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FIAU Revised Implementing Procedures - Intensive Session


Date: 25th October 2019


Time: 13:30 - 17:00


Venue: Xara Lodge, L/O Rabat





ifs Malta is teaming up with ARQ to bring you an intensive session on the FIAU revised Implementing Procedures.


This highly focused session will go over all the changes made and what to look out for. Lead by specialist in the area Dr Manfred Galdes, the ARQ team will go over all changes. From Obligations to Due Diligence, and everything in between.


Overview of session


13:30 - 14:10

The Implementary Procedures—background and status ; The Risk-Based Approach 

Manfred Galdes


14:10 - 14:40

Customer Due Diligence

Martina Mifsud


14:40 - 15:10



15:10 - 15:40

The duties of the MLRO and the obligation to report

Oliver Raine


15:40 - 16:00

Outsourcing and Reliance

Shawn Mangani


16:00 - 17:00

Other relevant developments in various laws and beyond

Manfred Galdes


Meet the Speakers:


Manfred Galdes

Manfred Galdes is one of the premost AML specialists in Malta, having headed the FIAU for eight years. As an expert in the field, he has contributed significantly to the work of a number of permanent committees within The Council of Europe, The European Commission and The Egmont Group. In his current position as Managing Partner of the ARQ Group he advises several banks, financial institutions and top-tier gaming companies.


Martina Mifsud

Martina Scalpello is the senior manager responsible for AML/CFT compliance within the ARQ Group. Prior to joining ARQ, she worked with the FIAU and held other compliance roles within the financial services sector. Martina has been involved in a number of AML-related projects including AML/CFT audits gap analyses and enterprise risk assessments for various financial institutions and gaming operators.


Oliver Raine

Oliver Raine is a senior compliance executive at ARQ and has eight years of AML experience, working for a range of international banks an financial institutions. His experience comes from both Malta and the United Kingdom and includes payment filtering, suspicious transaction reporting, client file remediation and gap analysis


Shawn Mangani

Shawn Mangani is a senior compliance executive at ARQ. Previously, Shawn worked with one of the big four audit firms where he was seconded to the UK on a number of compliance engagements pertaining mainly to risk assessments, due diligence and transaction monitoring projects. He is an ACCA qualified accountant and a graduate in Insurance and Finance from the University of Malta


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