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  • Thursday, July 15, 2021 12:43 PM | Anonymous

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    Updates You Need to Know for PRF Reporting Requirements

    Webinar  Thursday, July 22 | 11 a.m. – noon CT

    On June 11, 2021, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) released another round of updates and changes to the Provider Relief Fund (PRF) reporting requirements, some of them quite extensive. On July 1, HHS opened the PRF Reporting Portal and provided additional guidance.

    Join CLA for a breakdown of these important updates as we highlight key requirements, dates, guidance, and actions to consider now.


    Contact Julie Rubelowski at julie.rubelowski@CLAconnect.com or 414-721-7560.

    See the event web page for more information.

    Register Now

  • Monday, July 12, 2021 8:52 AM | Anonymous

    CFO Survey – The Q2 results are in

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    Wednesday, August 4, 2021
    12:00 - 1:00 PM 

    Program Content:

    Grant Thornton’s latest CFO Survey results are in and one thing is clear: CFOs are focused on winning the war for talent - and worried how to pay for it. Our Q2 2021 survey finds CFOs watching rising expenses, inflation, interest rates, cybersecurity and digital transformation.

    On this webcast we’ll discuss how your senior finance executive peers are navigating issues related to talent, inflation and cybercrime in a post-pandemic world.

    Join us for a deep dive into our latest quarterly CFO Survey results and insights.

    Learning objectives:

    • Identify the top focuses for senior finance executives as the pandemic recedes
    • Analyze the areas of investment CFOs are prioritizing now and in the future
    • Describe how CFOs are defining growth in 2021ives
    • Tim Glowa, Principal, Human Capital Services, Grant Thornton LLP
    • Lindsay Hohler, Principal, Cybersecurity and Privacy, Grant Thornton LLP
    • Bill Marx, National Managing Partner, Tax Reporting & Advisory, Grant Thornton LLP
    • Enzo Santilli, National Managing Principal, Transformation, Grant Thornton LLP

      Register for the webcast

    • Wednesday, June 23, 2021 5:04 PM | Anonymous

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      Preparing for the No Surprises Act
      Can Help Avoid Costly Challenges

      The No Surprises Act will affect patients, providers, and insurers. Familiarize yourself with the provisions of this new law to better prepare for the complexity of health care coverage and payment.

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      New Provider Relief Fund Details Released


      SOC 2 or HITRUST — Assessing Your Organization’s Data Security Risk


      CMS Releases Proposed 2022 IPPS and LTCH Rule

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      Proposed Hospital Inpatient Rule Released

      Build Future Success

      At CLA, we consider your specific financial, strategic, and operational needs to help you navigate today's health care environment. 

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    • Tuesday, June 22, 2021 9:14 AM | Anonymous

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      Preparing for the 2021 Hurricane Season: Strategies for Driving Resilience

      June 23, 2021

      1:00 P.M. CT | 30 minutes

      Preparing for the 2021 Hurricane Season: Strategies for
      Driving Resilience



      After a record-breaking 2020 hurricane season which saw a record 30 named storms, resilient organizations are seeking to mitigate risks and improve claims efficiency as the 2021 hurricane season is now officially underway. Atlantic hurricane seasonal forecasts indicate that another above-average year is possible. If there are further landfalls this season, impacts and recovery efforts may again be further complicated by the lingering societal effects of COVID-19. However, there are levers to be pulled to help organizations stay agile in the months ahead.

      Please join Jill Dalton, Managing Director, Property Risk Consulting and Steve Bowen, Head of Catastrophe Insight at Impact Forecasting on Wednesday, June 23 from 1:00 – 1:30 p.m. CT to gain actionable insights on how organizations can best mitigate the potential impact of an event, protect their financial bottom-line against this season’s natural catastrophe exposures and prepare an adequate response strategy.

      Your Speakers

      Jill Dalton
      Managing Director, Property Risk Consulting

      Steve Bowen
      Head of Catastrophe Insight Impact Forecasting

    • Tuesday, June 15, 2021 10:11 AM | Anonymous

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      Two Mid-Year CPE Webinar Opportunities

      Webinar June 23 and June 24

      What Investors Need to Know About Potential Tax Law Changes
      June 23 | Noon – 1 p.m. CT
      Recommended CPE: 1 CPE credit, Taxes

      Attend the fourth complimentary webinar in our financial health webinar series for individuals to learn about proposed tax code changes that could have a big effect on investors. With tax policies in flux, we’ll explain what you need to know for your portfolio in 2021 and beyond. We’ll discuss current proposals for estate tax, individual income tax rates, and real estate and Opportunity Zone reforms.

      At the end of this session, you will be able to:

      • Identify potential tax law changes that could impact your investment portfolio

      See the event page for more information.

      Register Now

      Developing Trends, Cybersecurity Preparedness, and Managing the Unsuspected Breach — Understanding the Questions to Ask

      June 24 | 10 – 11 a.m. CT
      Recommended CPE: 1 CPE credit, Information Technology

      Join us for a complimentary webinar on cybersecurity. As a result of the pandemic, we’ve seen a rise of both traditional and nontraditional forms of hacking, targeting private industries, non-profits, financial institutions, healthcare, educational organizations, and government entities. Attend our webinar to hear about trending issues, your role in helping to support your company’s cybersecurity strategy, and — if you do experience a breach — what should be your first steps.

      At the end of this session, you will be able to:

      • Describe supply chain and vendor security
      • Describe data management strategies
      • Explain ransomware, data exfiltration, and other attacks
      • Discuss legal and business ramifications of a data breach

      See the event page for more information.

      Register Now

    • Monday, June 07, 2021 9:45 AM | Anonymous

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      Monday, June 28, 2021

      Real conversations: going public via SPAC with Arden Lee, Weedmaps

      Considering a SPAC to take your company public? Join us on June 28 and hear directly from Baker Tilly client and Weedmaps CFO Arden Lee about his experience undergoing a SPAC transaction. Baker Tilly specialists will also highlight recent SPAC guidance issued by the SEC, critical aspects of governance and internal audit requirements for public companies, and common pitfalls experienced by companies going public via SPAC.

      Register now

      Event information

      Monday, June 28, 2021

      11 a.m. – Noon PT
      1 – 2 p.m. CT
      2 – 3 p.m. ET

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      Allen Goh, CPA, MCSE, CNE, CCNA
      Baker Tilly Partner, Software and Technology

      Ernest Miranda, CPA
      Baker Tilly Partner, Assurance

      Royce Prude, CPA
      Baker Tilly Partner, Middle Market Advisory

      Mallory Thomas, CPA, MBA, CIA, CITP, CISA
      Baker Tilly Partner, Risk Advisory

      Arden Lee, CFO at Weedmaps
      Baker Tilly Client

      Learning objectives

      During this webinar, you will:

      • Hear directly from Baker Tilly client and Weedmaps CFO Arden Lee about his experience having just undergone a SPAC transaction
      • Receive a brief update on recent guidance issued by the SEC
      • Learn about critical aspects of governance and internal audit required of public companies
      • Gain an understanding of common pitfalls experienced by companies going public via SPAC

      Who should attend

      This webinar is intended for board members and executives considering SPAC opportunities, investors and sponsors looking to learn more about SPACs, CFOs, finance/accounting, internal audit, private company executives and legal professionals.


      Contact Carly Albers

    • Tuesday, June 01, 2021 12:16 PM | Anonymous

      JUN 3 2021, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

      Breakfast Briefing: Worker’s Compensation – Effective Disability Management

      Please join Grace Kulkoski and Scott Wade for a virtual Breakfast Briefing on all things Worker’s Compensation. This Briefing will get you up-to-date on recent case law including COVID-19 issues, as well as permanent partial disability apportionment review. Grace and Scott will also give a quick-hitting review of commonly asked questions, including criteria for settlement approval, vocational re-training, claim evaluation and claim medical support.

      8:30 - 9:30 AM - program

      Click here to register via Zoom.

      Registration closes one day prior to the webinar at 5:00 PM CST. 

    • Friday, May 28, 2021 9:53 AM | Anonymous

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      Cybersecurity Compliance – Are You Accidentally Breaking the Law?

      Webinar  June 9 | 10 – 11 a.m. CT
      Recommended CPE: 1 CPE credit, Information Technology

      Register Now

      Join us for a complimentary webinar as we discuss existing laws relating to cybersecurity, and learn how to be compliant with the regulatory requirements. We’ll cover:

      • Cybersecurity breaches and incidents
      • Third-party attestation and assessments
      • Cybersecurity incident and response

      At the end of this session, you will be able to:

      • Identify risks of cybersecurity breaches
      • Discuss the current state of cybersecurity compliance and oversight
      • List common mistakes companies make that create security weaknesses

      Who should attend

      • Risk personnel such as CIOs, IT directors, and other technology professionals
      • Business leaders such as CEOs, CFOs, and other organization leaders

      Please register by June 8, 2021.


      Contact Katelyn Rota at katelyn.rota@CLAconnect.com or 781-421-2090.

      See the event web page for more information.

      Can’t make the webinar?

      Fill out the webinar registration, and you will receive an email with the webinar recording and slides following the event. You may also check out our event calendar to see what else is happening.

      Event Cancellation Policy

    • Thursday, May 20, 2021 11:09 AM | Anonymous



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      Webinar |
      Ransomware Response: A Holistic Approach to Manage Cost and Mitigate Risk

      June 8, 2021
      10:00 A.M. CT | 1 hour Webinar

      Ransomware Response: A Holistic Approach to Manage Cost and Mitigate Risk



      With damages to businesses and organizations and costs associated with ransomware expected to reach USD $20 billion in 2021[1], the time to prepare is now.

      Join us at our Aon’s Cyber Solutions webinar, where we will discuss the impact of ransomware on carriers, clients and the market’s response. The event will explain why companies should concentrate on controls to help minimize the probability of a ransomware incident and on how organizations can better position themselves for an underwriting review. The moderated discussion will center on the attack vectors that lead to ransomware events and on Aon’s holistic approach which helps clients streamline the process of proactively identifying ransomware vulnerabilities prior to insurance placement. Our panel will be available to answer any questions you may have.

      [1] “Cyber Security Ventures,” https://www.thesslstore.com/blog/ransomware-statistics/

      Your Speakers


      Annie Fishbain
      Senior Director, Product Management, Aon’s Cyber Solutions


      Alex Moen
      Vice President and Region Leader, E&O/Cyber Broking, Aon’s Cyber Solutions

      Jonathan Rajewski
      Managing Director, Digital Forensic Incident Response
      Stroz Friedberg, an Aon company

      Nancy Eaves
      Senior Vice President, Product Management, Aon’s Cyber Solutions

      Nitai Mandhyan
      Managing Director & Deputy Practice Leader, Security Advisory,
      Aon’s Cyber Solutions


    • Wednesday, May 19, 2021 12:01 AM | Anonymous

      Please Join Us for a Virtual Breakfast Briefing with the Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce

      CDC Changes Mask Guidance - Again! Now What?

      With the CDC relaxing it’s COVID mask guidance again this program will discuss what the new guidance says and what it means for employers.

      Thursday, May 20, 2021

      8:00 - 9:00 AM - Free Breakfast Briefing Zoom Webinar

      Click here to register on the Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce website.

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