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M22031 - Reporting Suspicions of ML/FT: Good Practices (Online)

  • 21 Jun 2022
  • 09:30 - 10:45
  • Online Webinar


Registration is closed
Registration Time: 09:15
Sessions Time: 09:30 - 10:45  
Speakers: Ms Chantiane Said, Mr Matthew Vella & Dr Monique Cauchi
Venue: Online Webinar
Participation Fees (The Institute is now accepting payments via Paypal)
MIA Members: €20.00
Non-MIA Members: €35.00
Retired Members: €10.00
Students: €15.00

*Group bookings for 3 or more participants available.

BackgrounD information

The objective of this session is to provide a thorough understanding of what it entails to submit promptly the required suspicious transaction reports (STRs) to the FIAU. By attending for this webinar, one will also obtain a better understanding of what is to be included in the STR so as to ensure that the information submitted is of good quality.

Target Audience

This webinar is for anyone with reporting obligations under the Prevention of Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism Regulations (Subsidiary Legislation 373.01 as amended).

    Speaker's Profile

    Chantiane Said, Manager of the Processing and Prioritisation team within the FIAUs Intelligence Analysis Section, is responsible for managing the flow of incoming STRs and their preliminary analysis, overseeing the team’s effectiveness and efficiency, and providing assistance during ad hoc projects.
    Having a Certified Public Accountant warrant and a Practising Certificate in Auditing as an auditor with one of the big four firms, Ms Said joined the Unit in 2017 as an Intelligence Analyst. She graduated in 2014 with a Master in Accountancy from the University of Malta and in 2019 obtained additional certification as an Anti-Money Laundering Specialist from the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS).
    Matthew Vella, Intelligence Analyst within the Processing and Prioritisation team of the FIAUs Intelligence Analysis Section, is responsible for the collection, processing, analysis, and dissemination of information with a view to combating money laundering and the funding of terrorism.
    Having a background in law enforcement, Matthew Vella joined the Unit in 2020.  In addition to having a diploma in Policing, Matthew Vella graduated in 2013 with a BA(Hons) in Criminology from the University of Malta.
    Monique Cauchi is an Officer within the Guidance and Outreach – Legal Affairs Section of the FIAU.
    She joined the FIAU in 2019 and previously worked in financial services, particularly in the pensions sector. Amongst other tasks, Monique contributes in various projects conducted by the Guidance and Outreach section, such as the drafting of guidance documents for different financial sectors and recognizing the guidance needs of and assisting subject persons. She also provides training on AML/CFT in public or private sector FIAU outreach efforts.
    Monique studied law at the University of Malta and is a warranted lawyer. She is also a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).


    1.25 Hours Core


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