Government Financial Transparency, Accountability, & the European Economic Crisis: Paths to Prosperity
(29-30 April 2016, Los Angeles, CA)
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PSALTIS, Marios (Managing Partners at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Greece)
Marios is the Managing Partner of PwC in Greece, leading a practice of 22 partners and 930 professionals. Started his professional career in 1992 in the UK and subsequently worked in Cyprus and Greece. Prior to becoming the Managing Partner of PwC Greece in 2009, he held a number of positions within the firm, such as Leader of the Advisory practice (2008-2009), elected member of the Firm’s Oversight Board (2006-2008), Head of Thessaloniki Office (2003-2004), Assurance partner and Head of IFRS accounting practice (2004-2008). Marios has extensive experience in the areas of auditing, IFRS accounting and corporate finance and worked across a wide variety of businesses gaining invaluable experience especially in financial services.He holds a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Economics & Accounting from the University of Bristol, is a UK qualified Chartered Accountant and member of Certified Public Auditors in Greece and Cyprus. He is also member of various Commercial bodies in Greece.
30 April 2016 (Presenter)
TOPIC: Transparency and Accountability in Calculating Greece Debt and Debt Relief
Recommended Readings:
* USC Summit Presentation: Greece Government Working Draft Balance Sheet and Analysis of Third Programme Debt Relief
* The Curious Case of the Rules for Calculating Debt Relief: A Technical Note on EU Accounting for Debt, Especially Restructured and Concessional Debt." September 2015. Ball, Ian.
* "Greece's Bailout Package: Missing IPSAS?" The Accountant. September 2015. Tornero, Carlos.
* "Greece's New Agreement with Europe: Is This Time Different?" Intereconomics. September/October 2015. Pelagidis, Theodore and Kazarian, Paul B.
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