Boards Sharpen Focus on Social Issues
Directors increasingly see matters such as resource scarcity, human rights, and income inequality as important components of strategy discussions.
What’s Up with M&A in the Age of Tax Reform?
While M&A activity is strong this year, quantifying how much of it is driven by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act requires a nuanced analysis.
Lessons from Early Lease Accounting Adopters
PwC offers a primer for the many companies that aren't yet far along in their implementation process for the new lease accounting standard.
Meeting the Tax Reform Challenge Through Automation
Companies don't need to spend a lot of money to address the issues brought on by tax reform. All they need is a bit of automation in the finance function.
U.K. Fines KPMG $4M for Audit Deficiencies
The firm admitted its audits of scandal-plagued Quindell plc fell “significantly short” of professional standards.
New Accounting Rules Test Companies’ Mettle
Forty-two percent of public companies are either still assessing the impact of the new lease accounting rules or have not even gotten that far, finds PwC.
Private Companies: Let the Good Times Roll
Strong demand helps push private-company executives to a historically high level of optimism.
What Will Artificial Intelligence Be Doing in 2018?
AI will not affect employment this year; it will be used for specific, practical purposes; it will ratchet up the intensity of cyber-battles; and more.
PwC Fined $2M Over Indian Accounting Fraud
India's securities regulator sanctions the firm for failing to detect the $1.7 billion fraud at Satyam Computer Services.
PwC Found Liable for $2B Colonial Bank Fraud
A judge rules the accounting firm failed to meet professional standards in its audits of Colonial's mortgage warehouse lending division.
CFO Data Alert: New EU Law Has Teeth for U.S. Cos.
After May 25, 2018, companies found violating the General Data Protection Regulation are subject to fines of up to 4% of their annual worldwide revenues.