In connection with Resolution No. 475 of the Monetary Board, please be advised of the following amendments on the provisions of CL 539 of August 2006 and CL 551 of November 2006. The amendments are as follows:
For your information and guidance, kindly refer to the provisions of item K.1 of Subsection X326.1 of the Manual of Regulations for Banks on the definition of secured loan, borrowing or other credit accommodation, as follows:
This is to notify all RBs and partners that the BSP has certified four banks, three of which are RBs, as Accredited Rural Financial Institutions in accordance with the Rules and Regulations of RA 10000, otherwise known as the Agri Agra Reform Credit Act of 2009, and BSP Circular 736. With the accreditation, the four banks are provided with the corresponding Certificate of Accreditation bearing an Accreditation Reference Number.
To all member RBs and partners, please be advised of Circular 753 or the Unification of the Statutory/Legal and Liquidity Reserve Requirement, Non-Remuneration of the Unified Reserve Requirement, Exclusion of Vault Cash and Demand Deposits as Eligible Forms of Reserve Requirement Compliance, and Reduction in the Unified Reserve Requirement Ratios
To all Compliance Officers
Please be advised that 58 new transaction codes identified by various covered institutions were approved by the undersigned on 15 March 2012, pursuant to an authorization from the AMLC. These additional transaction codes have been incorporated in the AMLC transaction codes library and are available for use by the covered institutions.
To all authorized BIR Agent Banks, Memorandum 014 of the BSP authorizes said agent banks to render banking services from 9 am to 5 in the afternoon on march 31 and April 14 and; extend banking operations up to 5 pm from April 2 to 15, 2012.
Circular 750 of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas hereby states the amendments on certain provisions of the MORB on the risk weighting of bank loans to the extent guaranteed by the Agricultural Guarantee Fund Pool, in accordance with the Resolution 276 of the Monetary Board.
To all rural bankers, pleased be informed of the recently issued Circular 749 or the approved Guidelines in Strengthening Corporate Governance in BSP supervised Financial Institutions. Pursuant to Resolutions 111 and 227 of the Monetary Board, the 29-page circular stipulates the amendments on the Manual of Regulations for Banks under Subsections X141, X142, X174 to x177.
This is to notify all rural bankers of the required accomplishment and submission of IT Profile Report, for the creation of a baseline IT information and, risk profile the complexity of IT operations based on technology related products.
To all rural bankers, please take note of the reminders/ notifications stipulated in BSP Memo No. 9, explaining the necessity of timely initiating the extension of corporate terms.
All member rural banks are hereby notified of the amendments on the provisions of Micro Agri Loans, as stipulated in the recently issued BSP circular. The modifications are under subsection X361.7 of the MORB.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas is calling all banks to support the Bankers Institute of the Philippines’ Trading and Development Week, from March 12-17. This week long celebration is deemed significant as banks “shall recognize the importance of continuous productivity enhancement “.
The BSP has just released Circular 747, amending the entirety of Section X180 of the Compliance System under the Manual of Regulations for Banks. These revisions were approved by the Monetary Board in its resolution signed on the 20th of January 20, 2012.
This is to notify all rural banks concerned of the amendments on subsection X304.1 of the Manual of Regulations for Banks, with respect to the extension of submission granted to micro and small enterprises. As stipulated: