Walkers advises on the laws of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands (BVI), the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland and Jersey. We are experienced in all types of international and cross-border transactions covering a broad range of sectors with a particular focus on both contentious and non-contentious corporate and finance law, investment funds, private equity, structured products, capital markets, regulatory and risk advisory, and private capital and trusts.
Walkers delivers clear, concise and practical advice based on an in-depth knowledge of the legal, regulatory and commercial environment in Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland and Jersey.
Vashti Bodden is a vice president at Walkers Compliance and Regulatory Services, Cayman Islands office where she serves as an Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer, Money Laundering Reporting Officer and Deputy Money Laundering Reporting Officer on a broad range of investment funds, securities registrants and licensed entities. Vashti has over 15 years of experience in evaluating compliance with Cayman Islands legislation as it pertains to licensed entities of varying complexities. As a former regulator, Vashti has a comprehensive working knowledge of laws, regulations, regulatory requirements, rules and international standards related to the financial services industry, inclusive of the international standards established by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
Prior to joining Walkers, Vashti worked as a Chief Analyst with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority with extensive regulatory experience in the on-site and off-site supervision of global and private banks, credit unions, and building societies. As financial intermediaties, Vashti also gained exposure to auxiliary services provided through these entities such as fund administration, securities and investment business, and trust and company services. She is also well versed in the supervision of money services business operaters in the Cayman Islands. Over the span of her regulatory career, Vashti has a solid understanding of the onsite inspection process having planned, coordinated and executed onsite inspections (prudential and AML/CFT/CPF) in the Cayman Islands and internationally over the years.
Qualifications:Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance and Marketing), Pace University Manhattan Campus, New YorkMaster of Business Administration, International College of the Cayman Islands
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