Juliana Tang is a senior counsel in Walker's Regulatory & Risk Advisory Group in the Cayman Islands. She has over 20 years' experience in financial services regulation and compliance, with more than 10 years working in the insurance industry as a regulatory lawyer for large global insurance businesses. She also worked in the Enforcement Division at the UK Financial Conduct Authority.
With substantial international regulatory experience within financial services businesses, Juliana tailors her advice to the needs and objectives of clients, striking the right balance between commerciality and compliance. Juliana acts for leading financial institutions across all sectors on a diverse range of regulatory matters, including licensing and regulatory perimeter, regulatory approvals and notifications, regulatory investigations, compliance frameworks, policies and procedures, regulatory due diligence and reviews, sanctions and export controls, financial crime, AML, economic substance, FATCA/CRS, beneficial ownership, and data protection. She also regularly advises on significant cross border transactions and reorganisations and related change of change of control applications, as well as complex matters involving the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority, in particular arising from inspections, licence applications and other regulatory approvals.
Juliana specialises in insurance regulatory matters with her in-depth insurance knowledge and expertise. She has specific experience advising insurers, reinsurers, captives, annuity providers, sponsors, assets managers and insurance managers on structuring and licensing Cayman class B, C and D insurers, M&A, redomiciliation, restructuring, demutualisation, and other insurance transactions, business plan changes, regulatory capital structuring and prudential requirements, insurtech initiatives and dealing with Cayman Islands Monetary Authority on regulatory inspections, remediation and breach matters.