Compliance & AML

Malta last week presented the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) with an action plan to get off the regulator’s grey list of jurisdictions, according to the Times of Malta in a report today (13 September). The government presented the plan to the global watchdog during a virtual meeting on Thursday, it said. “It’s about concretely […]

The European Commission (EC) has proposed the creation of an EU-wide anti-money laundering authority (AMLA) with powers to directly supervise the highest-risk cross-border financial firms. According to Reuters, non-compliant firms could risk penalties up to EUR10 million or 10 per cent of their annual turnover. The AMLA would aim to launch in 2024. The EC […]