Financial Services Organization (FSO) Partner Veronica Mae Arce Balisi (VAB) conducted an Anti-Money Laundering (AML)/Counter Terrorism and Proliferation Financing (CTPF) training session for the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) Western Metro Manila Chapter (WMCC) via Zoom on 6 November 2021.
VAB and Rubin presenting at the training session
VAB gave an overview of Money Laundering, and Terrorist and Proliferation Financing (ML/TPF), including how accountants can be used on money laundering, followed by relevant AML/CTPF updates.
VAB also shared relevant typologies and cases including AML/CTPF preventive measures in relation to accountants in preventing and combatting financial crimes. FSO associate Rubin II S. Hollero facilitated quick polls of the participants during the training session.
The training session ended with PICPA WWMC President and Assurance Partner, Meynard A. Bonoen (MAB), and Froilan Labausa, former President of PICPA WWMC and host, giving a Certificate of Appreciation to VAB for having served as resource speaker.
The training session is PRC-accredited and 1.5 CPD Units which can be used for PRC License Renewal and/or BOA Accreditation were given to the participants.