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Status: Delegated
Registry Provider: Afilias
Type: Brand TLD
Priority #: 1280 - PwC Business Trust

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.pwc is a Brand TLD delegated to the Root Zone in ICANN's New gTLD Program on 11 February 2016. The registry operator is Prudential Financial, Inc.[1][2]

Application Details

The following is excerpted from the applicant's response to question #18:

"The PwC Business Trust is a business trust organized under the laws of the State of Delaware. It was organized to act as the legal owner of the PwC and PricewaterhouseCoopers names worldwide, including any trademark or domain name registrations thereof, on behalf of the PricewaterhouseCoopers network of member firms. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PWC) will be funding the (.pwc) registry and will dictate the business objectives for the registry. PWC brings a global perspective along with in-depth knowledge of local, state and US issues. In 1998, Price Waterhouse and Coopers & Lybrand merged to create PricewaterhouseCoopers. PWC has a long history of delivering value-added professional services to clients, their accounting practices originated in London during the mid-1800ʹs. PWC’s reputation lies in building lasting relationships with clients and a focus on delivering value in all that PWC does. Thus, Applicant is seeking the proposed (.pwc) gTLD to operate as a restricted, exclusively-controlled TLD[.]"[3]