FIAU guidelines to support risk assessment questionnaire

Lea Hogg 1 year ago
FIAU guidelines to support risk assessment questionnaire

The Malta Gaming Authority has advised licensees that further guidelines will be available on the upcoming risk evaluation questionnaire (REQ) for 2023.

Interested parties are required to submit completion of the assessment by the deadline of 1 March 2023.  The risk assessment questionnaire on compliance and supervision will be rolled out by the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU).

Interested parties will be able to access the questionnaire in time to prepare the information for submission for the due date.  Detailed guidelines will be available to interested parties to support the completion of the questionnaires.

The Malta Gaming Authority is requesting advising gaming operators to observe the deadline.  Submissions after the due day may result in incurring an administrative penalty issued by the FIAU.

Interested parties can access the page to visit the questionnaire via FIAU’s website.

FIAU

The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit is a government agency established under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (Cap. 373 of the Laws of Malta). It is responsible for the collection, collation, processing, analysis and dissemination of information to combat money laundering and the funding of terrorism. The unit is also responsible for monitoring compliance with the relevant legislative provisions.

Malta Gaming Authority

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) (formerly the Lotteries and Gaming Authority) (LGA) is the gaming regulator in the jurisdiction of Malta.  It regulates most forms of gambling including both land-based casino, amusement and slot machines, betting offices, fantasy sports and lotteries) and online B2B and B2C services.

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