Name
Elīza Grīnvalde

Associate / AML specialist (CAMS)

Languages

English, Latvian, Russian

Location

Latvia

Primary practices:

Corporate, Anti-Money Laundering (AML)

Secondary practices:

Banking & Finance, Employment, GDPR & Data Protection, Regulatory

Contacts

+371 22 403 488

eliza.grinvalde@vilgerts.com

Contacts

+371 22 403 488

eliza.grinvalde@vilgerts.com

Primary practices:

Corporate, Anti-Money Laundering (AML)

Secondary practices:

Banking & Finance, Employment, GDPR & Data Protection, Regulatory

Profile

Elīza Grīnvalde, LL.M. is part of the VILGERTS Corporate team. She assists clients in corporate and commercial matters including but not limited to company establishment, company liquidation and drafting of corporate documents. Additionally, Elīza is advising the firm’s clients on immigration matters, such as residence and work permits, and guiding clients through the process of obtaining the aforementioned documents.

Elīza has also been specializing in the Anti-Money Laundering field by assisting clients with preparation and implementation of KYC/AML procedures for internal use, with performing internal audit in regards the compliance with the AML requirements, as well as advising on registration of UBOs. Elīza is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). She is also regularly participating and conducting seminars on various topical matters in AML field.

Elīza has also been working in the VILGERTS GDPR & Data Protection practice group helping clients attain GDPR compliance.

Before joining VILGERTS, Elīza worked in the corporate immigration field for a world’s leading immigration law service provider in London.

 

Career

2019 /  Associate, AML specialist (CAMS), VILGERTS
2017 / Junior Associate, VILGERTS
2016 – 2017 / Immigration Compliance Coordinator, Fragomen LLP
2014 – 2015 / Technical Secretary and Assistant of Deputy Speaker, Parliament of the Republic of Latvia

Education

2017 / University of Westminster, LL.M. International Commercial Law
2015 / Riga Graduate School of Law, LL.B.

Experience

Provided legal advice on the possible effect to the commercial activities of the client’s group companies in relation to OFAC sanctions imposed to Aivars Lembergs.

Assisted various legal service providing companies throughout year 2019 by developing their internal AML/KYC procedures.

Audited consumer financing service provider Creamfinance and developed its internal AML/KYC procedure.

Assisted East Capital Baltic Property Fund III in acquiring Logistic Park near Riga International Airport for nearly 19 million euros. VILGERTS provided 100% legal support in the process including financing arrangements.

News

AML challenges and risks in the Baltics

by Elīza Grīnvalde, Associate / AML specialist (CAMS), Latvia

Latvian economy continues expanding

by Elīza Grīnvalde, Associate / AML specialist (CAMS), Latvia

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