Tag Archives: amla
- Lawmakers poised to add bitcoin to Florida’s AML law
April 24, 2017
In response to last year’s dismissal of money laundering charges involving bitcoins, legislators in Florida are now considering a bill that would add digital currencies to the state’s anti-money laundering law. The proposed law was crafted by Miami-Dade cybercrime prosecutors after a judge threw out the money laundering charges against...
- PH hopes Pagcor rules appease FATF requirements
February 26, 2013
Philippine lawmakers looking to file further amendments to the country's anti-money laundering law (AMLA) are looking into the veracity of the new Pagcor manual scheduled for September of this year. The hope is that the latter's rules for casinos would be enough to comply to the Financial Action Task Force's...
- PH Congress assures new AMLA amendments to cover casinos
February 25, 2013
Philippine lawmakers have given the Financial Action Task Force the assurance that the country's anti-money laundering law (AMLA) will still get another round of amendments with particular attention being paid to the regulation of casino operations in the country. Senator Teofisto Guingona III, the main proponent in the Philippine Senate...
- Pagcor drafts set of rules to monitor shady transactions
February 19, 2013
Despite being excluded from the amended Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA), the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation isn't sitting on its laurels and opening itself up to dubious transactions from its players. To their credit, they're taking the voluntary measure of crafting their own set of rules to monitor any potential...
Okada Manila eyes Philippine backdoor listing
May 2, 2017