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Nov 20, 2014, 11:34 ET
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Connecticut Insurance Community Innovates to Address Global Pace of Change, According to Industry Report From PwC US and Conn. IFS Cluster

 The Connecticut insurance sector continues to play a key role in the state's economy and the global insurance landscape, according to the...

Nov 19, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Risk Management Controls and Compliance Systems Critical for New Equity Issuers to Sustain Growth

With the IPO market continuing to surge, it's vital that companies preparing for  their IPOs rigorously examine their risk management,...

Nov 18, 2014, 08:00 ET
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PwC's Health Research Institute Issues Report Shows Next Few Years Will be Crucial for Health Systems to Implement Consumer Friendly Technology

 PwC's Health Research Institute (HRI) today released a new report, Healthcare delivery of the future: How digital technology can bridge the...

Nov 17, 2014, 09:00 ET
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"The New Revenue Recognition Standard: Are you Prepared for Change?" PwC and FERF Announce Results of Survey

A new report released today by PwC US and Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF), "The New Revenue Recognition Standard: Are you...

Nov 14, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Auto Supplier M&A Activity Will Likely Increase by 13 Percent, More Than 200 Deals Forecast Globally in 2014, Says PwC Study

 For the first time since 2011, automotive supplier merger and acquisition (M&A) activity is expected to increase.  PwC estimates...

Nov 12, 2014, 15:30 ET
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PwC's Public Sector Practice Receives 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

 PwC US today announced its Public Sector Practice has been awarded a 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The award recognizes PwC's...

Nov 12, 2014, 08:55 ET
In the quarter running up to the midterm election, private companies remained intent on growth, felt good about the US economy, and signaled greater risk appetite. And decidedly more of them reported profitability increases than we've seen in quite some time. Even so, wage hikes and hiring remain modest at these companies, and the world economy is giving them pause. Read PwC's Trendsetter Barometer survey report to hear what else is on private companies' minds.

Private-Company Confidence Rises, in Tandem with Greater Profitability and Risk Appetite, PwC Survey Finds

 Roughly two-thirds (63 percent) of private companies are optimistic about the U.S. economic outlook for the coming year, despite ongoing...

Nov 11, 2014, 08:55 ET
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The PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc. Commits $5 Million to Support Veterans; PwC US Named as a Top Military Friendly® Employer

Today, on Veterans Day, The PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc. has announced a $5 million donation for a series of grants to support US veterans and...

Nov 11, 2014, 08:00 ET
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PwC Announces Brian Lukasik as New Tax Leader for Florida

 PwC US today announced the appointment of Brian Lukasik as the new Tax Leader for the firm's Florida market. Based in Tampa, Lukasik brings...

Nov 10, 2014, 09:00 ET
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PwC Named a Leader in Business Intelligence Services by Independent Research Firm

 PwC was among the select companies that Forrester Research, Inc. invited to participate in its October 2014 "The Forrester Wave™:...

Nov 10, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Room Rate Gains to Accelerate in 2015 as Hotels Reach Highest Occupancy since 1984, According to PwC US

An updated lodging forecast released today by PwC US anticipates room rate gains to accelerate and drive a revenue per available room ("RevPAR")...

Nov 07, 2014, 09:00 ET
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PwC's Jennifer Koehler Awarded as one of Consulting Magazine's "Women Leaders in Consulting"

 PwC US today announced Jennifer Koehler was honored as one of Consulting magazine's "2014 Women Leaders in Consulting." An Advisory...

Nov 06, 2014, 08:55 ET
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PwC's 2015 Managing Your Wealth Guide Highlights Need for Effective Planning In Uncertain Financial Environment

 The complex and fast-changing wealth management landscape, with fluctuating global financial markets, regulatory intricacies, and a return to...

Nov 04, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Third Quarter Deal Value for the Power and Utilities Sector Surpasses $11 Billion, According to PwC US

 Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deal value in the North American power and utilities industry reached $11.1 billion during the third...

Nov 04, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Volume of Retail & Consumer Mega Deals Hits At Least Seven Year High During Third Quarter 2014, According to PwC US

 U.S. retail and consumer merger & acquisition (M&A) activity during the third quarter of 2014 was driven by the highest volume of mega...

Oct 31, 2014, 09:00 ET
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PwC Submits Bid to Department of Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization Program featuring Open Source EHR System

 PwC US today submitted its bid for the Department of Defense (DoD) Healthcare Management Systems Modernization (DHMSM) Electronic Health...

Oct 30, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Technology Deals Market on Pace to Become Strongest in Years, Says PwC Deals Practice

While momentum continues apace with slightly fewer but larger deals, the third quarter experienced an unprecedented series of spin off...

Oct 29, 2014, 09:00 ET
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U.S. Oil & Gas Deal Value Hits Ten Year High in the Third Quarter of 2014, According to PwC US

 Mergers and acquisitions  (M&A) in the oil and gas industry reached the highest levels in the past decade during the third quarter of...

Oct 29, 2014, 09:00 ET
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PwC Study Shows Nearly 60% of IPOs Used Non-GAAP Measures During Past Three Years

According to a new report released today by PwC US, nearly 60 percent of IPOs over the past three years used at least one non-GAAP...

Oct 28, 2014, 09:00 ET
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PwC Greater Michigan via the PwC Charitable Foundation Donates $65,000 to Three Non-Profit Organizations

 PwC US today announced that its Greater Michigan practice will donate a total of $65,000 to three non-profit organizations, funded through...