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Model risk and investment management: Scrutiny is intensifying

In August 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced charges against several entities for misconduct involving faulty investment models and ordered those entities to refund a significant amount to misled retail investors. These actions highlighted the increasing risks that models pose to investment managers. Participants will hear what investment managers should consider as they develop policies and inventory their models.

Governance, Risk, & Compliance
October 31
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Building a digital-ready finance workforce

It is increasingly important that CFOs take a broad approach to shaping finance departments. What are important considerations? Participants will explore various skills that may be necessary—and different approaches available—to help build successful finance functions of the future.

Driving Enterprise Value
October 17
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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From controller to strategic partner: A growing imperative

Pressure is growing for controllers to become better strategic partners to the business, but many remain mired in traditional tasks. How are others effectively elevating the role? Participants will learn how controllers can navigate a rapidly changing business environment, find a seat at the strategy table, and elevate their career.

Controllership Perspectives
October 18
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Public company lease accounting: Time for the final sprint

The effective date for the Financial Accounting Standard Board’s (FASB) new lease accounting standard is almost here. What implementation hurdles do US publicly traded companies still face in the final sprint? Participants will explore what other companies are doing to overcome implementation challenges before the new standard goes into effect.

Transactions & Business Events
October 23
2 p.m ET | 18:00 GMT
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Reestablishing the perimeter: Extending the risk management ecosystem

Leading organizations are extending the risk management ecosystem to include suppliers, customers, and others. How effectively does this extended enterprise risk management (EERM) approach replace peripheral, siloed activities with ecosystem-spanning programs? Participants will learn about new technological and organizational approaches that can help establish an extended enterprise digital platform, reduce necessary investment, and establish clear accountability for managing and executing activities beyond traditional organizational walls.
 

Governance, Risk, & Compliance
October 25
2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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Controllership annual roundup: Preparing for the year ahead

The past year saw tremendous change in the finance and accounting industry. What were the major drivers of this transformation and what can you expect in the year ahead? Participants will review a year of transformation and learn what to expect for 2019 and the future of controllership.

Controllership Perspectives
November 6
2 p.m. ET | 19:00 GMT
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SEC hot topics: Year-end update

Changes relating to the new revenue standard, income tax reform, the new lease standard, and other developments made 2018 a blockbuster year for financial reporting. It is critical that SEC registrants provide insights to investors about these changes through relevant and transparent disclosure. Participants will gain insights on the potential impacts of new and existing regulatory interpretations and requirements on their organizations.

Financial Reporting
November 8
2 p.m. ET | 19:00 GMT
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Moving from on-prem to cloud: Why now is the time for finance

Finance executives today have good reason to understand cloud technology, and not just because of what it means for finance. Any cloud decision made elsewhere across the enterprise could have aftershocks affecting the balance sheet, operating model, business processes, and workforce. Participants will learn why finance executives should be taking time now to evaluate cloud technology and its implications, both in finance and across the broader business.

Driving Enterprise Value
November 14
2 p.m. ET | 19:00 GMT
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