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Senator to push anew inclusion of casinos in AMLA

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Senator Teofisto Guingona III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Despite opposition, an administration senator will push anew the inclusion of casinos in the coverage of the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA), citing the country’s “international obligation” to fight money laundering and terrorist financing activities.

Posted: June 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Pagcor to monitor suspicious transactions

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The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (Pagcor) will come out with a set of rules to monitor suspicious transactions even after casinos have been excluded from the coverage of the recently amended Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA).

Posted: February 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino signs expanded law vs ‘dirty money’

President Benigno Aquino III signed on Friday the measure amending the Anti-Money Laundering Act (Amla). Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte made the announcement in a text message sent out to the media.

Posted: February 16th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Senate, House OK new version of Anti-Money Laundering Act

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The Senate has ratified the bicameral conference committee report on the chamber and the House of Representatives’ reconciled bills that aim to strengthen the Anti-Money Laundering Act (Amla) Wednesday.

Posted: February 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bicam OKs amendments to Anti-Money Laundering Act

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The bicameral conference committee approved the amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering Act (Amla) Tuesday.

Posted: February 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Amendments to Anti-Money Laundering Act hurdle Senate

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The Senate after a vote of 15-0 approved on third and final reading amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA) Monday.

Posted: February 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Senate will pass vital bills, assures Sotto

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Senate Majority Floor Leader Vicente Sotto III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Senate leadership intends to make the most out of Congress’ remaining nine session days to pass crucial measures before it goes on a three-month recess ahead of the May midterm elections, Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III said on Tuesday.

Posted: January 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

House passes bill adding more teeth to Anti-Money Laundering Act

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Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A day after it was passed on second reading, the House of Representatives on Wednesday approved on third and final reading a bill which sought to strengthen the Anti-Money Laundering Act.

Posted: December 5th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Osmeña: 3-4 senators blocking launder bill

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Senator Sergio “Serge” Osmeña III, chairman of the Senate committee on banks and financial institutions, has threatened to reveal the names of the “three or four” senators supposedly causing the delay in the approval of the last set of amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering Act (Amla).

Posted: October 23rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Osmeña pushes for inclusion of tax evasion in money laundering case

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Sen. Sergio Osmeña III. FILE PHOTO

Senator Sergio Osmeña III wants to include tax evasion as one of the predicate crimes in the Anti-Money Laundering Act (Amla) to improve the country’s “gray” list standing with the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

Posted: October 22nd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Senate deadlock looms over Amla amendments

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Sen. Sergio Osmeña III. FILE PHOTO

A deadlock looms as the Senate is set to vote on the last round of amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering Act (Amla) with some senators airing concerns over certain “improvements” made to the law as required by a global group monitoring terrorist financing.

Posted: October 12th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Senate passes bill amending AMLA

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The Senate on Tuesday approved on its third and final reading a bill amending the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA) just days before they go on sine die adjournment.

Posted: June 5th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Senators delay Amla amendment

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A lengthy debate among senators on Monday night prevented them from approving an amendment to the Anti-Money Laundering Act (Amla) that should allow investigators to examine a suspected criminal’s bank accounts without having to inform him.

Posted: June 5th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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