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18 press releases from July 2007

31 July 2007

Buying a home abroad - fools rush in

With the holiday season upon us, many people will be returning from their time abroad with dreams of owning a place in the sun. Impulse...

25 July 2007

Arctic Systems: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP response to House of Lords judgment

Today (25 July 2007), the House of Lords handed down its judgment on the Jones v Garnett (Arctic Systems Ltd) case which concerned the tax...

UK Companies coped well with first year of Sarbanes-Oxley but still considerable room for improvement, new report shows

UK-based foreign private issuers (FPIs) are starting to see business benefits from their first year’s compliance with the requirements of Section 404 of the US...

18 July 2007

PricewaterhouseCoopers produces detailed IFRS guidance for the mining industry

A new publication from PricewaterhouseCoopers, ‘Financial Reporting in the Mining Industry - International Financial Reporting Standards’ (FRIM), provides an essential guide on how to tackle...

17 July 2007

Legislation welcomed on homes abroad

The draft legislation announced today, that individuals who have bought or intend to buy a home abroad through a company will not face a benefit-in-kind...

16 July 2007

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP boosts UK Forensic Services practice with promotion of digital fraud expert

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has promoted Jarrod Haggerty to partner in the UK Forensic Services practice. Jarrod has over 14 years of investigations and digital fraud experience...

11 July 2007

GLM Pool - solvent scheme of arrangement sanctioned by court

A solvent scheme of arrangement for the reinsurance business written through the GLM Pool was sanctioned by the High Court on 9 July 2007. The...

Bryanston Insurance Company Limited raises payment to 59%

Following a review of the latest financial position, the scheme administrator of Bryanston Insurance Company Limited (“Bryanston”), Paul Evans, has raised the payment percentage a...

10 July 2007

Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) plc - solvent scheme of arrangement sanctioned by court

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has announced that a solvent scheme of arrangement for Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) plc (“Great Lakes”) was sanctioned by the High Court on...

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP welcomes the Framework Directive on Solvency II

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has welcomed the publication by the European Commission of the Draft Framework Directive about the future of insurance regulation in the EU. Annette...

09 July 2007

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP boosts its national tax team

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has announced the admission of 23 new partners into its tax business across the UK, including in the firm’s London, Uxbridge, Birmingham, Belfast,...

London sees upsurge in IPO value in second quarter

The value of Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) listed in London increased by 129% in the second quarter (April-June) compared with the same period a year...

08 July 2007

Businesses looking to invest in emerging markets should look beyond the BRIC countries, new report suggests

Companies considering direct investment in emerging economies should look at a broad range of possible destinations and weigh up the balance of both risk and...

06 July 2007

New anti-money laundering approach being implemented but uncertainty surrounds cost benefits

Although UK financial services institutions have implemented new anti-money laundering (AML) guidelines, few can quantify the anticipated cost savings, according to a new survey by...

05 July 2007

Live Earth engages PricewaterhouseCoopers to verify carbon footprint

Live Earth, organisers of the forthcoming 24 hour six continent concert series taking place on 7 July 2007, has engaged PricewaterhouseCoopers to independently assess its...

Business wants a clear and meaningful policy framework for environmental taxes and regulation, says PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Current economic policy instruments to reduce the environmental impact of industry are not encouraging sufficient behavioural change, say companies Business seeks a clear and consistent...

04 July 2007

Debt service costs at record levels of almost 19% of household disposable income, says PricewaterhouseCoopers

With debt service costs already high and set to move higher as interest rates increase, it seems unlikely that household borrowing can continue to sustain...

02 July 2007

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP announces 71 new partnersPrint this page

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP today announced the admission of 56 new partners from 1 July 2007, in addition to 15 new partners recruited externally during the course...
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