Emily Leung is a Cayman Islands anti-money laundering (AML) specialist with significant knowledge of the Cayman Islands’ AML regulations that affords the provision of expert, client-orientated AML compliance services. In her role as Associate Director, Cayman Compliance Services, Emily is responsible for a diverse portfolio of Cayman Islands private funds, mutual funds and securities registered persons (regulated entities) with a wide range of investment strategies and multinational investors and sponsors.
Based in the Singapore office and supported directly by the Cayman-led AML Compliance Service team, Emily is able to provide quality Cayman AML services to our Asian-based asset managers in their time zones.
At Waystone, Emily serves as either the AML Compliance Officer (AMLCO) and Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) or Deputy MLRO (DMLRO) for regulated entities. In addition, Emily oversees the respective Cayman Islands entities’ AML compliance programs and their regular AML control review audits and reports directly to the respective governing body of the regulated entities.
Prior to joining Waystone, Emily spent over 10 years working in the banking industry across a number of sectors, focusing on operational risk compliance and internal controls.
Emily holds a Master’s degree in business administration from the City University of Hong Kong and a Bachelor’s degree in Business from University of London.