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Investment Management

DFA Case Decision: Potential Impacts for U.S. and Canadian Investment Funds
April 24, 2:00 PM ET (18:00 GMT)
On April 10, 2014, the European Court of Justice ruled on the Emerging Markets Series of DFA Investment Trust Company case (C-190/12). What are the consequences for U.S. and Canadian investment funds when they have invested in European equities and incurred withholding tax on European Union (EU) sourced dividend income? Explore next steps U.S. and Canadian investment funds may consider regarding EU market tax claims as a result of the court decision.
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Energy & Resources

M&A in Alternative Energy: What's Driving Recent Activities?
April 24, 2:00 PM ET (18:00 GMT)
The alternative energy sector continues to innovate and progress toward cost parity with conventional energy sources, driving many companies to consider new growth and M&A transaction opportunities. What is happening in 2014 and beyond? Learn what types of M&A activities and opportunities are shaping the alternative energy sector in 2014 and beyond.
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Federal & State Government

States' Evolving Role in Health Care: A Roadmap for Health System Transformation
April 29, 2:00 PM ET (18:00 GMT)
A dynamic health care environment has created opportunities for states to take a pivotal role in shaping the future. These opportunities will expand as state health entities become more integrated with the private sector and through public-private partnerships. Learn how states can develop a roadmap that is focused on innovation and transformation, and which charts a course for a complex health care future.
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Investment Management

Fraud Prevention: Do You Have the Right Controls in Place?
April 29, 2:00 PM ET (18:00 GMT)
Fraud prevention is at the top of the agenda for investment managers. With recent U.S. SEC activities, how can investment managers prioritize efforts to develop a strong culture of anti-fraud programs and controls? Learn ways investment managers can bolster their anti-fraud programs.
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Health Sciences

Harnessing Innovation: New Strategies for Life Sciences
May 06, 1:00 PM ET (17:00 GMT)
In the midst of a quickly evolving health care environment, life sciences companies are still striving to bring innovative products to market. How are these organizations adding value to the broader health care community while continuing to create economic value and stability for stakeholders? Explore effective approaches and lessons learned that can help life sciences companies improve their ability to innovate reliably and routinely.
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Insurance

Value-Added Risk Management: Preparing for New and Varied Expectations
May 06, 2:00 PM ET (18:00 GMT)
Recent regulatory developments and increasing expectations from boards, regulators, and rating agencies has put intense focus on the risk management processes and capabilities of insurance companies. As a result, many insurers are enhancing their risk management capabilities to improve measurement, mitigation, and reporting of key risks to company operations. Learn how insurers can take practical steps to obtain more value from risk management investments and as they prepare to meet enhanced regulatory and other stakeholder expectations.
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Travel, Hospitality and Leisure

Restaurant Customers Who Count: Building Relationships with High-Value Patrons
May 08, 11:00 AM ET (15:00 GMT)
What relationships does your restaurant company value? Restaurant reviewers hand out stars for good dining experiences, but your regular patrons are the ones who really count for your bottom line. Learn results of Deloitte's restaurant loyalty study and how to take a holistic approach to building your customer loyalty programs and efficiently capturing value from high-value patrons.
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Technology, Media & Telecommunications

The Future of the Business Landscape: What's in Store for TMT Companies?
May 13, 1:00 PM ET (17:00 GMT)
Technological advances, economic liberalization, and shifting U.S. consumer values are transforming businesses today. Will a winner-takes-all world emerge, or will increasingly fragmented competition spell the end of scale for U.S. firms? Learn how TMT companies can benefit from building platforms and infrastructure or from becoming mobilizers and operators in this changing landscape.
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