Josephine Barron - Director at Waystone in Ireland

      Josephine Barron


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      Josephine joined Waystone in 2019 and is a Director based in Cashel. Josephine manages the business requirements of the Regulatory Compliance Services, acting as an AML Compliance Officer and Money Laundering Reporting Officer or Deputy Money Laundering Reporting Officer to Cayman Islands domiciled entities. Josephine is responsible for reviewing the regulatory implications of various matters and provides guidance and recommendations. She works closely with clients to ensure that all the appropriate regulatory processes and controls are established, recorded and further reported to the governing body of each Cayman entity.

      Josephine is a compliance professional with a specialty focus on the area of AML/CFT compliance and she has over ten years of experience working within the funds and banking sectors. Prior to joining Waystone, Josephine worked in the Anti-Money Laundering Division of the Central Bank of Ireland as an AML Supervisor, where she conducted full and thematic AML/CFT inspections of regulated entities. During this time, Josephine assisted with the drafting of the Central Bank of Ireland’s Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Guidelines for the Financial Sector, following the implementation of the EU’s Fourth Money Laundering Directive. Josephine has also worked as a Compliance Officer in both investment management and fund administration companies.

      Josephine has a Master of Laws (LLM) from Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin and a Bachelor’s Degree in Legal Studies with Business from Waterford Institute of Technology. She is also a Licentiate of the Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland, having completed the Professional Diploma in Compliance.


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