PwC's accounting weekly news: October 9, 2020

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What's next in tech? The future of finance is here

Technology continues to reshape our world and has been accelerated by the pandemic. As you rethink processes for the new environment, you may be asking how technology can help improve efficiency and effectiveness.

This podcast is the first episode in the second season of our What’s next? series for CFOs, controllers—anyone in finance—wondering: what’s next in tech? This season we’re focusing on the benefits of technology through the lens of the finance function. In this episode, we discuss the importance of technology in the future of business.

New human capital disclosure rules: Getting your company ready

The SEC’s new human capital disclosure rules are effective November 9. Is your company ready? Our latest In the loop provides guidance for companies to consider as they begin planning to meet the requirements.

What global tax initiatives could mean for your company

What’s behind the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s base erosion and profit shifting project, and what does it mean for financial statement preparers? Our tax specialists join host Heather Horn to explain.

Trending content in September

Among our most popular content in September are resources for wrapping up your third quarter and planning for the rest of the year.

Register: Internal Audit 2021: Planning in the midst of disruption and transformation webcast — 10/27

Internal audit activities need to adapt to today’s changing environment. To help you plan for a cycle of remote auditing, PwC has invited a panel of Internal Audit leaders to share their perspectives around the past, present, and future of internal audit. Register now.

Industrial insights — Q3 2020 summary for the Industrial products sector

Read our Q3 summary for the industrial products sector. It provides an overview of emerging economic, accounting, reporting, and regulatory matters relevant to the sector. 

Here’s what we’re following

Effective date for SEC’s Regulation S-K amendments

The SEC’s amendments to the Regulation S-K disclosure requirements related to description of business, legal proceedings, and risk factor disclosures were posted yesterday in the Federal Register, setting the effective date as November 9. As a result, 2020 Form 10-Ks filed after this date will need to include the new disclosures. Read our In depth for a summary of the new requirements and our In the loop for details specifically on the human capital disclosures.

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Heather Horn

Heather Horn

US Strategic Thought Leader, National Professional Services Group, PwC US

David Schmid

David Schmid

International Accounting Leader, National Professional Services Group, PwC US