PricewaterhouseCooper Hong Kong accepts bitcoin

Hong Kong's Pricewaterhouse Cooper (PwC) office has been received bitcoin. Other 'Big Four' auditors have joined the future currency revolution in which the accounting firm founded by Coopers & Lybrand in London in 1854 has joined Deloitte and Ernst & Young (EY) who have begun receiving bitcoin for financial services.

The PricewaterhouseCooper office in Hong Kong has received bitcoin as a payment for consulting services where it has been interested in virtual currency solutions and blockchain technology over the last three years. Asia Pacific chairman Raymund Chao said the move was a milestone for the company.

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"This is also an indication of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies now evolving into a wider form of solution," Chao said.

PwC is a leading auditing firm offering multinational financial services and has offices worldwide. The company is currently the second largest 'Big Four' audit firm in the world and has held this record for the past seven years.

The other Big Four are Deloitte and EY have provided ATM Criptocurrency and bitcoin in their offices. Deloitte in September 2016 said "using bitcoin is essential to understanding blockchain". In November the company announced its office in Switzerland received bitcoin.