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Dbriefs Webcast

Upcoming Dbriefs webcasts

Forecast your future

Anticipating tomorrow's complex issues and new strategies is a challenge. Take the lead with Dbriefs—live webcasts that give you valuable insights on important developments affecting your business. Dbriefs offers live webcasts featuring practical knowledge from Deloitte specialists. Plus, earn CPE credit – from the convenience of your desk.

Breaking the mold: Reinvigorating biopharmaceutical innovation

Facing increased pricing pressure and regulatory scrutiny, the returns on biopharmaceutical innovation continue to decrease. How are leading companies transforming their R&D strategies in response to new demands? Learn results of Deloitte's seventh annual survey and best practices from leading biopharmaceutical companies on improving the commercial success of products and returns on R&D.

Industries
Health Sciences
January 24
1 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT
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2017 insurance outlook: Innovation can overcome growth challenges

Insurance market overcapitalization, a slow-growth economy, new regulations, and low interest rates have combined for a volatile outlook. What steps should property and casualty (P&C) and life and annuity (L&A) insurers consider taking in 2017 to cope with an increasingly connected, sharing economy and heightened consumer expectations? Learn what strategic shifts and investments may be necessary to help insurers adapt to the demands of a high-tech, customer-centric market.

Financial Services
Insurance
January 24
2 p.m. ET | 19:00 GMT
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Economic outlook 2017: What lies ahead?

How will a new US president influence the economy in 2017, and what circumstances abroad need to be watched for potential domestic impacts? How should private and mid-market companies proceed? Learn what might lie ahead in 2017 for the US and global economy and potential implications for private and mid-market companies.

Private Companies
January 31
2 p.m. ET | 19:00 GMT
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The changing role of controllership

Professionals in the controllership function are being asked to move beyond their traditional accounting and cost-center management roles to become catalysts for change and strategic advisers to management and the business. What can controllers and chief accounting officers do to facilitate this changing role? Hear results of research conducted by Deloitte’s Center for Controllership™ to learn more about the changing role of controllership.

Lost in translation: Differing applications of income tax treaties and social security agreements

Over the past few years, governments have narrowed the application of tax treaties and created traps and other liabilities for unwary employees and their employers. What does this mean for your employees working overseas, either on a short-term or long-term basis? Learn how application of tax treaties and social security agreements in certain countries can impact globally mobile employees and their employers.

Global Mobility, Talent, & Rewards
February 1
2 p.m. ET | 19:00 GMT
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M&A: 2016 oil and gas activity in review and prospects for the future

Prolonged low crude oil prices continue to create pressure for highly leveraged operators to shore up balance sheets with asset sales. How did the continued low-price environment impact M&A activity for oil and gas companies in 2016, and will a revival in M&A activity be seen in 2017? Learn from Deloitte's biannual oil and gas industry M&A analysis about what M&A opportunities may exist going forward.

Industries
Oil & Gas
February 1
2 p.m. ET | 19:00 GMT
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Mixed reality: A user's guide to AR, VR, IoT, and more

Representing the combined capabilities of augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), and the Internet of Things (IoT), mixed reality offers new ways of using immersive environments to drive user engagement. As barriers to entry come down and use cases emerge, what steps should CIOs take to influence mixed reality? Learn how mixed reality can help CIOs reimagine engagement and collaboration.

Technology Executives
February 2
2 p.m. ET | 19:00 GMT
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