Pricewaterhousecoopers

PricewaterhouseCoopers (trading as PwC) is a multinational professional services network headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is the world's second largest professional services network measured by 2013 revenues, and is one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, Ernst & Young (EY) and KPMG.PwC has offices in 776 cities across 157 countries and employs over 184,000 people. It had total revenues of $31.5 billion in FY 2012, of which $14.9 billion was generated by its Assurance practice, $7.9 billion by its Tax practice and $8.7 billion by its Advisory practice.The firm was formed in 1998 by a merger between Coopers & Lybrand and Price Waterhouse.
Posts about Pricewaterhousecoopers
  • Appeals Ct Green Lights Crowe Horwath Accounting Malpractice Suit

    … the accountant made a mistake on a tax return leading to additional tax, interest and penalties. In this case, the client claims that its accountant botched an audit. Some of the largest malpractice claims involve audits. (As this post is being written, the audit malpractice trial against PricewaterhouseCoopers in the MF Global debacle is just…

    Due Diligence- 12 readers -
  • Appeals Ct Green Lights Crowe Horwath Accounting Malpractice Suit

    … a mistake on a tax return leading to additional tax, interest and penalties. In this case, the client claims that its accountant botched an audit. Some of the largest malpractice claims involve audits. (As this post is being written, the audit malpractice trial against PricewaterhouseCoopers in the MF Global debacle is just getting under way.) The proof…

    Due Diligence- 11 readers -
  • Accounting Firm Pays $55 Million for Missing Madoff Fraud

    … Accounting Firm Pays $55 Million for Missing Madoff Fraud Earlier this month, accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) settled an accounting malpractice lawsuit by agreeing to pay $55 million. Investors in a Madoff “feeder fund” said the firm missed obvious red flags when auditing Fairfield Greenwich Group. Bernie Madoff is a household…

    Legal Malpractice - Chris Trebatoski- 34 readers -
  • Tort Reform FAILS to Reduce Health Care Costs in Texas

    …Think medical costs are high due to malpractice lawsuits? Time to look at the facts. Many people believe that the high cost of health care in Texas (and the United States) is due in part to medical malpractice lawsuits. I mean, why wouldn’t people think this? This is the exact argument that was used by tort reform advocates to pass sweeping…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 45 readers -
  • FIFA Scandal – Where Were the Accountants?

    … of the allegations is true, we want to know, Where were the accountants? Is KPMG Guilty of Audit Malpractice? For the past 16 years, FIFA has been audited by KPMG. Sure there was a correction here or there but in the end, FIFA received a spotless audit and clean bill of health for the last 16 years. How could no one from one of the largest accounting firms…

    Due Diligence- 15 readers -