This special group of lawyers provides PwC Legal clients with day-to-day commercial, general corporate and corporate secretarial services:
The potential risks of ineffective global governance and compliance systems for multinational companies are often not recognized until failure occurs. PwC has an extensive global network providing access to corporate secretarial specialists in over 80 territories, who are in a unique position to advise and assist clients with their global governance and compliance needs, whether they are operating on a single or multinational basis.
Post Sarbanes-Oxley, the need for to implement internal controls to ensure effective management of legal entities on a global basis is one of the major challenges facing multinational companies. Our corporate secretarial service offering is based around two key principles, global governance and global compliance (legal entity risk assessment, legal entity management and corporate change).
From the incorporation of a new company or branch, through ongoing compliance with local legislation requirements, to the restructuring of your global businesses, the PwC Legal services network is in a unique position to assist you in ensuring the good standing of all of your legal entities in accordance with local legislation. We are also perfectly placed to assist you with the legal implementation of your tax planning needs and work with you to find the best solutions for your business.
In addition to the local services, we are perfectly placed to provide our clients with a comprehensive package of cross-border services. The PwC global network allows our clients to benefit from the unified service standards in more than 80 territories through a single point of contact. Our one-stop shop covers the full scope of legal, tax, consulting and audit services as provided by the PwC global network.