Beneficial ownership transparency in the Philippines

  • Publication date: 22 April 2024
  • Authors: Emily Manuel, Maria Karla Espinosa


The Opening Extractives programme wishes to acknowledge the following organisations for their contributions to this report:

  • Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) – the national financial intelligence unit tasked to implement the anti-money laundering laws of the Philippines.
  • National Privacy Commission (NPC) – the national data privacy authority tasked to administer and implement the Data Privacy Act of 2012.
  • Philippine Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (PH-EITI) – a multi-stakeholder initiative led by the Department of Finance tasked with implementing country commitments under the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative.
  • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) – the national corporate registrar in charge of regulating and supervising all corporations, partnerships associations, capital market participants and the securities and investment instruments market.