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2014-06-30 08:22:18

Allen brings significant knowledge of defense and security challenges to PwC NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced that General John Allen, USMC (Retired) has joined the firm's Advisory business to serve as a Senior Strategic Advisor to the Public Sector practice. Allen's unique experience as both a senior military officer leading multi-national forces in combat and as a seasoned diplomat will offer the firm and its clients valuable perspectives on global...

2014-06-26 08:25:03

Latest edition shows declines at mid-cap, small-cap and micro-cap companies NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareholder support for executive compensation plans has declined in 2014 at mid-cap, small-cap and micro-cap companies, evidenced by the latest edition of ProxyPulse(TM), the joint publication from Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR) and PwC's Center for Board Governance. In an analysis of 2,788 shareholder meetings held between January 1 and May 22, Broadridge and...

2014-06-24 08:30:41

Stronger economy and specialty drugs fuel higher growth next year, tempered by purchaser demands for value NEW YORK, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After a five-year contraction in employer healthcare spending growth, medical inflation in the U.S. is projected to rise to 6.8 percent in 2015, according to PwC's Health Research Institute (HRI). In its annual report, Medical Cost Trend: Behind the Numbers, HRI projects that the stronger economy is now reaching the health sector, releasing a...

2014-06-23 23:00:39

Thomas Phelps IV has joined Laserfiche as Chief Corporate Strategist and CIO to lead the company’s Marketing and Information Technology (IT) organizations. Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Thomas Phelps IV has joined Laserfiche as Chief Corporate Strategist and CIO to lead the company’s Marketing and Information Technology (IT) organizations. Leveraging over a decade of experience as a Director in PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)’s IT Security, Privacy & Risk national practice,...

2014-06-23 12:25:11

Bloomberg BNA and PwC Provide Guidance on FATCA for Tax Professionals ARLINGTON, Va., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg BNA today released a new Tax Management Portfolio, FATCA -- Information Reporting and Withholding Under Chapter 4, in which distinguished international tax practitioners at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP analyze the reporting and withholding requirements imposed by FATCA on both financial and non-financial institutions. The Portfolio examines the...

2014-06-23 08:21:40

U.S. is now world's second largest market, overtaken by China in 2009 NEW YORK, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital Projects & Infrastructure spending in the United States (U.S.) is expected to be $1 trillion annually by 2025, growing by an average of just over 3.5 percent a year, according to new analysis from PwC titled Capital project and infrastructure spending: Outlook to 2025. Currently, the U.S. is the world's second largest market, having been overtaken by China in...

2014-06-20 04:21:05

AMSTERDAM, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "VimpelCom Ltd." ("VimpelCom", "Company" or "Group") (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications services, announces that its Supervisory Board has set the date for the Company's Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the "Shareholders Meeting") for July 28, 2014. The record date for the Shareholders Meeting has been set for June 25, 2014. The agenda for the Shareholders Meeting is as follows: 1. Shareholders to...

2014-06-19 08:33:27

NEW YORK, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EZOPS, a firm based on an innovative concept of providing on-shore, high touch middle office services to financial institutions, is off to a flying start--signing a client each month since its launch earlier this year. Targeting hedge funds, institutional funds, banks, insurance firms, family offices and pension funds, the firm provides an end to end solution from trade capture to reporting. EZOPS service suite, leveraging a cutting edge...

2014-06-17 23:08:20

PricewaterhouseCoopers veteran joins D.C.-based consultancy, bringing nearly 20 years of experience leading assurance and advisory projects for some of the world’s most valuable brands. McLean, Virginia (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Amy Hover, a recognized expert in strategy, finance, and operations, has been appointed Managing Director at MorganFranklin Consulting, a D.C.-based execution-focused business consulting firm and professional advisor. As Managing Director, Hover will provide...

2014-06-17 08:26:22

MIAMI, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US announced today four professionals from its Florida market will be admitted into the firm's partnership, effective July 1, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100917/NY66894LOGO Juneen Belknap will be admitted as an advisory principal in the insurance practice based in Orlando. Belknap has experience with clients in property and casualty personal and commercial insurance as well as life, annuity and retirement services. She has...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.