Melanie Fullerton

Melanie Fullerton

Senior Associate

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Melanie Fullerton is a senior associate in the Regulatory & Risk Advisory Practice at Walkers' Bermuda office. Melanie joined Walkers in 2019 from the Bermuda Monetary Authority (the "BMA") where she worked in their legal enforcement and policy department. She was an integral member of the BMA representative for the CFATF Mutual Evaluation Assessment and was responsible for completing the technical assessment. Prior to her time at the BMA, Melanie worked as a corporate lawyer advising on a wide range of Bermuda-based and international legal matters.

Melanie advises on Bermuda regulatory matters; not only advising clients on the existing regulatory framework in Bermuda, but also the evolving regulatory landscape.

She 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 and other required 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 also advises local pension providers and medical practitioners on the specific regulatory changes affecting their industry.

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.



Admitted In:

LLM Professional Legal Practice, BPP University of Law, Manchester, United Kingdom
Legal Practice Course, BPP University of Law, Manchester, United Kingdom
Graduate Diploma of Law, BPP University of Law, Manchester, United Kingdom
BA Honors Degree, Geography and Environmental Science, Queen's University, Ontario, Canada