectives. Yet internal and external pressures can impede their efforts to implement tax policies. How can data analytics and technology help? Learn how data analytics and technology can aid transfer pricing management processes globally.
As financial services businesses become more complex, regulators have responded with increasingly stringent third-party risk management requirements, many focusing on combating increasingly sophisticated cyber threats. To date, third-party risk has been handled dominantly in a reactive and decentralized manner to address foundational requirements. Learn how third-party risk management requirements can potentially impact your organization.
Analytics techniques are growing in complexity, allowing companies to apply machine learning and predictive modeling to gain insight from increasingly massive and complex data sets. Although in its early stages, artificial intelligence is also now a reality. The more promising application, however, is not replacing workers but instead augmenting their capabilities. Learn how advanced analytics can help amplify human intelligence, rewire business processes, and reshape businesses.
Many domestic and multinational businesses have equity compensation programs for their executives and employees. What potential issues and opportunities are associated with those programs as they apply to mobile employees, both on short-term and long-term assignments? Explore effective ways of addressing the challenges of equity comp for globally mobile employees.
New Revenue Recognition Rules and ERP Systems: Implications for Engineering and Construction Companies
Engineering and construction companies that have, or are implementing, enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems may face several challenges relating to the new revenue recognition rules released by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) in 2014. How are the major ERP companies addressing the new performance obligation requirement for construction percent-complete accounting? Stay in front of the new revenue recognition requirements and understand how they could impact your company.
Resolving cases with the IRS, including the process of moving a case from compliance into Appeals, can be slow and inefficient. As a way to potentially expedite the resolution of issues, the IRS has implemented several alternative dispute resolution programs. Gain a better understanding of the various alternative dispute resolution programs that may be available to taxpayers and how each program differs from the traditional Appeals process.
With fewer people able to depend on defined benefit pension plans, securing retirement income and addressing longevity risks are major concerns for many consumers. Annuity products are designed to meet such needs, yet closing sales can be challenging due to a variety of factors. Hear results from a new Deloitte study of annuity buyers and non-buyers, and learn how the voice of the customer could improve your sales strategies.
Environmental, Social, and Governance Performance: Market Developments Regarding Measurement, Disclosures, and Evaluation
Investors and companies face scores of sustainability and credit ratings methodologies utilizing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data. The Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings (GISR) aims to drive transparency and rigor in ratings products to accelerate adoption and integration of pertinent ESG factors into equity and credit markets. What should financial executives know? Hear from the GISR about what's driving demand for increased transparency around ESG topics.
Profitable margins are a key driver of profitable growth, yet few things terrify manufacturing executives more than price increases. The art and science of proactively preserving margins is a key strategic capability when input costs are volatile and demand is soft. Explore methods your manufacturing company can use to protect its pricing margins while minimizing customer losses.
The M&A environment for mid-market and private companies in 2014 was exceptionally active. But how is 2015 unfolding? How is current activity influencing buyer and seller decisions and what factors are playing into their strategies? Learn what M&A strategies mid-market and private companies are using in 2015.
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