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Starting on May 1, 2016, China rolled out its VAT reform pilot program to the construction, real estate, financial services, and consumer services sectors. With changes taking effect, what are some resulting impacts, emerging opportunities, and ongoing challenges? Learn about the implementation of China’s VAT reform, its impact on the real economy in China, and how business planners might respond.
As real estate companies expand technology usage, they are also increasing their vulnerability for cyber attacks. How can real estate executives mitigate the threat of attack while inserting cyber risk into their overall strategic risk planning? Learn how a targeted and multipronged approach to cyber risk management can help your organization become secure, vigilant, and resilient while powering its performance.
Continued downward pressure on oil prices means ongoing capital expenditure cuts across the exploration and production (E&P) sector. What level of sustained reinvestment is required to offset depletion and meet demand growth for both oil and natural gas going forward? Explore ways E&P businesses can balance immediate cash-preservation needs vs. future new-production-investment needs.
There’s no shortage of funding or technology to help chief information security officers (CISOs) at banks, insurers, and investment management companies cope with the growing number and sophistication of cyber breaches and disruptions. So why are many CISOs struggling to keep up with, much less get ahead of, threat actors? Learn how CISOs are countering cyber risks by innovating and transforming their operations to fortify enterprise-wide security, vigilance, and resiliency efforts.
The IRS Large Business & International (LB&I) division recently released Publication 5125, the LB&I Examination Process. The publication includes guidance on when an LB&I examination team will accept informal claims for refund and when formal claims for refund will be required, and it requires that all claims meet the standards of Treasury Regulation § 301.6402-2. What are those refund claim standards? Learn about the relevant standards and considerations for tax refund claims.
Autonomic platforms harness virtualized assets, containers, and advanced digital tools to enable IT to build once and deploy anywhere. How can these platforms help IT departments become self-managing, largely automated service providers with few limitations on capacity, performance, and scale? Learn how autonomic platforms can transform the business of IT from the bottom-up and top-down.
For tax year 2015, companies had to demonstrate 70 percent compliance with ACA rules, and a good faith effort could avert penalties for inaccurate reporting. In 2016, the standard is 95 percent. What should you know? Learn about important factors for addressing 2016 compliance requirements.
The current global market environment presents fertile ground for launching a hedge fund. However, several regulatory, tax, and accounting issues should be considered when exploring a startup firm. Learn more about launching and running your startup fund as you work to create a profitable business.
Tax departments continue to use spreadsheets day-to-day across the tax function for planning, compliance, and reporting. How can your tax department get more from those activities? Explore new and effective ways to get the most from your spreadsheet usage and management.
Proposals related to proxy access continued to top the charts this proxy season. What was the 2016 proxy season outcome and what other governance trends are expected? Learn about this season’s governance trends and the potential implications for your organization
CFOs face a staggering range of challenges today. What are leading CFOs thinking and doing in response? Learn about findings from recent Deloitte research and client interactions, and gain insights around actions that leading CFOs are taking to address the current financial, economic, and political environment.
The public health insurance exchanges have been in operation for nearly three years now. At their start, many believed they would create a groundswell of consumerism in health insurance. Has reality caught up to the hype? Explore how health care consumers’ expectations are changing and what it means for the future of the US health insurance industry.
Opioid abuse is quickly growing into a major public health crisis in the US. With the problem now receiving focused attention from many government stakeholders, what is being done? Explore these emerging trends and discuss the implications for employers, health care providers, and government officials.
Given the record year experienced in 2015, M&A has been a major topic of discussion in the insurance industry this year. Is the momentum gained in 2015 sustainable? Gain a fresh perspective on M&A-related issues reshaping the insurance landscape in 2016 and beyond.
On June 16, 2016, the FASB issued its new standard, ASU 2016-03, Financial Instruments – Credit Losses, introducing a new credit impairment model based on expected losses rather than incurred losses. What changes are required under the new standard and what should institutions consider as they prepare to implement the new requirements? Learn about the FASB’s new credit impairment guidance and associated implementation challenges.
On May 9, 2016, one of the biggest data leaks in history occurred. The Panama Papers were leaked to a worldwide audience and contained confidential information about over 210,000 offshore shell companies. Aside from data security-related implications, what new issues does this incident raise for corporate compliance and risk management programs? Explore new ways to strengthen corporate compliance and risk management programs so they evolve with new threats.
Many companies across industries claim to closely monitor product quality and safety issues. Yet few take advantage of an end-to-end risk management approach and innovative advanced analytics capabilities. Learn how a new approach can transform product quality, safety and, in the case of a crisis, recall processes.
New proposed qualified intermediary and qualified derivatives dealer requirements: Insights from the IRS
On July 1, the IRS released Notice 2016-42, providing the proposed qualified intermediary (QI) agreement for certain foreign persons to simplify their withholding obligations under IRC chapters 3, 4, and 61 and section 3406. The Notice also provides guidance on procedures for the qualified derivatives dealer (QDD) regime announced in temporary regulations last fall. Learn more about the practical impact of the rules and next steps.
Amid the current market softness and a fairly significant shift in consumer shopping patterns, debate rages in retailers' boardrooms about whether these are cyclical or structural issues. What does empirical evidence indicate? Learn what Deloitte's Retail Volatility Index reveals about an upended industry and how retailers might rewrite their playbooks for the future.
Design thinking takes aim at unnecessary workplace complexity by putting employee experience first. How can design thinking help move HR's focus beyond building programs and processes to creating meaningful employee experience? Discover how design thinking can help create HR solutions that improve employee satisfaction, engagement, and productivity.
Some 70 percent of all employers today offer wellness programs for their employees. What tangible and intangible benefits do such programs offer, and what factors should private and mid-market companies consider as they develop wellness strategies? Learn how a corporate wellness strategy can generate a solid return on investment while encouraging healthy habits among your employees and even bolstering recruitment.
OECD Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) guidance encourages countries to tax digital services where they are consumed, and many countries are responding. How can your company plan for implications of a new VAT, GST, or other local sales tax footprint that digital sales may create? Learn about this important development in the global tax landscape.
Digital technology often fuels disruption, yet few organizations adequately prepare for the operational and strategic disruption these technologies could drive in their business. How can companies transform their technology strategies, processes, and business cultures to usher in the digital era? Learn about intriguing findings from the fifth annual MIT Sloan Management Review and Deloitte study and hear what these findings could mean to your enterprise and IT organization.
BEPS Actions 8-10 require participants that provide funding in cost-sharing arrangements (CSAs) to significantly increase their substance around such arrangements and, in many cases, change their method of valuing CSA ongoing contributions. What are the new rules and how should CSA participants manage these changes? Explore possible impacts of these significant changes to CSA rules.
US consumers and businesses remain strongly focused on reducing their energy consumption, even though record-low energy prices have taken the heat off their need to cut costs. What recent developments should you know about? Learn results from the Deloitte Resources 2016 Study and how they can help energy companies, businesses, and consumers make energy-related investment choices and other business decisions.