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Internal audit and compliance professionals are facing increasingly stringent regulatory requirements when it comes to compliance reporting and internal control procedures. Join the audit and compliance community to learn best practices from thought leaders on topics such as regulatory compliance, internal audit checklists and audit program strategies.
  • Today retailers face many challenges being immersed in an omnichannel reality where customers’ expectations are much higher than before. During this webinar, Elena Martínez, Retail Specialist at Openbravo, will discuss the mechanisms to achieve excellence in daily in-store operations.

    What Will You Learn?
    - How to get excellence in store operations to deliver great experiences, not only for your customers but also to your store managers and associates.
    - Specific feature examples to efficiently handle the store operations like opening and closure, preventing fraud at any point, save-the-sale techniques and many more!

    Who Should Attend?
    - Business Areas Directors
    - CIOs
    - IT Administrators
    - Consultants
  • The past decade has seen enormous growth in foreign investment within the Middle East. It has been accompanied by great opportunities but also new challenges for businesses in the region.

    With continuing economic instability plaguing traditional markets, The Middle East remains a focus for many businesses and international investors. For newcomers to the market, however, the complexities of setting up and continuing business in the region are a significant barrier to entry.

    In this webinar partners from Al Tamimi & Company, the largest law firm in the Middle East region, will provide listeners with a practical in-depth guide to some of the common issues and pitfalls of dealing with the unfamiliar laws, regulations and differing cultural contexts in the region.

    Our speakers will cover:

    •Investment restrictions
    •Key issues to consider when doing M&A in the Middle East
    •Merger control legislation
    •Legal structures for new businesses
    •Setting up in Free Zones
    •The current investment environment – M&A and capital markets
  • Most non-profits seek to maximize the amount they can spend on program work and minimize their administrative spend. One way for non-profits to reduce the cost and the amount of time spent on administrative tasks in the back office is to leverage technology that automates their accounts payable process.

    Join Justin Barnes, Regional Sales Director at Concur and our special guest, Wendy T. Dove, Manager of Accounting at the non-profit organization Leadership for Educational Equity, for this short 30 minute client success story webinar. By attending on May 13 at 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET, you’ll learn how Leadership for Educational Equity automated its AP process and leveraged technology to make the most of its resources.

    By joining you will learn:
    • More about the latest AP automation from Concur
    • How AP automation can save your organization time and money
    • How Leadership for Educational Equity leverages AP automation to focus on what matters most

    You won’t want to miss the opportunity to hear firsthand the benefits AP automation can bring to non-profits and businesses alike. Register today!
  • IFLR Women in Business Law Group members are invited to join a webinar on unconscious bias. Topics include:
    *Understanding what unconscious bias is and explore causes and effects
    * Stereotype threat and organisational bias: concepts to understand in the workplace
    * Exploring implications for women working in law
    * Techniques for anticipating and mitigating the risks

    The webinar will be led by Harish Bhayani, founder and senior partner of PRM Diversity Consultants www.prmdiversityconsultants.co.uk. Harish, a former Big Four consultancy Practice Leader, has specialised as a diversity consultant, trainer and researcher since 2001. His expertise is grounded in some 20 years of prior experience working in large corporations, developing leading edge initiatives in unconscious bias. He is a trustee at homelessness charity Crisis a member of the Diversity Working Group at the CIPR and a volunteer business adviser at the charity Young Enterprise.
  • The adoption in the US and abroad of new liquidity requirements have had a significant impact on financial institutions. The liquidity coverage ratio and the proposed net stable funding ratio, as well as the emphasis in the US on wholesale funding have caused financial institutions to place increased focus on the maturities of their assets and liabilities.

    Issues addressed will include:

    •Why are regulators concerned about liquidity?;
    •The liquidity coverage ratio rules;
    •Net stable funding proposal;
    •Effect of relying on wholesale funding; and
    •What are institutions doing to address these requirements?