Financial Action Task Force - updates

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Iran parliament passes counter-terror finance bill

Oct 07, 2018 - 7:20 PM

The bill is among those put forward by the government in recent months in a bid to meet demands by the international Financial Action Task Force

G20 nations vow terror funding crackdown

Jul 08, 2017 - 8:40 AM

There should be no safe spaces for terrorist financing anywhere in the world the countries say in a joint statement

G20. The G20 leaders agree to expand the fight against international terror. Photo by Federal government/Güngör

Are you familiar with the casino chips system?

Jun 07, 2017 - 5:30 PM

Global anti money laundering body Financial Action Task Force warns that dead chips are often the instrument of choice of criminals as these are difficult to detect in cross border movements

Palace: PH bent on staying away from dirty money 'gray list'

Mar 03, 2016 - 9:10 PM

This comes amid reports that 100 million in dirty money ended up being laundered in local casinos

ALLEGED DIRTY MONEY. PAGCOR is expecting the casinos to submit their comments on the allegation as an initial step in the investigation. Photo by Jay Directo/AFP

BSP lowers 2015 remittance growth target

Dec 21, 2015 - 11:51 AM

The growth of cash sent home by Filipinos to their loved ones in the Philippines is down to 4 slightly lower than the earlier projection of 5

REVISED PROJECTION. Cash remittances grew only by 3.7% to $20.64 billion from January to October this year compared to $19.91 billion in the same period in 2014.

PH anti-money laundering ranking outdated – Palace

Dec 18, 2014 - 8:42 PM

The Philippines has improved in its efforts since being ranked the 15th largest exporter of illegal capital in the developing world

Task force wants casinos included in AMLA

Feb 24, 2013 - 6:50 PM

The Philippines has stepped up its fight against money laundering but an international task force raises concern over local casinos possibly being used to launder funds

AMLA changes to avert launder blacklisting?

Feb 16, 2013 - 5:40 PM

The law is aimed at preventing criminals from using the country as a hiding place for ill gotten gains

Aquino signs AMLA changes into law

Feb 15, 2013 - 8:05 PM

President Aquino signs into law the bill amending the Anti Money Laundering Act

Congress ratifies AMLA amendments

Feb 06, 2013 - 6:47 PM

UPDATED The amendments comply with requirements set by an international body to avoid being included in a blacklist

Photo by Egay G. Aguilar

Senate OKs 3rd AMLA amendment on final reading

Feb 04, 2013 - 11:49 PM

Congress needs to pass the bill to keep the Philippines from being included in the Financial Action Action Task Force s blacklist

PH escapes inclusion in FATF blacklist

Oct 20, 2012 - 4:58 PM

The Philippines escapes FATF blacklist despite delay in the passage of a third measure to amend the anti money laundering law

PH avoids money laundering blacklist

Jun 23, 2012 - 1:07 PM

Even better the country is upgraded to the grey list which means it is making progress in meeting global anti money laundering standards

PNoy to sign new law vs money launderers

Jun 06, 2012 - 12:44 PM

The Senate ratified amendments to the Anti Money Laundering Act to avoid being blacklisted by an international body

Senate OKs one AMLA bill; blacklisting still possible

Jun 05, 2012 - 6:22 PM

The Senate approves on 3rd and final reading one out of 3 bills needed for the Philippines to avoid being blacklisted

Senate caucus on AMLA; blacklisting feared

Jun 04, 2012 - 7:15 AM

OFWs and businessmen will be the hardest hit if the Senate fails to amend the Anti Money Laundering Act before it adjourns on June 7