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Press Releases 2015

Attorneys Association “PwC Legal” is among the Top 50 leading law firms of Ukraine


The annual survey “TOP-50 leading law firms of Ukraine” conducted by the industry newspaper Yuridicheskaya Practika for the second consecutive year places Attorneys Association “PwC Legal” among the top 50 best law firms in Ukraine.

Trade facilitation and logistics improvement for agricultural sector in Ukraine


On November 23, 2015 the Customs and Agriculture Committees of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine held a joint meeting with the World Bank’s Mission on trade facilitation and logistics. Ms. Oksana Drozach, the Senior Customs Expert with PwC and the Co-Chair of the Customs Committee, moderated the meeting.

PwC Ukraine professionals are among the top Tax Controversy Leaders according to the 2015 version of ITR


“The International Tax Review’s Tax Controversy Leaders Guide 2015” has recognized PwC’s tax and legal professionals as leaders in their field to confirm that the firm has notably advanced its expertise as a result of its drive for success and dedication to excellence.

The PwC Tax Practice in Ukraine recieves the “Highly Recommended” status in the 2015 version of TDH


The “Tax Directors Handbook 2015”, which is part of The Legal 500 Series, has recognized the Tax practice of PwC Ukraine as one of the strongest in Ukraine (the firm is placed among the top Ukrainian law firms).

Ten years of global reductions in tax compliance burden for companies, increasingly driven by electronic reforms


WARSAW, 19 November 2015 – Electronic tax filing and payments were the most common tax reforms undertaken by countries worldwide during the past year, according to the latest edition of the Paying Taxes report from the World Bank Group and PwC.

Seminar “Tax aspects of transfer pricing. Advanced level”


On 5 November 2015 PwC Academy held a seminar “Tax aspects of transfer pricing. Advanced level”.

IP Rights Protection during Customs Clearance of Goods


A round table on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Protection during Customs Clearance was held on 29 October 2015, by the Customs Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce.

Learning & Development for Career Growth: where will you be in 5 years?


10 October 2015 in Hyatt Regency Hotel Kyiv, British Embassy jointly with PwC Academy held motivating session Learning & Development for Career Growth: where will you be in 5 years?

The EBA Customs Committee meeting and round-table with senior officials from State Fiscal Service, Kyiv and Kyiv City Customs


On 30 October 2015, the Customs Committee of the European Business Association held a working meeting with senior state officials. It was focused on the implementation of the relevant provisions of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, as well as certain issues related to the customs valuation methods and protocols.

PwC FY15 global revenues increase 10% to US$ 35.4 billion


London, 6 October 2015 – The PwC network reported total global gross revenues of US$35.4 billion for the fiscal year ended on 30 June 2015. At constant exchange rates, PwC's total global revenues rose by 10%. This is up markedly from the previous year and the strongest year-on-year growth that the network has seen since FY07. Growth was strong across all lines of business and in all geographic regions.

Implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement by Ukraine


On 10 September 2015 Oksana Drozach, customs senior specialist with PwC and Co-Chair of the Customs Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce, participated in a workshop devoted to the implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA).

Working group on trade facilitation in sea ports


A working group meeting around trade facilitation in Ukrainian sea ports took place on 7 September 2015, under the umbrella of the Customs Committee of the American Chamber and Commerce.

Training : "Business Performance Management"


15 July 2015 PwC Academy in cooperation with EBA Education Centre (The Education Centre of the European Business Association) held a training on "Business Performance Management".

Employer of Choice


240,000 students around the world have ranked PwC the number one professional services network of firms globally.

Information Management: Balancing Risks and Opportunities


On 24 June 2015 PwC Academy in partnership with The EBA Education Centre and Kyiv Chapter of ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association) held an event «Information Management: Balancing Risks and Opportunities»

Seminar “Tax aspects of transfer pricing. Advanced level”


On 27 May 2015 PwC Academy held a seminar “Tax aspects of transfer pricing. Advanced level”

The 10th anniversary award ceremony of PRESSzvanie Business Community Award


On 6 June 2015, the 10th anniversary award ceremony of PRESSzvanie Business Community Award was held in Kyiv.

Seminar “IFRS 9 for banks”


On 23 April 2015 PwC Academy in cooperation with ACCA Ukraine, Baltic and Caucasus States and the National Centre for the Training of Bank Personnel of Ukraine held a seminar “IFRS 9 for banks”

Andrey Pronchenko, Director at PwC Ukraine and Managing Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal Attorneys Association, is among top lawyers of Ukraine


A Ukrainian specialised legal periodical, Yurydychna Gazeta, has conducted a survey titled “Client’s Choice. Top-100 Ukraine’s Best Lawyers"

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation


New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work.

PwC is one of the world’s most powerful brands


Brand Finance, the world’s leading independent brand valuation and strategy consultancy, ranked PwC as the second most powerful global brand. The ratings are determined by an analysis of various financial factors, marketing investment and brand equity, and the impact of those on business performance.

Working meeting on court appeals related to customs disputes


On 20 February 2015 Ms. Oksana Drozach, senior consultant of PwC, co-chaired a Customs Committee meeting at the American Chamber of Commerce devoted to the court appeal practice of customs disputes.

Shift of global economic power to emerging economies set to continue, despite marked slowdown in China after 2020


The global economic power shift away from the established advanced economies in North America, Western Europe and Japan will continue over the next 35 years.

PwC Establishes PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal Attorneys Association


PwC Ukraine is pleased to announce that the firm’s legal team has become PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal Attorneys Association.

CEOs Less Optimistic about Global Economy for 2015


DAVOS, SWITZERLAND – 26 January 2015 – Fewer CEOs than last year think global economic growth will improve over the next 12 months, though confidence in their ability to achieve revenue growth in their own companies remains stable, say the more than 1,300 CEOs interviewed in PwC’s 18th Annual Global CEO Survey. Results of the survey were released at the opening of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland.