Malta no longer 'non-compliant' rules EU anti-money laundering body

Mark Battersby
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Malta has made "significant progress" in fighting money laundering and terrorism financing with a corresponding upgrade in its rating status across key areas, according to the Council of Europe's anti-money laundering body Moneyval in a report published today (27 May). The island no longer has "non-compliant" or "partially compliant" ratings, and specifically re-rated from "partially compliant" to "largely compliant" and "compliant" for nine FATF (Financial Action Task Force) recommendations. Malta went into special measures having to report to Moneyval following its investigation in ...

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