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The Redefined No of the CFO - For today’s financial leader, decisions are based on strategy, not spreadsheets


To be a truly effective chief financial officer, you have to learn to be the champion of strategic discipline. This strategy+business article, with interviews from leading CFOs across a range of industries, brings five traits of the strategic CFO to light and shows that today’s top financial leaders base their decisions on strategy, not spreadsheets. Read more

Enabling performance through advanced monitoring and testing webcast - October 28, 2015


This webcast explains that continuous monitoring and testing is the backbone of an efficient compliance and controls program, helping companies identify and remediate vulnerabilities and producing actionable data-driven intelligence on their compliance and control effectiveness.

PwC’s Deals Practice - Science of the Deal webcast - October 22, 2015


In this webcast, you will learn how new technology, analytical science, business intelligence tools and the abundance of market, industry and transactional data are enhancing deal makers ability to evaluate and pressure test the value proposition of proposed transaction, significantly reduce risk and driving speed of execution.

Energy executive webcast series - Overcoming Financial Distress - October 15, 2015


In this webcast, our team of turnaround and bankruptcy professionals from our Deals practice, will continue our conversation regarding companies in financial distress. This webcast will focus on specific valuation topics as well as financial reporting requirements under US GAAP both during and, upon emergence from bankruptcy.

CEO Pay Ratio Rules - Turning Compliance into Insight webcast - October 14, 2015


The SEC adopted a final rule requiring many public companies to disclose the ratio of the CEO’s annual total compensation to the median annual total compensation of all employees. In this webcast we'll discuss complying with the CEO pay ratio disclosures, applying statistical sampling to derive a median employee, and utilizing the data collected to aid in the development and execution of workforce planning strategies.

Next generation compliance for healthcare providers: Using analytics to enhance risk and compliance oversight webcast - October 14, 2015


In this webcast, we'll discuss how innovative providers are embedding analytics across their risk and compliance programs to enable earlier escalation of potential issues, enhancing the feedback loop through the use of visualization techniques, and achieving continuous monitoring of key risks.

Global Market Volatility Slows US IPO Market, According to PwC’s Deals Practice


U.S. IPO activity decreased in the third quarter of 2015, as market volatility increased and investors paused to evaluate the impact of slowing growth in China and other markets, among other global macro-economic and geopolitical concerns.

CFOs on the Move: Week ending October 2, 2015


Stay current on the career moves of your fellow financial professionals in companies across the U.S.

Reimagining Operations: Insights from PwC’s Global Operations Survey - Webcast replay


How do executives find efficiencies to drive down costs while building capabilities to drive future growth? Watch a replay of this recorded webcast to hear the results of PwC’s first Global Operations Survey.

Cross-sector valuation: What non-tech companies should consider when acquiring tech targets


As companies in competitive industries continue transforming themselves through technology-focused acquisitions, unique valuation issues can challenge deal success.

Energy executive series - US Tax Controversy: Mitigating risk and uncertainty in today's changing environment - Webcast replay


PwC's Energy practice invites you to watch a replay of this recorded webcast which we discuss today’s tax controversy landscape, current issues and challenges, and what you can do to mitigate risk and uncertainty.