Please join Chapter Head Phil Varley, on SATURDAY MAY 7 from 1.30pm. WINGS OVER THE ROCKIES, Air and Space Museum, in conjunction with a traveling B-29, they are holding a "Warbirds Open House" with ten or so historic fighter planes on display.
This is part 2 of a two-part series, with the first part having been held on March 31st. In Part 2 we will continue to discuss the huge opportunity for our accounting profession to take ownership and establish clear governance, over this critical measure of how business in general is performing in achieving a net-zero target.
CAW Network USA partnering with Practus Advisors, is pleased to announce a hybrid event, where you can attend in person at the Parkshore Grill on May 12th, or join for the on-line presentation at 6pm Eastern.
Featuring our speaker Alex Paunic, Founder and CEO of Precog Solutions. Alex has 13+ years of Cybersecurity experience with MxLogic, McAfee and Intel. He currently provides cybersecurity services including risk mitigation, vulnerability assessment and software security.
The danger of malign actors (local or state) trying to damage company reputations is not new but the avenues for achieving this today have significantly increased, largely because of social media and the internet.
In a flash, a few anonymous messages or single cyber breaches can undermine brand reputation with the consequential loss of share value and market standing. Reputation is easily lost and yet very hard to regain.
Zombie SPACs and Blood Baths - Why you should care? This panel will discuss recent SPAC market challenges, SEC regulatory activity related to SPACs, what changes in the deSPAC process have occurred as a result and where it believes the SPAC market is headed, including the tough choices for SPACs with less than 3-4 months of their 24 month life left (“Zombie SPACs"); and the potential for a return of funds “blood-bath” if many SPACs do reach end of life without a deSPAC transaction.
While the past few years have focused on the potential around institutional adoption of crypto and digital assets, the past 6-12 months have seen first-movers give way to more traditional players as mainstream adoption and implementation has manifested value, benefits and opportunities to institutions.
Shane Rogers, Chartered Accountant and Head of Audit with Swiss Re for the Americas leads a presentation on auditing the future and where does internal audit 'go from here'. Presenting with Shane is Maria Thomas - Audit Manager in the Swiss Re. Audit Team. Following their presentation Shane and Maria will be joined by Erica McManaman - Chief Audit executive at Signature Bank, and James Kouame Head of Audit with Credit Suisse for PC, XVA, Market Risk, CCR. Maria will then moderate a panel discussion on the future of audit.
Modern slavery is a significant issue worldwide, and is pervasive in supply chains. In a time of pressure resulting from rising inflation, supply chain issues, and other spiralling costs, businesses are struggling to keep costs low and find the workers they need. In some cases, this means greater bargaining power for workers; in others, it means greater numbers of people being coerced, heightening the risk of modern slavery. Chartered Accountants need to be aware of this risk and know what to look out for. They also need guidance on how to act.