Articles

Discover all the latest published articles covering a wide range of subjects from experts of Mazars in Malta.

Tackling the source of wealth and source of funds dilemma

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While traditionally subject persons have focused their efforts on the identification and verification of the customer and the underlying beneficial owner/s, less importance has been placed on understanding the Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism (ML/FT) risk relating to the customer’s business activity, the source of wealth and the source of funds.

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The role of Internal Audit within the AML Framework

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In today’s world of tightening regulations and an evolving risk landscape, companies are facing increased pressure to comply with Anti Money Laundering (AML) regulations to avoid hefty fines, reputational risk, and disruptions to their operations.

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Preparing for AML regulatory visits

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A company with a robust AML framework should have nothing to fear from an AML regulatory visit

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Managing AML risk within the online gaming industry

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The 4th AML Directive brought with it a mandatory risk-based approach, whereby subject persons must draw up AML/CFT policies and procedures commensurate to their risk appetite and to the risks that they are exposed to.

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Building an effective human firewall against cyberattacks

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Cyberattacks aren’t just getting more frequent, they are also becoming significantly more vicious and sophisticated. Today’s cyberattacks are targeted and subtle, and the stakes are high.

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Possible impact of Tax Harmonisation measures in Malta

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Whereas the introduction of tax harmonization could be problematic to a country like Malta, it is hard to determine the exact effect and magnitude that the introduction of a system of tax harmonization within the European Union would have on the Maltese economy

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Data security and the gaming sector in Malta

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Regular testing of existing capabilities and procedures will of course enhance the quality of the protection and its durability over time.

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Servicing Malta's dynamic iGaming industry

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From rental assistance to advisory services, the iGaming industry requires all sorts of ancillary set-ups.

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No need to panic about tighter data protection rules

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Alan Craig, Business Advisory Partner and iGaming sector leader of Mazars Malta, says that good corporate governance has become a top priority of many iGaming companies.

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