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MFSA Notice: Banks’ Adherence to New EU Requirements is Crucial to Maintain Sector Safe and Robust

To ensure a smooth transition for local banks to comply with the new and amended requirements arising from the Banking package, which was recently adopted by the European Parliament and […]
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IFSP Conference takes stock of the industry

The IFSP Annual Conference Malta’s Financial Services Proposition – A Status Check was held on 22 May 2024 at the Hilton Malta. More than 230 practitioners followed the discussions during […]
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Taking stock to prepare for the future

IFSP Annual Conference on 22 May is set to look at the progress made in Malta’s financial services, and how that is preparing the industry for the coming challenges. The […]
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Financial services’ bodies express ‘deep concern’ at current situation

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FIAU Notice: goAML Rejection Rules

The FIAU would like to bring to your attention a guidance document in relation to goAML Rejection Rules. The purpose of this guidance document is to provide an overview of […]
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MTCA Notice: Guidelines on the Application of new 12% VAT Rate

Please note that the MTCA has issued Guidelines on the application of the new 12% VAT Rate. These may be found in the list of VAT guidelines available on the […]
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FIAU Notice: FATF Public Consultation on Recommendation 16 on Payment Transparency

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is conducting a review of Recommendation 16, its Interpretative Note and the related Glossary of specific terms. The objective of the proposed revisions is […]
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FIAU Notice: Information Sessions on the new EU AML Legislative Package

We would like to inform you that the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit is organising three half-day information sessions to provide subject persons with an update on the new EU AML […]
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MTCA Notice: Fiscal Unit Tax Payment Deadline

The Commissioner for Tax and Customs is notifying that the tax payment deadline of eighteen months following the end of the accounting period, applicable to companies in possession of a […]
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Statement by the IFSP in relation to the reasoned opinion of the House of Representatives of Malta on the proposal for a Council Directive on Business in Europe: Framework for Income Taxation (BEFIT)

The IFSP welcomes the Reasoned Opinion issued by Malta’s House of Representatives on the EU Proposal for a Council Directive on Business in Europe: Framework for Income Taxation, more commonly known as […]
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FIAU Notice: FATF Public Statements and other updates from the FATFFIAU Notice:

The FIAU would like to bring to your attention the latest FATF ‘High-Risk Jurisdictions subject to a Call for Action’ and ‘Jurisdictions under Increased Monitoring’ documents issued by the FATF […]
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FIAU Notice: The 2024 REQ is now live

We would like to inform you that the 2024 Risk Evaluation Questionnaire (“REQ”) is now available on the Compliance and Supervision Platform for Assessing Risk (CASPAR) portal for completion by […]
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