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Webcasts are archived for 180 days after the live broadcast. Webcasts archived in the last month can be accessed on this page. On-demand webcasts are available on their respective series pages. For a complete program schedule and topic information, view the Dbriefs Digest or the Webcast calendarCPE credit is not available for viewing On-demand webcasts. 

Cloud security planning: Getting it right the first time

Ever wonder why, when there are major data breaches in the news, cloud computing is rarely mentioned? One likely reason is that companies leveraging cloud platforms often apply leading practices and best-of-breed cloud security technology that can make the cloud at least as secure as on-premises systems. Participants will gain insights on how to establish cloud security effectively the first time through a combination of careful planning, picking the right technology, and effective security operations.

Technology Executives
August 9
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Digitizing risk and control for efficiency across the lines of defense

Investments in financial institution risk and control functions have not grown in parallel since the financial crisis, but that is now changing. How are organizations digitally transforming those functions across the three lines of cyber defense—business and IT, risk management, and internal audit? Participants will learn how digital transformation of risk and control can be delivered across key business processes.

Financial Services
Financial Services
August 8
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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The workforce ecosystem: Building a diverse portfolio of talent

As more workers take on alternative employment arrangements, a diverse workforce ecosystem is replacing the traditional employer-employee relationship. How can companies leverage the value and strengths of each workforce segment while creating a consistent, harmonious culture? Participants will explore ways that HR and business executives can unite to develop integrated workforce strategies and programs in preparation for the future of work.

HR Executives
August 8
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Fintech collaboration: Strategic insights and leading practices

How can incumbent financial services institutions effectively collaborate with fintechs and leverage their capabilities to improve operations and investment portfolios? In turn, how can fintechs productively capture incumbents’ interest while continuing to rapidly deploy new solutions? Participants will hear results of a recent Deloitte survey and learn what incumbents and fintechs alike need to do to thrive in an increasingly collaborative fintech startup environment.

Financial Services
Financial Services
August 7
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Building the business case for tax analytics

By addressing tax challenges with analytics, finance organizations may achieve a better, deeper understanding of their tax data, leading to actionable insights and stronger outcomes. For tax departments, this analytics journey begins with an effective business case framework. Participants will learn about the importance of a business case for a value-driven data science approach and the framework to support it.

Tax Executives
Tax Operations
August 7
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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IRS practice and procedure: Recent developments and emerging issues

Over the past year, the IRS has seen changes in leadership and strategy, and has embarked on many new initiatives. What developments and emerging issues should you be aware of? Participants will learn about recent IRS practice and procedure developments.

Tax Executives
Tax Controversy
August 2
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Citizenship and social impact: More than the bottom line

As the value of social capital rises, more businesses are evaluating their actions based on societal impacts, not just the bottom line. When society holds up the mirror to your company, will you like what you see? Participants will learn about the growing importance of companies’ actions reflecting the type of corporate citizen they want to be.

Private Companies
July 31
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Digital transformation: The new face of investment management finance

Emerging digital technologies present an unprecedented opportunity for investment managers to transform their finance function. How are early adopters leveraging these capabilities to streamline processes, increase agility, and gain insights into their data? Participants will learn how the digital transformation of finance can help investment managers respond to increased reporting requirements, regulatory pressure, and cost optimization.

Financial Services
Investment Management
July 31
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Migration to SAP S/4HANA: A rare opportunity for tax

SAP’s client base is or will be migrating from legacy versions of SAP to S/4HANA. As companies develop their migration road maps, tax departments have the rare opportunity to provide input for a tax-enabled SAP implementation. Participants will learn ways tax departments can leverage the broader organization’s move to the SAP S/4HANA.

Tax Executives
Tax Operations
July 26
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Chemicals and specialty materials: Making the future of mobility

Four decades ago, the role of chemicals and materials in the auto industry was fundamentally reshaped as the global oil crisis spurred the need for lighter-weight and lower-cost components. Today, new converging trends, including shared mobility and autonomous and electric vehicles, could even more profoundly affect how, and of what, vehicles are made. Participants will gain insights about the challenges and opportunities that the new mobility ecosystem could create for chemicals and specialty materials companies.

Industries
Automotive
July 26
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Capital allocation: Recognizing bias in your decision making

Whether launching a new product, investing in equipment, or weighing the merits of an acquisition, CFOs typically rely on their capital planning process to help shape high-stakes decisions. However, biases can sometimes manifest throughout the planning process and impact decisions. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the perspectives to consider when making financial decisions.

Digital transformation and tax reform: Time for a new operating model?

As businesses respond to tax reform, meeting new expectations and challenges may require transformation of the tax function, rather than incremental change. What are important considerations for tax executives? Participants will explore options for reimagining their tax operating model to drive efficiencies and adapt to the digital era and tax reform.

Tax Executives
Tax Reform
July 24
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Supply chain forensics: New insights on fraud, waste, and abuse

New supply chain technologies can improve visibility and operational efficiencies. But can they also give company leaders a new view into extended enterprise risk management (EERM) issues such as fraud, waste, and abuse? Participants will learn about advantages of investing in a robust supply chain forensic capability that includes skills, tools, and other resources already resident in many organizations.

LIBOR transition: Understanding the implications and what to do next

With the significant decline in unsecured bank lending market activity and fallout from 2012’s LIBOR scandal, global stakeholders have worked to identify alternate reference rates, with final transition targeted for 2021. Given the ubiquity of LIBOR uses, what profound impacts could this transition have for the many organizations, across multiple industries, actively planning their transition? Participants will learn the multiple dimensions to be managed for effective transition and opportunities that might be available for the introduction of new products during the transition.

Shaping a legacy: The changing future of the CIO

The CIO’s role continues to evolve as organizations increasingly rely on unified business and technology strategies to deliver value and competitive advantage. What are important issues to consider in the coming year? Participants will learn results of Deloitte’s 2018 Global CIO Survey and how new CIO legacies are being created today.

Technology Executives
July 19
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Corporate culture risk and the board

Corporate scandals involving problematic company cultures can lead to investors questioning the effectiveness of the board’s governance role, as well as asking about financial penalties, reputational damage, and other organizational impacts. How can board members better monitor corporate culture, understand potential cultural risks, and ask effective questions of management to best address problems early on? Participants will learn how board members can provide effective oversight of corporate culture risk.

Transfer pricing spotlight on the Commonwealth of Independent States

Transfer pricing tax legislation and regulations are evolving across the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) region in the wake of the OECD BEPS initiative. What should multinational companies operating there know? Participants will gain new insights on BEPS-related changes in transfer pricing tax legislation, regulations, and enforcement activities across the CIS region and beyond.

Tax Executives
Transfer Pricing
July 18
11 a.m. ET | 15:00 GMT
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Risk management and internal audit for REITs: Pathway to the future

Facing continued market uncertainties, REITs can benefit from effective risk management and internal audit programs. What are important considerations for REIT executives? Participants will learn about leading practices for integrated enterprise risk management programs.

Real Estate
July 17
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Diversification and portfolio trends in upstream oil and gas

Always subject to cyclical changes and commodity price volatility, the upstream oil and gas business has been particularly stressed by the recent oil price downturn. How have upstream portfolios changed over time, and how well prepared are they for future volatility? Participants will gain an understanding of the changing shape of upstream oil and gas portfolios and the attributes needed to perform in a volatile market.

Industries
Oil & Gas
July 17
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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China's emerging innovation capabilities: Implications for the future

As China has developed into a technology innovation hub over the past few years, its trajectory is likely to affect the global competitive landscape as well as its own domestic market environment. How has this occurred, what is the current outlook, and what are the ramifications for the future of technology? Participants will learn about China’s emerging innovation capabilities and potential implications for their own companies.

China Issues
July 12
11 a.m. ET | 15:00 GMT
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On-demand health care: Ready to embrace virtual care?

As the health care industry continues its focus on outpatient services to decrease costs and improve care, a shift to virtual care may seem obvious. But are physicians embracing this trend, and how do consumers feel about it? Participants will learn results of a new Deloitte study on the anytime, anywhere trend of virtual care.

Industries
Life Sciences & Health Care
July 12
1 p.m. ET | 17:00 GMT
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The symphonic C-suite: From functional leadership to team harmony

Organizations have become more team-centric, networked, and agile as business competitiveness increases and digital disruption continues. Now the C-suite needs to join in. Participants will learn how leading companies are reorganizing around a leadership model of teams leading teams, where the C-suite acts as a symphony rather than a collection of soloists.

HR Executives
July 11
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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US tax reform and permanent cash tax impact: The clock is ticking

As year one of US tax reform unfolds, the window is closing to generate potential permanent cash savings from tax planning. What should you know? Participants will explore potential opportunities to generate cash, defer tax payments, and gain insights on future guidance and reporting positions.

Tax Executives
Federal Tax
July 11
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Insurance regulation and technology: A rapid transformation underway?

Widespread adoption of new technology has quietly made a significant difference in how insurers operate. Now financial services regulators are moving to adopt tools of their own that may transform the nature of regulation. To what effect? Participants will learn how insurers and regulators can use technology to innovate and increase consumer confidence.

Cooperative compliance: Tax reporting advantages for all stakeholders

Global businesses operate in an increasingly borderless environment with workforces shifting from traditional long-term, expat assignments to short-term, mobile employees. Yet many companies lack a tax structure that supports compliance with local regulations. Participants will gain insights on what cooperative compliance is, how it can be used to address compliance requirements, and what it might mean for global businesses.

Global Mobility, Talent, & Rewards
July 10
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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