Lead Training Services

The Risk-Based Approach And Reporting Requirements

Starting: 5th November 2019

Date: 5th and 12th November 2019
Time: 17:30 – 20:45
Trainer:  Priscilla Gatt

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of the module/unit the learner will be able to:

  • Describe the Regulations around escalating and reporting suspicious activity.
  • Understand the role of the Money Laundering Reporting Officer within the organisation, the duties and obligations in terms of record keeping, vetting of employees, and training.
  • Identify possibly suspicious activities and red flag indicators for money laundering.
  • Understand the recent developments in relation to the 4th EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive.
  • Understand the FATF Recommendations and Methodology.
  • Gain awareness of the AML risks effecting an organisation and the way to mitigate them.
  • Discuss methods on how to implement the risk based approach.
  • Describe all the necessary requirements around reporting and avoiding the risk of tipping-off.


Tower Training Centre
Lower Ground Floor, Tower Business Centre, Tower Street, Swatar, Malta. (view map)

(Free parking available at level minus 5)


Priscilla Gatt

Priscilla joined the ARQ Risk & Compliance Department as a Senior AML Executive in 2017. She previously worked with the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) as a Compliance Officer where her main role was that of carrying out on-site and off-site AML/CFT examinations. During her tenure with the FIAU, she gained a deep understanding of the AML/CFT legislation and the procedures which should be in place to combat money laundering and financing of terrorism. She also worked with one of the leading private banks in Malta, eventually shifting her primary focus to AML/CFT compliance.

Through her position with ARQ Risk and Compliance she has been actively engaged in assisting banks and remote gaming companies in completing their AML/CFT business risk assessment. She has advised various subject persons on the actions that need to be taken to adhere to the provisions of the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive and her services are particularly sought after by gaming operators.

Priscilla is a graduate in Banking & Finance from the University of Malta.

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