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Recent advanced and unexpected threats to supply chains have exposed new cyber-terrorism, malware, and data theft. What are organizations, their suppliers, and regulators doing to counter these threats? Participants will gain new insights into securing their supply chains in response to the increasing threat of cyberattacks on an expanding digital ecosystem.
The new lease accounting standard, ASC 842, effective for many public companies in January 2019, could bring $2 trillion of lease liabilities onto S&P 500 balance sheets. What are the implications for finance executives and how can compliance translate into added value? Participants will learn how the new lease standard and digital technologies can turn real estate investments into a driver of growth and profitability versus a cost of doing business.
Today’s pressures and challenges for tax departments are different than ever before. How can a new tax operating model add more value while reducing costs and maintaining quality and transparency? Participants will learn new perspectives on how businesses are transforming their tax operating models to meet current and future needs.
Blockchain may be the next step in the digital evolution, but specific implementations of the technology are still susceptible to emerging and existing risks. Is blockchain the right fit for your organization, and is your function prepared to advise on the opportunities and risks emerging from the implementation of blockchain technology? Participants will learn how risk and control functions can prepare to deliver blockchain assurance, advise stakeholders, and anticipate the related risks.
Cross-functional and global shared services have increased threefold in the past two years. How are they serving as drivers of digital transformation? Participants will gain insights into how organizations are capitalizing on leading practices and key trends to address business challenges, reduce operating costs, and deliver more value to customers.
Boards and executives often have a fragmented view of cyber risks. How can an integrated cyber risk intelligence capability help improve management of threats, vulnerabilities, and business or mission impacts – i.e., the risk equation? Participants will gain insights on managing the risk equation through an integrated approach to cyber risk management.
As blockchain becomes more widespread within finance organizations, controllers might find themselves challenged to make sense of unfamiliar territory. Now is a good time to learn about blockchain, but what should you know? Participants will gain insights into blockchain technology, how it applies to controllers, and the importance of preparing for blockchain sooner rather than later.