Key Services

The ARQ Group is one of the first professional firms in Malta to establish a comprehensive specialist AML/CFT and financial crime compliance consultancy set-up that caters for all the needs of subject persons.

ARQ Risk & Compliance boasts specialist knowledge together with a wealth of experience and expertise in all the sectors covered by the AML/CFT laws and in the legislative framework governing these sectors.

Key service offerings

A 360 degree offering –

  • ongoing consultancy in financial crime compliance
  • process audits
  • detailed gap analyses
  • simulated on-site inspections
  • drafting and/or review of policies and procedures
  • drafting and/or review of staff manuals
  • assistance with the drawing up and implementation of remediation plans
  • staff training
  • assistance in complying with regulatory obligations
  • ongoing technical and operational assistance to MLROs and Compliance Officers
  • guidance on the shift to risk-based CDD
  • updating of processes to bring them in line with the 4th AML Directive
  • ongoing support related to regulatory compliance

Licensed entities can be provided with assistance both at a pre-licensing stage and once the licensing process is completed.

For further information contact

  • Manfred Galdes


    Dr Manfred Galdes is one of Malta’s foremost AML/CFT and compliance specialists, having forme... More

    T +356 2549 6000

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