Experience

Evelina specialises in providing legal services to financial institutions. She has significant experience in advising clients on the licensing and compliance processes of financial institutions.

Evelina’s main areas of expertise are anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF) and the provision of payment services. She consults financial institutions and corporate clients on the implementation and streamlining of the AML/CTF process, and advises clients on compliance with payment services regulations.

She has significantly contributed to the implementation of the AML/CTF process in one of the largest real estate agencies in Lithuania (Newsec Advisers LT) and she regularly advises a financial brokerage company (UAB FMĮ Orion Securities) on AML/CTF matters. She has performed legal compliance inspections of AML/CTF processes at an investment fund management company (UAB Žabolis Ir Partneriai capital management). Evelina has worked with many payment institutions, electronic money institutions, as well as the operators of a crowdfunding platform, whom she has helped to successfully obtain licenses to operate in the single European Economic Area.

Evelina has worked on several complex international projects, providing constant and comprehensive professional advice that touches on everything from the licensing of a financial institution to the development of all internal procedures and arrangements.

Evelina is the initiator and coordinator of the Anti-Money Laundering Working Group of the Fintech Lithuania Association, which brings together over 20 Fintech companies.

Evelina holds a Master’s degree in Law from Mykolas Romeris University and is currently pursuing a diploma in anti-money laundering from the International Compliance Association. She regularly participates in various events, seminars, professional development courses related to the implementation of AML/CTF not only as a participant, but also as a speaker.

Industries

Financial services

Education

Mykolas Romeris University, LL.M.

Career

Evelina has 9 years of professional experience in investigating crimes, inter alia related to money laundering. Before joining us, Evelina was an associate in the Financial Service and AML team of another law firm.

Languages

Lithuanian, English, Russian, Polish

Probably a fairly unique feature of their firm is that the team is familiar with both Lithuanian and EU law.

Chambers and Partners, Fintech Legal 2020

We sampled a few other law firms for this work and with the rest of them we had the feeling that there was a big distance between who met us and who would actually do the work. That was the main reason we felt Motieka & Audzevicius would be useful and the best choice.

Chambers and Partners, Fintech Legal 2020

It is important for a foreign company to have trusted lawyers – partners when entering a local market and acquiring a local business. Motieka & Audzevičius team helped us feel confident that all local nuances would be taken into account.

Legal 500 2020

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