Ms Goda Drasute > Sorainen > Vilnius, Lithuania > Lawyer Profile

Sorainen
44A Gedimino Ave
LT-01110 Vilnius
Lithuania

Work Department

Finance & Insurance

Position

Associate

Career

Goda specializes in banking, financial services, prevention of terrorist financing, and anti-money laundering (AML) plus public procurement. She is experienced in advising fintech market participants in the licensing process and representing them at the Bank of Lithuania. She also has extensive experience in the field of public procurement – not only has she prepared numerous successful tenders, but Goda has also organized public procurement tenders while working in large contracting authorities.

AML and terrorist financing prevention regulation. She has extensive experience in advising companies on implementing measures to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing – she developed procedures for implementing these measures and has carried out AML audits. Goda regularly advises financial institutions and other companies on issues in this area.

Assisting fintech companies. Goda’s advice to fintech companies includes matters such as company establishment, operations, licensing, and other relevant regulatory issues. She also assists clients in communicating with the Bank of Lithuania – her experience includes advising clients on obtaining permission from the bank of Lithuania to acquire the capital and voting rights of a licensed payment institution. She also assisted in obtaining the Bank of Lithuania’s approval for a new payment institution manager and in contacting the bank of Lithuania about the information on international payments.

Experience in public procurement. While working in one of the largest contracting organizations in Lithuania, Goda successfully completed many international and simplified public procurement projects in construction work, repair and maintenance, finance and insurance, IT, and other fields. She also gained experience in preparing annual procurement plans, technical specifications, analyzing and preparing responses to bids and claims by suppliers, as well as participating in negotiations with suppliers.

Banking and financial services. Goda has gained extensive experience in the field of banking and finance. Her projects in this field include a study on absorption of EU funds through financial engineering measures for companies operating in the furniture and wood sector, and analyzing the possibilities and benefits of receiving support from EU Structural Funds. She also advises clients on structuring and issuing bond issues and implementing other projects.

Languages

Lithuanian, English

Education

Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania (MA in Law)
Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania (BA in Law)
University of Białystok, Poland (exchange student)