Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC)

The Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) was created pursuant to Republic Act No. 9160, otherwise known as the “Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2001” (AMLA), to protect the integrity and confidentiality of bank accounts and to ensure that the Philippines shall not be used as a money laundering site for the proceeds of any unlawful activity.The AMLC is the Philippines’ Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) tasked to implement the AMLA, as amended by Republic Act Nos. 9194, 10167, and 10365, as well Republic Act No. 10168, otherwise known as the “Terrorism Financing Prevention and Suppression Act of 2012”.