WPT joins PICPA-ACPAPP summit

SGV Chairman and Country Managing Partner Wilson P. Tan (WPT) was one of the panelists at the Joint Sectoral Summit for Public Practice on 21 August. The Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) and Association of Certified Public Accountants in Public Practice (ACPAPP) hosted the summit, which brought together over 450 participants.

WPT presenting at the Joint Sectoral Summit

WPT was part of a panel discussion titled Auditing the Auditors where he presented suggestions on improving audit quality in the Philippines. His recommendations included suggestions on categorizing quality review findings and supporting small- and medium-sized practitioners in building their capacity to improve audit quality and comply with regulatory requirements. Emphasizing that audit quality is part of a large and intricate system where all members play an essential role, he also explained the importance of a properly functioning corporate governance system. He also encouraged the use of technology-based methods in conducting audit-related work to increase productivity.