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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.
Businesses want to reduce regulatory compliance and reporting costs while effectively managing related risks. How can emerging technologies help do both, and what data is required to fuel them? Participants will examine how new data management capabilities and technologies can enhance risk management, and they will explore ways to speed reaction time to new regulatory mandates.
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.
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.
Confronting high-velocity change, risk management and controls professionals are stepping up to deliver assurance, advise on business issues, and anticipate risk, including adopting agile principles. For example, internal audit (IA) leaders have implemented agile IA but are finding it harder than expected to adopt an agile mindset and become agile leaders. Have they really transformed? Participants will identify attributes of Agile IA and explore ways to innovate through an agile mindset.
From globalization and regulatory scrutiny to widespread tax reform, many factors are affecting how companies need to address intercompany accounting today. How can corporate controllers use technology to develop a more standardized, cost-effective, and compliant intercompany accounting model? Participants will explore ways to transform the intercompany accounting model and examine leading practices that address challenges and optimize related processes.
The digital economy is gaining increased attention from tax authorities within the US and internationally. What should financial and tax executives know and do? Participants will examine how businesses, not just highly digitalized ones, could be affected by evolving US and international tax policies, and explore ways to prepare.