Melanie Fullerton

Melanie Fullerton

Senior Associate

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Melanie Fullerton is a senior associate in the Regulatory & Risk Advisory Group at Walkers' Bermuda office.

She joined Walkers in 2019 from the Bermuda Monetary Authority ("BMA") where she worked in their legal enforcement and policy department. There, she was an integral member of the BMA representative for the CFATF Mutual Evaluation Assessment and was responsible for completing the technical assessment.

Melanie advises on Bermuda regulatory matters, regularly advising clients on the existing regulatory framework in Bermuda as well as the evolving regulatory landscape. She also advises financial services businesses on a wide range of regulatory matters, including conducting the review and analysis of AML/ATF policies and procedures; advising and completing change of control applications and other statutory notifications with the BMA; advising and preparing licensing applications for regulated financial institutions; advising clients on general regulatory matters such as economic substance, data privacy and protection; regulatory governance; and local pension providers and medical practitioners on the specific regulatory changes affecting their industry. Melanie is also a Certified Cyber Risk Officer of the International Cyber Threat Task Force and a Certified Information Privacy Professional (Europe) of the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

Prior to joining Walkers, Melanie worked for the Bermuda Monetary Authority as a senior officer in the Legal, Policy and Enforcement Department. Prior to joining the BMA, she practised for five years in the corporate team of another Bermuda law firm.

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Bermuda

Qualifications:
Certified Information Privacy Professional (Europe), International Association of Privacy Professionals
Certified Cyber Risk Officer, International Cyber Threat Task Force in association with the International Compliance Association
LLM Professional Legal Practice, BPP University of Law, Manchester, UK
Legal Practice Course, BPP University of Law, Manchester, UK
Graduate Diploma of Law, BPP University of Law, Manchester, UK
Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Geography and Environmental Science, Queen's University, Ontario, Canada

2021 Legal 500 - Rising Star - Regulatory and Compliance

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