Sparking innovative ideas
Forward-thinking organizations are focusing on how multiple disruptive technologies can work together to drive meaningful and measurable impact. Finance is one area poised to fundamentally change the way work gets done, so what should CFOs know and prepare for? Participants will learn how orchestrating disruptive technologies can drive value across the finance organization and the broader enterprise.
When the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect in May 2018, it will change the data privacy landscape for any organization possessing data involving EU citizens. How can US multinationals prepare for the GDPR, even at this late date? Participants will explore challenges and opportunities associated with GDPR compliance.
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 important accounting issues and developments for the quarter.
What financial reporting matters may be important for your company as you approach various transactions, including continuing impacts of, current thinking about, and clarifications surrounding US tax reform? Participants will gain valuable insights on the latest developments and their impact on financial reporting for taxes.
Corporate scandals involving problematic company cultures can lead to investors questioning the effectiveness of the board’s governance role, as well as asking about financial penalties, reputational damage, and other organizational impacts. How can board members better monitor corporate culture, understand potential cultural risks, and ask effective questions of management to best address problems early on? Participants will learn how board members can provide effective oversight of corporate culture risk.
New supply chain technologies can improve visibility and operational efficiencies. But can they also give company leaders a new view into extended enterprise risk management (EERM) issues such as fraud, waste, and abuse? Participants will learn about advantages of investing in a robust supply chain forensic capability that includes skills, tools, and other resources already resident in many organizations.
Whether launching a new product, investing in equipment, or weighing the merits of an acquisition, CFOs typically rely on their capital planning process to help shape high-stakes decisions. However, biases can sometimes manifest throughout the planning process and impact decisions. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the perspectives to consider when making financial decisions.