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Virtual Workshop on AML/CTF Best Practices for Casinos and Online Gaming Companies in the Philippines

Professional Training Programs

February 20, 2024

2.30 pm to 5.00 pm Manila time

Virtual (via Zoom)


The virtual workshop is designed to equip professionals from casinos and online gaming companies based with a comprehensive understanding of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing framework in the Philippines and learn from global best practices implemented in other jurisdictions.

Who Should Participate?

The programme is relevant for professionals from the AML compliance, regulatory compliance, audit, legal, strategy and operations teams working with casinos and online gaming companies in the Philippines

Workshop Coverage

Part 1: Local Regulatory Framework and Guidelines (30 minutes) to be covered by Atty. Alphecca B. Adolfo-Madrid

Part 2: Global AML/CTF Compliance Best Practices (90 minutes) to be covered by Yanica Grech

Workshop Trainers

Atty. Alphecca B. Adolfo-Madrid

Empaneled Trainer, Fintelekt

Atty. Alphecca B. Adolfo-Madrid is an AML professional who is skilled in audit, compliance, and integrity due diligence with a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist license. She was certified as a member of the Philippine Bar in November 2016 and a certified public accountant in October 2006. Atty. Adolfo Madrid has experience working with Sycip Gorres Velayo & Co.’s Tax Reporting & Operations Group, Deutsche Knowledge Services Pte. Ltd.’s Integrated Financial Accounting Services, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) Secretariat’s Compliance and Supervision Group. She is an accredited trainer with the AMLC.

Atty. Adolfo-Madrid joined the pioneering AML and counter-terrorism financing (CTF) compliance assessment of integrated resort casinos and Casino Filipino; and wrote various financial intelligence reports for use by foreign financial intelligence units and Philippine and foreign law enforcement and intelligence agencies. Currently, Atty. Alphecca is an Integrity Due Diligence Consultant in the Private Sector Operations Department, Infrastructure Finance Division 1 (PSIF1) of Asian Development Bank, where she supports the project team on integrity-related work for PSIF1 transactions; gathers relevant information to supplement and verify information provided by the project team; and reviews research reports.

Yanica Grech

Empaneled Trainer, Fintelekt

Yanica has over 10 years’ experience working in Compliance related functions mainly within the iGaming industry. For the past 7 years, she has also occupied the role of the Money Laundering Reporting Officer whereby she is licensed by the UK Gambling Commission and the Malta Gaming Authority to occupy such role. In addition to her working experience, she also holds the ICA (in association with the Alliance Manchester Business School) International Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance, as well as the Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance.

Such qualifications, along with her experience within the industry, proves vital for occupying senior positions within companies to ensure that all areas of compliance are synchronized, along with other business units and ensure that there is always a balance between compliance and commercial aspects. Her experience in these roles has allowed her to wear different hats within the organisation and ensure that information flows effectively and efficiently between all business units, from senior management to junior staff. Working with different sized companies has allowed her to implement various best practices that are customised to each company.

Why Fintelekt?

Fintelekt is an accredited Institutional Training Provider in the Philippines:


Participation Fees: USD 50 per person (includes access to recording and Certificate of Completion)

Please click on the link below to pay online via credit/debit card and register for this workshop.

For enquiries, please contact:
Oliver Dickson, Vice President – Sales
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