Hitomi is the AML Executive within the firm, reporting to the MLRO/MLCO, Ika Částka.
With more than a decade of regulatory compliance experience in the financial services industry, she is highlighting her expertise in navigating the complex landscape of regulatory requirements, and eager to extend her proficiency by delving into AML compliance within the legal sector.
In her role, she engages with secretaries, fee-earners, and partners for day-to-day queries, particularly in identifying high-risk matters and completing risk assessments, and escalates issues to the MLRO as needed.
Furthermore, she supports the MLCO in overseeing the firm’s AML policies and procedures, ensuring that they strictly adhere to regulatory standards. As part of her responsibilities, she also assists the MLCO in the implementation of AML training and induction processes for the staff, contributing to the ongoing education and compliance efforts within the organisation.