Third Party Publications


First Round

Moneyval Malta Evaluations

A total of 22 Council of Europe member states were assessed in the first round, which was conducted between April 1998 and December 2000.

Second Round

Moneyval Malta Evaluations

The second round mutual evaluation exercise was conducted between 2001 and 2004. This involved an evaluation against the criteria for non-co-operative states and territories.

Third Round

Moneyval Malta Evaluations

The third round of mutual evaluations, which ended in December 2009, were conducted on the basis of the 40 FATF Recommendations and the 9 Special Recommendations on the financing of terrorism. The evaluations followed the 2004 AML/ CFT assessment methodology that had previously been agreed with the FATF, the FSRBs, the IMF and the World Bank.

Fourth Round

Moneyval Malta Evaluations

The fourth round of mutual evaluations was essentially a follow-up on the third round. The evaluation team examined the effectiveness of implementation of the core and key FATF Recommendations, together with the other recommendations where the rating achieved in the third round was non-compliant (NC) or partially compliant (PC)

Fifth Round

Moneyval Malta Evaluations

In July 2019, MONEYVAL published the 5th Round Mutual Evaluation Report on Malta, which examines the level of compliance with the Financial Action Task Force 40 Recommendations and the level of effectiveness of Malta’s AML/CFT system. The report also sets out a number of recommendations to strengthen Malta’s AML/CFT regime.


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