February 28, 2020

Publication of the Risk Evaluation Questionnaires 2020

Notice Advocates Legal Persons REQ 2020 Advocates Sole Practitioners REQ 2020 Auditors and Accountants Legal Persons REQ 2020 Auditors and Accountants Sole Practioners REQ 2020 Collective Investment Schemes REQ 2020 Corporate Service Providers Legal Entities REQ 2020 Corporate Service Providers Sole Practitioners REQ 2020 Credit Institutions REQ 2020 Financial Institutions REQ 2020 Insurance Intermediaries REQ […]

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February 28, 2020

Guidance on the Risk Evaluation Questionnaires 2020

Advocates Legal Persons REQ 2020 Guidance Advocates Sole Practitioners REQ 2020 Guidance Audit & Accountants Legal Persons REQ 2020 Guidance Audit & Accountants Sole Practitioners REQ 2020 Guidance Collective Investment Schemes REQ 2020 Guidance Corporate Service Providers Legal Persons REQ 2020 Guidance Corporate Service Providers Sole Practitioners REQ 2020 Guidance Credit Institutions REQ 2020 Guidance […]

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February 25, 2020

FATF Jurisdictions: Important Notice with respect to Iran

25th February 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: ongoing process’) documents issued by the FATF on the 21 February 2020. A copy of […]

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February 21, 2020

Publication of Presentations: 2020 REQ Training Seminars

21th April 2020 All Sessions – Compliance and Supervision Platform for Assessing Risk (CASPAR) All Sessions – FIAU Risk Assessment Scoring Methodology Session 1 – 2019 – Accountants, Tax Advisors & Advocates Session 1 – 2020 – Accountants, Tax Advisors & Advocates Session 2 – 2019 – TCSPs & VFA Agents Session 2 – 2020 […]

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February 7, 2020

Amendments to the Prevention of Money Laundering Act – Cap 373

7th February 2020 Amendments to the Prevention of Money Laundering Act A summary of the salient amendments to the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, Chapter 373 of the Laws of Malta. Background Act No. I of 2020 introduces a number of amendments to the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, Cap 373 of the Laws of […]

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February 3, 2020

Implementing Procedures Part II – Virtual Financial Assets Sector

3rd Febraury 2020 The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (“FIAU”) has today issued sector specific Implementing Procedures applicable to the Virtual Financial Assets sector. These Implementing Procedures – Part II set out how VFA Agents, VFA Service Providers and anyone conducting VFA offerings to the public are to comply with the AML/CFT obligations arising from the […]

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