Upcoming Dbriefs webcasts

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Upcoming Dbriefs webcasts

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Anticipating tomorrow's complex issues and new strategies is a challenge. Take the lead with Dbriefs—live webcasts that give you valuable insights on important developments affecting your business. Dbriefs offers live webcasts featuring practical knowledge from Deloitte specialists. Plus, earn CPE credit – from the convenience of your desk.

Financial Services
Investment Management
August 2
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Hindsight is 20/20: Traps to avoid when starting up a hedge fund

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.

Global Mobility, Talent, & Rewards
August 3
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Tax reporting for the Affordable Care Act: Clearing the higher bar in 2016

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.

Technology Executives
August 4
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Autonomic platforms: Build once, deploy anywhere

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.

Financial Services
Financial Services
August 9
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Cyber risk management: Lessons from CISOs on the front lines

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.

Tax Executives
Tax Controversy
August 9
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Tax refund claims: An overview and discussion of recent changes

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.

Real Estate
August 10
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Cyber risk management: Protecting your business while fueling future performance

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.

Industries
Oil & Gas
August 10
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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E&P outlook: Challenges to upstream capital spending in the next five years

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.

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