Licensed attorney (radca prawny) and Ph.D. student of Law, University of Warsaw, Poland. Justyna is an expert in the civil law, with special focus on the banking law and capital market regulations. She has many years of experience working as staff or contractor for financial institutions from the perspective of both compliance and business To name a few projects only, she prepared and implemented a comprehensive controlling system (compliance, risk management and audit) for a top FinTech player; carried out vast audits of risk management/internal valuation systems for financial and listed companies (5 audits annually) and implementation/operating follow-up audits of compliance systems (5-10 audits annually); designed investment solutions, insurance&investment products, and distribution models; and reviewed compliance risks to adapt client compliance matrix already in place. Her hands-on and practical expertise covers EU directive implementation for the capital market: MiFID/MiFIDII, PSD/PSDII, AIFMD. Justyna arranged and led workshops on e.g. risk management in financial institutions (banks, brokerage firms, investment fund groups, payment processors); compliance in investment firms; financial instrument hedging; EU directive implementation for capital market operators; anti-money laundering practices; and practical exercises for banks (WIG20 listed companies).
Today, Justyna focuses on providing her clients with advisory in the area of compliance, risk management and auditing. She also represents her clients during official supervisory and inspection procedures with the Polish Financial Supervision Authority (KNF), the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) and General Inspector of Financial Information (GIIF). Justyna supports client legal and compliance units in reacting to non-standard regulatory inquiries.