Lorena Fernandez Lorenzo

Regulatory & Compliance

          Advocate Fernández is a Spanish national who moved to Malta in 2013, holding a master’s degree in International Studies, and a law degree (LL.B.) from the Universidad Santiago de Compostela (Spain) and having pursued additional studies and training in Corporate administration and Compliance. Fluent in Spanish, English and Italian, she was admitted to the Spanish Bar Association in 2012 and Malta Chamber of Advocates in 2018.

          Since 2015 she has worked as a legal and client manager in the field of Malta companies and trusts, actively involved in the building and refining of client AML, Risk and KYC monitoring systems.

International & Regulatory Focus

          In 2021 she shifted focus onto the institutional and regulatory side of AML/CFT and corporate governance monitoring and reporting. In parallel she has assisted on several regulatory inspections, and currently advises on the design and management of AML/CFT systems and processes including risk mitigation, and monitoring methodologies to ensure a Maltese licensed entity, company or trust appropriately conduct their day-to-day activities, fulfilling an ever-increasing amount of rules and regulations from international and local bodies.