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Manual of Regulations

The Manual of Regulations for Banks (MORB) is the primary source of regulations governing entities supervised by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas. It provides the rules and policy issuances that implement the broader provisions of Republic Act No. 8791, also known as the General Banking Law of 2000, as wella s other pertinent banking laws.

New Manual of Regulations for Banks (MORB)

Archives: December 2008 - December 2018​

Manual of Regulations for Non-Bank Financial Insitutions (MORNBFI)
updated as of December 2018, PDF copy

Archives: December 2008 - September 2017

Manual of Regulations on Foreign Exchange Transactions​ (updated as of December 2020)
Forms, Annexes and Ap​p​endices​ (.zip file) ​
List of Amendments​

Issuances of Policy Exposure Drafts

Contains list of issuances of policy exposure drafts for comments and feedback by stakeholders

Title of Exposure Draft

Contact Person

Feedback Due Date

Amendments to the Regulations on the Internal Audit Function of a Trust Corporation

Ms. Reynalyn Punzalan
email: punzalanrg@bsp.gov.ph, and

Ms. Nadia Lima
email: nlima@bsp.gov.ph

 10 August 2021

Amendments to the Regulations on Confirmation of the Election/Appointment of Directors/Trustees/Officers

Ms. Teresita Arzaga
email: tarzaga@bsp.gov.ph,

Ms. Ellen Balot-Agravio
email: efbalot@bsp.gov.ph, and

Ms. Jackielou Ria Pradez
email: pradezjg@bsp.gov.ph

 9 July 2021

Guidelines for Reporting Islamic Banking and Finance Transactions/Arrangements

Ms. Anna Lisa B. Atienza
email: Aatienza@bsp.gov.ph, and

Atty. Noel P. Tianela
email: Ntianela@bsp.gov.ph

 12 July 2021

Amendments to the Regulations on Periodic Review of Existing Accounts

Ms. Reynalyn Punzalan
email: punzalanrg@bsp.gov.ph, and

Ms. Nadia Lima
email: nlima@bsp.gov.ph

 8 July 2021

Amendments to the Rules and Regulations on Bank Advertisements

Ms. Rhodora Brazil-De Vera
email: rbrazil@bsp.gov.ph, and

Ms. Joelyn P. Cuchapin
email: CuchapinJP@bsp.gov.ph

 28 June 2021

Amendments to Unit Investment Trust Fund (UITF) Regulations

Ms. Reynalyn Punzalan
email: punzalanrg@bsp.gov.ph, and

Ms. Nadia Lima
email: nlima@bsp.gov.ph

 23 June 2021

Amendments to Regulations on Outsourcing and IT Risk Management

Ms. Charmaine Pinlac
email: pinlaccm@bsp.gov.ph, and

Mr. Kenneth Paolo Gonzales
email: gonzaleskp@bsp.gov.ph

 21 June 2021

Circular on Environmental and Social Risk Management Framework

Ms. Claire Jellyn Garcia
email: GarciaCC@bsp.gov.ph, and

Ms. Louvie Africa
email: lafrica@bsp.gov.ph

Copy furnished Ms. Mary Ann Cube
email: mcube@bsp.gov.ph, and

Ms. Cherryl Ofracio
email: ofraciocd@bsp.gov.ph

 31 May 2021

Circular on the Implementation of the FIST Act

Ms. Maria Cynthia M. Sison
email: msison@bsp.gov.ph

Ms. Kristin D. Soriano
email: KSoriano@bsp.gov.ph

Ms. Bernadett V. Operana
email: OperanaBV@bsp.gov.ph

 8 March 2021

MAB on the Prudential Treatment of Transactions under the FIST Act

Ms. Maria Cynthia M. Sison
email: msison@bsp.gov.ph

Ms. Kristin D. Soriano
email: KSoriano@bsp.gov.ph

Ms. Bernadett V. Operana
email: OperanaBV@bsp.gov.ph

 8 March 2021

MAB on the Guidelines for Obtaining a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) under the FIST Act

Ms. Anna Camille L. Tan
email: TanAL@bsp.gov.ph

Ms. Catherine H. Buaquina
email: BuaquinaCH@bsp.gov.ph

Ms. Myra F. Flores-Dagdagan
email: mflores@bsp.gov.ph

 8 March 2021

Proposed Amendments to the Policy on the Transfer of Significant Ownership

Atty. Noel P. Tianela
email: NTianela@bsp.gov.ph

Mr. Arnel Jeffrey N. Ricafort
email: RicafortAN@bsp.gov.ph

 22 January 2021

Regulatory Reporting Standards for Operators of a Payment System (OPS)

psod@bsp.gov.ph
email: psod@bsp.gov.ph

Mr. Jan Marlon A. Evangelista
email: EvangelistaJA@bsp.gov.ph

 29 January 2021

Governance Policy Guidelines for Operators of a Payment System

Mr. Jan Marlon A. Evangelista
email: EvangelistaJA@bsp.gov.ph

 15 January 2021

Adoption of the Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures

Ms. Anna Lissa T. Racines
email: RacinesALT@bsp.gov.ph

 15 January 2021

Amendments to Foreign Exchange Regulations

Ms. Myrlani V. Flordeliza
email: MVelvez@bsp.gov.ph

Ms. Joan Lein D. Morales
email: MoralesJG@bsp.gov.ph

and

Mr. Je-Al S. Burguillos
email: BurguillosJS@bsp.gov.ph

 23 December 2020

Draft Circular on Open Finance

Ms. Roselle H. De Roxas
email: DeRoxasRH@bsp.gov.ph

and

Mr. Anatoly Gusto
email: GustoAD@bsp.gov.ph

 23 December 2020

Amendments to Regulations on the Open Foreign Exchange Position of Banks

Ms. Cristina M. Garcia
email: CGarcia@bsp.gov.ph

Ms. Christine Marie M. Liao
email: LiaoCM@bsp.gov.ph

and

Mr. Raymond P. Lim
email: LimRP@bsp.gov.ph

 11 December 2020

Guidelines on the Management of Liquidity Risk by Islamic Banks and Islamic Banking Units

Mr. Nur-Warith Caluang
email: caluangNH@bsp.gov.ph

Ms. Maria Luisa O. Nieva
email: mnieva@bsp.gov.ph

Atty. Winnie Claire L. Jamoner
email: jamonerwl@bsp.gov.ph

and

Atty. Noel P. Tianela
email: ntianela@bsp.gov.ph

 04 December 2020

Note on the FSS’ Framework on the Publication of Administrative Enforcement Actions and Criminal Cases against BSP-Supervised Financial Institutions (BSFIs)

Atty. Marie Tanya Z. Recalde
email: mrecalde@bsp.gov.ph

and

Ms. Maria Cynthia M. Sison
email: msison@bsp.gov.ph

 18 November 2020

Amendments on Securities Custodianship Operations

Ms. Andreliza S. Bartolome
email: bartolomeas@bsp.gov.ph

and

Atty. Noel P. Tianela
email: ntianlea@bsp.gov.ph

 30 October 2020

Amendments to the Manual of Regulations for Non-Bank Financial Institutions –N Regulations

Ms. Marisol De Villa-Go
email: mdevilla-go@bsp.gov.ph

copy furnish

Ms. Thea Josefina Natalia Santos
email: tsantos@bsp.gov.ph

 19 October 2020

Guidelines on the Establishment of Digital Banks

Annex

Ms. Rhodora Brazil-De Vera
email: rbrazil@bsp.gov.ph

Ms. Joelyn P. Cuchapin
email: CuchapinJP@bsp.gov.ph

and

Ms. Joanne Cortez
email: CortezJT@bsp.gov.ph

 12 October 2020

Amendments on Operational Risk Management and Internal Control Measures

Ms. Lorna L. dela Cruz-Sombe
email: SombeLD@bsp.gov.ph

Mr. Alvin D. Gamat
email: AGamat@bsp.gov.ph

and

Mr. Romelito V. Pasol
email: RPasol@bsp.gov.ph

 09 October 2020

Transfer of Significant Ownership

Atty. Noel P. Tianela
email: NTianela@bsp.gov.ph

and

Mr. Arnel Jeffrey N. Ricafort
email: RicafortAN@bsp.gov.ph

 09 October 2020

Feedback submission:

The BSP welcomes written comments and suggestions to enhance the exposure draft. Kindly e-mail the respective policy officers, whose names are indicated corresponding to each exposure draft. Due dates of feedback submission are likewise provided.