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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. 

US tax reform: Implications for IT departments and executives

The 2017 Tax Cuts & Jobs Act lowers tax rates on corporations and institutes new regulations that corporations must address. What challenges and opportunities could the law represent for IT departments and technology executives? Participants will learn how tax reform might impact IT systems and explore potential tax planning considerations.

Technology Executives
June 7
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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US tax reform: 2018 outlook for real estate-related companies

With recent US tax reform, companies across industries are investigating the opportunities and challenges under the new law. How will the new law change the tax landscape for the real estate industry and what will the investment entities that fuel its growth likely to experience? Participants will learn how US tax reform is likely to affect REITs and their counterparts.

Real Estate & Construction
June 6
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Learning undone: Enabling the future of work?

With technology increasingly vital to everyday life and work, new ways of doing old things constantly emerge. Why is the human element more important than ever and why is it imperative to unlearn previous approaches so they can be reinvented? Participants will learn how unlearning can be key to digital transformation.

HR Executives
June 6
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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State taxation and US tax reform in a global business environment

Business income and transactions often derive from coordinated activities in hundreds, even thousands, of national and subnational taxing jurisdictions. How do state income and transactional taxes fit in this puzzle, especially in light of US and international tax reforms? Participants will explore ways to navigate an increasingly complex web of tax considerations.

Tax Executives
Multistate Tax
June 5
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Cyber wargaming: Building cyber resilience in an era of cyberattacks

The threat of significant business impacts resulting from cyberattacks continues to grow. To counter this threat, organizations are increasingly turning to cyber wargames to improve their readiness to respond effectively. Participants will learn how cyber wargaming can be used to navigate the complexities of cyberattacks, mitigate risk through preparedness, and increase overall business resilience.
 

US tax reform: Emerging issues on the international front

The tax reform legislation that President Trump signed into law late last year (P.L. 115-97) extensively modifies international provisions of the US Tax Code. What emerging tax-technical issues should US companies know about, and how should these issues help shape future planning? Participants will learn how these provisions might impact their business and explore resulting tax planning considerations.

Tax Executives
International Tax
May 31
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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The future of advertising: What impacts and opportunities will emerge?

The advertising market is undergoing a dramatic shift, with a variety of trends impacting the value chain and reshaping the future of the US advertising ecosystem, particularly in video. What should advertisers and publishers expect as this new ecosystem emerges? Participants will learn results of a new Deloitte research study and gain new insights on what to expect with the future of advertising.

The power of data: Unleashing it to inform, empower, and enhance

Harnessing data is a critical part of helping government organizations improve services and advance operations. How data gets used, who owns it, how it is analyzed, and how it benefits society are critical questions. Participants will explore ways in which the analysis and presentation of data can help governments improve and enhance services and operations.

Industries
Government & Education
May 30
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Automation-driven transformation: Driving business value at scale

The adoption of robotic, cognitive, and AI tools within financial institutions is increasing exponentially, with a view to driving efficiencies and improving customer value. Why, then, is automation failing to yield all the anticipated benefits in a significant number of banks? Participants will learn how, beyond today’s efforts, the adoption and strategic implementation of automation tools can drive efficiencies and improve overall customer experience.

Financial Services
Banking & Securities
May 29
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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The future of investigations: Derailing fraud before it happens

Technology advances and machine learning are enabling new waves of innovation for companies investigating suspicious activity and proactively addressing financial crime. How can these technologies, integrated with deep forensic subject matter knowledge, help organizations proactively identify and prevent attacks? Participants will learn how pairing experienced investigators’ knowledge of fraud schemes with data scientists and enabling them with advanced technology can take fraud-fighting to a new level.

Going digital: New opportunities for energy and resources companies

Development and deployment of cost-effective and high-performance digital technologies, such as sensors, advanced communications and analytics tools, robotics, artificial intelligence, and blockchain is accelerating. What new ways of working do these technologies offer for energy and resources companies? Participants will learn how rapid advances in digital technology are creating new opportunities for energy and resources companies to improve operational efficiency and develop new services.

Industries
Energy & Resources
May 24
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Lease accounting 2020: Staying ahead of the compliance curve

Changes to lease accounting compliance under ASC 842 will be effective for private companies in 2020. What do these changes mean and how can private companies begin preparing for implementation early? Participants will learn about these and other hot topics relating to ASC 842 and explore ways to prepare for successful implementation.

Private Companies
May 23
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Brand and reputation risk management: Staying a step ahead

Brand and reputation can be impacted by various internal and external threats. How can investment management firms actively manage reputational risks that can lead to lost revenue, destruction of shareholder and brand value, and increased operating, capital, or regulatory costs? Participants will learn how a proactive approach to brand and reputation risk management can impact overall enterprise value.

Hedge accounting: Simplifying the accounting for hedging activities

In August 2017, FASB issued the much-anticipated ASU 2017-12, Targeted Improvements to Accounting for Hedge Activities, to address criticisms that hedge accounting is too complex, doesn’t appropriately depict hedge activities, and doesn't align with risk management strategies. Based on the simplification improvements provided, many entities are considering early adoption of the new standard. Participants will learn about these items and hear perspectives on the new hedge accounting standard based on discussions with the FASB, other accounting firms, and the preparer community.

Migration to the Oracle Cloud: Opportunities for tax

Cloud versions of Oracle’s financial and tax applications are now getting on par with on-premise versions and, in some cases, providing more functionality. As businesses debate moving to the Oracle Cloud, how can tax departments benefit? Participants will learn ways tax departments can leverage the broader organization’s move to the Oracle Cloud.

Tax Executives
Tax Operations
May 17
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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The future of mobility: How smart cities are building the foundation

Smart mobility solutions promise to ease congestion, pollution, and other important societal challenges in dense urban environments. How are cities around the world making the vision of smart mobility a reality? Participants will explore results of Deloitte’s City Mobility Index report and how smart cities are laying the foundation for smart mobility.

Industries
Automotive
May 17
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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The explosion of data in health care: Rethinking business strategies

The explosion of data in life sciences and health care holds much promise. How can improvements in data management amplify current efforts to help patients own their health and create insights to streamline business functions and develop new innovations? Participants will learn how they can modernize their approaches to data management and use innovation in automation, natural language processing, and artificial intelligence to drive value.

Industries
Life Sciences & Health Care
May 16
1 p.m. ET | 17:00 GMT
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A closer look: What's keeping CFOs up at night?

The business environment is changing at a staggering pace, with rapid economic, social, and political shifts forcing companies to quickly adapt their strategies and operations. What are leading CFOs expecting, and what are they doing in response? Participants will learn findings of Deloitte’s CFO Signals surveys, CFO Transition Labs, and CFO Forums and gain insights around actions that leading CFOs are taking to address the current financial, economic, and political environment.

Human capital balance sheet: A snapshot of costs, risks, and potential

With talent expense being a significant P&L component for many organizations, evolving workforce models, tax reform, and regulatory changes can present considerable financial risk if not proactively addressed. How can a human capital balance sheet help executives see, understand, and align talent strategy, incorporating valuable input from HR, tax, finance, and other stakeholders? Participants will gain insights on the decision-making value of a human capital balance sheet.

Business Strategy & Tax
May 15
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Location strategies for inbound investments: Thinking outside the box

With foreign direct investment into the United States by multinational corporations remaining robust and as competition among industry players intensifies, ROI and long-term profitability of new operations will hinge upon an enterprise’s ability to establish and maintain structural competitive advantages. What role does an effective location strategy play in this equation? Participants will gain an understanding of various ways that an informed location decision can drive value and generate competitive advantage.

China Issues
May 10
11 a.m. ET | 15:00 GMT
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Leveraging and auditing automation for the internal audit of the future

Increasingly, internal audit functions are harnessing automation and cognitive technologies to enhance efficiency and effectiveness. In addition, as businesses progress their use of automation, new and unexpected risks must be addressed. Participants will learn how internal audit can enhance its ability to assure, advise, and anticipate risks associated with disruptive technologies.

Global human capital trends 2018

Seismic shifts are reshaping the new world of work. What are the top 10 trends that HR and business leaders should know about as they navigate the new landscape in 2018? Participants will review results of the 6th annual Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends research and how organizations can address human capital issues of the future.

HR Executives
May 9
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Democratization of blockchain in financial services

The mainstreaming of blockchain has been slower than expected, but more financial organizations are looking at it to help improve process scalability, security, and efficiencies. Given the prevailing consensus around the benefits of blockchain, are more use cases likely to go live at scale? Participants will learn about designing a blockchain commercialization strategy and how it can help create enterprise value.
 

Financial Services
Banking & Securities
May 8
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Transfer pricing and permanent establishment: Insights on new guidance

The valuation of dependent agent PE (DAPE) and of digital PEs relies heavily on transfer pricing concepts in one of the most controversial areas of international tax. Participants will learn about the transfer pricing aspects of these recent developments, along with legal and economic insights on potential implications and considerations.

Tax Executives
Transfer Pricing
May 8
11 a.m. ET | 15:00 GMT
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