September 22, 2021

GoAML Updates – New Version of GoAML Web

22nd September 2021 GoAML Updates New Version of GoAML Web The FIAU would like to inform reporting entities that a new version of GoAML Web is now available on the test environment, through the following link: https://goaml.fiaumalta.org/TST It is to be noted that the main changes are in relation to the user interface of the […]

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August 30, 2021

Notice – CBAR System – Downtime

30th Aug 2021 The FIAU would like to inform CBAR Reporting Entities that on Monday 6th September 2021 there will be a scheduled down time throughout the entire day. 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 […]

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August 3, 2021

Publication of FAQs on the Use of Cash (Restriction) Regulations

3rd August 2021 The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) would like to bring to the attention of subject persons that a newly dedicated portal dealing with the Cash Restriction policy has been created on the FIAU website. Therein, subject persons may find a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the Use of Cash (Restriction) […]

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August 3, 2021

EBA Consultation Paper on draft Guidelines on the role, tasks and responsibilities of AML/CFT compliance officers

3rd August 2021 The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) would like to bring to the attention of all subject persons the consultation paper which has been published by the European Banking Authority (EBA) containing draft Guidelines on the role, tasks and responsibilities of anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) compliance officers. The […]

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July 14, 2021

Webinar on the Enforcement Factsheet (RECORDING AVAILABLE)

14th July 2021 In May 2021, the FIAU published a guidance paper entitled ‘‘Enforcement Factsheet: Common Observations across sectors subject to AML/CFT Supervision’. The paper sought to analyse the enforcement actions undertaken over the past two years, to provide subject persons with insights into the most common observations emanating from AML/CFT supervisory initiatives. To complement […]

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July 12, 2021

NCC Webinar on AML/CFT Taxation Issues

12th July 2021 The National Coordinating Committee on Combating Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism (‘NCC’) is organizing a training session for the private sector on AML/CFT issues relating to tax. This online session will be held this Thursday 15th July between 14:00 and 17:00. For the agenda and link to join the event, please […]

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June 28, 2021

FATF Public Statements – 25th June 2021

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 25 June 2021. A copy of these documents has been uploaded on the FIAU’s […]

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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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June 14, 2021

List of Prominent Public Functions

14th June 2021 The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (‘FIAU’) would like to inform subject persons that in the exercise of the powers conferred by Article 12(5) of the Prevention of  Money Laundering Act (Cap. 373), the Minister for Finance and Employment, acting on the advice of the National Co-ordinating Committee on Combating Money Laundering and […]

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