LRWC hosted executive training on Anti-Money Laundering
August 12, 2022
Members of the Board of Directors with the key officers of LRWC joined by the managers from Operations took a timeout from their daily grind to gain more knowledge about the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2001.
Mandaluyong, August 12, 2022 – Leisure & Resorts World Corporation (LRWC) in collaboration with the Anti-Money Laundering Council, and Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR), conducted a half-day face-to-face executive training held at the EDSA Shangri-La on August 9, 2022.
This training brought together the Board of Directors, managers and senior officers of LRWC and its subsidiaries, AB Leisure Exponent Inc. (ABLE) and Total Gamezone Xtreme, Inc. (TGXI), with the Executive Director of Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) Secretariat, Atty. Mel Georgie Racela and the Assistant Vice President of PAGCOR Anti-Money Laundering Supervision and Enforcement Department (PASED), Atty. Dave Fermin Sevilla, as the resource speakers.
In his welcoming remarks, Mr. Andy Tsui, president of LRWC, cited, “AMLA is an essential and highly important part in our business. It helps us make sure that our business transactions are right and legit, clean and green. It is part of being sustainable, creating a safe environment where all our stakeholders place their trust. In the end, these all help build a strong and reliable reputation and that is how our company can keep going.”
The recently concluded AMLA training enabled participants to gain understanding and enhanced their skills in identifying and investigating financial crimes and to strengthen relationships and cooperation between agencies. LRWC also aims to increase its executives’ awareness of and ability to fight corrupt practices associated with money laundering, increasing awareness, developing department-wide training programs and advocating best practices.