Walmart China Teams with VeChain, PwC on Blockchain Food Safety Platform

Walmart China has launched a blockchain-based platform aimed to address food safety concerns in the country. Announced Tuesday in a press release, the Chinese arm of the U.S. supermarket giant said it has teamed up with blockchain project VeChain, PwC and others on the initiative, which comes as the latest in a line of food […]

PwC Unveils New Tool for Auditing Crypto Transactions

Consulting firm PwC is offering a new cryptocurrency auditing feature as a part of its Halo data auditing suite. The new tool allow users to take a closer look at the cryptocurrency transactions they make, providing “independent, substantive evidence of the ‘private key and public address pairing’” to establish ownership of cryptocurrency and gather information about blockchain […]

PwC Updates Halo Suite to Audit Cryptocurrency Transactions

The Big Four consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), revealed via a press release published June 19, 2019, the addition of a tool to its Halo Suite that would be used to audit cryptocurrency transactions. Per the report, the new software tools presently support eight virtual tokens, including bitcoin, bitcoin cash, litecoin, and XRP. Moving with the Times […]

Big Four Auditing Firm PwC Releases Cryptocurrency Auditing Software

Big Four auditing firm PwC announced the release of a cryptocurrency auditing software solution in a press release published on June 19. Per the release, the tool newly added to PwC’s Halo auditing suite can be used to “provide assurance services for entities engaging in cryptocurrency transactions.” The firm claims that, with the new addition, […]

Tezos Foundation Hires PwC Blockchain Expert Roman Schnider

Roman Schnider is the co-creator of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Switzerland’s blockchain initiative and is now reportedly joining the Tezos Foundation as CFO according to a post from the Foundation.  Foundation Board Strengthens Operations Team in Zug After having worked for 15 years at PwC in various roles including investment banking specialist and having launched the department […]

Tezos Foundation Snags Former PwC Blockchain Expert As CFO

Tezos Foundation, a non-profit, educational wing of the smart contract and Dapp platform, announced Roman Schnider, co-creator of PricewaterhouseCoopers Switzerland’s blockchain initiative, to supercede Eelco Fiole as Chief Financial Officer. Schnider’s appointment to the Zug based firm will begin summer 2019, about six months after investment executive and adjunct professor of financial ethics Fiole filled […]

Exec Who Launched PwC Switzerland’s Blockchain Division to Become CFO at Tezos

The man who launched a blockchain and cryptocurrency assurance division for PwC in Switzerland is joining Tezos as chief financial officer, the foundation confirmed in a news release on June 11. Roman Schnider is leaving the Big Four firm after 15 years, and Tezos says he is already familiar with the organization, since it was the first major blockchain project […]

Crypto Hedge Funds Saw 46% Loss in 2018 Bear Market, PwC Report Says

The 2018 cryptocurrency bear market cost the median crypto hedge fund almost 50%, a new survey headed by PwC revealed on May 12. According to the findings, around 150 cryptocurrency hedge funds survived last year, which saw bitcoin (BTC) falling from $20,000 to just $3,000. Of those, the median loss came in at 46%, while […]

PwC is Top Recruiter for Blockchain-Related Jobs on Indeed, Big 4 Auditing Firms Follow

Big four auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is the top recruiter for blockchain-related jobs on recruitment platform Indeed, search results showed at press time on March 30. At press time, PwC is responsible for 40 blockchain-related job offers on the platform. Other big four auditing firms are apparently recruiting professionals in this niche on the platform: […]

France Won’t Launch Cryptocurrency Anytime Soon: PwC Blockchain Exec

France’s central bank won’t issue its own digital currency anytime soon because doing so would be a complex undertaking that could hurt the country’s flailing economy. That’s the assessment of Pauline Adam Kalfon, a blockchain and cryptocurrency partner at PwC France. Pauline Kalfon: Bitcoin is Great, But Cool Your Heels Kalfon admits there’s growing interest […]