Cooperation

FIA Malawi aims to meet its objectives by working hand-in-hand with a number of stakeholder organisations. The link below provides a list of some of stakeholder organisations worldwide which FIA Malawi works with.


News & Updates

This page was last updated on FIA envisions a crime-free society in new Strategic Plan The Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA) has developed a new Strategic Plan covering the period 2017 to 2022 in which it has aligned its operations towards its vision of a crime-free Malawi ...
FIA employees urged to continue embracing team spirit Employees of the Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA) have been called upon to continue working as a team for effective and efficient delivery of operations.

The call was made by the FIA’s Director General, Mrs. Atuweni Juwayeyi-Agbermodji, during a team building ....


Charter Insurance for total AML/CFT compliance Charter Insurance Company Limited is determined to totally comply with anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) requirements ...
FIA CLOCKS 10 YEARS The Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA) is celebrating a decade of existence in the country. The Authority commenced its operations on 17 July 2007.

Atuweni Juwayeyi-Agbermodji, Director General of the FIA, has since hailed the...


NOW CALL IT FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE AUTHORITY - Govt The Malawi Government has advised all government entities that the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) was changed to Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA). In a circular addressed to all Principal Secretaries and Heads of Departments and Agencies, the Chief Secretary to the Government Mr. Lloyd Muhara says, “the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) ceased to exist on 17 February 2017 ..... FIA SIGNS MoU WITH SIERRA LEONE FIU The Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Sierra Leone Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) to enable the two agencies exchange financial intelligence related to money laundering, terrorist financing and financing of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction ...... MALAWI ISSUES REGULATIONS ON SUPPRESSION OF TERRORIST FINANCING AND PROLIFERATION The Malawi Government has issued the Financial Crimes Regulations on Suppression of Terrorist Financing and Proliferation. This was done by the Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Honourable Dr. Goodall Gondwe, on 17 February 2017. The Regulations have been issued following the enactment of the Financial Crimes Act by the Parliament earlier this month. ... FINANCIAL CRIMES ACT NOW IN FORCE The Financial Crimes Act (FCA) is now in force after the Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Honourable Dr. Goodall Gondwe, appointed 17 February 2017 as the date the Act came into operation. ... MALAWI PARLIAMENT PASSES FINANCIAL CRIMES BILL INTO LAW The Malawi Parliament passed the Financial Crimes Bill into law on Wednesday, 8 February 2017. The enactment of the Financial Crimes Act repeals the Money Laundering, Proceeds of Serious Crime and Terrorist Financing Act. The new Act creates the Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA) as a principal national agency responsible for preventing and combating financial crimes. ... THE FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE UNIT HONOURED The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) was on 24 January 2017 honoured by the Government for its exceptional service delivery under the Public Sector Reforms Program. This took place in Lilongwe at Bingu International Conference Centre as part of the official opening of the Managing for Development Results Learning Week held under the theme Enhancing a Results Culture in Malawi.... MALAWI FIU RELOCATES TO NEW PREMISES The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) is pleased to announce that it has relocated to new office premises in Area 3, plot 3/071. MALAWI TO ENACT AML BILL 2016 AS PART OF DRIVE TO STRENGTHEN REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT Malawi State President, Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, has said that his government will table the Anti-Money Laundering Bill 2016 during the current sitting of parliament as commitment to strengthen the regulatory environment of the financial sector...
MALAWI FIU HAS A SERVICE CHARTER The Malawi FIU has developed a Service Charter as part of Public Sector Reform Program being implemented by the government with the aim of ensuring that all government ministries, departments and agencies provide high level of services to the nation...
BOARD MEMBERS OF VANGUARD LIFE ASSURANCE SENSITISED ON AML The FIU sensitised board members of Vanguard Life Assurance Company in Blantyre on 30 April 2016. The objective of the sensitisation workshop was to equip the life insurance company's board with knowledge on money laundering and terrorist financing concepts....
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...