SGV Partners participate in PICPA Risk Summit

Several SGV Partners took part in the first-ever Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) Risk Summit last 1-2 October. With the theme Business Unusual during COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond, the summit discussed the pandemic’s impact on businesses and provided sessions on information security, digital platforms, navigating investment risks, and coping beyond adequate business continuity programs. Over 600 participants from the commerce and industry, academic, and government sectors attended the event.

MUS and MCM presenting at the Summit

SGV Tax Partner and PICPA Southern Metro Manila Chapter President Maricris U. See (MUS) delivered the opening remarks on the Summit’s first day and emphasized the value of embracing change to strengthen resilience and enhance professional and personal growth. Market Group 2 Leader and PICPA National Executive Vice President Marydith C. Miguel (MCM) welcomed participants to the second day of the Summit and highlighted the role of professional accountants in strengthening their organizations’ adaptability and resilience.

CGD, CGL and LJM presenting at the Summit

Consulting Partner Carlo G. Dimarucut (CGD) discussed information security risks in digital transformation and alternative work arrangements. EY ASEAN Risk Management Leader, SGV Chief Risk Officer, and Consulting Partner Leonardo J. Matignas (LJM) discussed audit and risk considerations for online platforms and digital environments. Financial Services Consulting and Government and Public Sector Leader Christian G. Lauron (CGL) moderated a session on managing investment risks during the pandemic.