We have moved to new offices,situated in area 3,Lilongwe,Malawi.Our Telephone contacts remain the same.For more information call 01759141

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This page was last updated on WE HAVE MOVED The Malawi FIU has relocated from Area 9 to new office premises in Area 3 within the City of Lilongwe, the Capital of Malawi. The office premises in Area 3 were provided to the FIU by the Government in December 2015. Meanwhile, the FIU is coordinating well with its information and communication technology service providers to ensure no disruption in operations takes place during this relocation period. The FIU is very thankful to the Malawi Government, through the Treasury, for the support on this exercise.
MALAWI GOVERNMENT APPOINTS FIU DIRECTOR The Malawi Government has appointed Mrs. Atuweni-tupochile Phiri as Director of the Malawi Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU). Her appointment is with effect from 2nd December 2014, according to communication from the Chief Secretary to the Government, Mr. George Mkondiwa...
MALAWI FIU DIRECTOR ELECTED REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF EGMONT FOR EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA The Director of Malawi Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), Mrs. Atuweni-tupochile Phiri, has been elected Regional Representative of EGMONT Group of FIUs for Eastern and Southern Africa at a meeting of the group held in Berlin, Germany, on 29 January 2015. The Eastern and Southern Africa region comprises Angola, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa and Tanzania...
MALAWI TO UNDERGO AML/CFT MUTUAL EVALUATION Malawi will be assessed for the second time on how it is implementing anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) recommendations as guided by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)....
STUDY REVEALS THAT POOR AML CONTROLS POSE HIGH RISK FOR MVTS AND CE SECTORS A study by the Eastern and Southern Africa Anti-Money Laundering Group (ESAAMLG) on money laundering and terrorist financing (ML/TF) through the money or value transfer service (MVTS) and currency exchange (CE) sectors revealed that poor AML controls is one of the major factors that pose high ML risk to the said sectors...
RBM ISSUES DIRECTIVE ON FIT AND PROPER REQUIREMENTS FOR COMPLIANCE OFFICERS AND OTHER SENIOR OFFICIALS OF COMMERCIAL BANKS The Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) issued a Financial Services Directive in 2014 on requirements for recruitment or appointment of Compliance Officers to be followed by all commercial banks...