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PFRS update seminar 2015

21 October 2015, Makati City. In this update training, we will take a deep dive at PFRS 9, Financial Instruments, and PFRS 15, Revenue from Contracts with Customers, and revisit key principles which are being discussed by regulators and various stakeholders worldwide.

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Firm news

Isla Lipana & Co./PwC Philippines promotes new partners (News, July 2015)

Isla Lipana & Co./PwC Philippines promotes new partners

Malou joins focus group discussion on tax bill

Tax Managing Partner Malou Lim shared her insights on the concerns raised by business sectors on the proposed Tax Incentives Management and Transparency Act (TIMTA) in a focus group discussion (FGD) last 1 July at the Senate.

Brando Cabalsi talks on Taxation of Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects

Tax Director Brando Cabalsi talked about fundamentals of taxation and the issues that have a direct impact on the profitability of Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects in the Philippines. The seminar, held on 17 June at the PPP Center in Quezon City, was attended by representatives from the said office and their partner agencies such as Department of Transportation and Communication and Department of Education.

Toastmasters demo meeting jump-starts Communicate with Impact campaign

Toastmasters International held a demonstration meeting for PwC last Friday, 29 May at the Learning Room. The limited-slot only event, organized by our Learning & Development (L&E) group, was attended by 25 participants from various groups across the firm.

Rose Javier presents on the R!SE Initiative at ADB Knowledge Partnership Forum (News, May 2015)

PwC Consulting Partner Rose Javier (in photo seated right) gave a presentation on the R!SE Initiative at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Knowledge Partnership Forum on Innovative Technology and Solutions held last 20 May at the ADB Multi-Function Hall.

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Corporate responsibility news

Finance Team plants trees in Anguib Beach in Cagayan Province (Corporate responsibility news, April 2015)

From caring for the heart of the Philippines (Siquijor) last year, Finance team this time conquered the brain – at the northern part of the country–to be exact, the Anguib Beach in Sta. Ana, Cagayan from 30 April to 3 May

Tax - CAS brings joy to kids in Boracay (Corporate responsibility news, May 2015)

Tagged as one of the country’s most famous tourists sites, Boracay Island became the chosen destination of Tax-Client Accounting Services (CAS) for its 2015 summer outing. The group brought with them school bags containing school supplies and slippers which they handed out randomly to children roaming the beaches during the group’s island-hopping activity. The gift-giving served as the group’s Tourism with a Purpose (TwP) activity.

WMS joins Brigada Eskwela for the second year (Corporate responsibility news, May 2015)

On 8 May, the Worldtrade Management Services (WMS) team headed to Patar in Bolinao, Pangasinan for their Tourism with a Purpose (TwP) activity. It was their second time to support the Department of Education's Brigada Eskwela program.

PwC and Grameen Philippines give joy to 87 families displaced by Yolanda (Corporate responsibility news, December 2014)

Our firm, together with Grameen Australia Philippines Foundation, Inc. (GAP) spread holiday cheers to the residents of La Isla Bonita de Salinas in Rosario, Cavite. PwC and GAP leaders and volunteers distributed special Noche Buena packs and sleeping mats to 87 families displaced by Typhoon Haiyan in the Visayas. Boxes of paracetamol and 2015 calendars donated by Assurance C client The Generics Pharmacy were also given.

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