Category: Press Releases

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June 25, 2021

Interpretative Note on Assessing Jurisdictional Risk and the Consequential Application of AML/CFT Obligations in light of Malta’s Grey Listing by the Financial Action Task Force

On 23 June 2021, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) placed Malta under increased monitoring as part of a process to ensure that it addresses specific remaining deficiencies in its anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) regime – a process which is often informally referred to as having been “grey listed”. Grey […]

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May 4, 2021

Publication of 2020 FIAU Annual Report

The FIAU has published its Annual Report for 2020. In his welcome note Director Kenneth Farrugia said that 2020 was a particularly challenging year, given the Covid-19 pandemic and the challenges it brought with it. Yet, 2020 was hailed as a successful year. In the words of the Director: “Despite the pandemic, 2020 was a […]

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August 10, 2020

FIAU Update: January-July 2020

10th August 2020 We are pleased to inform you that the FIAU has published an update on its most prominent achievements during the months of January and July of this year. In this publication, the FIAU also shares some of its meaningful future targets and aspirations. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the FIAU has, like many […]

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June 15, 2020

Publication of 2019 FIAU Annual Report & the FIAU’s Rebranding

We are pleased to inform you that the FIAU’s Annual Report for 2019, which outlines our achievements against our objectives, as well as our priorities for the coming period, is available on our newly launched website. The Unit’s mission has always been to assist Malta in its fight against money laundering, terrorism financing and other […]

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