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2014-03-19 08:27:33

'Risk in Review' report finds technology-dependent business models at the center of capability gaps NEW YORK, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Internal business changes intended to address dynamic market shifts have created a more complex risk landscape for businesses around the globe. Compounding this problem, according to the PwC US Risk in Review report, "Re-evaluating how your company addresses risk," is that traditional risk management systems have not evolved fast enough to monitor,...

2014-03-12 23:28:26

Morf Media Inc. is the global leader in ‘Mobile Simulation Training for Enterprises’. Corporate America will be first to take advantage of ‘Super-Human’ skilled employees that can drive dramatic performance gains using Morf's new platform technology. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 A random chance encounter at a restaurant between Robert Fong, the founder of Morf Media and Jean Claude Petter, previously CEO of a private Swiss bank, led to an investment that has since...

2014-03-11 08:26:20

"Retail Banking 2020" report offers insight into emerging dynamics and megatrends reshaping the retail banking landscape by 2020 NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retail Banking 2020: Evolution or revolution, a new report from PwC released today, reveals that nearly three quarters (71 percent) of U.S. retail banking executives consider non-traditional competitors a threat, significantly higher than global counterparts overall (55 percent). Other key findings, culled from a survey of...

2014-03-04 08:38:31

Leading authority on cybersecurity brings deep industry experience to PwC's Advisory capabilities NEW YORK, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US announced MacDonnell "Don" Ulsch has joined PwC as a managing director in the firm's U.S. Advisory practice. Based in Boston, Ulsch will focus on helping clients investigate, mitigate, prevent and respond to cybercrime and data breach incidents. A seasoned subject matter specialist, Ulsch brings a wealth of knowledge and experience...

2014-03-04 08:38:24

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced that Jessica Good, a 20-year veteran of the firm, has been appointed as the Assurance leader for PwC's Carolinas market. In her new role, she will lead a practice comprising over 375 PwC professionals throughout North and South Carolina. Good succeeds Crawford Pounds who has been appointed as the Market Managing Partner (MMP) for PwC's Carolinas market. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100917/NY66894LOGO...

2014-03-04 08:29:52

ATLANTA, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced that Ted Turner will be inducted into the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia at the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) 2014 Georgia Technology Summit on March 26, 2014 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100917/NY66894LOGO Ted Turner changed the landscape of media and entertainment by combining technology with content. In 1980, he launched the Cable News Network (CNN), whose...

2014-03-03 08:33:07

Further strengthens and expands PwC's Data Protection and Privacy practice at a time of high profile cyber threats and data privacy breaches NEW YORK, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced that it has acquired the assets of Minnesota Privacy Consultants (MPC), including the Company's privacy professionals and network. MPC helps multinational corporations, government agencies, universities and nonprofits find their sensitive data, classify it, control it and...

2014-02-24 08:26:23

Annual Survey of Online Shoppers Reveals Eight Consumer Expectations Reshaping the Next Retail Business Model NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While retailers have historically used the "multichannel" approach to reach consumers, the rapidly growing focus on the consumer and integrated, customer-focused technology has paved way for a "Total Retail" experience, according to a new report by PwC titled, Achieving Total Retail: Consumer Expectations Driving the Next Retail Business Model....

2014-02-20 08:37:28

Abundance of Cash Reserves from Technology Majors and Record Levels of Private Equity Capital Fuel Deal-making in 2014 SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With a strong finish in technology deal activity in 2013, the outlook for 2014 points towards an accelerated pace as technology M&A continues to play a critical role for companies across industries to innovate and drive growth, according to PwC's US Technology Deals Insights 2013 Year in Review and 2014 Outlook report...

2014-02-20 08:33:06

Performance Based on Independent Ranking of Leading Healthcare Providers NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced that it has been named Best in KLAS for Revenue Cycle Transformation by KLAS Research, which specializes in monitoring and reporting the performance of healthcare vendors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100917/NY66894LOGO) The "2013 Best in KLAS: Software and Services" report is intended to help healthcare providers identify the best...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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