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

June 27, 2022

Transaction monitoring; its importance and how you can do better

Ahead of the imminent launch of a new virtual classroom workshop , we are taking a look at transaction monitoring (TM): what it is, what risks to look out for and how we can learn from examples of poor TM …

June 13, 2022

Thumbs down: Fraud and social media

Social media, impressive though its evolution and growth has been, has proven a fertile space for criminal activity. Platforms set up for individuals to keep in touch with friends, reunite with former classmates or share snaps of their meals with …

May 30, 2022

The importance of maintenance and record-keeping

Compliance is made up of many key functions, each of which vary in importance. But two areas that are often underdiscussed – perhaps due to a perceived lack of glamour – are maintenance and record-keeping. Stringent maintenance and record-keeping measures …

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