UnionDigital Bank commenced operations on Monday after receiving the BSP's green light for the launch last week.
The designation of PESONet and InstaPay as Prominently Important Payment Systems will mean they are subject to closer BSP supervision and monitoring.
The findings from institutional risk assessments should be used to enhance AML/CFT/CPF/sanctions compliance programmes and made available to the BSP during examinations.
The BSP has vowed to intensify monitoring and surveillance of the financial industry to ensure they "remain responsive to emerging risks".
Japan's METI has selected Soramitsu to conduct CBDC feasibility studies in other APAC countries, building on its work in Cambodia and Laos.
The BSP plans to start using big data sources and applications in 2023, starting with an index that will analyse online news to gauge the sentiment.
The SRCM framework sets out how the FSCC should intervene in the event of a potential systemic risk that could negatively affect the macroeconomy.
Limited actions to amend bank secrecy laws present risks to the Philippines. Casinos, the gaming industry, and crypto exchanges are flagged as risky.
The pandemic has prompted brokers to conduct their trading activities off-site and hastened the PSE's migration to 'floorless trading'.
RBAP president Albert Concha says higher capital requirements proposed by BSP will cause rural bank closures and stunt financial inclusion initiatives.
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