Urszula McCormack

Urszula McCormack

Urszula McCormack is a partner and regulatory specialist based in Hong Kong, with a particular focus on financial crime and financial technology.

Urszula’s key areas of expertise include:

  • Financial services licensing
  • Digital assets (including cryptocurrencies) and stored value facilities
  • Payments and remittance systems
  • Digital banking and investment platforms
  • AML/CTF, sanctions and WMD non-proliferation controls
  • Data protection.

Her exceptional understanding of the Hong Kong regulatory environment is demonstrated by her participation in the cutting edge of regulatory developments through her ongoing work with The Hong Kong Association of Banks.

Urszula also regularly assists major institutional and start-up clients to develop innovative new products and platforms. She is also a plain language documentation specialist.

Urszula is admitted in Hong Kong, England & Wales and New South Wales and is an ACAMS Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). She speaks English, Polish and French.

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Legal insights

Our view on SFC's regulatory action regarding a token sale for possible contraventions of the Securities and Futures Ordinance.

22 March 2018

Our analysis on HKMA's published Guideline on the authorisation of virtual banks.

27 February 2018

Despite the current trends in digital token sales, investors should take note of some potential risks involved.

08 January 2018

Consensus that digital assets offer a remarkable platform for achieving genuinely transformative outcomes.

06 October 2017