PwC

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About PwC

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is a multinational professional services network headquartered in London, United Kingdom. PwC ranks as the second largest professional services firm in the world behind Deloitte, and is one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, EY and KPMG.

PwC is a network of firms in 158 countries, 721 locations, with 250,930 people. As of 2015, 22% of the workforce worked in Asia, 26% in North America and the Caribbean and 32% in Western Europe. The company’s global revenues were $37.7 billion in FY 2017, of which $16 billion was generated by its Assurance practice, $9.46 billion by its Tax practice and $12.25 billion by its Advisory practice. PwC provides services to 420 out of 500 Fortune 500 companies.

The firm was formed in 1998 by a merger between Coopers & Lybrand and Price Waterhouse. Both firms had histories dating back to the 19th century. The trading name was shortened to PwC in September 2010 as part of a rebranding effort.

As of 2017, PwC is the 5th-largest privately owned company in the United States.

PwC Details
Operating Status: Active
Business Type: Private
Founded: 1998
Headquarters: London, United Kingdom
PwC News
Potential Crypto Tax Cuts Could Boost Singapore Businesses
July 30th, 2019

Multinational professional services firm and one of the ‘Big Four’ auditors, PwC, praises Singapore’s move to exempt cryptocurrencies and digital tokens from sales tax when used to pay for goods and services.

Brazil’s BTG Pactual Selling $1 Billion in STOs Using Tezos Blockchain
July 5th, 2019

The Tezos Foundation announced signing a $1 billion deal with South America’s largest standalone investment bank, Banco BTG Pactual, and the Dubai asset management firm Dalma Capital to use Tezos blockchain for Security Token Offerings (STOs).

For the First Time U.K. Decided to Approve a Crypto Hedge Fund
July 4th, 2019

Prime Factor Capital, “an asset manager that specialises in cryptocurrencies,” has been licensed by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the region’s financial regulator, to operate as an Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM).

Retail Giant Walmart Partners With VeChain, VET Price Shoots 40%
June 25th, 2019

Under this new collaboration, VeChain will provide its entire blockchain infrastructure for real-time tracking of the products in Walmart’s supply chain.

Big Four Auditor PWC Launches a Tool For Auditing Crypto Activities
June 21st, 2019

PricewaterhouseCoopers has announced the launch of a new tool for auditing cryptocurrency transaction data. The tool is a part of its Halo data auditing suite. 

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