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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. 

Disruptive technologies: Solving problems enterprisewide

Companies across the industry spectrum are taking advantage of disruptive technologies. How can consumer product companies do the same? Participants will examine various applications of disruptive technologies and identify ways to put them to use in consumer product companies.

Consumer Products
December 5
2 p.m. ET
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Capital-intensive project ROI: Consider the social impacts

Beyond job creation and new tax revenues, companies increasingly need to articulate other community impacts of their capital investments in new and existing locations. What effects could bringing social impact measurement into ROI discussions have on decision-making around location-specific, capital-intensive projects? Participants will examine ways social impact measurement can help generate insights to drive better decision-making.

Cyber recovery: Surviving a digital extinction-level event

Cyber criminals are increasingly attacking operational systems and backup capabilities simultaneously in highly sophisticated ways. What are some of the advanced tactics being used, and how have organizations effectively addressed the aftermath? Participants will examine tactics used in recent cyberattacks, analyze their disruptive effects, and identify techniques to recover their valuable data assets.

IRS conversation: Withholding and international individual compliance

Chapters 3 and 4 on withholding in the Internal Revenue Code have created many compliance questions and concerns for taxpayers. What are important changes to FATCA compliance initiatives and other key offshore compliance programs, and how could these developments impact taxpayers and their representatives? Participants will discover recent developments in key programs and initiatives through a conversation with the IRS Director, Withholding and International Individual Compliance and evaluate how they may affect their own organizations.

Investment management year-end tax update

Nearing the end of 2019, investment managers should reflect on lessons learned from a year of change and prepare for the continuing impacts of tax reform. What are critical areas to look at and what approaches should be considered for 2020 planning? Participants will review recent tax developments and analyze their potential implications for tax planning going into the new year.

Reimagining risk: How to thrive in an evolving ecosystem

The strategic importance of risk management is widely recognized by business executives of privately held businesses. Amidst other competing priorities, how can leaders equip their risk management teams to provide business-focused insight? Participants will explore findings of Deloitte’s 2019 risk management survey and learn ways to reimagine risk management in the midst of profound and constant change.

Private Companies
November 21
2 p.m. ET
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Cross-border M&A in a post-tax-reform world

As the tax landscape changes due to OECD initiatives and 2017 US tax legislation, so do the challenges and potential opportunities to execute international tax planning during the merger and acquisition (M&A) cycle. How can tax executives create value in upcoming transactions? Participants will discover changes in the global tax environment affecting M&A transactions and identify steps they can take to make future transactions tax efficient.

Modernizing risk and regulatory data management

Businesses want to reduce regulatory compliance and reporting costs while effectively managing related risks. How can emerging technologies help do both, and what data is required to fuel them? Participants will examine how new data management capabilities and technologies can enhance risk management, and they will explore ways to speed reaction time to new regulatory mandates.

Tax in a digital world: The data forward tax department

A data forward tax department can deftly manage disparate data from inside and outside the tax department as the foundation for digital tax planning and compliance. What does a data forward tax department look like? Participants will discover emerging data management solutions and principles, examine tax use cases, and prepare for their own digital journey.

The emergence of esports: Virtual world making a very tangible impact

Esports competitors, celebrities, and games are becoming household names worldwide, with high schools and universities even launching varsity esports teams. As a new generation of consumers becomes a viable marketing group, esports are slowly finding their way into boardroom discussions and budget planning meetings. Participants will explore numerous areas of esports and discover areas for maturity and growth in an industry that is projected to exceed a billion dollars in revenue in 2019.

Trends in digital transformation around the globe

Digital transformation is not only changing the way real estate companies track and use data, but also how they do business, including interacting with tenants, investment partners, and end users. But it's not all about technology—digital transformation also requires cultural changes to challenge the status quo and explore new territory. Participants will examine factors affecting real estate digital transformation and explore effective practices from other industries already undergoing digital transformation.

Real Estate
November 19
11 a.m. ET
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Preparing for new lease accounting standards: What to know in advance

The new government lease accounting standards are here, becoming effective for fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2019, for state and local governments and after September 30, 2020, for the federal government. Preparation is key, so what are critical elements in your path to compliance? Participants will discover how to address barriers to adoption upfront, develop a holistic strategy for evaluating lease portfolios, and explore ways to foster agency and institutional involvement.

Radically interoperable data and the future of health

Over the next 20 years, the US health care system is expected to transition from today's collection of disconnected components to a dramatically different environment driven by radically interoperable data and open, secure platforms. So how do we get from here to there? Participants will explore strategies to lean into this interoperable future and plan for a transforming industry.

Multinational companies in China: A look at the road ahead

Potential agreements and disagreements in the ongoing negotiations between the United States and China continue to create uncertainty in many areas, including taxes and tariffs, technology deployment, supply chain migration, equity and strategic partnering, and market development. What should multinational company executives know? Participants will examine new realities for businesses operating in China and identify potential implications for their own organizations.

China Issues
November 14
11 a.m. ET
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Holiday shopping season 2019: Strategize with customer insights

What can retailers expect of the 2019 holiday shopping season? How can companies enhance their retail strategies and gear up for growth this year? Participants will explore the results of Deloitte's 34th annual holiday survey and identify insights on consumer preferences and shopping trends that can help them succeed in this season's competitive landscape.

SEC hot topics: Year-end update

After a blockbuster year for financial reporting, it is critical that SEC registrants be prepared to provide insight to investors through relevant and transparent disclosure. What are key considerations for year-end? Participants will identify relevant new and existing regulatory interpretations and requirements and assess potential impacts on their organizations.

Employee values and rewards: Out with the old, in with the new?

Organizations use a dizzying array of perks and rewards to motivate workers, yet internal and external expectations are often not being met. How can relationship-building with workers help close the gap? Participants will recognize the major shift in worker values and needs while exploring new rewards strategies to address them.

HR Executives
November 12
2 p.m. ET
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ASU 2018-12 implementation: Benefiting from the FASB extension

The FASB has proposed extending the effective date for its Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2018-12, Targeted Improvements to the Accounting for Long-Duration Contracts (LDTI), standard to 2022 for public entities and to 2023 for private and mutual companies. How can insurers take advantage of the extra time FASB has provided? Participants will examine the parameters of the proposed extension and develop a perspective of technical accounting, methodology, technology, and data considerations for their extended LDTI implementation.

How can credit card issuers thrive in an uncertain future?

Credit card issuers face a number of challenges, including declining profitability, erosion of customer loyalty, and threats from other forms of payments. How should credit cards’ value proposition and credit card issuers’ operating models change to overcome these challenges? Participants will determine how credit card issuers should adjust their value proposition to increase attractiveness to consumers, become more customer-centric, and improve.

Now trending: Hot technology trends for 2020 and beyond

As the boundary between humans and technology blurs further, powerful emerging trends are fueling new opportunities across markets. How can your organization harness them during the next 18 to 24 months? Participants will examine trends featured in the upcoming Deloitte 11th annual Tech Trends report and identify ways to capitalize on them.

Technology Executives
November 7
1 p.m. ET
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