Month: April 2012

Limits on borrowings of LGUs

In accordance with MB Resolution No 7, all banks are advised to require the submission of Certificate of Net Service Ceiling and Borrowing, issued by the Bureau of Local Government on Finance from an LGU-borrower, as instructed by the Executive Director of said bureau in her letter dated February 7, stating that banks and other …

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Circular on granting of Full Trust License

This is regarding the recently issued Circular 756 on the granting of Full Trust License and Investment Management Authority, please take note of the following amendments on X414.1 and X414.2 (d), or on the subsections on Required Capital and Prerequisites for engaging in investment management activities of the Manual on Regulations for Banks. The modifications …

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CLOSED–Corp Gov Seminar – May 16-17, 2012 Intramuros, Manila

FOR : ALL PARTICIPATING RURAL BANKS FROM : Ma. Corazon L. Miller, Chairman SUBJECT : CIRCULAR LETTER: SEMINAR-WORKSHOP ON CORPORATE GOVERNANCE & RISK MANAGEMENT FOR RB DIRECTORS Dear Fellow Rural Bankers: The Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP), through the Rural Bankers’ Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (RBRDFI) is pleased to announce that it …

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MPB (G-Cash) Training -May 08 and May 10, 2012

TO: ALL MEMBER RURAL BANKS SUBJECT: INVITATION TO REGISTER TO MOBILE PHONE BANKING ACCREDITATION TRAINING COURSE FOR RBAP MEMBER RURAL BANKS We are inviting you to participate in Mobile Phone Banking Accreditation Training and become part of the increasing number of GCASH partner rural banks offering mobile phone banking services to their clients and enjoy …

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RBAP-MABS National Roundtable 2012

The Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines-Microenterprise Access to Banking Services (RBAP-MABS) Program is happy to announce that its National Roundtable Conference will be on June 7-8, 2012 at the Hyatt Hotel, Pedro Gil corner M.H. Del Pilar, Malate, Manila. Listen to discussions on pricing transparency and other regulations affecting microfinance. Share your own experiences …

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Updated Rules Implementing the Truth in Lending Act

With the effectivity date of the Truth in Lending Act fast approaching, we would like to call all member RBs to review the recently issued circular on the modified and updated Rules Implementing the Truth in Lending Act to Enhance Loan Transaction Transparency for Non-Bank Financial Institutions (NBFIs) under BSP Supervision, and Penal Provisions on …

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Internal Control-Internal Audit -May 18, 2012

FOR : ALL PARTICIPATING RURAL BANKS FROM : MA. CORAZON L. MILLER, Chairman SUBJECT : INTERNAL AUDIT/INTERNAL CONTROL SEMINAR Dear Fellow Rural Bankers: The Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP), through the Rural Bankers’ Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (RBRDFI), will conduct a seminar described below as part of its continuing strategy to strengthen …

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Manila Times: Integrity and accountability in rural banks

Manila Times — Corporate governance became the corporate buzzword in the business community shortly after the BW Resources scandal rocked the local stock market in 1999. The government corporate watchdog, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), put in place legal frameworks to promote integrity, fairness and accountability in corporate managements. Three years after the BW …

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FRP Seminar -April 28, 2012 -Butuan City

FOR : ALL PARTICIPATING RURAL BANKS FROM :FEDERATION PRESIDENT SUBJECT :CIRCULAR LETTER: FINANCIAL REPORTING PACKAGE (FRP) SEMINAR Dear Fellow Rural Bankers: The Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP), through the Rural Bankers’ Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (RBRDFI) in partnership with the CARBAF – Inc. is pleased to announce that it will conduct the …

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One-day Seminar on Solving The Cost

One-day Seminar on Solving The Cost –Price Squeeze Problem in Agriculture  (SOCOPSPA) AN  INCONVENIENT  TRUTH The so called farm problem is about chronically and persistently low or negative farm profits that results from the cost-price squeeze phenomenon – a situation where farm prices are chronically close to or sometimes even below production costs. The cost- …

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Internal Audit-Internal Control Seminar -May 18, 2012

FOR        : ALL PARTICIPATING RURAL BANKS FROM    : MA. CORAZON L. MILLER, Chairman SUBJECT : INTERNAL AUDIT/INTERNAL CONTROL SEMINAR Dear Fellow Rural Bankers: The Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP), through the Rural Bankers’ Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (RBRDFI), will conduct a seminar described below as part of its …

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Smart Money Accreditation Training Course April 26, 2012

SUBJECT:        SMART MONEY ACCREDITATION TRAINING COURSE FOR RURAL BANKERS TO BE HELD IN CEBU ON APRIL 26, 2012 The Rural Bankers Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (RBRDFI), together with Microenterprise Access to Banking Services (MABS) Program and Smart Communications, Inc. is NOW READY TO ROLL-OUT SMART MONEY-IN MONEY-OUT (MIMO) SERVICES TO RURAL …

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