July 2, 2020

IMPLEMENTING PROCEDURES PART II FOR THE REMOTE GAMING SECTOR – REVISED VERSION

2nd July 2020 The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (“FIAU”), in cooperation with the Malta Gaming Authority, has today published a revised version of the Implementing Procedures Part II for the Remote Gaming Sector. The changes carried out were rendered necessary to address amendments to the Prevention of Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism Regulations (“PMLFTR”) […]

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July 2, 2020

FATF Public Statements 30th June

30th June 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 the 30 June 2020. A copy of […]

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June 23, 2020

Publication of Interpretative Note

23rd June 2020 Relevant Activity for Notaries In terms of the Prevention of Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism Regulations (S.L. 373.01) (‘PMLFTR’), Notaries are deemed to be subject persons with AML/CFT obligations when they carry out ‘relevant activity’. This term is defined under Regulation 2(1) of the PMLFTR, however not all the services provided […]

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June 17, 2020

Going live with goAML

17th June 2020 Extension of deadline for the XML integration with goAML The FIAU is granting all reporting entities an extension of the deadline for the XML integration with goAML till the 22nd August 2020. This deadline is ONLY in relation to the use of XML and NOT in relation to the goAML web forms […]

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June 15, 2020

Publication of 2019 FIAU Annual Report

15th June 2020 Publication of 2019 FIAU Annual Report and 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 […]

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