Category: News

January 20, 2022

Notice – CBAR System – Downtime

20th Jan 2022 The FIAU would like to inform CBAR Reporting Entities that on Wednesday 26th January 2022 there will be scheduled down time between 07:30 and 13:00. During this maintenance window, MoveIT (moveit.fiaumalta.org) and CBAR Portal (cbar.fiaumalta.org) will be inaccessible. All operations around the platform, including file submission, validation report generation and user registration will resume immediately after the […]

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January 7, 2022

RECORDING AVAILABLE- Training Session on the ‘Concealment of Beneficial Ownership’

07th January 2022 On the 30th November, the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU), in conjunction with the Malta Business Registry (MBR), organised a training session on money laundering (ML) typologies, red flags and case studies which are indicative of beneficial ownership concealment. The session was intended to increase subject persons’ understanding of beneficial ownership requirements, enhance their ability […]

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December 31, 2021

Guidance Note On Submitting Tax Related Suspicious Reports

31st December 2021 The FIAU published a guidance note in relation to tax related suspicious reporting. The document aims to provide subject persons with important tax related ML/FT indicators that are found on goAML that are to be used when reporting serious and complex tax crimes. An excel file is also being provided with a list of indicators which […]

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December 20, 2021

goAML – Indicators Update and Guidance Document

20th December 2021 The FIAU has published a guidance document in relation to the updates made to the indicators list used in goAML for the submission of suspicious reports. The changes are applicable as of 1 January 2022. The changes made have been reflected in the XML Schema technical documentation available on our website. The […]

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December 1, 2021

FIAU Factsheet on Typologies & Red Flags: Indicators of Tax-Related ML

30th November 2021 The FIAU published a factsheet on tax-related money-laundering (ML) typologies and red flags, to provide more guidelines related to tax evasion and associated ML. This factsheet is predominantly based on a strategic analysis conducted by the FIAU’s Intelligence Analysis section, on Suspicious Transaction Reports (STRs) having a tax offence as the indicated […]

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November 18, 2021

Live Training Session on the ‘Concealment of Beneficial Ownership’

18th November 2021 Date: 30th November 2021Time: 08:30 – 13:00Location: The Xara Lodge, Sqaq Taċ-Ċawla, Triq it-Tiġrija, Ir-Rabat, RBT 5320Fee: €60 The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU), in conjunction with the Malta Business Registry (MBR), is organising a training session on money laundering (ML) typologies, red flags and case studies which are indicative of beneficial […]

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November 15, 2021

Save the Date: Live Training Session on the ‘Concealment of Beneficial Ownership’

15th November 2021 The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU), in conjunction with the Malta Business Registry (MBR), is organising a training session on money laundering (ML) typologies, red flags and case studies indicative of beneficial ownership concealment. This session is intended to increase subject persons’ understanding of beneficial ownership requirements, enhance their ability to detect […]

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