I am an associate with the firm’s Finance and Insurance team with a focus on banking, financial services, fintech, plus prevention of terrorist financing and anti-money laundering (AML). I am experienced in fintech market participants licensing procedures, especially regarding the AML license and communication with the Financial Intelligence Unit.
According to Art. 40 (3) of the Bar Association Act, lawyers do not provide legal services. Lawyers are assisting the attorneys.
AML and terrorist financing prevention regulation. I have experience in helping to advise companies on implementing measures to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing – I have helped develop procedures for implementing these measures and with carrying out AML audits. I regularly help with advising financial institutions and other companies on issues in this area. I have also contributed to developments in the Estonian AML law.
Assisting fintech companies. My experience with fintech companies includes matters such as operations, licensing and other relevant regulatory issues. I also assist clients in communicating with the Financial Intelligence Unit – my experience includes helping to advise clients on obtaining an AML license from the Financial Intelligence Unit and general compliance questions regarding AML law.
Studies home and away. I completed my Bachelor’s degree in Law at the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom and am currently in my first year of Master’s studies at the University of Tartu.
- University of Tartu, Estonia (MA in Law)
- University of Nottingham, United Kingdom (LLB/ equivalent to BA in Law)
Deals & Cases
Record-breaking IPO of Enefit GreenDeals & Cases
Forus Grupp acquired Tulika TaksoDeals & Cases
Digital Active successful against Financial Intelligence UnitDeals & Cases
Virtual currency service providers are foreseen to comply with two separate licensing (renewal) requirements within one year period under two new draft actsPublication
Virtual currency service providers are intended to go through further legislative obstacles under the newest draft legislative act in EstoniaPublication
Virtual currency service providers to face further obstacles under a proposed new legislative act in EstoniaPublication
Estonian Anti-Money Laundering law is due to implement stricter requirements for virtual currency service providersPublication