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US tax reform: FASB update and accounting for income tax matters

As companies account for the new US tax reform provisions in their financial statements, staying informed is critical. How do recent FASB updates, SAB 118, and disclosure requirements apply to key tax law provisions? We’ll discuss the financial statement accounting and reporting implications of: Participants will gain valuable insights on accounting for and disclosure of the impact of the new legislation and other practical considerations around financial statement reporting requirements.

Tax Executives
Tax Reform
January 22
1 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Special Edition

Lease accounting: Implementation enters the final stretch

Following the recent Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) meeting, lease accounting compliance is likely to include new options for companies to consider. What will these changes mean for US publicly traded companies as compliance with the new lease accounting rule begins in 2019? Participants will hear perspectives on these and other hot topics as the effective date for the new lease accounting rule fast approaches.

Controllership Perspectives
January 31
11 a.m. ET | 16:00 GMT
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The board member's role in post-merger integration

Board members have a vital role to play in M&A transactions, including a needed focus on post-merger integration (PMI) oversight. What are important considerations, both to avoid stumbles and create transaction value? Participants will explore factors impacting M&A deal success and learn how board members can be part of the process.

Governance, Risk, & Compliance
January 18
2 p.m. ET | 19:00 GMT
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Cyber risk: Maturity and ubiquity in the fourth industrial era

With the advent of the fourth industrial revolution and increasing emphasis on digital transformation, the imperative to holistically manage cyber risk is growing. What should c-suite executives, board members, and other executive stakeholders know about the future of cyber risk? Participants will learn about the future of cyber risk and how to strategically leverage it as a business advantage.

Transactions & Business Events
January 24
2 p.m. ET | 19:00 GMT
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Robotics and cognitive technologies: More finance transformation ahead

Fast enough to be practical and cost effective, smart machines are now on the rise virtually everywhere. What does this mean for CFOs and their finance organizations? Participants will explore results of recent cognitive- and robotics-focused surveys and the rapidly advancing use of these technologies in finance.

Driving Enterprise Value
January 25
3 p.m. ET | 20:00 GMT
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Fight the good fight: Three lines of cyber defense working arm-in-arm

Many companies have adopted a three-tier cyber defense structure—business and IT, risk management, and internal audit. How can these three lines of defense work more effectively together to improve organizationwide cybersecurity? Participants will learn how an organizationwide approach to cybersecurity can help stakeholders be better data stewards and more effectively protect the information for which they are responsible.

Governance, Risk, & Compliance
February 22
2 p.m. ET | 19:00 GMT
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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 how to move toward the Human Capital Efficient FrontierTM.

Business Strategy & Tax
February 27
2 p.m. ET | 19:00 GMT
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Digital transformation: Addressing challenges, driving value

As organizations implement various technologies as part of their digital transformation, the controllership function is often tasked with working through related issues and finding ways to derive value. What lessons learned can help controllership functions prosper from digital transformation? Participants will learn how other companies are addressing these issues to find value in digital transformation.

Controllership Perspectives
March 15
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Digitizing the core: Transforming the business behind the business

Many companies’ early digital transformation efforts focused on highly visible parts of the business. How can digital help convert top-line revenue into bottom-line profit in core business functions? Participants will learn how companies are unlocking value at the intersections of finance and supply chain to create a new digital enterprise.

Driving Enterprise Value
March 21
3 p.m. ET | 20:00 GMT
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