MACO is to become the recognised standard-setting body for the accreditation, certification and qualification of knowledge, skills and competences of Compliance Officers serving in the Maltese financial services sector. It will also act as a single professional industry voice on matters
related to compliance in Malta.

MACO Values are as follow:


Issue papers of interest from time to time such as for example on the Role of Compliance Officers in FinServ in Malta


Upkeep of online forum for members. Open platform for third party training activities.


Update circular to members. Training events (for members and non-members) in collaboration with sponsors.


Issue of position papers/reactions to proposed legislation/regulation. Social events.


MoU with MFSA and MITC. Networking with sister Organisations and Associations. Sponsorship

Membership of MACO will provide you with a wide range of tools and resources to help you achieve your professional goals.

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The mission of MACO is to create professional education and knowledge standards for Compliance Officers serving in the Maltese financial services sector, enrich the professional culture and enhance both Maltese and international relations and alliances.

MACO Mission Statement

Insight News

January 10, 2022

What it takes to work in sanctions compliance – Part 2

The first article showed part of the skills that a sanctions professional needs to have in their toolkit. This second piece will look at other complementary skills and how readers can obtain and cultivate them. World-class stakeholder management skill...
January 4, 2022

Pandora Papers – How to identify ultimate beneficial owners

Ultimate beneficial owners (UBOs) have once again come under scrutiny following the release of the Pandora Papers. What better opportunity, then, to reflect on the European regulatory landscape and best practice examples for financial institutions to e...
December 29, 2021

Top 5 e-books that our members have enjoyed in 2021

1. Shifting cybersecurity from a compliance to a risk focus In association with Galvanize, now Diligent . The risk-based approach has been the operational standard for financial crime compliance for some time now, and those that apply it are all too ...

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