Maria Attard assists clients with regulatory compliance and AML-CFT advisory. As part of her role, Maria acts as Compliance Officer for a number of clients licenced under the Investment Services Act, Company Service Providers Act and the Trusts and Trustees Act. Maria assists clients in drafting and implementing an effective risk-based Compliance Monitoring Programme and advises the Board on regulatory matters to ensure compliance with applicable regulations. Besides assisting on regulatory compliance matters, Maria assists clients with drafting an effective AML-CFT framework.
Areas of Specialisation
- Investment Services
- Trusts and Trustees
- Company Service Providers
- Economics & Finance
Maria started her career as an analyst in London, working on projects with mainstream banks and the Financial Ombudsman Services. Maria later joined a Regulatory Hosting firm in Malta, gaining particular experience and knowledge on the AIFMD and MiFID.
Maria obtained first-class BSc (Hons) in Business Economics from the University of Westminster, London. Maria continued her studies at the University of Malta, graduating with a Master’s Degree in European Politics, Economics and Law. Maria is currently completing a certification with The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.