Category: FIAU

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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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In the wake of a challenging few years & a complete system overhaul, what lies ahead for the FIAU?

  FIAU Director Kenneth Farrugia sheds light on changes made at the Authority in line with international recommendations.   Since 2017, the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) has been in […]
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FIAU Notice: Amendments to the PMLFT Regulations

Background   The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (“FIAU”) wishes to inform interested parties that a series of amendments to the Prevention of Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism Regulations (“PMLFTR”) […]
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FIAU Notice: Amendments to the PMLFT Regulations

Background The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (“FIAU”) wishes to inform interested parties that a series of amendments to the Prevention of Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism Regulations (“PMLFTR”) S.L. […]
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FIAU Notice: Court Orders now available on ARB website

Subject persons are to note that Court Orders are available on the Asset Recovery Bureau website through the following link: https://assetrecovery.mt/en/Pages/Court-Orders.aspx   This section of the FIAU website is no […]
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Regulatory authorities making ‘significant progress’ in effectiveness against money laundering

Finance Minister Edward Scicluna told The Malta Independent that the Maltese regulatory authorities are making significant progress in strengthening their capabilities, regulations and effectiveness in the fight against money laundering […]
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FIAU Proposes Amendments To The Implementing Procedures

The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) has proposed a series of amendments to Part I of the Implementing Procedures issued under the Prevention of Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism Regulations (Subsidiary […]
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Acting commissioner confident police will reach anti-money laundering targets by deadline

Acting Police Commissioner Carmelo Magri said he is confident that the investment being made in the police financial crimes unit will help the country reach its anti-money laundering targets and […]
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FIAU Notice: Extension of deadline for the registration on the STR Submission System – goAML

Further to the previous notice issued by the FIAU on the 24th April 2020 related to the registration on the new STR Submission system (goAML), the FIAU understands that the […]
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MGA and FIAU combat money laundering with Memorandum of Understanding

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has confirmed that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU).   The MoU will specifically focus on […]
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Europe’s fight against money laundering goes on, even in a pandemic

Writing for II, Kenneth Farrugia explains how Malta is rising to the challenge of tackling money laundering.   The fight against money laundering and the financing of terrorism are crucial issues for […]
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FIAU sees spike in reports about suspicious activity

Suspicious transaction reports rise from 73 in 2010 to 2,778 last year   Malta’s anti-money laundering body, the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU), last year saw a 65% spike in […]
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