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Transforming Risk into Confidence: A PwC podcast series

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This series is focused on helping you to assure confidence in the controls, systems and processes that drive your business forward. Podcasts feature PwC specialists that work with clients every day to address today’s most compelling topics and challenges related to digital risk and transformation, internal audit, risk management, compliance and trust and transparency.

This series is focused on helping you to assure confidence in the controls, systems and processes that drive your business forward. Podcasts feature PwC specialists that work with clients every day to address today’s most compelling topics and challenges related to digital risk and transformation, internal audit, risk management, compliance and trust and transparency.

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United States

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This series is focused on helping you to assure confidence in the controls, systems and processes that drive your business forward. Podcasts feature PwC specialists that work with clients every day to address today’s most compelling topics and challenges related to digital risk and transformation, internal audit, risk management, compliance and trust and transparency.

Language:

English


Episodes

Reimagining risk and compliance in a hybrid work environment

10/14/2021
As many organizations embrace a post-pandemic hybrid work model, CROs and other senior risk leaders need to manage new risks. In this podcast we’ll discuss the regulatory and compliance challenges that the new hybrid work environment brings, and how companies can reimagine their approaches to risk to drive sustainable growth and adapt to this new way of working. Moderator Joe Nocera, PwC’s Cyber & Privacy Innovation Institute Leader, is joined by Tiffany Gallagher, Health Industries Risk and...

Duration:00:13:20

Optimize, automate and streamline with intelligent controls

9/29/2021
In this episode of PwC’s podcast series, Transforming Risk into Confidence, moderator Elizabeth McNichol is joined by Lauren Massey and Jill Pavlus, all principals in PwC’s Cyber, Risk and Regulatory practice. They share an exciting development in the Cyber, Risk and Regulatory space, where our leaders in tech and automation have teamed up with controls and compliance specialists to develop a solution to bring our clients into the tech-enabled future by leveraging intelligent controls to...

Duration:00:14:18

Finding the right balance between secure transformation and cost optimization

6/16/2021
In this podcast we talk about how cybersecurity executives can find the balance between improving security, resilience and trust, and being a good steward of the cybersecurity budget. Moderator Jane Allen, a Principal in PwC’s Cybersecurity, Privacy and Forensics practice is joined by Joe Nocera, PwC’s Cyber & Privacy Innovation Institute Leader, and Jim Fox, a Principal in the practice. We discuss the following questions: (01:14) - From your discussions with clients, what have they been...

Duration:00:11:36

The collective cyber defense: Public and private sector collaboration

6/11/2021
We are sharing an episode from PwC’s What’s next in Cyber? Podcast Series. Moderator Joe Nocera, Cyber & Privacy Innovation Institute Leader, is joined by Matt Gorham, a senior fellow of the Institute and former Assistant Director of the FBI’s cyber division, and Dr. Erica Borghard, Senior Director, US Cyberspace Solarium Commission. They share their perspectives on the importance of the public and private sector collaboration and why C-suite executives may draw on the seriousness with...

Duration:00:23:47

Fireside Chat with PwC and USAA on Integrated Risk Management and enterprise GRC transformation

6/2/2021
In this episode, Seth Rosensweig, Partner and National Digital Risk Compliance and GRC Leader with PwC is joined by Jeff Easley, AVP of Risk & Compliance solutions at USAA and Meris Yee Director in PwC's Risk and Regulatory practice specializing in integrated risk and GRC. In this discussion, they are chatting with Jeff about USAA's strategic Integrated Risk Management and GRC transformation and how it is helping to future proof risk and compliance for the organization. We discuss the...

Duration:00:20:12

Accelerate M&A integration and capture value with early risk insights

2/26/2021
In this episode, Chris Cook is joined by Monica Nayar and Ed Jasitias to discuss the emerging trends revealed from PwC’s 2020 M&A Integration survey and what companies and board of directors should be focused on now to capture deal value. We discuss the following questions: (1:30) - What are we seeing from the 2020 PwC M&A integration survey in terms of deal trends? (3:26) - What have we seen in the survey about integration success and what might be different from prior years? (5:08) -...

Duration:00:18:23

Navigating the healthcare interoperability digital transformation journey

2/16/2021
In this episode, Fran Grabowski joins Tiffany Gallagher to discuss the new healthcare interoperability rules, the top risk and compliance concerns for consumers, payers and providers, and the case for organizations to treat this as a strategic opportunity. We discuss the following questions: 1:18 - What is interoperability and what are the goals of the new rules? 4:03 - What are the top concerns and challenges and how do we expect them to be regulated? 7:29 - What are the effects these...

Duration:00:19:47

ESG insights: Diversity, equity and inclusion

1/25/2021
CEOs are facing increasing pressure to show progress around diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and, now, social justice. But many companies are unprepared to meet the demands for greater transparency into their DEI strategy. In this episode, Sheri Wyatt joins Kevin O'Connell to talk about the importance of an effective DEI strategy, the challenges many organizations are facing and steps they are taking to meet those challenges. We discuss the following questions: 0:38 - Why are...

Duration:00:14:29

The rise of index investing: Driving transparency while navigating risks and regulation

11/17/2020
Recent market volatility has led to heightened regulatory scrutiny of the integrity of index data. In this episode, Wes Bricker joins Beth Savino to talk about the rise of index investing, and how asset managers can drive transparency while navigating the regulations being implemented to ensure the market functions as designed. We discuss the following questions: 0:40 - What is the current landscape around index investing, and what strategies and challenges have emerged? 3:37 - Why are...

Duration:00:12:56

ESG industry insights: Banking and capital markets

11/16/2020
ESG is front and center for boards and leadership teams in the banking and capital markets sector. In this episode, Kevin O’Connell invites Matt Giordano and Corey Merrill to delve into ESG, it’s impact on this industry and what banks are doing to remain competitive. We discuss the following questions: 0:36 - Why is it the time for banks to put ESG at the forefront? 2:33 - What are banks doing from an ESG perspective to remain competitive? 3:40 - How have banks played a catalyst role...

Duration:00:14:37

ESG industry insights: Energy

11/16/2020
Investors want to know that energy companies are thinking about the appropriate ESG risks and opportunities, and incorporating those topics into the company's strategy. In this episode, Kevin O’Connell and Chuck Chang highlight those risks and opportunities and offer advice to help them to improve their ESG results. We discuss the following questions: 0:36 - What are some broad trends in ESG? 1:43 - Why is ESG important to the energy sector? 3:11 - Why are investors voicing their...

Duration:00:11:02

Compliance effectiveness: A discussion on the trends and industry practices in a virtual world

11/12/2020
Regulatory complexities continue to grow, while the pace of new products and services has accelerated and innovation and regulatory technology (RegTech) solutions are becoming commonplace. In this episode, Matt Shelhorse joins Chad Gerhardstein to discuss the need for compliance program effectiveness in this environment, including the key compliance elements and trends in this remote and virtual environment. We discuss the following questions: 1:10 - What is compliance effectiveness as we...

Duration:00:19:51

ESG industry insights: Technology

11/10/2020
In this episode, Vrushali Gaud joins Kevin O’Connell to discuss ESG priorities for technology companies, and how they are addressing the challenges and risks associated with stakeholder demands and commitments. We discuss the following questions: 0:36 - What is ESG and how are technology sector companies prioritizing it? 4:07 - What areas of ESG are top of mind for the technology sector? What commitments are tech companies making? 7:57 - What challenges are companies in the technology...

Duration:00:14:18

ESG industry insights: Insurance

11/4/2020
In this episode, Jenn Kosar joins Kevin O’Connell to discuss the importance of ESG in the Insurance sector, what investors and regulators are expecting, and how top global insurers are implementing ESG strategy. We discuss the following questions: 0:34 - Why is ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) so important to the insurance sector? 2:20 - How mature are the ESG strategies of the top global insurers? 4:45 - What do investors want and what are insurers disclosing? What ESG issues...

Duration:00:14:17

AI oversight and digital trust—you know you need it, but where to start?

10/29/2020
In this episode, Jennifer Lendler discusses how the pandemic has impacted companies' use of artificial intelligence (AI) and how they can navigate these complexities and build trust in their AI. We discuss the following questions: 0:30 - How has the artificial intelligence landscape evolved in our ever-changing world? 3:01 - Where do you start on this journey to protect and build trust in your AI? 4:28 - What are some questions, focus areas and key activities for anyone that owns or uses...

Duration:00:10:30

Special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) mergers: Why are companies looking to them when going public

10/14/2020
In this episode, Monica Nayar and Mike Bellin join Eric Watson to discuss special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), which are generating a lot of activity in the market. They explain the complexities and challenges and the actions that should be considered as companies navigate towards successful mergers when looking to go public. We discuss the following questions: (below times are dependent on further audio edits) 0:50 - How does a SPAC work? 2:15 - What are the advantages of a...

Duration:00:14:38

ESG industry insights: Asset and Wealth Management

10/8/2020
In this episode, Ryan Folscroft joins Kevin O’Connell to discuss how environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors are impacting the four quadrants of the asset and wealth management (AWM) industry, and how firms are finding operational and commercial value. We discuss the following questions: 0:35 - What is ESG and how is it impacting the asset and wealth management industry? 3:05 - Are firms finding real operational and commercial value to ESG? 5:43 - What are three current hot...

Duration:00:16:59

Transforming business with data lake technology

10/5/2020
Joe Sousa joins Kevin O'Connell to discuss the benefits of data lake technology, and the importance of implementing proper governance standards to help manage the risks associated with this technology. We discuss the following questions: 0:36 - What is a data lake? 1:42 - What are some of the benefits of data lake technology? 2:56 - How are data lakes being leveraged by organizations today? 4:56 - How can we ensure data lakes do not get polluted? 6:29 - How are organizations...

Duration:00:08:55

How can you really trust your data? Start with assurance over your data management controls

9/28/2020
Companies are increasingly providing their customers more access to data, but how do they know they can trust the data? In this episode, Treesha Govender joins Kevin O'Connell to discuss the importance of providing assurance over data management controls given the increasing demand from regulators and customers. We discuss the following questions: 0:36 - What are the key drivers for more extensive assurance over data management controls? 2:32 - When should a company think about obtaining...

Duration:00:08:29

How intelligent controls automation helps reduce compliance costs and improve quality and confidence

7/9/2020
In this episode Stephen D'Arcy joins Erik Nolte to discuss the potential for intelligent controls automation to reduce the cost of compliance and improve quality and confidence in your controls environment. We discuss the following questions: 0:41 - What is intelligent controls automation? 1:56 - What is an example of how it plays out in practice? 3:59 - What are some of the main benefits companies can expect from this solution and what is some of the feedback we’ve heard? 6:08 - What...

Duration:00:10:52