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Breaking away: How leading finance functions are redefining excellence

10/27/15

Breaking Away is our sixth finance effectiveness benchmark study exploring what sets top performing finance functions apart. Leading finance teams are delivering the business insight and direction needed in times of change. As well as being more effective, they are running at 40% the cost of competitors. What makes them stand out?

Three years in, the ACA marketplace shows modest premium growth, fewer plan options and continued competition

02/09/16

As carriers become more knowledgeable about who they are insuring and how to navigate tight regulations, they are refining their product offerings and the market is beginning to settle.

Building trust and transparency through SOC 2 reporting: What every organization should know webcast - February 9, 2016

02/09/16

The global outsourcing market is constantly evolving – Are you up to date on the latest SOC 2 and vendor controls reporting trends? Join our upcoming webcast in which we’ll discuss SOC 2 reporting trends, reducing costs and increasing efficiencies through SOC 2+ Vendor Controls Attestation, and more.

Directors and IT

02/05/16

Overseeing a company's information technology activities remains a significant concern for today's boards of directors.

Fast Takes on Talent Innovations

02/05/16

Our series of Fast Takes on Talent Innovations examines the critical role each element of the talent ecosystem plays within an organization – and offers PwC’s insights on how today’s business leaders can reinvent their talent strategies to compete and win.

Top Insurance Industry Issues in 2016

02/05/16

Insurers are continuing to face marked changes in what customers expect, both in terms of products and service, to how they obtain and utilize the information that informs business decisions, and to their underlying business models.

Take control of your spend: Navigating E-Business Suite’s procure-to-pay processing complexity - Webcast replay

02/04/16

In this recorded webcast we discuss the inherent risks, including potential vulnerabilities, associated with the Oracle EBS procure-to-pay business process and what configurable application controls can be leveraged to establish a base control foundation to help reduce the potential for fraud or inadvertent circumventing of internal controls.

2015 Annual US Capital Markets Watch

02/03/16

2015 Annual US Capital Markets Watch: Analysis and trends

Aviation Perspectives: Volume 4.1

02/02/16

For this special edition of Aviation Perspectives, join us as we introduce a new mini-series that analyzes cybersecurity in the airline industry.

Energy Deals: Fourth-quarter 2015 oil and gas industry mergers and acquisitions analysis

02/02/16

Energy deals is PwC's quarterly analysis of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the US oil and gas industry. It provides an overview of the most recent M&A results and our expectations for future deal activity.

US banking deals insights - 2015 update and outlook for 2016

02/01/16

In 2015, deal values greater than $1 billion made up 76% of all deal value, marking the return of large deals to pre-Financial Crisis levels. Deals in 2015 raised approximately $1 billion from 12 IPOs, down 93% in value from 2014.