Compliance Academy

8th - 29th September, 2021
The most relevant trends in the activities of compliance officers

Our Academy was established to help raise a new generation of Compliance specialists. Once they are trained, we assist them in organising their work, ensuring they receive the most up-to-date knowledge in their respective fields, as well as best industry practices. This involves covering such aspects as money laundering and terrorist financing, data protection, fair competition and other legal matters.

Programme
8th September 15th September 22nd September 29th September
9:00
Introduction - The Importance of Compliance in Today’s Business World
  • The concept and trends of Compliance
  • Functions and requirements for Compliance Officer
Principles of Sustainability
  • Why is sustainability within a business so important and why must it be implemented?
  • Similarities and differences of sustainability reporting standards
11:00
Sustainability and Compliance
  • A simple explanation of taxonomy regulation
  • SFDR and Taxonomy – disclosure of sustainability information in the financial sector
  • ESG: Environment, Social & Governance
  • Are business ethics and transparency just a formality?
13:00
Lunch
14:00
Managing sustainability within an organization
  • Steps a business must take to comply with sustainability principles
  • Trade compliance and its challanges
  • Practical assignment – how to prepare a sustainability strategy within an organization?
15:45
Sustainability control within an organization
  • Practical assignment – how to prepare a sustainability strategy within an organization?
9:00
Compliance for financial market participants
  • Regulatory compliance in Fintech sector
11:00
Complex group structures
  • Complex group structures – what are they and what is their purpose? UBO registers
  • Practical assignment – identifying risks of organizational structures and UBO determination
13:00
Lunch
14:00
Reporting requirements for financial market participants
  • DAC6: mandatory reporting of cross-border arrangements
  • Exchange of information between financial market participants and STI – trends, future, requirements
15:45
Function of internal audit
  • Internal audit (auditor function) and its practical significance in a financial institution
9:00
AML/TF execution
  • Risk assessment of individual customer – is it good to have 99% high risk customers in the company’s portfolio?
  • Proper implementation of international sanctions
11:00
Regulation and practical implementation of AML/TF
13:00
Lunch
14:00
AML/TF in high-risk sectors
  • Virtual currencies and other high-risk sectors (Affiliate marketing, Gambling, E-gaming, Forex, etc.)
15:45
Regulation in crypto sector
  • Compliance, licensing, legal and tax perspective related to crypto investments
9:00
Compliance with competition law
  • Government provided aid during quarantine – what are the risks for business?
  • Agreement types restricting competition: has the Covid-19 changed the rules of the game?
11:00
Compliance with competition law in practice
  • Challenges of competition law for businesses entering the e-commerce – how not to get lost?
  • The importance of an economic analysis while managing overconsumption dominated risks
11:00
  • GDPR regulatory challenges and tendencies
13:00
Lunch
14:00
GDPR in practice
  • Relevant court cases and most important GDPR lessons
  • Protection of data within e-commerce
15:45
GDPR in practice
  • IT practice within GDPR
  • Decentralization in the blockchain and personal data management challenges
8th September
9:00
Introduction - The Importance of Compliance in Today’s Business World
  • The concept and trends of Compliance
  • Functions and requirements for Compliance Officer
Principles of Sustainability
  • Why is sustainability within a business so important and why must it be implemented?
  • Similarities and differences of sustainability reporting standards
11:00
Sustainability and Compliance
  • A simple explanation of taxonomy regulation
  • SFDR and Taxonomy – disclosure of sustainability information in the financial sector
  • ESG: Environment, Social & Governance
  • Are business ethics and transparency just a formality?
13:00
Lunch
14:00
Managing sustainability within an organization
  • Steps a business must take to comply with sustainability principles
  • Trade compliance and its challanges
  • Practical assignment – how to prepare a sustainability strategy within an organization?
15:45
Sustainability control within an organization
  • Practical assignment – how to prepare a sustainability strategy within an organization?
15th September
9:00
Compliance for financial market participants
  • Regulatory compliance in Fintech sector
11:00
Complex group structures
  • Complex group structures – what are they and what is their purpose? UBO registers
  • Practical assignment – identifying risks of organizational structures and UBO determination
13:00
Lunch
14:00
Reporting requirements for financial market participants
  • DAC6: mandatory reporting of cross-border arrangements
  • Exchange of information between financial market participants and STI – trends, future, requirements
15:45
Function of internal audit
  • Internal audit (auditor function) and its practical significance in a financial institution
22nd September
9:00
AML/TF execution
  • Risk assessment of individual customer – is it good to have 99% high risk customers in the company’s portfolio?
  • Proper implementation of international sanctions
11:00
Regulation and practical implementation of AML/TF
13:00
Lunch
14:00
AML/TF in high-risk sectors
  • Virtual currencies and other high-risk sectors (Affiliate marketing, Gambling, E-gaming, Forex, etc.)
15:45
Regulation in crypto sector
  • Compliance, licensing, legal and tax perspective related to crypto investments
29th September
9:00
Compliance with competition law
  • Government provided aid during quarantine – what are the risks for business?
  • Agreement types restricting competition: has the Covid-19 changed the rules of the game?
11:00
Compliance with competition law in practice
  • Challenges of competition law for businesses entering the e-commerce – how not to get lost?
  • The importance of an economic analysis while managing overconsumption dominated risks
11:00
  • GDPR regulatory challenges and tendencies
13:00
Lunch
14:00
GDPR in practice
  • Relevant court cases and most important GDPR lessons
  • Protection of data within e-commerce
15:45
GDPR in practice
  • IT practice within GDPR
  • Decentralization in the blockchain and personal data management challenges
Speakers
Legal & Tax Services Partner Gediminas Laucius

Gediminas has extensive experience in the provision of legal solutions for national and international clients relating to the restructuring of corporate groups, M&A assistance, competition law, state aid and a large variety of other commercial matters. He is highly competent in assisting high net worth individuals with asset protection, inheritance planning, wealth management and tax planning.

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Compliance Services Manager Rita Tamulytė

For the last 10 years, Rita worked in the banking sector, where she not only worked directly with large corporate clients and a variety of financial institutions and correspondent banks, but also managed strategic projects of the bank and advised the management on matters of anti-money laundering and combatting terrorist financing (AML/CTF).

Years of experience at major Scandinavian commercial banks has given Rita extensive knowledge of corporate banking relationship management, with a strong focus on AML/CTF, ensuring implementation of and compliance with regulatory requirements. She gained expertise in client market, financial and risk analysis as well as business process management and development to improve existing and introduce new processes related to AML/CTF and Know Your Customer (KYC) procedures.

Rita’s experience with financial markets, financial products, business processes and change management and knowledge of AML/CTF regulations and compliance, enable her to understand clients’ needs and offer the best solution to ensure their compliance with and practical implementation of AML/CFT regulations.

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Senior Legal Services Manager Vytautas Vičius

Vytautas has more than 9 years of professional experience in business law on national and international projects, with a special focus on corporate, M&A, IT, data protection, transaction and tax law as well as competition law matters. Vytautas is often part of multidisciplinary teams assisting clients with tax, accounting, financial, regulatory and other complex business issues. He has extensive experience coordinating cross-border projects.

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Board Member, Corporate Governance Services Director Justinas Klimašauskas

Justinas has more than 15 years of experience in the field of international taxation. He holds a leading position at an international provider of tax advice. Justinas is an expert in management, administration, trust, consulting, business process relocation and corporate structure services. His extensive experience enables Justinas to share insights on regulatory evolution and identify and manage risks related to selected business models.

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Licensing Services Manager Ieva Bakutienė

Ieva has specialized in business-oriented legal services with a strong focus on banking and finance, investment funds, alternative financing, consumer credit and capital markets for more than 8 years. Working on national and international projects at consulting firms and as an in-house lawyer, Ieva gained experience in advising businesses on varied matters of regulatory compliance, licensing of financial market participants, FinTech operations, etc. She also has extensive experiance in advising on legal implications of Artificial Intellegence and IT in various sectors. Having a multidisciplinary education in law and economics, Ieva is skilled in coordinating complex projects that require innovative and tailor-made solutions.

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Corporate Tax Services Manager Sandra Pavlova

Sandra has been advising Lithuanian and foreign companies on direct tax and application of tax incentives more than ten years. She also has experience in tax optimization projects, performing tax due diligence, advising on mergers and reorganizations as well as international taxation issues. She has gained experience working with companies engaged in manufacturing activities in various industries, as well as in the information technology (IT), trade and services sectors.

Sandra represents companies in tax disputes, assist clients in representing their position with the tax authority on binding rulings and inquiries on various tax issues. Gained knowledge and experience help her to identify needs of each client, to assess the issue from tax as well as legal perspective and to provide the client the best solution.

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Senior Associate Simona Šimoliūnė

Simona has professional experience in corporate and commercial law, corporate governance, corporate compliance and international taxation. She has contributed to and successfully led cross-border corporate and transaction structuring projects, helped clients manage the risks of these projects. Simona has an extensive knowledge of Cyprus and Dutch corporate and tax law. She is highly skilled in understanding clients’ business needs.

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Risk Management & Sustainability Services Manager Dalia Katinaitė

Dalia has more than 14 years of experience in public and private sector consulting in areas such as the evaluation of EU funds and programmes, analysis and interpretation of legislation governing the administration of EU funds, improving organisational management processes, and operational audits of companies.

She currently specialises in the preparation of internal audit documentation and the provision of internal audit outsourcing services, as well as in the strategic management of companies, the optimisation of business functions, and the sustainable management and control of financial, property and other resources.

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Associate Eitvydė Milkevičiūtė

Eitvydė has more than 3 years of experience in providing legal services to local and international clients. She gained professional experience working in various law firms, advising clients on corporate law issues related to business incorporation, choice of legal form of activity, management structure, authorised capital contribution or changes to business structure. She assists clients in dealing with legal issues in the areas of transport law (rail transport sector) and competition law.

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Senior Associate Dalia Kubiliūtė

Dalia has been working in the field of corporate law for more than a decade. Most of her professional activities have focused on the financial sector, including areas such as life insurance, pension funds, management companies and the regulation of consumer credit. Working as an in-house lawyer at both international and Lithuanian-owned companies, she has acquired extensive experience in corporate governance, compliance monitoring, and business project development and improvement. She thus has deep knowledge of internal company processes and principles. Dalia also has an interest in sustainability regulation in the financial sector and assists clients with integrating sustainability-related requirements into the operational documents of financial market participants.

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Finance and Banking Associate Einoras Vaičiūnas

Has worked in business-focused legal services for more than 3 years, advising clients on a variety of tax and finance law matters. Currently specializes in the financial sector, including licensing of financial market participants, FinTech post-licensing legal compliance, and supervision of FinTech operations (investments, risk management and other aspects). Also analyses practical application of cryptoassets in the financial sector and the general regulatory environment for cryptoassets.

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Legal & Tax Services Partner Gediminas Laucius [email protected] Read more
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Compliance Services Manager Rita Tamulytė [email protected] Read more
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Senior Legal Services Manager Vytautas Vičius [email protected] Read more
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Board Member, Corporate Governance Services Director Justinas Klimašauskas [email protected] Read more
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Licensing Services Manager Ieva Bakutienė [email protected] Read more
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Corporate Tax Services Manager Sandra Pavlova [email protected] Read more
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Senior Associate Simona Šimoliūnė [email protected] Read more
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Risk Management & Sustainability Services Manager Dalia Katinaitė [email protected] Read more
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Associate Eitvydė Milkevičiūtė [email protected] Read more
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Senior Associate Dalia Kubiliūtė [email protected] Read more
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Finance and Banking Associate Einoras Vaičiūnas [email protected] Read more
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