Events

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2018

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Navigating difficult waters in a changing landscape

 

29 Nov

 

Following our recent successful update seminars on customs and transfer pricing in Vietnamese language, we will hold a tax update briefing in English language in both Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh City. More details here.

 

Registration link

 

 

Conversion of VAS financial statements to IFRS: Conversion procedures, practical experiences and new key points of IFRS in 2018 – 2019



 

06 Nov

 

IFRS has become more and more widespread in Vietnam. Don't fall in behind the trend! Explore IFRS with our leading experts on the following topics:

  • IFRS roadmap in Vietnam
  • Converting your financial reports from VAS to IFRS: the conversion method and practical experiences
  • Updates on IFRS 9, IFRS 15 & IFRS 16 

We are looking forward to seeing you at the event.

 

Register here  

Customs & Tax updates in Chinese

 

27 Oct

 

The content focused on the influences of new laws related to customs which have been in effect since June 2018, such as governing export processing enterprises, tariff assessment, customs procedures, customs survey, etc. Besides, the new Law on Technology Transfer, the new Government decree on commercial promotion activities and other recent tax audit trends were also discussed.

 

Invitation  

Tax seminars

 

22 Oct, 24 Oct & 09 Nov

 

We are pleased to provide details of our upcoming seminars:

  • Seminar 1 - Transfer pricing issues post Decree 20/2017; and
  • Seminar 2 - Tax, transfer pricing and customs audits - intercompany transactions.

Details of the topics and locations are set out here.

 

Registration link to seminar 1

Registration link to seminar 2

 

 

Tax seminars series

 

Oct 18 - Jun 19

 

We are delighted to announce our seminar schedule for the period from October 2018 to June 2019. Invitation and details of each seminar will be provided later. The following seminars will be organised in HCMC:

  • Transfer pricing issues post Decree 20/2017
  • Intercompany transactions from tax perspectives
  • Annual seminar on tax and legal updates
  • Annual tax updates for Japanese companies
  • Year-end compliance refreshment (personal income tax)
  • Year-end compliance refreshment (corporate tax, transfer pricing and customs)
  • Tax audit updates
  • Annual tax updates for Chinese speaking companies
  • Annual tax updates for Korean companies
  • Tax and legal updates

 

Invitation letter

 

 

IFRS 9 implementation: Embracing the opportunities and challenges

 

21 Sep

 

Our international experts aim to guide Vietnamese banks in how to best prepare for the IFRS 9 implementation. They will share their knowledge of the complexities of IFRS 9 and offer practical experiences to cope with the challenges of implementing IFRS 9.

 

Invitation letter

 

 

Tax update seminar in Japanese

 

25 Jul

 

PwC Vietnam are going to hold a free tax update seminar in Japanese in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. We will explain about the influences of new laws related to customs which are implemented since June 2018 in export processing enterprises, tariff assessment, customs procedures, customs survey, etc. Also, we will discuss about the new law on technology transfer agreement law and promotion activities that has been effected since July 2018.

For more details, please refer to our invitation letter.

 

Invitation letter

 

 

Building Global FinTech Connections: Singapore with Ho Chi Minh City

 

25 July

 

Join our evening of networking and hear our panellists discussing the latest developments from the Singapore FinTech ecosystem.

During the event, there will be PitchFest where our five selected finalists will present their innovative FinTech solutions. The winner will get a free booth Singapore FinTech Festival (12-16 Nov) and meet high-profile investors across the world. Would like to present your idea? Sign up now!

 

Register to PitchFest networking

 

Register to PitchFest competition

 

 

"A Quick View Of Mobility In Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, And Vietnam" Seminar

 

12 July

 

Find out how to manage mobile employees in these regions with our experts coming from Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam!

 

Sign up here

 

 

PwC seminars discussing important new Customs regulations

 

21 Jun
5 Jul

 

The new Customs Decree 59/2018 took effect 5 June 2018. Following this, the new Customs Circular 39/2018/TT-BTC has just been issued, amending Circular 38/2015/TT-BTC. These new regulations introduce many changes in the Customs regime in Vietnam, and some may impact your business. 

PwC will hold a series of seminars to share and discuss these important new rules. More details here.

 

Sign up here

 

 

IFRS 9: The financial tool for commercial banks

 

19 Jun

 

As commercial banks in Vietnam implement Basel II, an understanding of IFRS 9 and its connection to Basel II is essential to ensure that commercial banks maximise their investments in risk management. Through this training, PwC and VNBA would like to provide you with an overview of IFRS and share practical experience from successful implementation of IFRS 9 in the region.

To register, please complete our registration form & send to vanphongHCM.vnba@gmail.com before 14 Jun 2018. 

 

Link (Source: VNBA)

 

 

How can Analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) drive new revenue streams for your business

 

19 Jun

 

Today, the biggest challenge for many businesses is how to take advantage of collected data to create actionable insights, improve decision making speed & sophistication and embed this thinking into the organisation.
 
This session will cover real world examples and learnings from organisations who have successfully achieved this outcome along with challenges for those who strive to.

 

Link (Source: EuroCham)

 

 

18th HR Director RoundTable Discussion

 

14 Jun

 

We are delighted to invite you to our 18th HR Director RoundTable Discussion. This time we will discuss paying your non-traditional workforce. 

 

Link

 

 

Managing risk & creating value for business Workshop

 

21 May

 

Vietnam's economy is changing dramatically as many emerging factors appear to have direct and indirect influence on it. In order to survive and develop, businesses have started to build and enhance their business value, get listed on the stock market and seek some new strategic investors. To be able to perform well, businesses must have a safe, transparent and sustainable operating mechanism. Therefore, the internal audit function, if properly constructed and operated effectively through the application of new technology and human resources, will play an important role in the management and decision making process.

This workshop will discuss how internal control can help create value for businesses in the today's context. We will also share our experiences in order to answer your questions.

 

Link

(Source: Smart Train)

 

Profitability analysis and Management Reporting Workshop

 

19 Apr

 

PwC Vietnam in collaboration with Smart Train and SAP Asia Vietnam would like to invite you to our workshop "Profitability analysis and Management Reporting" to help you better understand the importance of management reporting in business operation. 

 

Link

 

 

BBGV Business Luncheon: Outlook for 2018

 

19 Apr

 

Vietnam economy reached 2017 with a growth rate of 6.81%. However, there are a lot of difficulties and challenges that require the business community to invest more efforts to remain the impressive growth in 2018, especially with the unpredictable changes in both micro and macro situation. 

Join us on the BBGV Outlook for 2018 Business Luncheon, and get an overview of Vietnam economy in 3 different aspects: Legal, Finance and Tax.

 

Link

 

 

Managing your risks, creating value: the role of internal audit and emerging technologies

 

13 Apr

 

Emerging technologies are changing how we do business, go to market, and manage risk. For internal audit to continue to create value for its stakeholders, it needs to stay current on what technology innovations mean to their organization. During this session we will discuss talent and technology strategy that can help your organization address the evolving risk environment.

 

Sign up

 

 

Tax Audit Seminar

 

12 Apr
24 Apr
4 May
17 May
12 June
26 June

 

Tax & transfer pricing audits are on the rise – and they are becoming more sophisticated & challenging. We are pleased to invite you to our forthcoming seminars on tax audits. Our experts will share with you experience from recent audits, together with tips on how to prepare for & manage these.

 

Link

 

 

Quarterly HR Director Round Table Discussion – 17th event

 

6 Mar

 

This time we will discuss about the termination of a labor contract. Discussion points are as follow.

  • Unilateral termination by the employer and economic termination of labour contract and how to differentiate these two concepts
  • Legal procedures in each case
  • Payment of mandatory allowance and other compensation
  • Negotiation with employees and respective evidence

We hope to see you at the events.

 

Link

 

 

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DATE

 

DESCRIPTIONS

 

DETAILS

 

 

Navigating difficult waters in a changing landscape

 

3 Dec

 

Following our recent successful update seminars on customs and transfer pricing in Vietnamese language, we will hold a tax update briefing in English language in both Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh City. More details here.

 

Registration link  

Conversion of VAS financial statements to IFRS: Conversion procedures, practical experiences and new key points of IFRS in 2018 – 2019

 

9 Nov

 

IFRS has become more and more widespread in Vietnam. Don't fall in behind the trend! Explore IFRS with our leading experts on the following topics:

  • IFRS roadmap in Vietnam
  • Converting your financial reports from VAS to IFRS: the conversion method and practical experiences
  • Updates on IFRS 9, IFRS 15 & IFRS 16 

We are looking forward to seeing you at the event.

 

Register here  

Brand in relation to strategies of enterprise development

 

29 Oct

 

With an aim to help businesses maximise the brand impact, learn how to build and develop a brand, and most importantly evaluate a brand to align with business strategies of enterprise development, we would like to invite you to the workshop: "Brand in relation to strategies of enterprise development".

This is a high-level seminar organised by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), the Vietnam Intellectual Property Association (VIPA), the International Trademark Association (INTA) and the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST). Joining this event, you will be shared practical knowledge and expertise from top experts in brand strategies and its relation to business strategies.

 

Invitation letter

Register here

 

 

Tax seminars

 

22 Oct & 01 Nov

 

We are pleased to provide details of our upcoming seminars:

  • Seminar 1 - Transfer pricing issues post Decree 20/2017; and
  • Seminar 2 - Tax, transfer pricing and customs audits - intercompany transactions.

Details of the topics and locations are set out here.

 

Registration link to seminar 1

Registration link to seminar 2

 

 

Tax seminars series

 

Oct 18 - Jun 19

 

We are delighted to announce our seminar schedule for the period from October 2018 to June 2019. Invitation and details of each seminar will be provided later. The following seminars will be organised in Hanoi:

  • Transfer pricing issues post Decree 20/2017
  • Intercompany transactions from tax perspectives
  • Annual seminar on tax and legal updates
  • Annual tax updates for Japanese companies
  • Year-end compliance refreshment (personal income tax)
  • Year-end compliance refreshment (corporate tax, transfer pricing and customs)
  • Tax audit updates
  • Annual tax updates for Chinese speaking companies
  • Annual tax updates for Korean companies
  • Tax and legal updates

 

Invitation letter  

IFRS 9 implementation: Embracing the opportunities and challenges

 

20 Sep

 

Our international experts aim to guide Vietnamese banks in how to best prepare for the IFRS 9 implementation. They will share their knowledge of the complexities of IFRS 9 and offer practical experiences to cope with the challenges of implementing IFRS 9.

 

Invitation letter

 

 

Tax update seminar in Japanese

 

26 Jul

 

PwC Vietnam are going to hold a free tax update seminar in Japanese in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. We will explain about the influences of new laws related to customs which are implemented since June 2018 in export processing enterprises, tariff assessment, customs procedures, customs survey, etc. Also, we will discuss about the new law on technology transfer agreement law and promotion activities that has been effected since July 2018.

For more details, please refer to our invitation letter.

 

Invitation letter

 

 

PwC seminars discussing important new Customs regulations

 

02 Jul
04 Jul

 

The new Customs Decree 59/2018 took effect 5 June 2018. Following this, the new Customs Circular 39/2018/TT-BTC has just been issued, amending Circular 38/2015/TT-BTC. These new regulations introduce many changes in the Customs regime in Vietnam, and some may impact your business. 

PwC will hold a series of seminars to share and discuss these important new rules. More details here.

 

Sign up here

 

 

Managing your risks, creating value: the role of internal audit and emerging technologies

 

28 Jun

 

Emerging technologies are changing how we do business, go to market, and manage risk. For internal audit to continue to create value for its stakeholders, it needs to stay current on what technology innovations mean to their organization. During this session we will discuss talent and technology strategy that can help your organization address the evolving risk environment.

 

Sign up

 

 

Managing risk & creating value for business Workshop

 

16 May

 

Vietnam's economy is changing dramatically as many emerging factors appear to have direct and indirect influence on it. In order to survive and develop, businesses have started to build and enhance their business value, get listed on the stock market and seek some new strategic investors. To be able to perform well, businesses must have a safe, transparent and sustainable operating mechanism. Therefore, the internal audit function, if properly constructed and operated effectively through the application of new technology and human resources, will play an important role in the management and decision making process.

This workshop will discuss how internal control can help create value for businesses in the today's context. We will also share our experiences in order to answer your questions.

 

Link

(Source: Smart Train)

 

 

Tax Audit Seminar

 

18 April
24 April
04 May
18 May
08 June
22 June

 

Tax & transfer pricing audits are on the rise – and they are becoming more sophisticated & challenging. We are pleased to invite you to our forthcoming seminars on tax audits. Our experts will share with you experience from recent audits, together with tips on how to prepare for & manage these.

 

Link

 

 

Profitability analysis and Management Reporting Workshop

 

17 Apr

 

PwC Vietnam in collaboration with Smart Train and SAP Asia Vietnam would like to invite you to our workshop "Profitability analysis and Management Reporting" to help you better understand the importance of management reporting in business operation. 

 

Link

 

 

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DATE

 

DESCRIPTIONS

 

DETAILS

 

 

Customs & Tax updates in Chinese

 

19 Oct in Binh Duong

 

The content focused on the influences of new laws related to customs which have been in effect since June 2018, such as governing export processing enterprises, tariff assessment, customs procedures, customs survey, etc. Besides, the new Law on Technology Transfer, the new Government decree on commercial promotion activities and other recent tax audit trends were also discussed.

 

Invitation

 

 

Tax seminars

 

Seminar 1: 

23 Oct - Hai Duong & Vung Tau

24 Oct - Bac Ninh & Vinh Phuc

25 Oct - Binh Duong

26 Oct - Dong Nai

Seminar 2:

31 Oct - Hai Phong

06 Nov - Hai Duong

7 Nov - Vung Tau

12 Nov - Bac Ninh

14 Nov - Dong Nai

15 Nov - Binh Duong

We are pleased to provide details of our upcoming seminars:

  • Seminar 1 - Transfer pricing issues post Decree 20/2017; and
  • Seminar 2 - Tax, transfer pricing and customs audits - intercompany transactions.

Details of the topics and locations are set out here.

 

Registration link to seminar 1

Registration link to seminar 2

 

 

Tax seminar series

 

Oct 18 - Jun 19 in Bac Ninh, Hai Duong, Vinh Phuc, Binh Duong, Dong Nai, Vung Tau, Hung Yen, Thai Nguyen & Cu Chi

 

We are delighted to announce our seminar schedule for the period from October 2018 to June 2019. Invitation and details of each seminar will be provided later. 

 

Invitation letter  

PwC seminars discussing important new Customs regulations

 

28 Jul in Binh Duong
29 Jul in Dong Nai
03 Jul in Vung Tau
02 Jul in Hung Yen
03 Jul in Hai Phong

 

 

The new Customs Decree 59/2018 took effect 5 June 2018. Following this, the new Customs Circular 39/2018/TT-BTC has just been issued, amending Circular 38/2015/TT-BTC. These new regulations introduce many changes in the Customs regime in Vietnam, and some may impact your business. 

PwC will hold a series of seminars to share and discuss these important new rules. More details here.

 

Sign up here

 

 

2017

NAME

 

DATE

 

DESCRIPTIONS

 

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Managing your risks, creating value: the role of internal audit and emerging technologies

 

13 Apr

 

Emerging technologies are changing how we do business, go to market, and manage risk. For internal audit to continue to create value for its stakeholders, it needs to stay current on what technology innovations mean to their organization. During this session we will discuss talent and technology strategy that can help your organization address the evolving risk environment.

 

 

Sign up

 

 

Quarterly HR Director Round Table Discussion – 17th event

 

6 Mar

 

This time we will discuss about the termination of a labor contract. Discussion points are as follow.

  • Unilateral termination by the employer and economic termination of labour contract and how to differentiate these two concepts
  • Legal procedures in each case
  • Payment of mandatory allowance and other compensation
  • Negotiation with employees and respective evidence

We hope to see you at the events.

 

Link

 

 

Quarterly HR Director Round Table Discussion – 16th event

 

2 Nov

 

This time we will discuss Mandatory insurance contributions in Vietnam. The discussion points are:

  • Challenges on managing insurance contribution for employees; and
  • The new Decree on Social Insurance.

We look forward to seeing you at the event.

 

Link

 

 

Finance for Non-Financial Professionals 

 

28 - 29 Sep

 

This two-day workshop is aimed to increase knowledge and awareness of key financial topics and issues in participants, in order to enhance your ability of using the financial information to make better short and long term decisions. The workshop will be facilitated by top Finance Consulting experts at PwC Vietnam.

 

Link

 

 

Draft Decree Amending Decree 37 on Trade Promotion - Potential Implications

 

23 Aug

 

The government issued a draft decree amending decree 37 on trade promotion. The changes proposed by the draft decree are diverse: with potentially positive, but also challenging elements that can impact business operations in certain sectors such as alcoholic beverages, tobacco, FMCG, among other. In this tax briefing, we will discuss the key proposed changes and potential impacts on businesses.

 

Link

 

 

Quarterly HR Director Round Table Discussion – 15th event

 

18 Jul

 

In our 15th HR Director Round Table Discussion, we will discuss Corporate Branding and its benefits for business growth.

 

Link

 

CIO Roundtable on cybersecurity and insurance

 

22 Jun

 

Our Cyber Security and Privacy Lead, Robert Trong Tran will lead a CIO Roundtable Discussion with the attendance of guests from Bao Minh Insurance Corporation, Vietnam USA Society English Centers (VUS) and Dragon Capital. The discussion will focus on two sectors: sharing their realistic cyber security issues and proposing future plans. 

 

 

Tax workshop on the new pharma decree

 

8 Jun

 

Our Tax and Legal team will organise a workshop to share knowledge about the new pharma decree (Decree 54) which was issued on 8 May and will be effective from 1 July 2017. The Decree will affect foreign invested enterprises (FIE) with import rights and put restrictions on FIE importers. 

 

Link

 

PwC's Academy: Finance for Non-Financial Professionals

 

15-16 May

 

This two-day workshop is aimed to increase knowledge and awareness of key financial topics and issues in participants, in order to enhance your ability of using the financial information to make better short and long term decisions. The workshop will be facilitated by top Finance Consulting experts at PwC Vietnam.

 

Link

 

Quarterly Human Resource Director Roundtable Discussion (14th event)

 

11 May

 

The objective of the event is to promote sharing and learning across industries. This time we will discuss about the challenges of PIT inspection and how to manage it effectively. We look forward to seeing you at the event.

 

Link

 

Internal Audit Transformation Seminar

 

25 Apr

 

This workshop is hosted by Wolters Kluwer (TeamMate) where our PwC Vietnam experts, IT Risk Assurance Director - Nguyen My Hanh, Senior Manager - Nguyen Tien Thanh and Nguyen Thanh Hai, will be guest speakers. The seminar will introduce the in-depth knowledge, updated technology and process based on best practice for Internal Audit activities in the digital disruption era.

 

Link

 

Cybersecurity – Confidence in your digital future

 

29 Mar

 

Cybersecurity is important for companies of all sizes. Small companies are just as at risk for cyberattacks as larger ones, and should be prepared for a breach at all times. This workshop, co-organised by PwC Vietnam and Amcham Vietnam will explain why businesses can easily a target for hackers and provide best practices for your business.

 

Link

 

PwC's Academy: Fraud Risk Management Workshop

 

4 Apr

 

Did you know at least 1 out of 3 (36%) companies experienced some type of economic crime according to PwC Global Crime Survey in 2016? Join our one day workshop that equips you with necessary knowledge to understand, prevent, and detect frauds. This course will be delivered in Vietnamese. 

 

Link

 

PwC's Academy: Effective Internal Audit Planning for Banks in Vietnam Workshop

 

7 Mar

 

With PwC’s expertise in internal audit and training experience for banks, we will bring you hands on knowledge to apply in your development of risk based annual internal audit plan to meet with key stakeholders’ expectations and in line with corporate’s objectives. This is a participative one-day course that will include face to face training, workshop sessions and exercises.

 

Link

 

Quarterly Human Resource Director Roundtable Discussion (13th event)

 

9 Feb

 

Join us for a morning discussion where we will discuss recent legislative changes on Personal Income Tax and how employer/employee stays compliant. The discussion will be facilitated by our tax experts. Deadline for registration is 26 January.

 

Link

 

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Tax and Legal updates: Adapting to changes

 

14 Dec

 

There have been various changes in Vietnamese tax, customs, transfer pricing and legal regulations that may ​have significant impacts on ​companies having business activities in Vietnam.

Accordingly, ​as part of our "PwC - Your Knowledge Partner series", PwC Vietnam will hold a series of seminars where ​our experts will be presenting recent changes in tax, customs, transfer pricing and ​legal regulations and also share our practical experience in dealing with​ tax, customs and transfer pricing audits. ​Specially, our experts will discuss in detail with you on your concerns related to tax, customs, ​transfer pricing and legal issues. 

W​e would​ be ​pleased to invite you to our seminars ​series ​to be organised in various provinces in northern Vietnam, including Hanoi, Hai Duong, Hung Yen, Bac Ninh, Ha Nam this December​.

Link

 

Customs update (December 2017)

 

11 Dec & 12 Dec

 

Recently, the Ministry of Finance has​ released a draft Circular amending and supplementing Circular 38/2015/TT-BTC on customs procedures, customs supervision and administration. Accordingly, PwC Vietnam will hold a series of sharing sessions to introduce several changes ​i​n customs regulations relevant to manufacturing and ​trading companies as well as sharing our practical experience during customs audit. We are pleased to invite you to our sharing sessions to be organised in Hanoi and Hai Phong this​ December.

 

Link

 

PwC's Academy: Finance for Non-Financial Professionals

 

18-19 May

 

This two-day workshop is aimed to increase knowledge and awareness of key financial topics and issues in participants, in order to enhance your ability of using the financial information to make better short and long term decisions. The workshop will be facilitated by top Finance Consulting experts at PwC Vietnam.

 

Link

 

PwC's Academy: Effective Internal Audit Planning for Banks in Vietnam Workshop

 

7 Mar

 

With PwC’s expertise in internal audit and training experience for banks, we will bring you hands on knowledge to apply in your development of risk based annual internal audit plan to meet with key stakeholders’ expectations and in line with corporate’s objectives. This is a participative one-day course that will include face to face training, workshop sessions and exercises.

 

Link

 

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Tax and Legal updates: Adapting to changes

 

15 Dec in Hai Duong

18 Dec in Hung Yen

19 Dec in Bac Ninh

20 Dec in Ha Nam

There have been various changes in Vietnamese tax, customs, transfer pricing and legal regulations that may ​have significant impacts on ​companies having business activities in Vietnam.

Accordingly, ​as part of our "PwC - Your Knowledge Partner series", PwC Vietnam will hold a series of seminars where ​our experts will be presenting recent changes in tax, customs, transfer pricing and ​legal regulations and also share our practical experience in dealing with​ tax, customs and transfer pricing audits. ​Specially, our experts will discuss in detail with you on your concerns related to tax, customs, ​transfer pricing and legal issues. 

W​e would​ be ​pleased to invite you to our seminars ​series ​to be organised in various provinces in northern Vietnam, including Hanoi, Hai Duong, Hung Yen, Bac Ninh, Ha Nam this December​.

 

Link

 

Customs update (December 2017)

 

13 Dec in Hai Phong

 

Recently, the Ministry of Finance has​ released a draft Circular amending and supplementing Circular 38/2015/TT-BTC on customs procedures, customs supervision and administration. Accordingly, PwC Vietnam will hold a series of sharing sessions to introduce several changes ​i​n customs regulations relevant to manufacturing and ​trading companies as well as sharing our practical experience during customs audit. We are pleased to invite you to our sharing sessions to be organised in Hanoi and Hai Phong this​ December.

 

Link

 

     

Get in touch

Tran Thi Thu Huyen
Manager, Marketing & Communications, PwC Vietnam
Tel: +84 24 3946 2246, Ext. 4691
Email

Tran Minh Hop
Deputy Manager, Marketing & Communications, PwC Vietnam
Tel: +84 28 3823 0796, ext. 4694
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