An HLB podcast series in which we share our insights and ideas, and welcome guest speakers to keep you informed on cross-border business topics. We provide bite-size analysis on today’s issues in 10 to 15 min long episodes.
Eps 24: Emerging growth companies and M&A activity during the pandemic
For many emerging growth companies, the pandemic has presented unique opportunities. We sit down with Chris DeMayo, HLB’s Global Emerging Technology Leader, Patrizio Prospero from HLB Malta and HLB USA’s David Sacarelos sit down to discuss how these companies navigated M&A activity during 2020 and the expectations for 2021.
Eps 23: Cyber-risks in the age of remote working
In light of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, HLB’s Chief Innovation Officer Abu Bakkar is joined by Global Advisory Leader Jim Bourke, and HLB Digital Partners Almerindo Graziano and Gustavo Solis to discuss the most pressing cyber-risks of today, the lessons learned from lockdown and the road ahead for CTOs to protect against cyber-crime in the age of remote working.
Eps 22: How the European investment climate is adapting to the New Normal
In a follow-up to our North America podcast, we sit down with Bart de Volder from HLB Netherlands and David East, Head of FDI at Bureau van Dijk to discuss in what ways the European investment climate looks bright, despite the ongoing impact of the pandemic.
Eps 21: COVID-19’s impact on the North American investment climate
The global investment climate has been considerably impacted by the pandemic. We sat down with Anant Patel, HLB’s Global Transaction Advisory Services Leader and David East, Head of FDI at Bureau van Dijk, to discuss the North American investment climate and the impact COVID-19 is having on cross-border activity in the region.
Eps 20: The ongoing impact of COVID-19 on financial reporting
COVID-19 has disrupted most professions across the globe with auditing being no exception. We sat down with HLB’s International Assurance Committee Member Jennifer Chowhan and HLB UK’s Caroline Monk to discuss the broader impact the pandemic is having on financial reporting. This includes some of the key issues global businesses and their auditors need to be aware of in light of operating in the “New Normal”.
Eps 19: Transfer Pricing considerations in light of COVID-19
With the abrupt change in economic conditions and likelihood for ongoing challenges, existing Transfer Pricing policies may no longer reflect economic realities. We sat down with HLB’s Global Transfer Pricing Leader, Carlos Camacho and Marina Gentile from HLB USA to explore some of the issues being encountered and transfer pricing policy considerations when addressing short-term business disruptions as well as considerations for developing long-term strategies.