(SGV) was accredited by the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) as 1st Institutional Training Provider (ITP)

On September 4, 2019, SyCip Gorres Velayo & Company (SGV) was accredited by the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) as 1st Institutional Training Provider (ITP). The accreditation recognizes SGV’s relevant experience in financial crime services, including advisory projects such as framework assessments, independent assessments, policy gap analysis, know-your-client/client due diligence remediation, institutional risk assessments, and transaction monitoring scenarios tuning. Pursuant to AMLC’s action plans on capacity building and promoting anti-money laundering (AML) and counter financing of terrorism (CFT) awareness, SGV will facilitate and conduct training seminars and fora for covered persons and institutions.


From left to right: Christian G. Lauron, CPA, MBA, FRM (Partner-Financial Services), Francisco Roque Lumbres, CFA, PRM (Partner-Financial Services), Glaiza Escaño, CPA (Director-Financial Services), Meliza Deniega (Director-Financial Services), Veronica Arce Balisi, CPA, CAMS (Partner-Financial Services), Vicky Lee-Salas, CPA, CAMS (Partner and Head of Financial Services), Atty. Mel Georgie Racela, CPA, LLM (AMLC Executive Director), Jerry Leal (AMLC Director Detention and Prevention Department), Atty Allan Julius Azcueta, DipPM, CAMS (AMLC Risk Assessment and Domestic Commitments Staff), Alvin Bermido (AMLC Deputy Director and Head of Commitments and Policy Group) and Marlon Jerard Paruginog (AMLC Capacity Building and Communications Staff).

SGV is the Philippine’s largest multidisciplinary professional services firm. The Firm provides integrated solutions that draw on diverse and deep competencies in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. SGV’s unmatched track record is a result of the Firm’s commitment to empower clients with programs and initiatives that enhance their capabilities to meet the challenges of today’s market.

SGV’s Financial Crime Services team include Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (CAMS), experienced financial services industry professionals, information technology specialists, statisticians and fraud examiners. To view SGV’s training schedule, click this link.

For further details and should you want to hear more about SGV’s AML/CTF services, please feel free to reach out to the following people below: