• Balance anti-money laundering rules with financial inclusion

    March 18, 2017

    The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) required its supervised financial institutions to find a balance between their anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing regulations and the promotion of financial inclusion in the country, which an...

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  • BAP proposal gains support among legislators

    March 09, 2017

    There is now a legislative proposal recognizing lender participation in a public-private partnership (PPP) project as alternative compliance to the oft-ignored agri-agra law, latest data of which show continuing dismal performance by an industry...

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  • PH banking system continues to expand in Q2

    February 27, 2017

    THE PHILIPPINE banking system continued to expand during the second quarter as lenders opened more branches across the country with a focus on the provinces, data from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) showed. The local banking sector widened...

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