Webinars organized by the FIAU
The FIAU provides training courses for individuals and organisations in matters related to the duties of staff engaged by entities within the Financial Services sectors.
Webinar on the Enforcement Factsheet (RECORDING AVAILABLE)
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 this Guidance
Webinar on the Business Risk Assessment: Best Practices (RECORDING AVAILABLE)
In April 2021, the FIAU published a guidance paper entitled ‘‘The Business Risk Assessment’’, which highlights common findings derived from an analysis of a sample of Business Risk Assessments submitted by subject persons across all regulated sectors. It also includes good practices which should be adopted by subject persons. To complement this Guidance Paper,
Webinar on the Implementing Procedures Part II for CSPs (RECORDING AVAILABLE)
The FIAU organised a free webinar to explain the main points emerging from the new Implementing Procedures Part II for Company Service Providers (CSPs), which were issued on the 16th of December 2020. The webinar was held on Wednesday 3rd February between 15:00 – 17:00. The Implementing Procedures Part II for CSPs is a sector-specific
AML/CFT Supervisory Examinations, Common Findings, & Best Practices for Remote Gaming Operators – (RECORDING AVAILABLE)
On the 4th December 2020 the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) organised a webinar in conjunction with the Malta Gaming Authority on AML/CFT Supervisory Examinations, Common Findings, and Best Practices for Remote Gaming Operators. . The webinar’s aim is to assist subject persons by clarifying the procedure of AML/CFT supervisory examinations, as well as highlighting
FIAU’s Supervisory Examinations and Best Practices for DNFBPs - (RECORDING AVAILABLE)
The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) is hosting a webinar on the FIAU’s Supervisory Examinations and Best Practices. It will last one hour and will be of interest to all subject persons, particularly the Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFBPs); which encompasses Notaries, Lawyers, Accountants, Auditors, Trustees, Fiduciaries, Corporate Service Providers and Real Estate agents.
Sector-Specific ML/FT Typologies, Red Flags, and Suspicious Transaction Reporting
The FIAU is organising sector-specific training sessions on ML/FT typologies, red flags and Suspicious Transaction Reporting, which will be delivered remotely by AML/CFT expert trainers from Financial Transparency Advisory in conjunction with the FIAU.These practical and interactive training sessions are intended to enhance risk understanding within each sector, and to improve the quality of suspicious
FT Webinar - (RECORDING AVAILABLE)
The webinar is intended to assist subject persons in understanding the Funding of Terrorism (FT), and to thus avoid being misused as vehicles for such. The first session of the two-part webinar focuses on the Maltese element of FT, and during the second part, we will discuss how the risk-based approach can be implemented by
Trade Based Money Laundering - (RECORDING AVAILABLE)
The webinar is meant to assist subject persons in understanding and preventing such schemes by providing an overview of the main methods through which TBML takes place. In addition, a local case study will be presented, together with red flags that will assist in the detection of suspicious activity that may indicate TBML.
Money Laundering through Real Estate - (RECORDING AVAILABLE)
Part I: “Money Laundering through Real Estate (Part I) – Typologies, Risk Factors, and Mitigating Measures”; and Part II: “Money Laundering through Real Estate (Part II) – Case Studies and Red Flags” The FIAU organised a Webinar on Money Laundering (ML) through Real Estate to complement the recently issued FIAU Guidance Paper for the Property