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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Extracting the most value

26 Aug 2016

Assurance Partner Poholo Domondon is "PwC's needles in a haystack" columnist today, 26 August 2016, in the Manila Times. His article "Extracting the most value" touches on what value can be realized in the mining industry amid the myriad of issues that it is currently facing.

Strides and swipes: Expectations for credit card companies and acquirers

25 Aug 2016

The Philippine Credit Card Industry Regulation Law (Republic Act 10870) unequivocally placed all card issuers and acquirers (referred to as “covered institutions” in this article) under the supervision of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). Last week, this column discussed the benefits of the law to every Juan and Maria. This week, I will focus on the perceived impact of RA 10870 to market participants or industry players.

How much is your revenue?

19 Aug 2016

A common challenge among small and medium enterprises (SMEs) is the lack of tax and accounting knowhow, causing the improper recording of revenue. PwC Philippines Vice Chairman and Assurance Managing Partner Rick Danao tackles SMEs' FAQs in his article "How much is your revenue?".

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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Economic crime at work - are we doing enough?

29 Jul 2016

PwC's Global Economic Crime Survey (GECS) is conducted every two years, and the 2016 GECS is particularly significant as it marks the first time that results from the Philippines are published. Of the 6,337 respondents from 115 countries, 88 were from the Philippines. This survey is also very timely, given the new administration’s focus on battling crime and corruption.

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Strides and swipes: Expectations for credit card companies and acquirers

25 Aug 2016

The Philippine Credit Card Industry Regulation Law (Republic Act 10870) unequivocally placed all card issuers and acquirers (referred to as “covered institutions” in this article) under the supervision of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). Last week, this column discussed the benefits of the law to every Juan and Maria. This week, I will focus on the perceived impact of RA 10870 to market participants or industry players.

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Economic crime at work - are we doing enough?

29 Jul 2016

PwC's Global Economic Crime Survey (GECS) is conducted every two years, and the 2016 GECS is particularly significant as it marks the first time that results from the Philippines are published. Of the 6,337 respondents from 115 countries, 88 were from the Philippines. This survey is also very timely, given the new administration’s focus on battling crime and corruption.

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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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To kill for the Filipino

14 Aug 2016

Is the Filipino worth killing for? PwC Philippines Chairman and Senior Partner Alex Cabrera weighs in on the positive changes in the country vis-à-vis the nationwide killings in "To kill for the Filipino".

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Extracting the most value

26 Aug 2016

Assurance Partner Poholo Domondon is "PwC's needles in a haystack" columnist today, 26 August 2016, in the Manila Times. His article "Extracting the most value" touches on what value can be realized in the mining industry amid the myriad of issues that it is currently facing.

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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.