Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Global Standards - Priority For All Entities

    The integrated nature of capital markets, combined with the mobility of capital itself, highlights the need for a commonly accepted set of accounting standards. The financial crisis has emphasised the relevance of the International Accounting Standards Board's (IASB's) mission towards a global set of standards. More than ever, there is...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Sustaining In A Changing Environment: International Regulatory Cooperation Within The Insurance Industry

    As the global financial crisis continues to foster an environment of change and challenge for the financial markets, international governments are placing increased focus on regulation in an effort to prevent repeating past mistakes and to foster new uniformity and transparency standards across jurisdictional boundaries. And while moves toward this...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Talent Management In The Downturn: Between A Rock And A Hard Place

    The economic downturn has brought enormous pressure on businesses to cut costs and reduce staff levels while, at the same time, the need to attract, retain and motivate key talent grows stronger. A new report by Deloitte identifies how multinational companies are trying to strike the right balance between these...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Releasing Working Capital Within The Supply Chain

    The current economic downturn is having two major and contradictory impacts on the consumer packaged goods supply chain. First, there is a war for cash in full swing, as individual players in the supply chain take strong action to manage their working capital. Second, there is increasing concern over the...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Automotive Industry In Need Of More Measures

    With consumer confidence at an all time low, the automotive industry is struggling to see the light at the end of the global economic downturn. According to an analysis by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu ("Deloitte"), the global automotive industry is expected to benefit directly from an injection of around US$50 billion2...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    The Heart Of Working Capital Management Is About Managing Relationships

    The goal of working capital management is to ensure that a company is able to continue its operations and at the same time to generate sufficient cash to satisfy cash requirements of maturing short term debt and future operational expenses. Most would consider working capital to be the relationship between...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    The Future Of The Life Sciences Industries: Transformation Amid Rising Risk

    The life sciences industries are in a vulnerable state. For nearly a decade, they have struggled against low productivity in Research and Development (R&D), expiry of patents, price competition from generic producers, a rising cost base, an ongoing talent shortage, diminishing corporate reputations, and, in some cases, plummeting stock prices....

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Adapting To A Changing Environment: Evolving Models Of Retail Banking Distribution

    There has recently been a renewed interest and focus within the global financial services industry on retail banking. This has partly been driven by the search for profitable areas of business during the current turmoil, but it has also been driven by the search for more stable sources of capital...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Financial Statements - Is Their Objective Being Achieved?

    In considering how well companies are managing to provide quality information it is useful to reflect on the objective of financial statements as set out in the International Accounting Standard Board's Framework for the Preparation and Presentation of Financial Statements, which states - 'The objective of financial statements is to...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Clarity Of Reporting In Current Economic Conditions

    Current economic conditions provide particular challenges to all involved with annual reports and financial statements. Financial markets continue to be stressed and the general lack of liquidity is having a significant effect on a wide range of businesses with many having genuine difficulties in maintaining profitable trading levels and generating...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Global Rewards Update: CANADA

    As discussed in a previous Update, on September 21, 2007, Canada and the United States signed a new Protocol to the Canada-United States Income Tax Convention (1980) (the "Treaty"). Various provisions of the Protocol, including Annex B of the Diplomatic Notes exchanged with the Protocol ("Annex B") were scheduled to...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Sixth Annual Global Security Survey

    The goal of the 6th Annual Global Security Survey for financial institutions is to help respondents assess and understand the state of information security within their organization relative to comparable financial institutions around the world. Overall, the survey attempts to answer the question: How does the information security of the...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Corporate Expectations, Concerns And Strategic Focus

    Mortgage foreclosures are still soaring. The financial system is still writing off billions in bad debt. Job losses are continuing to climb. Consumer spending is further contracting. Economic growth overseas is sharply declining and wages are remaining stagnant. The nation has elected a new President on a platform of socioeconomic...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Tagging The Right Price - Optimizing Your Pricing Strategy

    Imagine a retail space where customers are allowed to pay whatever they feel is the right price for their purchases. Products would fly off the shelves and retailers would lose money. Sound ridiculous? It's not far from the situation that could develop if retailers operated without a pricing strategy and...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    2009 Industry Outlook: Retail - Challenging Times, Emerging Opportunities

    For the past 25 years, the U.S. Retail sector has benefited from a very favorable business environment, with a strong dollar, cheap energy, and limited trade restrictions stimulating sector growth. Entering 2009, however, things are looking quite different. Retailers are facing a perfect storm of volatile energy prices, unfavorable demographics...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    2009 Industry Outlook: Real Estate - Challenging Times, Emerging Opportunities

    The current slowdown in commercial real estate activity is not about equity - there are companies that have plenty of that. When financing at reasonable rates becomes more readily available the floodgates should open because real estate continues to attract domestic and international investors. Two actions, in particular, could help...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    2009 Industry Outlook: Process & Industrial Products - Challenging Times, Emerging Opportunities

    The U.S. Process & Industrial Products sector includes chemicals, metals, and paper and packaging companies as well as industrial products and services manufacturers. The sector weathered 2008's economic slowdown fairly well, thanks, at least in part, to exports that offset lower domestic demand. However, recently released economic data suggests that...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    2009 Industry Outlook: Automotive - Challenging Times, Emerging Opportunities

    As we enter 2009, the U.S. automotive industry is facing some of the most complex challenges in its history. Pressures from plunging sales, frozen credit markets, global competition, higher raw material and, until recently, gasoline prices, and growing consumer demand for more fuel-efficient vehicles are driving a transformation of the...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    2009 Industry Outlook: Consumer Products - Challenging Times, Emerging Opportunities

    A tainted-milk scandal in China and e-coli-related recalls of tomatoes and salsa in the United States are drawing heightened attention to the need for Consumer Products (CP) companies to more closely manage and evaluate their supply chain risks on a global scale, while concurrently trying to improve efficiency and extract...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    2009 Industry Outlook: Technology - Challenging Times, Emerging Opportunities

    Until recently, the technology sector has been somewhat immune to economic swings, thanks to the global nature of its business and an increasing focus on providing backbone components for consumer products. Technology companies may be able to offset some of the growth challenges they face in 2009 by identifying revenue...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    2009 Industry Outlook: Telecom - Challenging Times, Emerging Opportunities

    It's a brave new world for the U.S. telecom industry, which is using the decline of traditional wireline voice communications as the impetus to radically reinvent itself. Telecommunications in general has been a longstanding, profitable and successful industry with roots extending back nearly 150 years. But U.S. telecom has reached...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Finance Talent Management

    Securing the loyalty of financial talents and offering them an exciting workplace environment are two matters crucially important to your financial organisation's continuity and quality. Developing and implementing a Finance Talent Management strategy can significantly strengthen your ability to recruit, select and develop the top financial managers of the future.

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // May 2003

    Putting I.T. on the Short List

    Advanced technology offers state governments one of the best tools to drive through this change by its ability to cut costs, enhance service delivery and create a citizen-centered government. For this reason, information technology should be a key component of each governor's management agenda. But beyond this bold statement about...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // May 2003

    Putting I.T. on the Short List

    Advanced technology offers state governments one of the best tools to drive through this change by its ability to cut costs, enhance service delivery and create a citizen-centered government. For this reason, information technology should be a key component of each governor's management agenda. But beyond this bold statement about...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Tagging The Right Price - Optimizing Your Pricing Strategy

    Imagine a retail space where customers are allowed to pay whatever they feel is the right price for their purchases. Products would fly off the shelves and retailers would lose money. Sound ridiculous? It's not far from the situation that could develop if retailers operated without a pricing strategy and...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Corporate Expectations, Concerns And Strategic Focus

    Mortgage foreclosures are still soaring. The financial system is still writing off billions in bad debt. Job losses are continuing to climb. Consumer spending is further contracting. Economic growth overseas is sharply declining and wages are remaining stagnant. The nation has elected a new President on a platform of socioeconomic...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    2009 Industry Outlook: Retail - Challenging Times, Emerging Opportunities

    For the past 25 years, the U.S. Retail sector has benefited from a very favorable business environment, with a strong dollar, cheap energy, and limited trade restrictions stimulating sector growth. Entering 2009, however, things are looking quite different. Retailers are facing a perfect storm of volatile energy prices, unfavorable demographics...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    2009 Industry Outlook: Real Estate - Challenging Times, Emerging Opportunities

    The current slowdown in commercial real estate activity is not about equity - there are companies that have plenty of that. When financing at reasonable rates becomes more readily available the floodgates should open because real estate continues to attract domestic and international investors. Two actions, in particular, could help...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    2009 Industry Outlook: Process & Industrial Products - Challenging Times, Emerging Opportunities

    The U.S. Process & Industrial Products sector includes chemicals, metals, and paper and packaging companies as well as industrial products and services manufacturers. The sector weathered 2008's economic slowdown fairly well, thanks, at least in part, to exports that offset lower domestic demand. However, recently released economic data suggests that...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    2009 Industry Outlook: Automotive - Challenging Times, Emerging Opportunities

    As we enter 2009, the U.S. automotive industry is facing some of the most complex challenges in its history. Pressures from plunging sales, frozen credit markets, global competition, higher raw material and, until recently, gasoline prices, and growing consumer demand for more fuel-efficient vehicles are driving a transformation of the...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    2009 Industry Outlook: Consumer Products - Challenging Times, Emerging Opportunities

    A tainted-milk scandal in China and e-coli-related recalls of tomatoes and salsa in the United States are drawing heightened attention to the need for Consumer Products (CP) companies to more closely manage and evaluate their supply chain risks on a global scale, while concurrently trying to improve efficiency and extract...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    2009 Industry Outlook: Technology - Challenging Times, Emerging Opportunities

    Until recently, the technology sector has been somewhat immune to economic swings, thanks to the global nature of its business and an increasing focus on providing backbone components for consumer products. Technology companies may be able to offset some of the growth challenges they face in 2009 by identifying revenue...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    2009 Industry Outlook: Telecom - Challenging Times, Emerging Opportunities

    It's a brave new world for the U.S. telecom industry, which is using the decline of traditional wireline voice communications as the impetus to radically reinvent itself. Telecommunications in general has been a longstanding, profitable and successful industry with roots extending back nearly 150 years. But U.S. telecom has reached...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Global Rewards Update: CANADA

    As discussed in a previous Update, on September 21, 2007, Canada and the United States signed a new Protocol to the Canada-United States Income Tax Convention (1980) (the "Treaty"). Various provisions of the Protocol, including Annex B of the Diplomatic Notes exchanged with the Protocol ("Annex B") were scheduled to...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    The Future Of The Life Sciences Industries: Transformation Amid Rising Risk

    The life sciences industries are in a vulnerable state. For nearly a decade, they have struggled against low productivity in Research and Development (R&D), expiry of patents, price competition from generic producers, a rising cost base, an ongoing talent shortage, diminishing corporate reputations, and, in some cases, plummeting stock prices....

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Sixth Annual Global Security Survey

    The goal of the 6th Annual Global Security Survey for financial institutions is to help respondents assess and understand the state of information security within their organization relative to comparable financial institutions around the world. Overall, the survey attempts to answer the question: How does the information security of the...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Adapting To A Changing Environment: Evolving Models Of Retail Banking Distribution

    There has recently been a renewed interest and focus within the global financial services industry on retail banking. This has partly been driven by the search for profitable areas of business during the current turmoil, but it has also been driven by the search for more stable sources of capital...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Global Standards - Priority For All Entities

    The integrated nature of capital markets, combined with the mobility of capital itself, highlights the need for a commonly accepted set of accounting standards. The financial crisis has emphasised the relevance of the International Accounting Standards Board's (IASB's) mission towards a global set of standards. More than ever, there is...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Financial Statements - Is Their Objective Being Achieved?

    In considering how well companies are managing to provide quality information it is useful to reflect on the objective of financial statements as set out in the International Accounting Standard Board's Framework for the Preparation and Presentation of Financial Statements, which states - 'The objective of financial statements is to...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Clarity Of Reporting In Current Economic Conditions

    Current economic conditions provide particular challenges to all involved with annual reports and financial statements. Financial markets continue to be stressed and the general lack of liquidity is having a significant effect on a wide range of businesses with many having genuine difficulties in maintaining profitable trading levels and generating...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Sustaining In A Changing Environment: International Regulatory Cooperation Within The Insurance Industry

    As the global financial crisis continues to foster an environment of change and challenge for the financial markets, international governments are placing increased focus on regulation in an effort to prevent repeating past mistakes and to foster new uniformity and transparency standards across jurisdictional boundaries. And while moves toward this...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Talent Management In The Downturn: Between A Rock And A Hard Place

    The economic downturn has brought enormous pressure on businesses to cut costs and reduce staff levels while, at the same time, the need to attract, retain and motivate key talent grows stronger. A new report by Deloitte identifies how multinational companies are trying to strike the right balance between these...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Finance Talent Management

    Securing the loyalty of financial talents and offering them an exciting workplace environment are two matters crucially important to your financial organisation's continuity and quality. Developing and implementing a Finance Talent Management strategy can significantly strengthen your ability to recruit, select and develop the top financial managers of the future.

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Releasing Working Capital Within The Supply Chain

    The current economic downturn is having two major and contradictory impacts on the consumer packaged goods supply chain. First, there is a war for cash in full swing, as individual players in the supply chain take strong action to manage their working capital. Second, there is increasing concern over the...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    The Heart Of Working Capital Management Is About Managing Relationships

    The goal of working capital management is to ensure that a company is able to continue its operations and at the same time to generate sufficient cash to satisfy cash requirements of maturing short term debt and future operational expenses. Most would consider working capital to be the relationship between...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Automotive Industry In Need Of More Measures

    With consumer confidence at an all time low, the automotive industry is struggling to see the light at the end of the global economic downturn. According to an analysis by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu ("Deloitte"), the global automotive industry is expected to benefit directly from an injection of around US$50 billion2...

    Provided By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu