Thought leadership

In this section you can browse through our publications and regularly updated materials intended to bring you useful information about emerging issues and possible solutions to your business needs. If you are a foreign investor interested to do business in the Philippines, you will find our business guides highly informative.

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Aftershocks

01 May 2016

Can mere mortals always blame a supreme force on unfortunate events that can be attributed as "Acts of God"? PwC Philippines Chairman and Senior Partner Alex Cabrera has several answers to this question in his article "Aftershocks".

An investment beyond measure

29 Apr 2016

Failure to acknowledge and respect each other’s specific needs is a cause for any relationship to fall apart. An employer-employee relationship is no exception. Employees have different needs and employers must recognize and face this reality.  But the question is, “What is the cost of satisfying Juan’s needs?”

Give to Caesar what is due to Caesar

28 Apr 2016

The upcoming national and local elections remind us to exercise our right of suffrage, or the right to elect officials who will best serve the country. It is not only a right but also a responsibility that is entrusted to every eligible citizen in the country. However, as responsible citizens, we should also pay our share of taxes.

PRC BOA extends filing of application for accreditation of CPAs in Commerce and Industry and the covered period of the financial statements subject to the Certificate on the Compilation Services Requirement to 31 December 2016

27 Apr 2016

The Board of Accountancy (BoA) has signed Resolution No. 115 of 2016 dated 25 April 2016 extending the deadline for filing of application for accreditation of Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) in Commerce and Industry practice as well as the covered period of the financial statements subject to the Certificate of Compilation Services requirement to 31 December 2016.

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Riding Southeast Asia's automotive highway - Strategies to steer through Southeast Asia's promising automotive market

03 Mar 2016

An overview of the automotive industry in Southeast Asia looks into key strategies to navigate in the promising but unpredictable Southeast Asia markets.

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Give to Caesar what is due to Caesar

28 Apr 2016

The upcoming national and local elections remind us to exercise our right of suffrage, or the right to elect officials who will best serve the country. It is not only a right but also a responsibility that is entrusted to every eligible citizen in the country. However, as responsible citizens, we should also pay our share of taxes.

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Riding Southeast Asia's automotive highway - Strategies to steer through Southeast Asia's promising automotive market

03 Mar 2016

An overview of the automotive industry in Southeast Asia looks into key strategies to navigate in the promising but unpredictable Southeast Asia markets.

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PwC APEC CEO Survey: A custom report for the Philippines

13 Jan 2016

This custom APEC CEO Summit survey report compares aggregate responses for business leaders responsible for growth in the Philippines with aggregate responses for business leaders in all 21 APEC member economies.

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Doing business and investing in the Philippines (2015)

22 Jun 2015

This guidebook will help you find easy answers to seemingly difficult questions on what to do under specific Philippine business conditions. More than that, this is a compact guide that fits your busy schedule yet keeps you abreast on the latest in Doing Business and Investing in the Philippines.

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Aftershocks

01 May 2016

Can mere mortals always blame a supreme force on unfortunate events that can be attributed as "Acts of God"? PwC Philippines Chairman and Senior Partner Alex Cabrera has several answers to this question in his article "Aftershocks".

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An investment beyond measure

29 Apr 2016

Failure to acknowledge and respect each other’s specific needs is a cause for any relationship to fall apart. An employer-employee relationship is no exception. Employees have different needs and employers must recognize and face this reality.  But the question is, “What is the cost of satisfying Juan’s needs?”

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Sustaining hope: Corporate responsibility at PwC Philippines

21 Sep 2014

PwC Philippines Corporate Responsibilty report highlighting the Typhoon Haiyan aid and projects for our focus areas of responsible business, diversity and inclusion, community engagement and environmental stewardship.

Philippine Resiliency: A Gem Uncovered (2009)

We sought to confirm the upbeat view of the featured CEOs of the country’s economic performance and gauge their confidence in the resiliency of the Philippines given what is expected to be a long and deep global economic downturn. It is heartening to note that these top CEOs are indeed unfazed by the global economic slump and, in fact, are enthusiastic about what is in store for the Philippines and their companies over the long term.

Delivering Trust and Quality

This book is a compilation of the partners’ thought leadership in various subjects relevant to the practice today. The subjects covered are effective governance, tax risk management, financial reporting issues, the audit committee, international financial reporting standards, advisory services as an expanded capability, ethics and volunteerism. The book also contains short companion pieces on values written by the partners.