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  • PwC partners out of the picture after Oscars mix-up - Financial Times

    PwC partners out of the picture after Oscars mix-up - Financial Times;

    The two PwC partners at the heart of the Oscars fiasco that led to the wrong film briefly being named best picture have been told by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences that they will not be allowed to attend future ceremonies. Sample the ...and more »

  • Oscars Envelopegate: This is why both PwC accountants have been banned - BBC News

    Oscars Envelopegate: This is why both PwC accountants have been banned - BBC News;

    Quite a few people are wondering why both of the accountants responsible for "envelopegate" at the Oscars have been let go by the Academy, when only one appeared to be responsible. Brian Cullinan handed Warren Beatty the wrong envelope on Sunday ...and more »

  • PwC accountants will not work with the Academy again - economia

    PwC accountants will not work with the Academy again - economia;

    Brian Cullinan and Martha L Ruiz, who were tasked with guarding the envelopes containing the winning names and handing them to presenters immediately before they walk on stage, have lost their highly sought-after roles as balloting co-leaders after ...and more »

  • PwC blames star-struck accountant distracted by Twitter for Best Picture Oscar foul-up - The Independent

    PwC blames star-struck accountant distracted by Twitter for Best Picture Oscar foul-up - The Independent;

    An accountant for the Academy Awards botched the meticulous procedure for announcing the Oscar for Best Picture when he handed victory to La La Land before declaring Moonlight the real winner, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) said on Monday.and more »

  • Oscar blunder duo given bodyguards after 'death threats' - BBC News

    Oscar blunder duo given bodyguards after 'death threats' - BBC News;

    The two accountants who muddled up the main award envelopes at Sunday's Oscars ceremony have been given bodyguards following reports they have received death threats on social media. Accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) said security ...and more »

  • We All Know the Oscar Accountant — But Who Does Your Company's Audit? - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

    We All Know the Oscar Accountant — But Who Does Your Company's Audit? - Wall Street Journal (subscription);

    When a snafu caused the wrong Best Picture winner to be announced at the Oscars, the two PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP partners in the middle of it, Brian Cullinan and Martha Ruiz, quickly became household names. But if a company audited by PwC or ...and more »

  • Oscars fiasco accountants 'wanted to appear in ceremony' - The Guardian

    Oscars fiasco accountants 'wanted to appear in ceremony' - The Guardian;

    Chaotic ... Brian Cullinan, right, with Warren Beatty backstage at the 2017 Oscars. Photograph: Andrew H Walker/Rex/Shutterstock. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more sharing options; Share on LinkedIn · Share on Pinterest ...and more »

  • 'I hope you get fired and get cancer' - horrific death threats prompt PwC to hire bodyguards for pair who stuffed up ... - TVNZ

    The two accountants responsible for the Best Picture debacle at Monday's Oscars ceremony have been given bodyguards following reports they've had death threats on social media. A spokeswoman for the PricewaterhouseCoopers auditing firm says the ...and more »

  • Lessons from mix-up at Oscars - Irish Times

    A chara, – PwC's decision to punish Martha Ruiz and Brian Cullinan for the Oscar envelope error is suspect. Surely a better way to ensure this error is not repeated is to ensure that Ms Ruiz and Mr Cullinan manage the PwC Oscar process for the next ...and more »

  • Oscars: The Academy's Long, Cozy Relationship With Its Accountants - Hollywood Reporter

    Oscars: The Academy's Long, Cozy Relationship With Its Accountants - Hollywood Reporter;

    Questions now surround the Academy and PwC, which have been in mutually beneficial business together for 83 years. In the wake of the best picture fiasco at Sunday's 89th Oscars, the relationship between the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ...and more »