The entertainment and media industry has undergone a series of changes in recent years with the onset of digitalisation, convergence and regulation. Product and service offerings have evolved as have customer needs for lifestyle media.
As advisors to many of the leading entertainment and media companies, PwC has a deep understanding of the key trends and developments driving the industry. These include migration to digital technologies, changing consumer demands and behaviours and a decline in advertising expenditures and consumer spending.
With a global network of professional colleagues, PwC can provide you with practical industry-focused advice to help you address your business issues.
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Susan Kilty is a partner in the tax services practice and leader of the entertainment & media industry group. Susan specialises in advising companies within the technology and E&M sectors on Irish corporate tax, with a particular focus on US headquartered multinationals investing in Europe.
Susan has extensive experience on all aspects of tax planning including business restructuring, establishing of joint ventures and new subsidiaries, tax due diligence reviews and assists companies to deal with many of the tax issues which arise as a result of the challenges technology & media companies face including strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions and international expansions.
In addition, Susan leads our tax management and accounting solutions Practice in Ireland. She has significant experience in helping client transition to an outsourced compliance service provider as well as introduce efficiencies through the use of technology. She leads complex cross border compliance engagements for her clients with a particular focus on SSC environments.
Susan is a Member of the Irish Taxation Institute.
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Paul O'Connor is an audit partner with extensive experience working with companies operating in the technology, infocomms and entertainment & media sectors.
Paul leads the audit of a number of high profile technology companies and advises on the key challenges they face in the industry.
Paul is a member of the PwC's European Software Community of Practice network that draws together the expertise of lead professionals to better serve software clients. In addition to this, Paul also presents at the PwC Software Accounting "boot camps" which aim to help clients better understand the complex accounting requirements around the areas of software revenue recognition and pricing both under Irish and US Accounting Standards.
Paul is an elected member of the Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland helping to determine the Institute's strategy and policy and deciding on the allocation of resources to its various programmes. Paul is also an Associate of the Irish Taxation Institute.