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MGA: PMLFT Key Function Holder now required to be an FIAU-registered MLRO
The Malta Gaming Authority recently issued a directive (Directive 3 of 2020) on the Key Function of the Prevention of Money laundering and the Financing of Terrorism (PMLFT).
FIAU & MGA publish revision of Implementing Procedures Part II for Remote Gaming
The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (“FIAU”), and the Malta Gaming Authority (“MGA”), have announced the publication of a revised version of the Implementing Procedures (Part II) for the Remote Gaming Sector.
MGA publishes 2019 Annual Report
The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) recently published its Annual Report and Financial Statements for the financial year ending 31 December 2019.
MGA study delves into impact of COVID-19 on Malta gaming industry
A study conducted last April by the Information & Research Unit of the Malta Gaming Authority among the Authority’s licensed online operators, reveals that the worst-hit sector is projected to be the B2C sector, in particular the operators exposed to Type 2 game types.
The FIAU launched CASPAR
The Compliance and Supervision Platform for Assessing Risk (CASPAR) is an online tool created by the FIAU with the aim of processing the submission of the Risk Evaluation Questionnaire (REQs).
MGA Gaming Act: New Directives and Key Functions Notification
The MGA has issued Regulations and Directives that come into force on 1 August 2018 together with the new Gaming Act.
New Gaming Licence Fees Regulations 2018
The new licence categories (S.L. 438.04) have been changed to service-based (B2C) and supply-based (B2B) types.
VAT Gaming changes for 2018
On 21st November 2017, the Malta VAT Dpt issued guidelines which shall change the VAT treatment of certain supplies related to gambling as of 1st January 2018.
The Key Official Guide for iGaming companies in Malta
We launched a guide to the duties and responsibilities of the Key Official for gaming companies in Malta: the Key Official Guide.