Judith Watler

Judith Watler

Director

T +1 345 914 6330
M +1 345 928 6331
E judith.watler@walkersglobal.com

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Judith Watler leads Walkers Compliance which complements Walkers' legal, corporate and fiduciary services to deliver a one-stop-shop for clients looking to use the Cayman Islands for their business needs. While helping clients meet regulatory requirements, Walkers Compliance will deliver a best-in-class compliance offering.


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Judith is based in the Cayman Islands office where she is the Director of Walkers Compliance and Regulatory Services.   She assists clients with technical support on AML/CTF and regulatory issues, which includes drafting manuals, writing policies and procedures, conducting audits and mock regulatory inspections.  Alongside her team,  she is appointed as AMLCO, MLRO and DMLRO where clients outsource these functions.

Judith has nearly 30 years of experience in Regulatory and Compliance, which includes 14 years as a regulator in various divisions of the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority and 14 years in senior compliance roles within industry. In addition to providing compliance and regulatory services she also serves as Walkers’ Compliance Director providing internal MLCO and MLRO and provides oversight of other offices from which Walkers operates.

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education from St. Leo University (Magna Cum Laude) Certificate of Proficiency in Insurance
Certified Chartered Secretary, Offshore Finance and Administration from the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators
CAMS (Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist) Professional Designation
Certification from the FIBA AML Institute
Notary Public of the Cayman Islands

 

Judith is currently a Director of the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority and is the Vice President for the Cayman Islands Compliance Association.  She is very involved with various industry working groups on regulatory and compliance issues and worked as a consultant to the Ministry of Financial Services during the recent CFATF assessment.

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