Past seminars, conferences & events

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2012

Cost reduction opportunities in areas of VAT, Customs and Investment Incentives
18 June 2012, PwC, Kateřinská 40, 120 00 Prague

During the seminar we concentrated on the following topics:
  1. VAT issues
    • An update of the VAT rules in 2012 and expected changes in 2013
    • Practical examples of business structure and respective issues
    • Relevant ECJ cases
  2. Customs issues
    • Important ECJ cases in customs area
    • Main areas/opportunities for customs savings and risks
    • Up-to-date information regarding electronic customs projects
  3. Amendment to Act on Investment Incentives
    • Focus of new amendment to Act on Investment Incentives
    • Understanding of definitions, conditions and procedural arrangements
    • Before and After - What has changed for manufacturing companies

"SSCs strategies to 2012, visions to 2012" (PwC in cooperation with CzechInvest and ACCA) 
19 April 2012, PwC premises, Kateřinská 40, Praha 2
 




2010

Summer School in Quantitative Finance
7 – 9 June 2010, House for Professed, Malostranské náměstí 25, Praha 1
 

3-day event organized by RSJ Algorithmic Trading. PwC Audit is a conference partner.

The event objective was to bridge the differences between purely scientific and commercial environment, bring together talented people from research and financial industry and create fine intercultural environment where people can share their ideas and experience and improve their knowledge in quantitative research.

The speakers: Patrick S. Hagan, Professor Bernt Øksendal & Professor Walter Schachermayer will present a one-day lecture in new trends in Quantitative Finance.

More details at http://www.quantfin-prague.com.




Accountants for business – benefits of the credit crunch
ACCA & PwC Business Academy annual conference
18 March 2010, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., PwC, Kateřinská 40, 120 00 Prague

The conference was for senior finance and human resources professionals and the 2010 programme is setting an agenda for business which puts sound financial management at its heart. By discussing the key issues and sharing first-hand knowledge and experience across the global business world, our campaign will seek to address the issues raised around our profession and demonstrate how accountants play a leading role in promoting confidence in business models and practices, and developing successful, sustainable businesses.




2009

Economic crime in times of economic crisis
Presentation of results of PwC’ Global Economic Crime Survey

10 December 2009, 3–5 p.m., PwC, Kateřinská 40, 120 00 Prague

The largest and most comprehensive survey of its kind worldwide.
The 5th edition assesses corporate attitudes to fraud in the current economic environment.
 

During the event, we shared and discussed the main findings of the report focusing on questions such as:

  • Whether the incidence of fraud has increased as a result of economic crisis?
  • What types of fraud are most prevalent and why?
  • How economic pressures affect the propensity to commit fraud?
  • What steps are companies taking to detect and prevent fraud?



Paying Taxes in 2010
24 November 2009, 3 – 6 p.m., PwC, Kateřinská 40, 120 00 Prague
The official launch of the 4th Annual Report prepared by PwC and the World Bank.

We covered:

  • What tax obligations Czech companies have to meet and what impact does it have on their business?
  • Which countries made the most siginificant reforms of their tax systems and what is the overview of these changes?
  • How does Czech tax system compare to the tax systems of our neighbouring countries?
  • What is the administrative burden that Czech businesses have to carry?
  • What areas should the Czech government focus on to improve the business environment for Czech companies?

We will answer these questions and bring you other interesting insights into the tax systems in 183 countries around the world.




Tax Up-date. What already happened in 2009 and what is expected in 2010?
Professional Seminar
13 November 2009, from 9:00 to 12:00,PwC, Kateřinská 40, Prague 2 (Czech language)
26 November 2009, from 9:00 to 12:00, Hotel Holiday Inn Brno (Czech language)

The 2009 became a year of significant changes also from the tax and social security prospective. Some of these changes are already in force and some will become effective from the beginning of the next year. Therefore we consider useful to inform you about the most important changes that may have impact on your company. In this respect you can expect from us a general overview of all changes in terms of taxes and social security insurance that we consider the most practical as well as warnings of the possible effects that these changes may have on you.

Our presentation covered:

  • Corporate income tax - super-fast tax depreciation and leasing and their use in practice, flat rate for transport, news in international taxation
  • Personal income tax and social security and health insurance - changes in international taxation, allowances in social security insurance
  • Value-added tax - EU VAT Package from 1 January 2010 - did you set your system to the new rules?
  • Administration of taxes - news in paying taxes and insurance, major law amendments and judicial decisions, the basic principles of the new Code of Tax Proceedings



Business Breakfast – Work related migration in the Czech Republic
Updates on and experience with new legislation enforced from 1 January 2009

11 November 2009, 9 to 11am, PwC, Kateřinská 40, 120 00 Prague (Czech language)




Tax Up-date. What already happened in 2009 and what is expected in 2010?
Professional Seminar
30 October 2009, from 9:00 to 12:00, PwC, Kateřinská 40, Prague 2 (Czech language)
 

The 2009 became a year of significant changes also from the tax and social security prospective. Some of these changes are already in force and some will become effective from the beginning of the next year. Therefore we consider useful to inform you about the most important changes that may have impact on your company.

 

Our presentation covered:

  • Corporate income tax - super-fast tax depreciation and leasing and their use in practice, flat rate for transport, news in international taxation
  • Personal income tax and social security and health insurance - changes in international taxation, allowances in social security insurance
  • Value-added tax - EU VAT Package from 1 January 2010 - did you set your system to the new rules?
  • Administration of taxes - news in paying taxes and insurance, major law amendments and judicial decisions, the basic principles of the new Code of Tax Proceedings



Retail in Detail - Loyalty over Gold
Professional Conference

30 September 2009, Andel´s Hotel Prauge
Event was organized by the Blue Events. PwC´ expert had a presentation in exclusive opening session.

How retailers can adapt their strategies and tactics to the new market situation?

Discussed topics:

  • Trends in loyalty systems
  • Chain and brand loyalty
  • Specific experience with loyalty programs



Cost Effective Industrial Real Estate - best practices 
Professional Seminar

22 September 2009, Amcham Venue in Prauge (in English)
In collaboration with American Chamber of Commerce Czech Republic


Discussed topics:
  • Issues and trends in industrial real estate, focus on restructuring and refinancing
  • Cost effective solutions by TAKENAKA Corporation - Case study
  • Where to find savings in today's industrial property market?
  • Effective facility management - how to save money?



Seminar (in English language) on the Update of the Czech Tax legislation with focus on Tax optimisation
19 August 2009, from 9 a. m., Brno

PwC and Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Prague would like to invite you to a seminar for Taiwanese companies doing business in the Czech Republic.





Seminar (in English language) on the Update of the Czech Tax legislation with focus on Tax optimisation

18 August 2009, from 9 a.m., Prague (English language)

PwC and Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Prague would like to invite you to a seminar for Taiwanese companies doing business in the Czech Republic.
 




Managing Human Capital in the downturn – global challenges and opportunities for finance professionals
ACCA Conference
2 April 2009, 9:00 - 15:00

Bringing together employers from a range of sectors, the conference aims at exploring the global challenges and opportunities organisations face in recruiting, developing and retaining high performance finance professionals. The conference will be held in the English language and is free of charge. Registration required.
 




Seminar on Emerging Trends in Real Estate Europe
18 February 2009

We would like to announce that a briefing session will be held on Tuesday, 18 February 2009 at 2:00 p.m. in the PwC, Prague office at which we will present the findings of the Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Europe 2009 survey.