On Thursday the 12th of October 2023, the MFSA updated two public documents in relation to its enforcement procedures, namely: Section 3.3. of the Guidance Note on the Methodology to set Administrative Penalties relating to Non-Material Breaches and Annex 1 of the Publication Policy for Administrative Measures & Penalties.
The MFSA stands firm in upholding financial industry standards with stringent enforcement. Aspida’s “Resolver” optimises compliance processes, centralising data for assured regulatory conformity. Traverse Malta’s regulatory framework with confidence under Aspida’s expertise.
Publication of revised FIAU Guidance Note on Source of Wealth information related to parties other than the Customer
The FIAU recently updated its Guidance Note on Source of Wealth Information (July, 2022), aligning with Regulation 7(1)(c) of the PMLFTR. Essential for clients and practitioners, it tailors to individual service insight and complements FIAU’s main implementing procedures.
In March 2023, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) published its updated Guidance on Beneficial Ownership of Legal Persons, aiming to help countries implement the revised Recommendation 24.
Aspida’s SFDR compliance guide helps financial market participants and advisors meet disclosure requirements and reduce the risk of greenwashing.
The local Anti-Financial Crime regulatory body has recently issued a Guidance Note concerning the onerous obligation of Transaction Monitoring – including practical steps & recommendations which subject persons (SPs) should consider when implementing effective AML/CFT measures.
Now recruiting a Compliance Support Officer based in Malta Aspida Group is growing and we are looking for a Compliance Support Officer. You will be responsible for providing support to the Business Advisory team in Malta as required. The Compliance Support Officer will be exposed to a wide range of support tasks across the Business Advisory team
Recently, there has been a series of regulatory fines and public statements across Guernsey, Jersey and Malta primarily for shortcomings in respect of Corporate Governance, including the application of timely and effective compliance monitoring and appropriate AML/CFT controls
Here is our Joint Chair Peter Mills manning our stand at the MSE Governance, Risk and Compliance summit in Malta in which we were one of the proud sponsors. Peter joined the panel of experts and shared his insights on ‘How to enable more efficient and pragmatic regulations’.
Aspida Group is pleased to be one of the sponsors of the first edition of the Malta Stock Exchange Governance, Risk and Compliance Summit which is going to be held on the 2nd February at the Westin Dragonara Conference Centre.