Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit

The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit is a government agency established under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (Cap. 373 of the Laws of Malta). It is the entity responsible for the collection, collation, processing, analysis and dissemination of information to combat money laundering and the funding of terrorism. The Unit is also responsible for monitoring compliance with the relevant legislative provisions.

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Webinar: AML/CFT Supervisory Examinations, Common Findings, & Best Practices for Remote Gaming Operators

November 19, 2020

19/11/2020 On the 4th December 2020 at 14:00, the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) is organising a webinar in conjunction with the Malta Gaming Authority on AML/CFT Supervisory Examinations, Common Findings, and Best Practices for Remote Gaming Operators. The presentations will last one hour and an additional 30 minutes is being assigned for Q&As. The webinar’s aim […]

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Recording Available: Webinar on the FIAU’s Supervisory Examinations and Best Practices for DNFBPs

November 10, 2020

10/11/2020 The recording of the webinar on the FIAU’s Supervisory Examinations and Best Practices for DNFBPs is now available. The webinar’s aim was to assist subject persons, particularly the Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFBPs); which encompasses Notaries, Lawyers, Accountants, Auditors, Trustees, Fiduciaries, Corporate Service Providers and Real Estate agents. This webinar shed more light […]

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Malta Financial Services Oversight newsletter – October 2020

November 2, 2020

02/11/2020 The Malta Financial Services Oversight newsletter is issued on a monthly basis on behalf of the Government. It contains updates and overviews of the current financial scenarios and contributions by Malta’s various regulators in relation to this industry including the FIAU. Follow this link to visit the Ministry Of Finance Website

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FATF Public Statements – 23rd October 2020

October 28, 2020

28th October 2020 The FIAU would like to bring to your attention the latest FATF ‘High-Risk Jurisdictions subject to a Call for Action‘ (previously known as ‘Public Statement’) and ‘Jurisdictions under Increased Monitoring‘ (previously known as ‘Improving global AML/CFT compliance: on-going process’) documents issued by the FATF on 23 October 2020. A copy of these […]

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*FULLY BOOKED*- Webinar on the FIAU’s Supervisory Examinations and Best Practices for DNFBPs

October 22, 2020

22nd October 2020 The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) is hosting a webinar on the FIAU’s Supervisory Examinations and Best Practices on Friday 6th November at 11:00am. It will last one hour and will be of interest to all subject persons, particularly the Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFBPs); which encompasses Notaries, Lawyers, Accountants, Auditors, […]

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Notice: CBAR System – Go-Live Date and Submission of the XML File

October 21, 2020

21st October 2020 Publication and Coming into Force of the Centralised Bank Account Register Regulations [L.N. 401 of 2020] The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (“FIAU”) is hereby informing interested parties that the Centralised Bank Account Register Regulations, 2020 (“CBAR Regulations”) were published in the Government Gazette on 20th October 2020 and have come into force […]

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