Elevating your MLRO Expertise to Advanced Levels

Intake Opening Soon 17:00-19:00 Online

This CPD is a continuation of the previously held “The Appointment of the MLRO: Building a Solid MLRO Foundation”. It will include a deeper discussion about the topics listed below and there will be room for Q&A. Ideal for anyone who attended the previous CPD and those who already have knowledge about this subject and would like to delve deeper into it.



The role and responsibilities of the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) are wide and far-reaching. All subject persons are obliged to appoint the right individual to carry out these duties. Dr Rakele Cini will be delivering a seminar consisting of two sessions focusing on the role of the MLRO, the individual’s duties, assistance that may exist within the organisation, and practical guidance on the daily challenges s/he faces in relation to the legal obligations of different subject persons.



Course Topics

  • MLRO Responsibilities & Daily Duties
  • Latest Reporting Procedures
  • Designated Employees
  • MLRO vs General Oversight Function vs Monitoring Function
  • MLRO vis-à-vis Employees & Board of Directors
  • MLRO Self-Assessment
  • MLRO Liability


Target Audience

  • Current MLROs
  • Proposed MLROs
  • Interim MLROs
  • Designated Employees
  • Board of Directors
  • Compliance Team Members



Assessment Questions and Answers

In line with MFSA requirements, a short multiple-choice assessment will be provided by the trainer towards the end of the session. A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to all students who attend the CPD (duration will be included on certificate). A Certificate of Achievement will be awarded to those who sit for the assessment and are successful (pass mark 60%).



It was very informative and the speaker knows the subject very well.

A. Mallia

Very clear presentation. Very friendly too. The speaker was clearly well versed in the subject

N. Buttigieg Scicluna


Rakele Cini, LL.D. (Doctor of Laws)

Dr Rakele Cini is an independent legal consultant with many years of experience in AML/CFT, regulatory and compliance advisory. She primarily advises local & international firms / practitioners operating within the regulated industries on matters relating to the prevention of money laundering & funding of terrorism, due diligence, risk management, good governance, and other compliance areas. She is invited to lecture regularly by private institutions and regulatory bodies on these topics. She was previously head of Risk & Compliance at BDO Malta and, prior to that, formed part of the practice protection group at Deloitte Malta for numerous years. Rakele is an active member of the PMLFT sub-committee at the Malta Institute of Accountants and the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners.

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