Vyasna is an associate in the Regulatory & Investigations team, based in the Dubai office.
Vyasna is a qualified lawyer specialising in financial regulatory services. She has extensive experience in a wide range of advisory work relating to financial regulatory matters, including exchange control applications and queries, financial service provider exemptions and licensing applications, change in control applications and branch applications of large international banks.
Vyasna trained at a magic circle law firm and was subsequently retained in the financial regulatory department where she predominantly worked with international clients on cross-border matters. Her experience in a magic circle law firm permitted her to become acquainted with the common law and be able to practice on a global scale.
Vyasna worked closely with the financial regulators in the South African market which relationship developed following advising Goldman Sachs International Bank Limited on their branch of a foreign bank application in South Africa. Vyasna also offered her regulatory expertise in respect of South Africa’s first Ijara Sukuk transaction involving a State Owned Entity.
Vyasna’s practical experience is diverse as she has been involved in matters relating to anti-money laundering and terrorist financing, data protection and fintech advisory and development. Vyasna also advised a variety of clients which include international banks, financial institutions, insurers and fintech companies in respect of their cross-border financial activities that would trigger regulatory obligations.
Anti-Bribery & Corruption
Financial Services Regulatory
Regulatory & Investigations