Partners speak in the PICPA’s 73rd ANC

SGV Partners shared their knowledge during the 73rd Annual National Convention (ANC) of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) held at the SMX Convention Center in Bacolod City. The ANC had for its theme: Promoting Integrity. Advancing Excellence.

The three-day convention featured several sectoral forums and technical sessions. During the sectoral forum for Commerce and Industry, Advisory Head Rossana Fajardo discussed The Future of Finance, while Advisory Partner Allan Ocho talked about Teaching Technical IT Courses in the Classroom during the forum for Education.

In the first technical session, Advisory Partner and EY ASEAN Risk Management Leader Leonardo Matignas, Jr. moderated the roundtable discussion on Digitization of the Profession, while Tax Partner Lee Vivas spoke about Digital Tax. Assurance Partner John Villa discussed New Standards on Leases in the second technical session.

Chairman and Managing Partner Itos Cruz discussed The Future of Accounting during the sixth technical session. He was later presented with the Outstanding CPA in Public Practice award during the convention. Assurance Partner Peter Ventura was recognized as Young Achiever in Public Practice.

Also in attendance at the convention were: Vice Chairman and Deputy Managing Partner Wilson Tan; SGV Bacolod Partner-in-Charge Cyril Valencia; Country Leader for Global Compliance and Reporting Henry Tan; Tax Partners Sonia Segovia,

Kiko Ricamora and Leo Leaño; Assurance Partners Dolly Miguel, Peter Ventura and Meynard Bonoen; and Senior Directors Maricris See, Joanne Cobacha, Mike Madlangbayan and Cliff Narag.

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