2014- Latest press releases

03 April 2014

PwC completes its acquisition of Booz & Company

01 April 2014

International Financial Reporting Standards Convergence seminars in the Kingdom emphasise the importance of early planning and transforming Saudi companies’ finance functions

18 March 2014

PwC: Over half of retail banking executives think non- traditional financial services providers are a threat to traditional banks. 

26 February 2014

PwC’s Global Economic Crime Survey shows fraud reported by 21% of organisations in the Middle East compared to 37% globally

71% of reported crimes involve asset misappropriation
37% cybercrime
35% bribery and corruption

17 February 2014

Saudi Arabia shows largest rise in ranking in PwC’s new ESCAPE index, with Australia, China, Chile, Poland, Russia and Romania also among the rising stars

KSA scores higher than USA and UK on latest index, moving closer to joining the advanced economies club

17 February 2014

PwC’s Academy to exclusively deliver ICAEW Accounting Skills Certificate (ASC)

ASC an internationally recognised learning programme

12 February 2014

PwC: Global assets under management to exceed $100 trillion by 2020, with CAGR of nearly 12% for Middle East and Africa 

9 February 2014

Revival of market sentiment despite low regional IPO performance, driven by stronger global equity capital markets and strong macroeconomic fundamentals 

22 January 2014

CEOs’ Confidence Rises for 2014

  • Twice as Many Say Global Economy to Improve; 39% Strongly Predict Company Growth
  • Worries about over-regulation, fiscal deficits, tax policy higher than ever
  • Half of CEOs plan to increase the size of their workforce

22 January 2014

MESIA and PwC unveil the Middle East’s future solar leaders