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Consumer Speaks: An accounting and reporting podcast

Issues and insights impacting the consumer industry

Looking for a better way to stay up to date on accounting and reporting issues that impact the consumer industry? You’ve found it. The Consumer Speaks series offers valuable insights and lessons learned to help improve your business’s performance.

Digital controllership and the future of finance

What’s the future of finance? Podcast host Rich Paul, Deloitte & Touche LLP’s US Audit & Assurance Consumer industry leader, is joined by Deloitte & Touche LLP's Audit & Assurance partners and Digital Controllership leaders Scott Szalony and Nikki Etherington to discuss the changing role of finance executives in the digital era. Learn why it’s important to keep pace with technology, how to avoid the steep “price of inaction,” and what the nature of work may look like over the next five to 10 years.

Digital controllership and the future of finance

CECL implications for the consumer industry

The Consumer Speaks podcast series returns with episode II. Rich Paul, Deloitte’s Audit & Assurance Consumer industry leader, hosts a thoughtful discussion about the current expected credit loss (CECL) accounting standard and considerations for companies in the consumer industry. Joining Rich are Jon Howard, Deloitte Audit & Assurance partner in the National Office financial instruments accounting and reporting services group, and Troy Vollertsen, Deloitte’s Audit & Assurance Banking & Capital Markets sector leader. Listen in as they discuss why the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) created CECL, how companies should prepare to adopt and implement the standard, and more.

CECL implications for the consumer industry

The US sports betting landscape

Join Consumer Speaks host, Rich Paul, Deloitte’s Audit & Assurance Consumer industry leader, as he and Jeff Ortwein, Deloitte’s Audit & Assurance Gaming sector leader, discuss the impact of recent sports betting legislation and the current regulatory environment, including the implications for accounting and financial reporting. They’ll explore how states are approaching sports betting through technology platforms and licensing, as well as the impact on creating new ventures or partnerships in a highly regulated industry.

The US sports betting landscape

About Consumer Speaks

On the Consumer Speaks accounting and reporting podcast series, you’ll hear from our Deloitte leaders and professionals as they share their experiences and insights on timely topics across the automotive, consumer products, retail, wholesale and distribution, transportation, hospitality, and services industries. Stay informed on the hottest topics facing these industries and how they can affect your business. Subscribe today!

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