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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.

Special Edition

In the wake of the Panama Papers: Proactively assessing your risks

On May 9, 2016, one of the biggest data releases in history occurred. The Panama Papers were released to a worldwide audience and contained confidential information about over 210,000 thinly capitalized foreign holding 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.

Special Edition

FASB's new credit impairment model: At a loss for what to do?

On June 16, 2016, the FASB issued its new standard, ASU 2016-13, 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.

Financial Services
Insurance
July 26
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Mid-year market update: What M&A issues are reshaping the insurance industry?

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.

Industries
Federal & State Government
July 26
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Prescribing treatment for the opioid epidemic: Joint public-private initiatives take shape

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.

Industries
Health Sciences
July 27
1 p.m. ET | 17:00 GMT
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Attention health care shoppers: Are consumers changing the insurance industry?

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.
 

What financial, economic, and political issues are keeping CFOs up at night?

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.

2016 proxy season highlights and other corporate governance developments

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

Tax Executives
Tax Operations
July 28
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Enhanced spreadsheet performance: Tax model design, workflow management, portals, and governance

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.

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.

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