for the St.Petersburg International Economic Forum
PwC has a long and proud tradition of engagement with the world’s premier business events. As the Knowledge Partner for the St Petersburg International Economic Forum since 2010, PwC has made an important contribution to the development of the international business climate and the economy in Russia.
At SPIEF, we carry out a range of projects to help forum participants and the international community learn about the most important trends in the global economy and to facilitate the sharing of views and experience among forum participants.
In our capacity as Knowledge Partner, we design all of the thematic sessions for the SPIEF business programme. In addition, we interview prominent forum participants, produce videos of key sessions, conduct of survey with the leading CEOs in attendance, and announce the winners of the Russian Business Book of the Year Award.
The predictability and stability of the government’s monetary policy is critical for investors, businesses and the regions. Andrey Makarov, Chairman of the Budget and Tax Committee of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, led a discussion on this topic today during the St Petersburg International Economic Forum. Igor Lotakov, PwC Russia’s Country Managing Partner, also participated in the discussion on tax policy.
Experts long ago included increasing social inequality in the list of the greatest challenges facing modern society. On the first day of the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, prominent economists, businessmen and sociologists gathered to discuss this topic.
As part of the 2018 St Petersburg International Economic Forum, Oleg Malyshev (Partner, PwC Russia) took part in the panel discussion "Cybersports: A new global trend in sports and business". Tina Kandelaki (General Producer, Match TV) moderated the session.
On the eve of the official opening of the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, Alina Lavrentieva, who leads PwC Russia’s Private Company Services practice, participated in a discussion on global experience in business support.
23 May, 14:30–16:00
PwC participant: Alina Lavrentieva, Partner, Pharmaceuticals Leader, Tax Services
24 May, 09:00–10:15
PwC participant: Oleg Malyshev, Partner, Deals Leader
24 May, 11:00–12:15
PwC participant: Bob Moritz, Global Chairman of PwC
24 May, 15:00–16:15
PwC participant: Igor Lotakov, Managing Partner PwC in Russia
25 May, 16:30–17:45
PwC participant: Norbert Schwieters, Global EU&R Leader, Global Power & Utilities Leader
25 May, 16:30–17:45
PwC participant: Blair Sheppard, Global Leader for Strategy and Leadership Development
SPIEF channel is a joint project between the Forum organisers and PwC. In the run up to and during the forum itself, the channel shows short interviews with high-level speakers and Russian and foreign experts, as well as highlights from the most important sessions.
21st CEO Survey
PwC is continuing its cooperation with Russia’s regions. We are still at work on the investment guide series. These guides give background on the region and describe its labour market and main industries.
2017 Russian Boards Survey Results
On 24 May 2016, a new EU regulation on the protection of personal data entered into force.
In a world in which risk and uncertainty abound and change is fast moving, takeholders expect ever increasing value from internal audit departments.
Each year, PwC conducts a survey of the online community and forum participants on the economic issues that are addressed during the forum. The results of the survey are displayed on TV screens throughout the forum.
As in previous years, PwC continues to capture insights from the most interesting presentations for publication on the SPIEF website and distrubution to news organisations all around the world.