Category: News

September 22, 2023

Errata corrige – Guidance Note on obtaining Source of Wealth Information related to Parties other than the Customer

22nd September 2023 The FIAU would like to inform subject persons that the Guidance Note in mention has been amended to correctly quote Regulation 11(5) of the Prevention of Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism Regulations (PMLFTR), where reference is made to situations where the customer’s beneficial owner is a politically exposed person. In the original […]

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September 18, 2023

Updates from Europol

18th September 2023 Updates from Europol The FIAU would like to inform subject persons about the following publications that have been issued by Europol: Both reports can be directly accessed hereunder, and are also published on the FIAU’s website here

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September 5, 2023

The 2023 AML/CFT Conference for the Gaming Sector

5th September 2023 Date: 29th September 2023Time: 08:00 -17:00Location: The Xara Lodge, Sqaq Taċ-Ċawla,Fee: €100 The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit is organising an AML/CFT Conference for the Gaming Sector. The event is targeted at gaming operators, including land-based ones, who are considered as subject persons. During this conference, speakers from the main authorities responsible to […]

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August 3, 2023

FIAU Updates on Publications by MONEYVAL, EUROPOL and EBA

3rd August 2023 FIAU Updates on Publications by MONEYVAL, EUROPOL and EBA The FIAU would like to inform subject persons about the following publications that have been issued by MONEYVAL, EUROPOL and the European Banking Authority (EBA): MONEYVAL: MONEYVAL has published its report on ML/FT in the world of virtual assets. The report contains an […]

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July 25, 2023

Supervisory Plan 2023-2024

25th July 2023 The FIAU would like to inform subject persons of the issuance of a newsletter which provides an overview of the supervisory work that the FIAU plans to carry out during the upcoming supervisory cycle. For more information regarding the FIAU’s supervisory priorities for 2023 – 2024, refer to the document below

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July 5, 2023

Updates from FATF and EU

5th July 2023 1. FATF publishes a targeted update on the implementation of the FATF Standards on VAs and VASPs The FIAU would like to inform subject persons that the FATF has recently provided a specific update regarding the implementation of the FATF standards concerning virtual assets and virtual asset service providers (VAs and VASPs). […]

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June 28, 2023

SMB Updates: Amendments to the EU/UN Sanctions Lists

28th June 2023 The FIAU would like to notify subject persons that the Sanctions Monitoring Board (SMB) has issued a notice on amendments that have been made to the EU and/or UN Sanctions Regime with regards to Iran. More information on the same can be obtained by accessing this link. Subject persons are also reminded that […]

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June 27, 2023

European Union Terrorism Situation and Trend Report 2023 (TE-SAT)

27th June 2023 The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) would like to bring to your attention that Europol has just published the European Union Terrorism Situation and Trend Report (TE-SAT) 2023.   Europol has been entrusted with the task of supporting Member State authorities in countering terrorism and extremism, thereby ensuring public security in the EU. […]

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