FSO BCM holds second leg of webinar series   

FSO BCM holds second leg of webinar series   

The SGV Financial Services Organization Banking and Capital Markets (FSO BCM) sector conducted the second part of the FSO BCM Webcast Series titled “Planning for the Complexities of an Uncertain Future: Stress Testing and Stimulus Transmission Framework” on 1 June. The session presented pandemic scenarios in banks’ stress-testing exercises that could help financial institutions understand the pandemic’s level of impact on their asset quality, profitability, capital levels and liquidity, and the tactical and strategic planning considerations for financial institutions.  

Financial Services Organization Consulting (FSO Consulting) and Government and Public Sector (GPS) Partner Christian Lauron welcomed participants composed of finance, risk management, internal audit and compliance professionals from different financial institutions. He also presented the current key themes in the BCM sector and the stimulus transmission framework and its monetary, regulatory, and fiscal policies and actions. FSO Consulting Senior Manager Janice Joy Agati discussed the global and local policy responses to the pandemic.    

Speakers at the FSO BCM webinar 

FSO and Tax Partner Allan Exclamador discussed the salient features of the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act (Republic Act No. 11469) and other pending legislation, including their tax and economic implications. FSO Consulting Manager Saldy Cabarubias demonstrated how to use the stress testing method to analyze the impact of COVID-19 on risks faced by the banks. He also discussed scenario modelling according to industry, geographical and value chain perspectives. FSO Consulting and GPS Senior Manager Christian Edmund Chua shared the tactical and strategic planning considerations for the restart, recovery and reconfiguration phases of the economy.   

 The webinar is among a series of webinars conducted by the SGV FSO team. The succeeding webinars will cover related topics on the insurance, health and pension, wealth and asset management, and BCM sectors. Those interested may contact Mary Catherine M. Biliran at Mary.Catherine.M.Biliran@ph.ey.com.   

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