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The UK's planned exit from the European Union on March 29, 2019 presents significant business risk and uncertainty for US multinationals operating in Europe and the UK. What should US companies do now to mitigate this risk, especially if they have been taking a wait-and-see approach? Participants will learn how businesses can prepare for Brexit despite ongoing uncertainty.
How will market uncertainty, tax reform, and changes in the regulatory environment impact merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in 2019? Given the near-record pace of M&A activity in the United States, do corporate and private equity executives anticipate further acceleration of deal flow in 2019, or is a slowdown expected? Participants will learn insights garnered from the 6th annual Deloitte M&A trends report, which surveys corporate and private equity executives who are focused on M&A.
Robotic process automation (RPA) holds the promise of transforming how work is done, from improving process quality, accuracy, and productivity, to reducing cost. So why do many organizations struggle to scale RPA proof-of-concept projects into enterprisewide deployments, and what risks do they face? Participants will explore how to drive greater value, faster implementation timelines, and shorter ROI horizons with techniques and methods.
The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) takes effect January 1, 2020, as one of the strictest privacy laws in the United States. With requirements resembling those of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), what should governance, risk, and compliance executives know as they prepare to comply with CCPA? Participants will explore ways to advance their organization’s CCPA readiness.
Facing continued market uncertainties and rapidly changing business conditions, organizations can achieve enhanced benefits from proactive and innovative risk management programs. What are key areas of focus and considerations for executives and boards? Participants will learn about leading practices and trends for modernizing risk management and internal audit programs.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 was the biggest change in US tax law since 1986. A year into it, what are major impacts on various aspects of business operations and planning? Participants will learn new perspectives on how businesses are responding to the TCJA.
Cloud-based ERP, robotic process automation, and cognitive computing are helping simplify operational finance processes and free up finance professionals to innovate. Blockchain will only accelerate this trend, so as digital disruption unfolds in finance operations, the capacity of humans to add value will be unleashed. Participants will learn ways to leverage technology to improve the speed and agility of finance operations.