Month: August 2012

Amendments to the Guidelines in Strengthening Corporate Governance and Risk Management

This is to inform all our partners and friends on the recent amendments on Sections X401, x403, X406.3 and x406. 4 the Manual of Regulations for Banks, in accordance with Resolution No. 1325 of the Monetary Board, the aim of  which is to strengthen Corporate Governance and Risk Management Practices on Trust, other Fiduciary Business …

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EXTENDED DEADLINE! Call for Nominations for the 2012 Citi Micro-entrepreneur of the Year Awards (MOTY) Program

On behalf of the Microfinance Council of the Philippines , the Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines is pleased to announce the start of the 2012 Citi Micro-entrepreneur of the Year Awards Program. The Citi Microentrepreneur of the Year (MOTY) Awards is a nationwide search for outstanding microentrepreneurs in the Philippines. Now on its tenth …

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Remedial Management Seminar – Sept 11-12, 2012

FOR : ALL PARTICIPATING RURAL BANKS SUBJECT : Circular Letter: REMEDIAL MANAGEMENT SEMINAR 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 will conduct the seminar-workshop described below as part of its continuing strategy to strengthen …

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Supervisory Skills Enhancement Program -Sept 24-25, 2012

FOR : ALL PARTICIPATING RURAL BANKS Dear Fellow Rural Bankers: As part of Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP) continuing strategy to strengthen the rural banking industry, the Rural Bankers’ Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (RBRDFI), will be conducting a seminar on Supervisory Skills Enhancement. The program enhances the managerial competences through introduction of …

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Regional GCash Training – Clark Freeport Zone -Sept 3, 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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Revised outsourcing framework for banks

To all friends and partners, please be advised of the revised outsourcing framework for banks, approved by the Monetary Board in its Resolution No. 1179 last July 19.  Included in the amendments are Section X162 and other relevant provisions of the Manual of Regulations for Banks. Based on the above – mentioned resolution, some of …

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Regional GCash Training – Clark Freeport Zone – Aug 23, 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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Amendment of Section X319 of the MORB

This is to advise all of the recently issued BSP circular, amending Section X319 of the Manual of Regulations for Banks.  As stated in this circular, the word “restructuring” should be deleted and the newly amended provision should be read as follows: “Sec. X319. The grant, renewal, or extension of unsecured loans shall, in addition …

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Rang-ay Bank opens it’s 23rd Branch

The leading countryside financial institution in the north, Rang-ay Bank, opened its 23rd branch on August 3, 2012 at the Luna (La Union) Sports Center. The ceremonial ribbon cutting was led by town Mayor Victor Marron with Mrs. Geraldine Ortega, wife of the provincial governor, and former PRC Board of Dentistry Chairman Dr. Rosita Canlas-Nisce, Msgr. Alfonso Lacsamana, Parish Priest of …

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Seminar on Credit Investigation and Basic Course on Property Appraisal, 24-25 August 2012

FOR: ALL PARTICIPATING RURAL BANKS SUBJECT: CIRCULAR LETTER: CREDIT INVESTIGATION & BASIC COURSE ON PROPERTY APPRAISAL   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 will conduct the seminar-workshop described below as part of its …

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Seminar on Remedial Management, 11-12 September 2012

FOR: ALL PARTICIPATING RURAL BANKS SUBJECT: Circular Letter: REMEDIAL MANAGEMENT SEMINAR   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 will conduct the seminar-workshop described below as part of its continuing strategy to strengthen the …

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