Colm Dawson

Colm Dawson


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Colm Dawson joined Walkers' Cayman Islands office in 2018, where he is an associate in the Regulatory and Risk Advisory group. Colm and the Regulatory & Risk Advisory group regularly act for major international banks, investment managers, fund service providers and insurers, advising on a comprehensive range of regulatory matters.

Colm has experience across regulated financial services providers, having spent secondment periods in the banking and investment sectors in addition to general regulatory work such as regulatory permissions and changes of control notifications on multi-jurisdictional projects and preparing applications for banks, payment institutions, electronic money institutions, fund administrators and investment managers and advisors. He has also worked in-house in a fund service provider and has addressed the practical challenges of implementing regulatory update and change projects across business lines.

Colm advises clients on all aspects of financial crime prevention, economic substance, data protection, corporate and regulatory governance and engaging with competent authorities.

Colm has worked in financial services regulatory positions since 2012 most recently prior to joining Walkers in the Regulatory team of a leading Irish law firm for three years.

Prior to this he worked at a fund administrator and spent over two years in the regulatory practice of a "Big Four" accountancy firm.

Admitted In:
Cayman Islands
England and Wales (non-practising)
Ireland (non-practising)

LLB (Hons) in European Law & Languages, University of Limerick, Ireland
Diploma (Hons) in International Financial Crime, University of Manchester, UK
Diploma (Hons) in Financial Services Compliance, University College Dublin, Ireland.