Tax and Legal Alert, September 2016, Issue 4 Recently the European Commission (EC) announced in the news the adoption of its final decision in the formal State aid investigation into the profit attribution arrangements and corporate taxation of Apple in Ireland. It has concluded that, in its opinion, Apple benefitted from unlawful State aid granted by Ireland, and it orders full recovery of the aid in an amount of up to €13 billion plus compound interest.
Study assesses social and economic health of 30 leading cities: • European cities – London, Paris, Amsterdam – make a strong showing in biennial PwC study • Economic clout, ease of doing business, education, technology readiness, location and access, amongst key measures • London performance underlines strengths and potential areas for competition post Brexit • City risk resilience and tax profiles assessed
Payments used to be one of the industries least vulnerable to disruption. In a FinTech flooded world, this is no longer the case.
PwC has successfully finished one of its largest projects in the financial sector within the CEE region. The Asset Quality Review (AQR) in Bulgaria involved also several consultants from the Slovak and Czech advisory team, who were supervising methodology, project quality assurance, data integrity valuation and collective provisioning.
The UK public have voted to leave the EU which will have significant implications for businesses. Our experts are here to help you navigate the aftermath of the result and you can find links to our related thought leadership and expert opinion here.
As entertainment and media companies seek to tap into pockets of growth and value in an increasingly complex and competitive global marketplace, surging demand from young consumers is opening up fresh areas of opportunity for incumbents and new entrants alike.
Asif Nazir Khoja was appointed as an Assurance Partner at PwC from 1 July 2016 and will continue to be based at the Bratislava office. He will be the lead partner for US multinational clients in Slovakia and the CEE region. Asif will continue to share his US GAAP / GAAS knowledge and insights to drive business and quality in the CEE region.
A lack of skilled labour is already seen as a potential limiting factor to achieve growth targets. It is more difficult to succeed in this industry – as much as 77% of respondents plan to improve overall effectivity of production in the near future. According to Slovak Automotive Suppliers Survey 2016.
CEOs in Slovak companies expressed how they see the growth of their companies over the coming years and which factors threaten the future of their business in Slovak CEO survey 2016 conducted by PwC and Forbes.
How do top managers manage investments in digital technologies so they contribute to the sustainable development of companies? Since 2007, PwC’s Digital IQ Survey has asked this question. The survey examines the practices and performance of global companies drawn from the experience of almost 2,000 executives from 51 countries. The study analyses 25 factors and we have selected the main conclusions applicable to the Slovak and Czech markets.
In Slovakia more than one third (34%) of respondents has experienced one or more incidents of economic crime in the past 24 months. Economic crime continues to be a serious issue affecting organisations worldwide, across Central & Eastern Europe and in Slovakia.
"Slovakia in Figures" is a brochure prepared by AmCham Slovakia, in cooperation with ECENTER. The brochure provides concise information why Slovakia is a great country for doing business with PwC's tax information.
PwC presents annual review of mergers and acquisition activity and key trends impacting the global automotive industry. In this edition we look at the status of global deal activity among motor vehicle manufacturers, suppliers, financiers, and other related sectors, key trends that impacted the deal market in 2015, transaction activity by sector and region. The issue also provides our perspective on the journey ahead.