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PwC creates law firm of the future

Today, PwC Legal is redefining the traditional legal business offering with its law firm of the future. Broadening its core business, it can now provide access to its international legal network with two new offerings: a technology enabled platform for automated contracts in collaboration with PartnerVine and PwC’s Flexible Legal Resources which allow clients to customise legal workforce to their own needs in terms of timing, location, scale and experience of staff.

FRIDAY sets new standards for insurers

Together with PwC and US software developer Guidewire, Berlin-based digital insurer FRIDAY has launched its platform for digital insurance products. The cloud-based core system allows innovative insurance solutions to be swiftly introduced on the market: the Basler Versicherungen subsidiary is thus setting new benchmarks for the sector’s digital solutions Europewide. The trio formed out of FRIDAY, Guidewire and PwC successfully completed the development and implementation of the platform in fewer than sixty days.

FinTech and Financial Services team up

PwC’s Global FinTech Report 2017 shows that FinTech and Financial Services are competing less and instead building more partnerships to turn threats into opportunities: 82% of Swiss respondents plan to increase partnerships over the next three to five years. The report concludes that the Swiss Financial Services industry can largely benefit from FinTech innovation in a number of areas and that 75% of Swiss respondents plan to adopt blockchain applications over the next three years.

FinTech and Financial Services team up

PwC’s Global FinTech Report 2017 shows that FinTech and Financial Services are competing less and instead building more partnerships to turn threats into opportunities: 82% of Swiss respondents plan to increase partnerships over the next three to five years. The report concludes that the Swiss Financial Services industry can largely benefit from FinTech innovation in a number of areas and that 75% of Swiss respondents plan to adopt blockchain applications over the next three years.

About PwC Switzerland

At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We're a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 223,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory, tax & legal and Digital Services. Within PwC Switzerland more than 3,000 employees and partners in 14 locations in Switzerland and one in the Principality of Liechtenstein help to create the value organisations and individuals are looking for. Find out more and tell us what matters to you by visiting us at www.pwc.ch.

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