Press Releases 2012–2013

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The following press releases highlight our newsworthy activities.
 


09.01.2013
Peter Chrenko is the new Tax and Legal services leader at PwC Czech Republic
Peter Chrenko takes charge of Tax and legal services at PwC Czech Republic starting 1 January 2013. He took over from Paul Stewart, who becomes a managing partner for Human capital in the region of Central and Eastern Europe.

13.12.2012
Petr Kříž appointed 1st Deputy President of Federation of European Accountants
Petr Kříž, partner in the Assurance services department of PwC Czech Republic, was today appointed Deputy President of the Federation of European Accountants (FEE) by its General Assembly. For the last six years he was Vice-president responsible for the area of financial reporting and he was Chairman of the Banks working party.

21.11.2012
Tax Reforms Continue Worldwide Despite Economic Turmoil, Electronic Filing Increasing Especially
A new report from the World Bank, IFC, and PwC finds that governments continue to reform their tax systems despite global economic uncertainty, with 31 economies having taken steps from June last year through May 2012 to make it easier and cost less for small and medium businesses to pay taxes.

12.11.2012
PwC CZ strengthen its IT & Transformation department
Michal Kohút has joined PwC Czech Republic as a new Senior Manager in the IT & Transformation department in advisory. He has more than 15 years of experience with IT solutions and technologies. Prior to joining PwC, Michal worked for Oracle where he was responsible for the distribution of Oracle solutions to strategic clients. Michal became a member of Oracle team after the acquisition of BEA Systems (in 2008) where he had been a Country Manager for the Czech Republic and Slovak Republic since 2004.

08.11.2012
Family businesses are ‘unsung heroes’ of the global economy, with increased sales and aggressive five-year growth plans, says PwC
Family businesses are thriving globally, with 65% having grown sales in the past year, compared to less than half in 2010 when PwC last conducted the survey. This sales growth has been particularly strong in Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. Only 19% saw a reduction in sales over the last year, compared to 34% two years ago. These are just some of the findings of the latest PwC survey of 1952 family business executives in more than 30 countries worldwide.

15.10.2012
Martin Houska joins the PwC Tax and Legal Services team
PwC Czech Republic Tax and Legal Services team was strengthened in October by Martin Houska, a Director specialised in the area of international tax and domestic tax planning and reorganisation. Prior joining PwC Martin has gained extensive experience having worked in some of the largest tax advisory firms, most recently as a senior manager with KPMG. As the number of successful local companies going abroad or expanding on the Czech market is rapidly growing, PwC Czech Republic is strengthening its tax practice focused on privately owned companies. Martin will be one of the key members of the team.

21.06.2012
Věra Výtvarová is the new Assurance Leader at PwC in the Czech Republic
Věra Výtvarová will lead assurance services at PwC Czech republic starting 1st July 2012. She will take over from Chris Skirrow, who will be retiring. Věra is ideally placed having the experience of working with multinationals but being also very active in the local Czech market as a business advisor.

23.04.2012
IPO first quarter activity to kickstart 2012 comeback
After a sustained period of market uncertainty and volatility, the initial public offerings (IPO) market is showing some signs of recovery after a number of high-profile deals completed in the first quarter of 2012.

22.03.2012
Czech bankers are most concerned about uncertain economic outlook and overregulation
Macro-economic risk, regulation and credit risk are the greatest risks facing Czech bankers, according to the latest „Banking Banana Skins“ survey conducted by the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation (CSFI) together with PwC.Petr Kříž, PwC Czech Banking & Capital Markets Leader, comments on the top ten most serious risks for the Czech banking sector.

19.03.2012
Toshiyuki Yamasaki is the new head of PwC Japanese Business Practice in the Czech Republic
As the importance of Japanese business in the Czech Republic has been growing continuously, PwC has decided to strengthen its Japanese Business Practice in the country by appointing Toshiyuki Yamasaki, Senior Manager. Prior to joining PwC Czech Republic, Toshi worked for PwC Japan, USA and Poland.

24.02.2012
Behind the Academy Awards® Tallies for 78 Years and Counting! PwC Preserves Hollywood’s Best Kept Secrets
Nearly half (48%) of the 1258 CEOs polled worldwide believe the global economy will decline even further in the next 12 months, according to PwC’s 15th Annual Global CEO Survey. Just 15% said the global economy will improve during 2012. However, nearly three times as many CEOs are confident in their own companies’ growth prospects for the next 12 months than in the outlook for the global economy, suggesting CEOs believe they have learned how to manage through difficult and volatile economic times.

20.02.2012
Investment incentives expert joins PwC Tax and Legal Services team
PwC Czech Republic Tax and Legal Services team was strengthened at the beginning of February by the addition of Zbyněk Pokorný, Manager specialised in the area of tax incentives. He has 6 years of experience in administration and consultancy on new investment projects under the investment incentives scheme. Prior to joining PwC, Zbyněk worked for the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic, most recently as the Head of the Investments Unit.

25.01.2012
CEOs say prospects gloomy for global economy
Nearly half (48%) of the 1258 CEOs polled worldwide believe the global economy will decline even further in the next 12 months, according to PwC’s 15th Annual Global CEO Survey. Just 15% said the global economy will improve during 2012. However, nearly three times as many CEOs are confident in their own companies’ growth prospects for the next 12 months than in the outlook for the global economy, suggesting CEOs believe they have learned how to manage through difficult and volatile economic times.

25.01.2012
IPO first quarter activity to kickstart 2012 comeback
After a sustained period of market uncertainty and volatility, the initial public offerings (IPO) market is showing some signs of recovery after a number of high-profile deals completed in the first quarter of 2012.

11.01.2012
Improved prospects for IPOs in 2012 after lacklustre end to 2011
The European market for company floats has suffered a difficult fourth quarter, rounding off a tough year for initial public offerings (IPOs) across the region. In Q4 2011, 78 IPOs raised just €866m, an 81% decrease in offering values compared to Q3 2011 and 83% down year on year, PwC’s latest IPO Watch Europe report has found.

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