Lorna guides new financial institutions establishing in Ireland, across all industry sectors including MiFID investment firms and fund service providers, banks, insurers, emoney and payment firms, and credit servicing and retail credit firms. She also regularly advises on the transfer of regulated businesses, including regulatory due diligence.
Lorna advises firms on their ongoing regulatory obligations, including remuneration and corporate governance, outsourcing, fitness and probity, anti-money laundering, capital management, and industry-specific conduct of business and investor protection requirements.
Lorna helps clients manage regulatory engagement, both in a supervisory and enforcement context, and implement new requirements and robust compliance frameworks. She - has conducted comprehensive gap analyses and assurance reviews to manage regulatory risk, including working on Risk Mitigation Programmes, inspection remediation, and industry-wide reviews such as the Tracker Mortgage Examination.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Regulatory & Financial Services Advisory
Maples Group Strengthens Financial Services Regulatory Practice with New Partner Hire
Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland (2010)
Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (2010) (non-practising)
University College Dublin, LLM in Commercial Law (2006)
Law Society of Ireland, Diploma in Compliance Management (2012)