Month: July 2012

LRA voluntary title standardization program (eTitle)

Please be advised that the LRA is implementing its eTitle Program under its Land Titling Computerization Project.  The eTitle Program provides title owners better protection by upgrading their manually issued titles to Electronic Certificates of Title. For the banks, the benefits of eTitles are as follows: 1. It provides another layer of due diligence for …

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SMO -introduction to Microfinance Lending & Services -Aug 16, 2012

TO : ALL MEMBER RURAL BANKS SUBJECT : Senior Management Orientation – an Introductory to Microfinance Lending & Services The Rural Bankers Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (RBRDFI) together with RBAP’s Microenterprise Access to Banking Services (MABS) Program will be conducting the Senior Management Orientation. Date: August 16, 2012 (Thursday) Time: 1:30 PM – 5:30 …

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MABSTERS Training Workshop – Aug 28-30, 2012

TO : ALL MEMBER RURAL BANKS SUBJECT : MABSTERS Training Workshop We wish to invite you to the MABSTERS Training Workshop on August 28-30, 2012 at the Gov. Licaros Hall, RBAP Bldg., Intramuros, Manila. Continuous training for the staff of the microfinance unit is an essential element in ensuring the efficiency, competitiveness, profitability and sustainability …

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Reduced Reg Fee- Part II Strengthening Credit Risk Management

To All Member Rural Banks: The Rural Bankers Research & Development Foundation Inc. (RBRDFI), in joint partnership with the SB Corporation, wish to invite you to the Seminar entitled Part II : Strengthening Credit Risk Management of RBs A. Financial Statements: Analysis, Validation and Reconstruction B.Borrowers Risk Rating (BRR) / Facility Risk Rating (FRR) Scorecard …

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CLOSED — AMLA Seminar: BSP Cir 706 -UARR – Aug 31, 2012

FOR : ALL PARTICIPATING RURAL BANKS FROM : MA. CORAZON L. MILLER, Chairman SUBJECT : AMLA SEMINAR :BRIEFING ON BSP CIR. 706 – UPDATED AML RULES AND REGULATIONS 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 …

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Part II: Strengthening Credit Risk Management of RBs – July 31 to Aug. 1

FOR                        : ALL PARTICIPATING RURAL BANKS FROM                    : Ma. Corazon L. Miller, Chairperson Dear Fellow Rural Bankers: As part of the Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP) continuing strategy to strengthen the rural banking industry, the Rural Bankers’ Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (RBRDFI), …

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Accounting for Non-Accountants -Aug 02-03, 2012

FOR : ALL PARTICIPATING RURAL BANKS FROM : MA. CORAZON L. MILLER, Chairman SUBJECT : ACCOUNTING FOR NON-ACCOUNTANTS 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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Signature Verification & Forgery Detection Seminar – Aug 17, 2012

FOR : ALL PARTICIPATING RURAL BANKS FROM : MA. CORAZON L. MILLER, Chairperson SUBJECT : SIGNATURE VERIFICATION, BANK FRAUD AND FORGERY DETECTION 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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Manila Times: Microinsurance education for Rural Bank clients

Access to protection is now open to those who need them most. And they just need to know it. The number of families with microinsurance has grown since 2010, when the government, through the efforts of the Department of Finance (DOF), Insurance Commission (IC) and the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), released regulations to promote …

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Employment opportunity at RBRDFI

The Rural Bankers Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (RBRDFI), the technical arm of the Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP), is urgently in need of a PROJECT ASSISTANT for an internationally-funded initiative. Minimum Qualifications: –       Male/Female not more than 27 years old –       Bachelor’s degree holder in Management, Banking/Finance, Education or equivalent –       Excellent …

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Posting of Balance and Consolidated Balance Sheets

To all member banks and partners, please be informed of the recent circular issued by the Supervisory and Examination Sector of the BSP, requiring the posting (and publishing) of Balance Sheet (Head Office, branches and other offices) , side by side with its Consolidated Balance Sheet as of June 30, 2012. This directive is pursuant …

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Frequently asked questions on Circular 749

To all RBAP members and partners, if you would like to be further enlightened on Circular 749, please  download and review Memorandum 032 signed on July 5.  The above-mentioned memo clarifies several issues such as minimum qualifications and responsibilities of members of the BOD. To secure a copy,click the attached link m032 or, download the …

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