The Risk Evaluation Questionnaire (REQ) is a means by which the FIAU gathers information on subject persons within the ambit of anti-money laundering and combatting financing of terrorism rules and regulations emanating from the applicable laws of Malta.
This forms part of its reporting and offsite monitoring function. Depending on the subject person’s relevant activity or relevant financial business, a different REQ form would need to be completed on the FIAU’s platform CASPAR.
The quantitative questions in the questionnaire require the subject person to provide a wide range of information. This allows the FIAU to carry out an understanding of sector-specific and Diligex is organising sector-specific sessions to offer guidance from our seasoned AML/CFT practitioners in relation to approaching the completion of REQ, going through the REQ itself in a practical workshop.
Subject persons are required to complete the REQ by April with specific deadlines as follows.
Lawyers: 8th March 14:30hr till 16:30hr
CSP and Trustees: 9th March 10am till 12:00hr
Accountants and Auditors: 9th March 14:30hr till 16:30hr
Notaries and Real Estate: 10th March 10am till 12:00hr
Landbased casinos and Remote gaming– 10th March 14:30hr till 16:30hr
Retirement Scheme Administrators, Insurance Undertakings and Insurance Intermediaries – Date TBA
Recognised Fund Administrators, Investment Service Providers and Collective Investment Schemes – Date TBA
Credit Institutions – Date TBA
Fee: €40 (exclusive of VAT)
Fill in below details to register your interest immediately. Please specify which workshop you would like to attend by including the name of session in the Message box below.