Volume 1,
Series 1
BoA Posts Dialogues Schedule

The Philippine Regulatory Commission-Board of Accountancy (PRC-BOA) posted the schedule of the Dialogue for the Revision of the Accountancy Law in their website.

The dialogue started last April 20 in Metro Manila (PICPA Shaw), and continues its series of talks in its various chapters scattered around the whole archipelago. For Luzon, the PICPA chapter is in San Fernando; Visayas is in Dumaguete and Cebu; and lastly, Davao for Mindanao.

Metrot Manila (PICPA SHAW)April 20, June 2 & 16
Visayas (DUMAGUETE and CEBU)May 13, June 10
Mindanao (DAVAO)May 27, June 18

They will be discussing the following topics: developments in the local and global community; survey and feedback results, concept of special law vs general law, principle of later law prevailing, proposed revisions, consultations in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, and their next steps and timetable.

Other topics for discourse, under the Proposed Revisions are: structure, mandate of the ARO and BoA, practice of accountancy, accountancy examination mattes, special provisions, and penalties and sanctions.

In conclusion, the schedule for the other activities is also posted:

Conducting of dialogues and FGD Various dates in May and June
Finalization of the list of revisions June 7
Draft copy of the package list of requirements June 30
Submission of the recommendations to interested sponsors in the Senate and House of Representatives July 2016


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