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With new tax legislation enacted, the immediate focus for many US companies is to account for and report on the financial statement impact of the changes. But longer term, the new tax law is likely to affect multiple aspects of business planning and should be a major consideration in your company’s growth strategy. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the tax considerations that affect strategic choices for businesses going forward.
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 organization-wide cybersecurity? Participants will learn how an organization-wide approach to cybersecurity can help stakeholders be better data stewards and more effectively protect the information for which they are responsible.
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.
The financial accounting rules applicable to accounting for income taxes in interim periods are different than the rules applicable to annual periods. Tax legislation and standard-setting developments can potentially impact a company’s financial accounting and reporting of income taxes in both interim and annual periods. What are the latest changes that may be important to consider and what do you need to know to prepare for the complexities of interim financial reporting? Participants will gain valuable insights on the latest developments and areas of complexity related to interim financial reporting for taxes.
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.
Do you know what issues the standard-setters and regulators have been addressing lately? We’ve been monitoring their projects. Participants will gain a new understanding of these and other important accounting issues and developments for the quarter.
The increasing proliferation of Internet-connected devices is creating significant new opportunities and risks for companies that develop, market, and use them. As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to expand, how can companies build appropriate security into their connected devices? Participants will explore ways to build security into connected devices rather than bolting it on as an afterthought.
Organizations are increasingly using models to drive their businesses. These models, however, can be risky and it is important to manage model risk with a structured approach. Participants will learn the importance of understanding their organizations’ use of models and leading practices for identifying and managing model risk.