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On 16 December 2020, the FIAU issued sector-specific procedures which are to be applied by al Company Service Providers (CSPs) in Malta. The Implementing Procedures Part 2 for CSPs are also legally binding since the document builds upon the first part of the Implementing Procedures and provides further clarifications as to how CSPs are to comply with AML and CFT obligations.

Start Time: April 8, 2021, 9:15 AM Malta Time (GMT+1)

End Time: April 8, 2021, 12:30 PM Malta Time (GMT+1)

Price: Euro 75 (incl. VAT). 

Funding can be applied for from Jobsplus for Investment in Skills.

Location Details: Online. A Microsoft Teams link will be sent to you following the registration. Kindly sign in at least 5 minutes before the beginning of the class.



  • Money Laundering Reporting Officers
  • Compliance Officers & Officials of Company Service Providers


Training topics:

  • The purpose of the sector-specific document for Company Service Providers
  • CDD on intermediaries and agents
  • CDD during customers onboarding
  • Ongoing monitoring
  • Timing of CDD
  • Termination of business relationships
  • Sanctions screening


Learning objectives:

  • Understanding the clarifications provided in the second part of the Implementing Procedures
  • Implementing the updates in the subject persons' AML and CFT procedures


Contact: +356 2093 1810 /


A certificate of completion and handouts will be provided to all participants following the completion of the training.

This event has been accredited with 3 hours of structured CPE qualifying under Core Development competency as per the Accountancy Board Accreditation Rules.

Your trainer
Ruth Esposito Ruth joined Grant Thornton in 2016 as the Firm’s Compliance Officer. Her main role is to ensure that the Firm is compliant with the Anti-money laundering and counter financing of terrorism regulations and also advises on matters related to this field. Ruth is responsible for the drafting of several internal policies and procedures and also to monitor that such policies and procedures are being implemented throughout the Firm. Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Ruth worked with EY in Malta whereby she was engaged on a number of projects related to anti-money laundering and counter financing of terrorism. Furthermore, she was also engaged on a cybersecurity project in which she formed part of the project management team. During her time with EY, Ruth also had the opportunity to work in Newcastle and in London as part of the EY team which was engaged by credit institutions to carry out several tasks related to AML and CFT.

Grant Thornton Malta
  • Fort Business Centre, Level 2
  • Triq L-Intornjatur, Zone 1
  • Central Business District
  • Birkirkara CBD1050
  • Malta
Tel: +356 2093 1810 Contact: