This PwC podcast series focuses on the latest technical developments in the financial services industry and what those developments mean for you. Topics for podcasts range from broad financial services industry specific issues such as actuarial or banking to technical issues related to financial statement presentation resulting from new accounting standards/pronouncements, recently issued tax regulations, and IRS practice and procedure issues.
In this Professional Development Program podcast, a PwC director in the PwC Tax Controversy and Dispute Resolution Team will answer frequently asked questions on the residency certification provisions. Some of the topics addressed in this series include purpose of U.S. tax residency certification, how to apply for residency certification, user fees, requirements to maintain and disadvantages/pitfalls.
PwC's Craig Cooke, director in the National Professional Services Group, discuss the new presentation requirements for comprehensive income. Part of the Professional Development Program series, this podcast includes an overview of Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2011-05, which was issued in 2011, and also addresses the indefinite deferral of one of the new requirements contained in ASU 2011-05.
In this podcast, Devin Blackburn and Janice Flood from the PwC Tax Controversy and Dispute Resolution Team will answer frequently asked questions on the Form 1139. Some of the topics addressed in this Professional Development Program podcast include the purpose of Form 1139, impact and benefits of filing, key differences between Form 1139 and Form 1120X, and requirements for timely submission of Form 1139.
The second quarter 2012 'Current Accounting and Reporting Developments' webcast held on June 20, 2012 included a discussion on the JOBS Act by PwC's John May and Bill Burke. This segment of the webcast is now available for podcast download.
The second quarter 2012 'Current Accounting and Reporting Developments' webcast held on June 20, 2012 included a discussion by PwC's Don Keller on key considerations related to bribery and corruption issues in companies. This segment of the webcast is now available for podcast download.
The first quarter 2012 'Current Accounting and Reporting Developments' webcast on March 21, 2012 included a discussion on build to suit leases, led by Chad Soares. This segment of the webcast is now available for podcast download.
In this PwC podast, Phil Samson discusses the importance of a business continuity strategy and how an organization can prepare all aspects of the business - people, processes and technology - to withstand an unexpected business disruption.
Current lease accounting is considered to be broken, most significantly for lessees. The method is complex and the dividing line between operating and finance leases is a "bright line" rule rather than being principles-based. The new proposed lease accounting rules aim to eliminate off-balance sheet accounting. In addressing these proposed rules, PwC's Engineering & Construction practice has released a new podcast to outline recent updates relating to the FASB/IASB joint lease project as well as the business and systems implications it has on engineering and construction companies.
The model for revenue recognition is changing and this may have a significant impact on the Engineering and Construction industry. In addressing these new standards, PwC's Engineering & Construction practice has developed a podcast series to outline the proposed changes in standards and help companies in the industry understand how these proposals may impact them.
In this podcast, PwC Assurance senior manager Liz Pelan discusses an overview of emerging markets debt and distressed debt. The overview includes the definition of emerging markets debt, types of distressed debt and valuation concepts.
In this podcast, PwC Advisory managing director Mike Shearer discusses an overview of the allowance for loan losses. The podcast provides background on some of the common industry methods used to estimate the allowance, including the approaches used by practitioners to address challenges experienced in the most recent economic cycle.
In this podcast, PwC risk assurance professionals discuss the primary reporting standard applicable to service organizations and service providers. Specifically, the podcast addresses American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Attestation Standard 101 (AT 101).
An integrated approach to managing risk and business performance can help companies systematically link risk and reward to avoid the pitfalls of operating in a volatile global economy. Listen to Joe Atkinson, Leader of PwC's US Risk practice, to learn about the 5 stages for truly integrating risk and performance to achieve risk resilience in your organization.
M&A in China is booming - both inbound and outbound deals. In this PwC podcast, listen to Alan Chu, China Business Services Leader (US), Curt Moldenhauer, Transaction Services partner (Shanghai) and Malcolm MacDonald, Transaction Services partner (Beijing) discuss some of the opportunities and challenges they see their clients facing, and more importantly, how to navigate around the issues associated with doing deals with China.
In today's challenging environment, tech companies continue to seek ways to build revenues while cutting costs. With these goals in mind, globalization has become an increasingly attractive strategy. But in their desire to reach short-term goals are technology companies effectively utilizing globalization to achieve their long-term growth strategy? These PwC podcasts are part of a series of reports for executives in the technology industries.