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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

U.S. Steel's Canadian Unit Files for Creditor Protection

U.S. Steel Corp., the steelmaker trying to work its way back to profitability after five years of losses, put its Canadian unit in creditor protection and canceled more than $800 million of capital investments. The Ontario Superior Court today granted protection under Canada's Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and appointed Ernst & Young LLP to monitor the restructuring, U.S. Steel said today in a statement.

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Related Topix: Ernst and Young International, Financial Services, Keewatin, MN, Canada, Science / Technology

6 hrs ago | Business Wire

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The survey shows that 82% of business leaders around the world cite tax policy as a priority, with Canada even higher than the global average at 86%. Around the world, 44% believe G20 action on transparency and avoidance would help them grow their operations, but just 23% believe this is likely to get the required global agreement.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Grant Thornton

11 hrs ago | HR Magazine

Private Exchanges Spur Coverage Shift

Private health insurance exchanges could funamentally alter how employers provide health care to their workers, according to a September 2014 report by PricewaterhouseCoopers' Health Research Institute, The Rise of Retail Health Coverage . According to the report, employers faced with rising costs and regulatory demands are moving away from the benefits business, pushing employees to take on new responsibility for their own health insurance.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Financial Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers

15 hrs ago | Wireless Design Online

Leading U.S. Accounting Firm Relies On Aerohive's Next-Generation ...

With Aerohive, Grant Thornton can now efficiently support its iEverything enterprise, increase business efficiency and ultimately improve the overall environment of its offices nationwide. "We wholeheartedly recommend Aerohive both for the value of the solution as well as the ease of overall management," said Jim Arener, senior network engineer, Grant Thornton LLP.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Financial Services, Grant Thornton

19 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Ernst & Young LLP marks ninth straight year among the top 10 on Working Mother Best Companies list

The firm's history of providing generous and continuous support for its people with caregiving responsibilities, coupled with its commitment to establishing new offerings, innovations and insights to benefit them, make its flexible and inclusive culture stand out in the market. , the EY Americas Managing Partner and the Managing Partner of Ernst & Young LLP .

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Ernst and Young International

21 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Concur Technologies Earns Neutral Rating from Zacks

's stock had its "neutral" rating reaffirmed by Zacks in a research note issued on Monday. They currently have a $116.00 price objective on the stock.

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Related Topix: Concur, Human Resources, Concur Technologies, Software

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Freshnews

Mirna Therapeutics, Inc. Appoints Lawrence M. Alleva to Its Board of Directors

Mirna Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology company pioneering microRNA-based Replacement Therapy to treat cancer, today announced the appointment of Lawrence M. Alleva, a former partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, as an outside director to its Board of Directors. "We are excited to have Larry join our distinguished group of directors.

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Related Topix: Mirna Therapeutics, Medicine, Cancer, Health, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Financial Services, Personal Finance, Retirement, Oncology

Business Journal

Report: HCA, others see financial gains from Medicaid expansion

For-profit health systems operating in states with expanded Medicaid have shown significantly improved financial returns throughout the first half of the year, a new report shows.

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Related Topix: PricewaterhouseCoopers, Financial Services, Kansas City, MO

Albany Times Union

Members of the state Franchise Oversight Board on Monday asked New York Racing Association CEO Chris Kay for the performance criteria used by Kay's bosses when they judged the performance of Kay. At the FOB meeting, Kay asked if a letter would suffice from NYRA Chairman David Skorton explaining how Kay earned a $250,000 bonus and 3 percent raise on his $300,000 base salary.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, KPMG L.L.P

Sys-Con Media

CEOs To Step Up Customer Focus In Next Three Years

In the KPMG study of 400 U.S.-based chief executives, concluded in June, the CEOs were asked to rank their top organizational priorities. "Interacting more with clients and customers" was identified as the top priority," followed by "promoting and advancing their brand," "fostering innovation" and "focusing on regulatory matters."

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Related Topix: Financial Services, KPMG L.L.P

Silicon Alley Insider

6,000 People Will Lose Their Jobs As Wireless Carriers Walk Away From Cash-Starved Phones 4U

A sign for a Phones 4u store hangs outside a branch of the mobile phone retailer in west London September 15, 2014. UK mobile phone retailer Phones 4u said it is seeking the appointment of administrators from PricewaterhouseCoopers after its key partner EE notified the company that it would not be renewing its network agreement.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers

TeleGeography CommsUpdate

GNCC enlists PwC to determine value of wireless spectrum

The professional services firm beat off three other companies, namely DotEcon, Detecon International and -Net & Consulting, in the tender, which was launched on 12 August. The contract was signed on 9 September, and PwC is obliged to submit its reports within five weeks.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Business News

PwC chairman to receive A 3.7m share of rising profits as business grows

The chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers in the UK, Ian Powell, is to receive a A 3.7m share of the accountancy partnership's rising profits after a year in which the business grew by 5%. Underlining a confidence in sustained demand for professional services, PwC also created 700 new jobs and took on 1,300 graduates and school-leavers during the year, taking total headcount to 18,100 by the end of June.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Iol.co.za

Abil's curator prepares for JSE listing next year

"We need to submit applications with the JSE by the end of October or early November," curator Tom Winterboer of PricewaterhouseCoopers said last week, a month after the failed lender sold a book of bad assets to the central bank. There had been "one or two expressions of interest for Abil, but nothing firm, so we're going with the best route available for now", he said.

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Related Topix: PricewaterhouseCoopers, Financial Services

Sun Sep 14, 2014

4 Hoteliers

UAE's Danat H&R boost revenue and increase FO efficiencies through Nor1's eStandby upselling product.

As occupancies continue to improve worldwide, Danat Hotels & Resorts is deploying Nor1's eStandby upselling product to help its upscale hotel portfolio realize thousands of dollars in upselling revenue each week, as travelers increasingly seize the opportunity to pre-book premium inventory via targeted offers, prior to check-in. Danat Hotels & Resorts is the upscale hotel division of the National Corporation of Tourism and Hotels .

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Related Topix: Financial Services, H and R Block

West Australian

UK-based Phones 4u seeks administrator after EE contract loss

UK mobile phone retailer Phones 4u said it is seeking the appointment of administrators from PricewaterhouseCoopers after its key partner EE notified the company that it would not be renewing its network agreement. The contract, which ends in September next year with the UK's biggest mobile operator EE - which comprises T-Mobile and Orange, was crucial to the business for Phones 4u after it lost a similar contract with Vodafone Group Plc earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Financial Services, T-Mobile, Vodafone Group, Telecom, Vodafone

Iol.co.za

Africa bosses share bullish view

Africa's top chief executives are optimistic about growth despite volatility and uncertainty on the continent, according to consultants PricewaterhouseCoopers . Suresh Kana, the senior partner for Africa at PwC, said: "Chief executive officers in Africa feel more positive about their ability to generate revenue growth and about prospects for the economy now that they are emerging from the global financial recession."

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Related Topix: Financial Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Sat Sep 13, 2014

PR-inside.com

New Market Report: Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

The company operates through a network of 6,800 franchised and company owned locations throughout the US, which includes around 2,800 locations in Walmart stores and 400 Sears stores in the US and Puerto Rico for the 2013 tax season. It basically offers local individual income tax returns and federal and state returns.

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Related Topix: Jackson Hewitt, Financial Services, Tax, Parsippany, NJ

Hispanically Speaking

Peruvian Government Considering Lima Metro Expansion

A consortium that includes the Spanish unit of London-based consulting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers has been selected to conduct a preliminary study of the proposed Line 3 of the Lima metro, Peruvian private investment agency Proinversion said in a statement. The consortium is led by France's Ingerop and PwC and also includes Spanish transport infrastructure consultant Bustren, Italy's Metropolitana Milanese and Peru's Alpha Consult.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers

The Nation

China needs to ride 'next wave' to keep growing, Deloitte report says

China faces an inflection point: The ingredients that propelled its rapid expansion and unprecedented development over the past 30 years will not fuel its expansion over the next three decades. Instead, China faces an opportunity to transition to a new wave of prosperity, according to Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Marketing

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