March 2, 2024
Securities and Exchange Commission Commissioner Karlo S. Bello (left) and Chairperson Emilio B. Aquino (center left) sign a memorandum of agreement with DILG Secretary Benjamin C. Abalos, Jr. (center right), and Usec. for Operations Lord A. Villanueva (right) on Nov. 7 at the SEC headquarters in Makati City, as the two agencies strengthened ties to empower local government units in tackling investment scams and promoting financial literacy across the country. — SEC handout photo