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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    Predictive Modeling To Allocate Marketing Spending

    A student education and tutoring company wanted to understand how well different media channels attracted students. What was the cost to acquire a new student through the Web? Which types of media were most efficient? Did spending on traditional media drive Web traffic? The company believed that better allocating marketing...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Medicaid Long-term Care: The Ticking Time Bomb

    Current health care reform efforts have been focused on controlling costs and increasing health care access for the uninsured, poor, elderly and disabled. The convergence of an aging population and health care reform's mandate for increased access to care will have far-reaching consequences for Medicaid. Not only will it force...

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2010

    Big Issues In Government: Security

    This webcast is a part of Big Issues in Government series which talks about the ways states can address both cyber security threats and the increased role states must play in our overall national security efforts.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Deloitte Consumer Pulse Survey: Post Health Care Reform Perceptions

    The Deloitte Center for Health Solutions (DCHS), part of Deloitte LLP, conducted a survey of consumers in May 2010, to gauge their opinion about the U.S. health care system after the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) was signed into law. According to the survey, while the majority of...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Express Lane For Follow-On Biologics? Big Deal Or Big Yawn?

    The health care reform bill that was recently signed into law includes a mechanism to obtain FDA approval for FOBs - "Biosimilar" drugs that come to market after the patent expires on an original biopharmaceutical product and 12 years of data exclusivity have elapsed. In 1984, the Hatch-Waxman Act paved...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    M&A Deals: Do You Have The Horses?

    Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) are cranking back up-even as the pressure to preserve capital and minimize costs in the wake of the downturn remains steady. As a result, the old discussion of whether it's worth bringing in outside help is picking up steam. Managing M&A is tough, but it's not...

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  • Webcasts // May 2010

    Big Issues In Government: Energy

    This webcast is a part of Big Issues in Government series which talks about the important role states play in addressing energy and ways energy can actually help state governments resolve other issues facing the country today.

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  • Webcasts // May 2010

    Big Issues In Government: Health Care Reform

    This webcast is a part of Big Issues in Government series which talks about health care reform and the important role state governments will play in effectively implementing health care reform and the changes in health insurance.

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  • Webcasts // May 2010

    Big Issues In Government: Financial Transformation

    This webcast is a part of Big Issues in Government series which talks about the importance of a strong financial system for the economy, what the financial reform bill might include and ways financial reform could potentially impact state governments.

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Zero To Hero

    A bio tech company was looking to expand its operations internationally. It also had managed to acquire U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for a promising antiviral. However, before it could foray into the international market, it needed a setup that would allow it to guarantee quick delivery of large...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Zero To Hero Helping A Pharma Company Start Up Global Operations To Deliver A Potentially Life-saving Antiviral

    A pharmaceutical company was looking to expand its operations internationally. It also had managed to acquire U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for a promising antiviral. However, before it could foray into the international market, it needed a setup that would allow it to guarantee quick delivery of large quantities...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Making The Leap After Making A Huge Acquisition To Expand Into Services, This Computer Company Needed To Completely Revise Its Playbook

    Following the footsteps of its competitors, a leading hardware company decided to diversify by venturing into the field of technology service industry. Earlier, due to their complete focus on the hardware aspect of business they faced various challenges. This case history discusses how Deloitte helped this company in this diversification...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Breaking Up Without Breaking Down Planning And executing A Series Of Divestitures In The Midst Of A Global Economic Crisis

    In the middle of the global economic crisis a large financial services firm had to sell off a large number of its assets and businesses to repay the bail-out loan from the government of U.S. This case study, discusses how Deloitte came to the rescue of this company and helped...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Finance In Focus When Two Large Banks Merged, Getting Finance In Sync Was A Top Priority. Here's How They Did It

    The merger of two large banks with different methods of business practice results in countless challenges. This case history discusses how Deloitte helped the integration of two banks and the resultant finance function of the merged bank. Despite the similarity in industry, the challenges are many in such mergers with...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Finance In Focus

    When two large banks merged, the challenge for the resulting Finance function was to make sense of two very different ways of doing business in quick time so as to get its functioning in sync. This case study discusses about how this challenge was met and a solution was found...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Pricing And Profitability Management In Retail

    With the intention of quickly boosting its sales and profits, the management of a large, publicly owned specialty retailer decided to focus primarily on pricing. Three key areas were identified for implementing this change in company's focus: optimizing pricing for regular and promotional goods, decreasing price overrides at the point...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Breaking Up Without Breaking Down

    A large financial services company, facing a financial crisis, was looking to sell off multiple businesses in order to raise money and repay a bail-out loan from the U.S. government. It too suffered from the global credit crunch and was being pushed to the point it had no choice but...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Creating A Risk Intelligent Infrastructure Getting Risk Intelligence Done

    This paper, based on a Deloitte Dbriefs presentation titled "Creating a Risk Intelligent Infrastructure," gives our most current thinking on building effective risk management practices into the fabric of your organization. This paper presents information and polling data from Deloitte's Dbriefs for Financial Executives webcast series, creating a Risk Intelligent...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Paper Profits

    A major global packaging systems and paper manufacturing company had merged to form a single large company, but were unable to fully utilize the benefits of the merger. The merged company wanted to solidify its competitive position and reduce costs, but were hampered by decades-old procurement and supply chain practices...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Finance In A Fix

    Due to exceptionally high growth rate, a company managed to grow into one of the largest technology company across the world. However, this growth resulted in a irregularly grown finance function. This situation led the company to suffer from a variety of problems with basic accounting and reporting and been...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Testing The Limits

    Having experienced rapid growth through a series of acquisitions, a global biotech firm found itself with a set of independent businesses each operating with a different set of systems and processes. This approach was proving to be ineffective and was adding to the company's costs. In addition, this approach prevented...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Hot Property

    One of the world's largest insurance businesses was looking to make a significant improvement in its Real Estate and Facilities Management (RE & FM) function. The largest division of this Fortune 50 company functions in more than 160 countries and spends over $1 billion annually on real estate and facilities...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Fast, Furious - And Focused Unilever Sells Two Major Shared Services Centers In The Blink Of An Eye And Refocuses On Its Core Business

    Unilever is among the largest consumer products companies across the world. With an intention of focusing on its core business activities in Latin America that were exhibiting exceptional growth and profitability, Unilever decided to sell off two of its shared service centers in Brazil and Chile. However, Unilever recognized that...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Merger Integration For Global Technology Manufacturer

    Merger and acquisition (M&A) A global technological manufacturer was looking to have a successful merger integration after making its largest acquisition of another competing manufacturer. However, the buyer found out that the target company had a different pricing strategy, which added to the complexity in integrating the merger. The buyer...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Improving Automobile Product Offerings And Inventory Management

    One of the leading automobile companies was looking to improve the management of its inventory of high-end, complex product offerings along with making significant cost savings. Recognizing the need for identifying profitable opportunities and bettering high inventory levels and slow-moving products, this automobile company sought assistance from Deloitte to get...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Making Innovation Work In Telecom

    The decline in print directories due to the growth of online options led a company to lose many of its local advertisers. To counter this, it decided to launch an innovative performance-based product to retain and win back local advertisers against traditional and online search competitors. However, this task faced...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    From The Ground Up - How A Fortune 500 Consumer Durable Goods Manufacturer Rebuilt Its Entire Product Strategy

    This case study discusses as to how Deloitte, a leading outsourced business management and consulting services provider, assisted a Fortune 500 company in re-shaping its product strategy. A large consumer durable goods manufacturer was faced with various problems in areas including pricing, brand, and sales force design. To get things...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Bringing Total Rewards In Line With Organizational Business Strategy

    A 400-bed not-for-profit hospital, during the implementation of its strategic plan, found that its total rewards programs were not doing well and in need of critical care. This hospital was among the oldest and largest hospitals in the region and also one of the largest local private employers with more...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Redrawing The Map How A Fortune 100 Technology Company Simplified Its Channel Strategy To Improve Profitability, Speed And Service

    A leading high technology company used a variety of routes including a huge network of distributors, wholesalers, retailers and other business partners to sell the same products around the world to move its products to market. While there was a suspicion within the company about their approach being inefficient, but...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Think Global. Serve Local.

    By employing unique, innovative methods, Deloitte was able to provide the required solution to a global bank, which wanted to improve the customer experience of its clients in its highly profitable "transaction services" business. This need arose out of realization by the bank that as the business evolved and clients...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    When David Acquires Goliath

    In one of the most surprising mergers of the highly competitive biotech industry, a small firm with the confidence of exceptional growth that it had seen in the recent past was able to buy out a company with a much larger operational fit than it had. Usually, combining a company...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Think Global. Serve Local. Helping A Global Bank In Its Efforts To Increase Competitive Advantage Through Improved Customer Service

    With registering a significant growth in its transaction services, a global bank found that its business had outgrown its customer service model and information systems. There was a need to improve the customer experience of clients in its highly profitable "transaction services" business. As the business evolved and clients expanded...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Engine Manufacturer Flies High With On-Time Delivery, Supplier Network Transformation And Aftermarket Plan

    Deloitte assisted a major aerospace manufacturer to achieve its goal of improving On Time Delivery (OTD), bringing in efficiency in the functioning of its supplier network, and lastly, of putting in place a well-thought aftermarket plan so as to keep growing. The senior management team at this aerospace manufacturer sought...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Battle Ready

    A large aerospace and defense company bagged a major military contract for delivering a key weapon system, which meant that the company needed to increase its throughput by a factor of 20 in less than four years so as to successfully fulfill the contract. Scale was not the only challenge...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Pricing And Profitability Management In The Chemicals Industry

    A large diversified chemical company was faced with increasing commoditization of its products and competitive pressure, which was affecting its profit margins. It was looking to improve margins by pricing products based on customer-specific costs to serve. To do this, the company needed to understand its customers' buying behavior better...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Aligning People, Processes And Technology To Drive Profitability In The Retail Sector

    A leading discount retailer realized that they had a problem with turnover, but was unsure about how much turnover was really costing it beyond the typical "HR Costs." Also, the company was significantly underinvested in shrink (any unplanned loss of margin) resources, tools and prevention capabilities to combat internal and...

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  • Webcasts // May 2010

    Big Issues In Government: State Budget Gaps

    This webcast is a part of Big Issues in Government series which talks about the ways states can address state budget gaps.

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  • Webcasts // May 2010

    Big Issues In Government: Infrastructure

    This webcast is a part of Big Issues in Government series which talks about the importance of states addressing infrastructure deficits and ways state leaders can create a legislative and business climate that is conducive to public-private partnerships.

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  • Webcasts // May 2010

    Big Issues In Government: Leadership

    This webcast is a part of Big Issues in Government series which talks about what it means to be a leader in today's world.

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  • Webcasts // May 2010

    Big Issues In Government: Technology

    This webcast is a part of Big Issues in Government series which talks about the ways technology helps drive the economic prosperity of states and the impact public policy has on attracting creative talent to grow cities and urban areas within a state.

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    IFRS Survey 2009 For Private Companies

    A deloitte survey of private companies shows many respondents support separate accounting standards for private companies, yet a significant number of respondents are still unaware of the International Accounting Standards Board's (IASB's) newly issued standard, International Reporting Standards for small and medium Sized Entities ("IFRS for SMEs"). Interest among private...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Financial Services Industry Responses To The SEC's Proposed IFRS Roadmap: Comment Letter Update

    The financial services industry is experiencing challenging times against the backdrop of the economic downturn. Financial reporting challenges in this environment include, among other things, determining fair value for illiquid investments, considering impairment for underwater securities, and providing disclosures regarding investments and off-balance sheet exposures. Future challenges on the horizon...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    IFRS Survey Results 2009: Current Issues

    The Deloitte survey, with over 150 financial executives participating, was conducted in September 2009 to gather data and information on the latest IFRS trends, views, and assessment activities. Seventy percent (70%) of respondents indicated that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) should approve its proposed roadmap or a modified version...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Addressing The Complexity Of IFRS: Considerations For The People Related Challenges Of Conversion

    By 2011, it is expected that almost every country around the world will use International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), some exclusively using these standards. In the United States, the SEC issued a proposed roadmap that, if finalized, would permit certain U.S. issuers the ability to use IFRS for financial reporting...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Front Or Back Burner?: Should You Start Preparing For Conversion To IFRS - Or Hold Off

    With so many companies focused on managing through the economic downturn, few leadership teams are eager for one more big thing to do. Especially when that thing involves something as pervasive as International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). But IFRS continues to be adopted by jurisdictions around the world and could...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Audit Committee Dynamics: IFRS Considerations For Audit Committees

    The strong global movement toward IFRS creates a need for audit committees and company management to discuss the potential costs, benefits, and other effects of a transition to IFRS. To help audit committee members prepare for these discussions, this paper offers an overview of the IFRS accounting requirements, differences from...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    International Financial Reporting Standards For U.S. Companies: Implications Of An Accelerating Global Trend

    The movement toward International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as a single set of globally accepted accounting standards is quickly gathering momentum. IFRS is rapidly gaining acceptance around the world, spurring U.S. companies to assess the potential implications of adopting the standard. The recent Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) developments have...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    International Financial Reporting Standards: Considerations For Power & Utilities Companies

    Decibel levels continue to rise on the subject of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), with frequent communications from many sources. Power & Utilities (P&U) companies have significant investments in Property, Plant, and Equipment (PP&E) and often make extensive use of derivative instruments. Many U.S. P&U companies also operate subject to...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    A guide To IFRS 1: First-Time Adoption

    On 19 June 2003, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) published IFRS 1 First-time Adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Since then, substantial amendments have been made to IFRS 1 as a result of the improvements to the original IAS and the new IFRS. IFRS 1 establishes the transition...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Deloitte's State Of The Media Democracy Survey, Fourth Edition: Rethink What You Know

    Digitization is radically transforming the way we consume content. But how much do we know about consumers' behaviors across the generations and what their future media preferences are likely to be? To continue to shed light on these questions and many more, Deloitte's Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) practice has...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Move The Mountain: Address R&D Efficiencies

    Reduce engineering churn and add more value early in the R&D process, or stick with the status quo? In their ongoing quest to become more efficient, many R&D organizations largely focus on reducing administrative inefficiencies such as burdensome approval processes, lack of information, and meetings that are unproductive or unnecessary....

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    The Workplace Of Tomorrow: Productivity Engine Or Safe Haven For Slackers?

    The shrinking pool of skilled labor and an increase in employee demands for flexibility have led many organizations to embrace innovative workplace solutions. Some organizations, however, aren't convinced that a more flexible and mobile workforce is necessarily a good idea. They worry that employees with too much freedom won't get...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    2010 Gubernatorial Elections: Your Guide To The Issues

    The 2010 election cycle is shaping up to be one of the most consequential state elections in decades. Many of the nation's largest states, from California to Pennsylvania to Florida, will see new governors in 2011. All in all, there will be at least 21 races for governor, the most...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    If We Can Put A Man On The Moon: An Excerpt From A New Book On Getting Big Things Done In Government

    Democracy moves slowly. Thus, any sort of action has something of the nature of the dramatic about it. The passage of a law is a special moment, a moment at which democratic possibility becomes reality. In an instant the world is changed. In the journey from idea to results, there...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Prescription For Change 'Filled': Tax provisions In The Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act

    After an often contentious national debate that played out over 15 months, Congress has approved and President Obama has signed comprehensive health care reform legislation that raises nearly $438 billion over 10 years through tax increases on high-income individuals, excise taxes on high-cost group health plans and new fees on...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Onshore Jobs, Offshore Compliance: Tax Provisions In The Hiring Incentives To Restore Employment Act

    Congress has approved and President Obama has signed into law a $17.6 billion jobs-creation package that offers tax incentives to employers who hire and retain workers, and extends the increased small-business expensing limits under section 179. The Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act is paid for primarily through new...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Machines And Mortals: When It Happens Again... Surviving The Next Banking Crisis

    The industry is only just emerging from its searing experience in the recent turmoil. Yet, another banking crisis may likely come again at some point, leaving winners and losers in its wake. Banks should seize the opportunity provided by the current improved economic conditions to substantially upgrade their risk analytics...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Perspectives On Distressed Assets: Banking And Securities Outlook

    In December 2009, Deloitte's Center for Banking Solutions published its Outlook 2010, summarizing five trends that would dominate the banking and securities industry. Dealing with distressed assets was top of the list, and the report pointed out that 2010 represents something of a watershed moment, as banks in particular face...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Coping With Complexity: Leadership In Financial Services

    Unprecedented complexity is reshaping the financial services industry and presenting formidable challenges to financial services leaders and their organizations. Deloitte's new point of view, "Coping with Complexity: Leadership in Financial Services," highlights seven leadership principles that could help leaders and their organizations respond effectively to the complexities inherent in financial...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Key Categories of Risk: Deconstruct the Landscape

    The recent credit and financial crisis highlighted the need for companies in all industries to take a broader view of risk. Read a perspective by Henry Ristuccia, partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP and U.S. leader of Deloitte's Governance and Risk Management practice. In the wake of economic turmoil and...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Podcast: Tax Risk - A Call to Action

    If you still think tax risk is only about avoiding penalties, assessments and over-payments, you're only getting a slice of the story. While the traditional view of tax matters has stopped at reporting and compliance, there is increasing interest in tax as a value contributor, playing a pivotal role in...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Brave New World of Risk Confronts Financial Firms

    Risk managers in virtually every industry are getting more engaged with their boards and senior management, but nowhere is the focus on building this relationship more crucial than in financial services. In the wake of economic turmoil and anticipation of a rebound, every organization must choose its own path...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    A Risk Intelligent Approach to Data and Intellectual Property

    Lock it up or set it free? Most companies carefully guard their intellectual property with expensive layers of protection and through costly and time-consuming demand notices, injunctions and lawsuits. Yet we've found that many efforts are ineffectual or even counterproductive. In the wake of economic turmoil and anticipation of a...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Podcast: Bank Governance - Preparing for Greater Scrutiny & Oversight

    As companies face a tighter regulatory environment, boards have an increasingly important role to play in risk governance. In addition to being more active, board member roles are likely to become more visible. This is particularly important for banks that have the government as a shareholder or provider of funding....

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Moving the Mountain: Address R&D Efficiencies

    Many research and development (R&D) organizations largely focus on reducing administrative inefficiencies, yet they tend to overlook the bigger issue of engineering churn, which is caused by problems such as shifting design requirements, poor integration of design components and post-production design changes. In the wake of economic turmoil and anticipation...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Cloud Computing: Impacting IT and the Bottom Line

    The hype curve for cloud computing is at an all-time high, for pretty good reasons. The convergence of Internet technologies, virtualization and large scale data centers has created a powerful new way to deliver information technology (IT) services, with many companies already putting clouds to work. In the wake of...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Managing Talent in a Turbulent Economy

    This final edition of Deloitte's year-long longitudinal study indicates that in 2010, companies can no longer depend on the recession as their retention and talent strategy. The key to success will be to find the right mix of talent strategies in order to maintain top talent and identify key leaders....

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Compensation and Retention in a Turbulent Economy

    Over the past year, companies have confronted the most difficult economic environment in a generation. Among the many challenges: How to motivate and retain key talent when a dismal economy is wreaking havoc with traditional compensation plans? To explore this issue, Deloitte conducted a survey of more than 200 executives....

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    The Shift Index

    The sustained erosion in corporate performance suggests that the current way of doing business is fundamentally broken. The Shift Index leverages more than a dozen data sources, four surveys, five proprietary methodologies and 26 metrics to provide a macroeconomic view of deep, long-term disruptions in the business landscape. In the...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Onshore Jobs, Offshore Compliance: Tax Provisions in the HIRE Act

    The Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act imposes new information reporting requirements, withholding requirements and penalties to curb abuses of offshore financial accounts. Explore the implications for you and your business. In the wake of economic turmoil and anticipation of a rebound, every organization must choose its own...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Disclosure Rules & Climate Change: Perspective on SEC Guidance

    Companies should take the Security and Exchange Commission's (SEC) guidance as an opportunity to review the adequacy of their controls in terms of identifying, measuring, reporting and disclosing climate change risks. In the wake of economic turmoil and anticipation of a rebound, every organization must choose its own path ?...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Compliance and Integrity Risk: Getting M&A Pricing Right

    Ongoing economic and business performance pressures increase the likelihood that fraud, corruption and related activity may pose heightened risk to realizing acceptable returns on merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions. In the wake of economic turmoil and anticipation of a rebound, every organization must choose its own path ? striking a...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Statement 167: Insights for Tourism, Hospitality & Leisure (THL)

    The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) recently issued FASB Statement No. 167, Amendments to FASB Interpretation No. 46(R) (Statement 167), which significantly changes the consolidation determination for variable interest entities (VIEs). Learn about the implications for the THL industry In the wake of economic turmoil and anticipation of a rebound,...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Health Care Reform

    National health reform is here. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the House-passed reconciliation bill will trigger sweeping changes and disruptions ? some rather quickly and some over many years. What are the implications for you and your business? In the wake of economic turmoil and anticipation of...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Contract Risk & Compliance For All (Economic) Seasons

    Many companies have become increasingly dependent on external business relationships for their business success and survival. Executives recognize that a contract cannot guarantee the success of a relationship or performance accountability, especially in the current economic climate. In short, you cannot outsource certain risks. In the wake of economic...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Cloud Services

    As with any big idea that rocks the technology world, there's a lot of confusion about cloud services and what they mean in business. We all see the potential for cheaper and faster, but that's just the beginning. In the wake of economic turmoil and anticipation of a rebound,...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Podcast - Business in 2010 and Beyond

    Dwight Allen, director of Merger & Acquisition (M&A) Studies for Deloitte Research, Deloitte Services LP, discusses various scenarios that may come into play as the recovery unfolds, and how these might guide business leaders in their planning. In the wake of economic turmoil and anticipation of a rebound, every...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Deloitte's State of the Media Democracy Survey

    Do you know the top 10 media consumption habits that will affect companies in 2010? A "reality check" on how consumers are interacting with technology and purchasing products can help you identify opportunities for your organization. In the wake of economic turmoil and anticipation of a rebound, every organization must...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Retail Global Expansion

    Despite a struggling economy and cautious consumers in the U.S. and abroad, global expansion opportunities do exist for those willing to move now. While there is no "one-size-fits-all" path to expansion, finding one's way should always start at home. In the wake of economic turmoil and anticipation of a rebound,...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Strategies for Going Public

    As the initial public offering (IPO) market gains momentum, more organizations are evaluating the option of becoming a publicly traded company, and the processes associated with an IPO. With all of its rewards, however, an IPO can be complicated, time-consuming, and involve a high degree of risk. In the wake...

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