5 February 2024 to 21 February 2024. A series of 6 lectures intended to provide participants with a holistic and practical overview of the notions that AML 'subject persons' should consider when managing and mitigating the risk of ML/TF activities that are facilitated by tax crimes.

Monday, 05 February 2024
17.30 - 19.30 / 18.00 - 20.00
Online / St. Aloysius College, Balzan
Dr Timothy Borg Olivier
Dr Ian Zahra
Dr Gianluca Busuttil
Dr Conrad Cassar Torregiani
Dr Robert Taylor East
Dr Christopher Bergedahl
Dr Rakele Cini

MIT Short Course on Tax AML

The MIT Short Course on Tax AML is a specialised programme intended to provide participants with a holistic and practical overview of the notions that ‘Subject persons’ under the Prevention of Money Laundering rules should consider when managing and mitigating the risk of money laundering/terrorist financing activities that are facilitated by tax crimes.

This course is open to both tax and non-tax professionals, but will be of particular interest to non-tax professionals in Anti-Money Laundering/Compliance roles.

Click here to view the Programme brochure and lecture outline.

Option to follow the full programme (6 lectures) or any two sessions, grouped as follows: lecture 1 and 2; lecture 3 and 4; lecture 5 and 6.


Participation Fee:

  • Full Course – MIT Member €300; Non-Members €400; Students €175.
  • Set of Two Lectures– MIT Member €110; Non-Members €140; Students €60.
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*The lectures in the MIT Short Programme are not eligible for the Membership Offer.


For multiple bookings, kindly download the Group Booking Form from the Event Information section, complete and submit by email.

12 CPE Core Hours

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Dr Timothy Borg Olivier

Timothy is a senior manager within the cross-border tax team at Deloitte Malta. Timothy is a lawyer by profession and has also obtained his Adv. LLM in International Taxation from the International Tax Centre, University of Leiden.

As part of the cross-border tax team, Timothy assists clients on tax matters relating to various transactions and business operations, in particular with regards to groups operating in the online gaming industry.

Dr Ian Zahra

Ian Zahra is a lawyer by profession and forms part of the international tax team at Deloitte Malta.

Following the completion of his studies in law at the University of Malta, he recently graduated in international tax law from the University of Leiden in the Netherlands and worked as a Teaching Assistant at the International Tax Centre (ITC Leiden).

Dr Gianluca Busuttil

Gianluca is a manager within the Tax team at Deloitte Malta, specialising in AML/CFT and related areas of regulation. In recent years, Gianluca has advised on AML/CFT considerations applicable to circumstances pertaining to potential tax crimes, and on the ML/TF risk exposure of high-profile persons within the Maltese gaming ecosystem.

Dr Conrad Cassar Torregiani

Conrad Cassar Torregiani is the Tax leader at Deloitte in Malta, a role he took on in January 2020. Prior to this, Conrad has led Deloitte Malta’s International Tax area of practice for over ten years.

Conrad joined Deloitte in 2001 and has vast experience in advising clients, both local and foreign. Conrad is also the Deloitte leader for the Sports & Gaming sector within the central Mediterranean region, is the current president of the Malta Institute of Taxation and has lectured in international tax law at the University of Malta and Leiden University, in the Netherlands.

Dr Robert Taylor East

Robert is a senior associate within the Corporate Finance and Tax team of GANADO Advocates. Robert lectures on the Malta fiscal aspects of trusts and foundations as a visiting lecturer on the MIT Course on Taxation. He was elected to the MIT Council in 2019 and is a member of the MIT Professional Affairs Committee and the International Tax Sub-Committee.

Dr Christopher Bergedahl

Christopher is a Senior Manager at Deloitte Malta within the International Tax service line, with a focus on the financial services sector. In 2017 he graduated summa cum laude from the International Tax Center Leiden following which he served as a Teaching Assistant for the Fall Term of the 2017-2018 class. Christopher is warranted to practice in front of the Superior Courts of Malta and is a member of the Malta Institute of Taxation, the Malta Branch of the International Fiscal Association and the Malta Institute of Financial Services Practitioners. Furthermore, Christopher is a member of the Education Committee of the Malta Institute of Taxation and actively contributes to technical working groups.


Dr Rakele Cini

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. Rakele is an active member of the AML sub-committee at the Malta Institute of Accountants and the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners.