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PwC's 2016 US CEO Survey

03/25/16

In this year's survey, concerns over volatility and over-regulation are rising. US CEOs plan for moderate expansion in the US in a global marketplace upending assumptions about business growth, innovation and risk.

Deals series - Investing in Latin America: Beyond the handshake webcast - June 17, 2016

06/17/16

In this webcast, we will cover the current landscape for investing in Latin America, common pitfalls that derail the deal, how investors can focus on compliance and regulatory risk, and more.

Manage Workday configuration & security to help create value and mitigate risks webcast - June 8, 2016

06/08/16

During this webcast, PwC Workday professionals will discuss how to leverage the Workday platform and capabilities in order to identify and mitigate security and control risks, as well as how to gain greater value out of one’s Workday implementation.

Employee Benefit Plans - 2016 Plan Sponsor Update webcast - June 2, 2016

06/02/16

In this webcast we will provide an overview of current developments related to Defined Benefit, Defined Contribution, and Health & Welfare employee benefit plans.

US technology deals insights - analysis and trends in US technology M&A

05/30/16

Q1 2016 deal making displayed an expected dip after the frenzy of deals late in 2015. Measured against the first quarter of last year, values grew while volumes dropped – evidencing a continued shift toward megadeals in the sector.

How the proposed Section 385 regulations could impact Corporate Treasury

05/25/16

This paper explores the impact the proposed regulations under Section 385 put forth by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the US Treasury Department could have on Corporate Treasury.

CEO succession planning: A critical board responsibility

05/25/16

The latest paper in the Governance Insights series cites findings from PwC’s 2015 Annual Corporate Directors Survey and Strategy&’s 2015 CEO Success Study regarding companies’ CEO bench strength and how many choose outsider vs. insider candidates.

2016 Global Investor Survey: Redefining business success in a changing world

05/23/16

This report is a companion to our 19th Annual Global CEO Survey, which included interviews with over 1,400 chief executive officers. The CEO Survey explores business leaders’ views on the challenges and opportunities facing their businesses, the expectations of stakeholders and the evolving purpose of a company.

Entertainment, Media and Communications Deal Insights: Year-End 2015 Edition

05/20/16

Coming off one of the slowest M&A quarters in recent history, one may question the future direction of Entertainment, Media & Communications (“EMC”) M&A. We are here to tell you that despite current economic headwinds, we continue to maintain a bullish outlook on EMC M&A.

PwC's 2016 US CEO Survey

05/20/16

In this year's survey, concerns over volatility and over-regulation are rising. US CEOs plan for moderate expansion in the US in a global marketplace upending assumptions about business growth, innovation and risk.

Unlocking the power of data for the CFO

05/17/16

Under pressure to be more strategic and efficient, the CFO role is changing. This shift brings data analytics to the forefront. CFOs who do not rely on data analysis in all aspects of their decision making are increasingly aware of its potential.