Tag Archives: PricewaterhouseCoopers

13May/17

Oscars chief Boone Isaacs steps down from governors board

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (REUTERS) – The departing president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which organizes the Oscars, said on Friday (May 12) she is also stepping down from the board of governors.
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28Feb/17

Tweeting accountant blamed for Oscar mix-up

An accountant for the Academy Awards botched the meticulous procedure for announcing the Oscar for best picture, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) said on Monday. Edward Baran reports. Continue reading

27Feb/17

PwC apologises for Oscars onstage gaffe

Onstage Oscars gaffe by PWC prompts an apology, but analysts say it’s unlikely to impact the firm’s account with the Academy long term.
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27Feb/17

‘Moonlight’ wins grand prize after Oscars blunder

Veteran actor and filmmaker Warren Beatty accidentally announces the winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture as ‘La La Land’, before the award is correctly given to ‘Moonlight’. Ryan Brooks reports. Continue reading

12Dec/16

Appeal trial opens in ‘Luxleaks’ tax scandal case

Two former employees of accounting firm PwC and a journalist, who were handed suspended sentences for having leaked data about Luxembourg’s tax deals with large corporations, begin appeal trial.

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