Requested from PRC by M. Del Mundo at 03:47 PM on
Mar 28, 2023.
Purpose: Academic Research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2022 - 02/28/2023
Tracking no: #PRC-456838168051
Del Mundo 03:47 PM, Mar 28, 2023
We are 3rd year, BS in Accountancy students from University of Santo Tomas-Alfredo M. Velayo College of Accountancy. We are currently conducting our undergrad thesis entitled "Effects of Blockchain Technology in the Substantive Testing Phase based on the External Auditor’s Perception in Metro Manila". In line with this, we would like to request the following information:
1. Number of External Auditors (CPAs in Public Practice) from Metro Manila/NCR Region
We are looking forward for your response to our request. Thank you and God bless!
Professional Regulation Commission 04:31 PM, Mar 29, 2023
March 29, 2023
Dear Ms. Marianne,
Thank you for your request dated Mar 28, 2023 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Number of External Auditors (CPAs in Public Practice) from Metro Manila/NCR Region.
We received your request on Mar 28, 2023 and will respond on or before Apr 18, 2023 03:47:07 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.
Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at http://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHQsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEFBSQy00NTY4MzgxNjgwNTEM, for request with ticket number #PRC-456838168051.
FOI Receiving Officer
Division 02:05 PM, Apr 03, 2023
April 3, 2023
Dear Marianne Del Mundo,
I refer to my letter of Mar 28, 2023 03:47:07 PM about your request under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Number of External Auditors (CPAs in Public Practice) from Metro Manila/NCR Region.
In order for us to work further on your request, we need more information from you regarding your query. Please check your email (email@example.com) and submit the requirements we are asking, for the processing of your request.
During the period of us awaiting your reply, your request will be put on hold. If we do not receive a reply on or before Jun 26, 2023 06:04:19 AM, your request will be closed.
We hope to hear from you at the soonest possible time.
Division 02:10 PM, Jun 02, 2023
Jun 02, 2023
I refer to my letter of Apr 03, 2023 about your request under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Number of External Auditors (CPAs in Public Practice) from Metro Manila/NCR Region. In particular, I had requested specific information for you to clarify upon in order for us to proceed with the request.
As we have not received a reply within the 60-day working period since the letter requesting for clarification was sent out, we regret to inform you that this request will be closed as of Jun 26, 2023.
You may wish to submit a new request describing the specific information you are looking for, and we will be able to consider it under the guidelines as stated in Executive Order No. 2.
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