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PwC a ‘different beast’ to law firms when it comes to privilege, court hears
Tax 2021-09-13 10:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

Assessing claims of privilege involving multidisciplinary firms like PricewaterhouseCoopers that offer legal and accounting services is “inherently awkward”, a court heard on the final day […]

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‘Curious choice’ to sue PwC and not Baker McKenzie, judge says
Accounting 2021-09-13 2:00 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Chinese lender Aoyin must pay PricewaterhouseCoopers’ legal costs for a vacated trial after Aoyin’s eleventh hour decision to join Baker McKenzie to a $10 million […]

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PwC partner kept on JBS brief to maintain privilege despite CFO’s unhappiness
Business of Law 2021-09-10 9:16 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A PwC partner who the ATO claims was assigned to work on a matter for meat processing company JBS to bring a “cloak of legal […]

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PwC partner at centre of ATO privilege spat earned less than non-lawyer assistants, court hears
Tax 2021-09-09 6:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

A PwC partner who the ATO claims was assigned to work on a matter for meat processing company JBS to bring a “cloak of legal […]

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PwC client says ATO’s privilege case ‘nightmare to the rule of law’
Business of Law 2021-09-08 9:06 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Meat processing company and former PricewaterhouseCoopers client JBS has slammed as a “nightmare to the rule of law” a claim by the Commissioner of Taxation […]

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PwC partner was used to give ‘cloak of privilege’ to work, ATO tells court
Tax 2021-09-06 9:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

Accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers used one of its legally qualified partners as a “postbox” to provide a “cloak of privilege” to work conducted for meat processing […]

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Claims against PwC trimmed in class action over $50M Axsesstoday bond prospectus
Class Actions 2021-09-03 2:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

The applicant in a class action against PricewaterhouseCoopers over a $50 million bond prospectus for asset finance lender Axsesstoday has dropped claims accusing the accounting […]

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PwC settles Zilzie Wines lawsuit over unsolicited R&D tax advice
Financial Services 2021-09-01 5:56 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A settlement has been reached in a Murray Darling wine making family’s lawsuit accusing PricewaterhouseCoopers of providing bad unsolicited tax advice that caused them more […]

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PwC to face misleading conduct claim over advice to Chinese lender
Financial Services 2021-08-17 11:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has found PwC should face a claim that it engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct while assisting Chinese lender Aoyin with its planned […]

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Baker McKenzie negligent in advising on Chinese lender’s failed Aussie launch, court hears
Professional negligence 2021-08-11 3:57 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Baker McKenzie has been accused of negligence in a cross claim by Chinese lender Aoyin, which faces a lawsuit by accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers for unpaid […]

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