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TBY partners with PwC in Ecuador

Ecuador, February 27, 2013—Leading international business and consultancy company The Business Year (TBY) and PwC Ecuador enter into a partnership to produce The Business Year: Ecuador 2013. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed in Quito by José Paulo Netto, Country Geographic Leader of PwC Ecuador, and Peggy Rosiak, Regional Director of TBY.

After signing the MoU, Netto said, “PwC is delighted to renew its commitment to The Business Year: Ecuador 2013, considering its relevance to the business of our country.”

TBY’s Peggy Rosiak reiterated the importance of this partnership to produce the Executive Guide, a chapter dedicated to the legal and tax framework within the upcoming second edition of The Business Year: Ecuador 2013. “As a leading publisher of annual economic resources, TBY is delighted to have this partnership for the second consecutive year with one of the most representative and respected accounting firms in the world,” said Rosiak. “This partnership will help to ensure that we continue providing the global business and investment community with the most relevant and reliable information available.”

According to the partnership, PwC Ecuador will provide the TBY team with authoritative information about Ecuador’s company laws, registration formalities, compliance and audit obligations, corporate tax law, tax documentation and retention policy, and the customs code. The Executive Guide of the publication The Business Year: Ecuador 2013 represents an important tool for investors who want to know about the investment climate in the country and to have authentic information about the legal and tax frameworks currently in place.

The TBY team will conduct more than 200 face-to-face interviews with the top decision makers in Ecuador to understand and accurately reflect the business environment in the country.

The research will be published under the title The Business Year: Ecuador 2013 and will be the most comprehensive review of the Ecuadorean economy published internationally. The target readership of the publication is top executives, policymakers, and media representatives from all around the world. The publication is to be released in the second half of 2013 and distributed to more than 87,400 subscribers worldwide.

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