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ZAB Deloitte Legal

GREDU STR. 4A, RIGA, LV-1019, LATVIA
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Aleksandra Mejertāle

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Work +37167074119
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Deloitte Legal

Work Department

ZAB "Deloitte Legal"

Position

Attorney-at-Law, Managing Associate

Career

Aleksandra has more than four years of professional experience dedicated to Financial Service Industry, providing legal services to the financial institutions (payment institutions; credit institutions; investment management company). She has also gained experience in financial crime compliance engagement in Sweden and Denmark and has participated in several forensic projects.

Professional experience:
  • January 2016 to date – Assistant of attorney–at–law, Senior Associate at ZAB Deloitte Legal;
  • December 2015 – January 2016 – Assistant of attorney-at-law, Associate at ZAB Deloitte Legal;
  • September 2013 – December 2015 – Legal Associate at Deloitte Latvia SIA.

Relevant experience includes the following:

  • Financial crime due diligence of a large Latvian bank (including review of AML/CFT framework; review of compliance with KYC and FATCA requirements, anti-fraud);
  • Participating in implementation of AML/ anti-fraud compliance programme remediation plan in a large Latvian bank;
  • Developing payment institutions’ policies and procedures (incl. financial crime related policies) for payment institution in Latvia;
  • Consulting a large international potash fertilizer producer and exporter on a regulatory environment in anti-corruption area in Latvia;
  • Performing ML/TF and sanctions risk assessment for Latvian Bank;
  • Delivery of AML/CTF and sanctions compliance focused classroom training for Latvian bank’s executive and supervisory board;
  • Participation in Financial Crime change programme of a large Scandinavian bank as a subject matter expert.

Languages

English, Latvian, Russian

Member

In December 2015, Aleksandra was admitted to the Latvian Bar Association as an assistant of attorney-at-law.

Education

  • 2014 - 2015 -Master of law degree, University of Latvia, Faculty of Law, Riga, Latvia;
  • 2010 – 2013 - Bachelor’s degree, University of Latvia, Faculty of Law, Riga, Latvia;
  • 2011 – 2012 – Exchange student; Szeged University, Szeged, Hungary.


Latvia

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Māris Liguts leads the team at ZAB Deloitte Legal, which handles the full spectrum of banking and finance work. The firm acts for the Alternative Financial Services Association of Latvia, as well as advising financial institutions on regulatory matters. Aleksandra Mejertāle is also recommended.

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