Urszula McCormack

Urszula McCormack

Urszula McCormack is a partner in Hong Kong Banking & Finance team who specialises in financial services regulation and banking.

Urszula has extensive experience in advising a broad range of regulatory issues including:

  • Licensing
  • Anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF), sanctions and WMD non-proliferation
  • Complex product structuring and marketing
  • Data privacy
  • Digital payments
  • Market conduct and compliance controls.

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 has a proven track record of advising on complex multijurisdictional regulatory matters. Recently, she assisted one of the world’s largest futures and options exchanges with its expansion into Asia.

Urszula is also a plain language documentation specialist for complex products, including derivatives, leveraged FX and commodity products, as well as electronic platforms and private banking services.

Urszula is admitted in Hong Kong, England & Wales and New South Wales and speaks English, Polish and French.


Legal insights

We gathered senior legal and IT professionals from both vendors and major users of information services to a roundtable discussion as to their uptake of agile based computing.

25 October 2016

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority has stepped up efforts to balance its messages of compliance with the need to ensure Hong Kong remains globally competitive.

30 September 2016

DAOs are a re-imagined form of business vehicle, somewhere between a collective investment structure, a partnership, a venture capital fund, and a crowdsourcing platform.

16 August 2016

This alert describes the 8 key points covered at the Plenary Meeting, plus 8 key takeaways for financial institutions operating in Hong Kong.

10 August 2016