Malta says EU anti-money laundering rules 'about to be adopted'

Pedro Gonçalves
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Malta has promised it will soon implement the EU's latest anti-money laundering rules that should have been transposed into national law by January 10, as the jurisdiction will be hit with infringement procedures later this month if it fails to do so. Under the 5th Money Laundering Directive (MLD5), that all EU states are supposed to implement public registers, open to those with a legitimate interest, of all companies incorporated in their territories. These registers are supposed to show who ultimately controls every company incorporated across most of Europe, with registers made acces...

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