THE Securities and Exchange Commission-Cebu
Extension Office (SEC-CEO)
has secured the commitment
of three groups for the SEC
Cebu CAMPAIGN Network.
Together with the other
eight SEC extension offices in the country (Baguio,
Legazpi, Tarlac, Bacolod,
Davao, Iloilo, Cagayan de
Oro, and Zamboanga), the
SEC-CEO will hold a virtual Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) signing activity with its pioneer partners.
A total of 28 stakeholders from all over the Philippines, three of them from
SEC-CEO areas, signed the
MOA to formalize the partnership.
Those that have
committed to join the SECCEO CAMPAIGN Network
include the Junior Chamber
Chapter, Inc. (JCI WoMandaue), the Sustainable
Energy and Enterprise Development for Communities
(SEED4COM), and the Talisay City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc.
The SEC CApital Market Promotion and Advocacy INter-aGency Network
(SEC CAMPAIGN) aims
“to promote capital market
awareness in the countryside by identifying networking and linkage as powerful
strategies towards stakeholder awareness and satisfaction,” said SEC Chair
Emilio B. Aquino.
this MOA, the SEC-CEO
and its partners have agreed
to pursue common interests
in financial literacy and investor protection thru information dissemination,
promotion, and knowledge
and resource sharing.
“We are proud and humbled to be invited as one of
the pioneering partners of
the SEC CAN as we are committed to working hand in
hand in promoting financial
literacy and investor education and protection to all
Filipinos,” Velasco said.
On its official Facebook
page, SEED4COMs education and advocacy arm CERTAmbayan said it is looking
forward to the partnership
with SEC-CEO as this not
only helps in financial literacy and investor education “but also countering
all kinds of online disinformation, harnessing the
untapped skills and intellectual capital of multidisciplinary professionals from
across disciplines and professions for free to counter
“We are grateful for the
opportunity to work with
such a prestigious government agency (SEC) to promote financial literacy and
help people avoid investment frauds. We are looking forward to our next cooperative efforts,” JCI WoMandaue’s Colina said.
launched the SEC CAMPAIGN network in a national scale two years ago during
the first Investor Protection
President Rodrigo R.
Duterte in November 2019
signed Proclamation Number 846, declaring every
second week of November as Investor Protection
The President anchored this proclamation
on Republic Act 11232, the
Revised Corporation Code,
which empowers the SEC to
exercise regulatory powers
over corporations and the
people acting on their behalf as well as “promote the
protection of investors and
to prevent imminent fraud
and injury to the investing