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Brexit update: Preparing for October 31, 2019

Prime Minister Johnson has pledged that the UK will leave the EU by the end of October. However, uncertainty remains about whether a deal will be reached, or if the deadline will be extended. What should US multinationals consider? Participants will consider comments by Lord Jonathan Hill, former European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, explore the latest developments on Brexit, and discover actions they can take as Brexit unfolds.

Business Strategy & Tax
October 21
12:00 p.m. ET 
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Combating financial crime and its ongoing impact to human trafficking

Human trafficking is one of the world's fastest-growing illegal activities, and some businesses may unknowingly enable it. What should company executives know? Participants will explore facets of human trafficking and examine ways businesses might help address it.

Controllership analytics: From data to value

The importance of high-quality data and analytics for the controllership function often resonates but is rarely executed using a consistent framework and strategy. How can the controllership function better align the promise of data and analytics with the value it actually provides? Participants will examine recent trends in data and analytics for controllership and explore how other organizations are maximizing the benefits of these technologies.
 

Board and committee agendas: A 20/20 focus

Topping board and committee agendas in 2019 were topics including board composition and compensation, as well as corporate social purpose. Which issues may demand focus from the board and committees in 2020? Participants will identify topics expected to drive board and committee agendas in 2020.

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.
 

Financial Reporting
November 13
1 p.m. ET
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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.
 

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.

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