Austėja Viederytė

AML expert.

Practice areas

  • AML Compliance
Curriculum Vitae

Austėja Viederytė is AML expert at ECOVIS ProventusLaw. She has more than 8 years of experience in money laundering and terrorist financing prevention area and provides consultations in the fields of AML and FinTech.

During her career, Austėja worked for 3 different financial institutions – a global money remittance company, a bank, and an electronic money institution, where she gained extensive management and hands-on experience in daily AML processes. Austėja also worked for the Bank of Lithuania in AML / CTF team where she gained a deep understanding of the regulatory requirements, participated in Payments Council activities, delivered training, and consulted FinTech companies on various AML questions.

Austėja is a certified internal auditor, and she leads external AML audits for financial institutions. She also assists our clients to develop sound AML policies & procedures, helps them overcome daily AML challenges, delivers training for various financial market participants, and is actively engaged in external ECOVIS ProventusLaw events related to AML.

Education

2008-2012
Bachelor of International Relations & Politics
Vilnius University, Institute of International Relations & Politics

Awards and recognitions

Knowledge without experience is of little use. Therefore we are proud of having our own valuable experience to share with you.

ECOVIS ProventusLaw's team is 'really professional' and possesses 'deep knowledge about employment law'. Loreta Andziulyte has very strong skills in negotiations, and she can participate in the most difficult and challenging negotiations between employers and employees. Brigida Baciene is known for her dedicated work and great knowledge in the employment and data protection practice areas.

Inga Karulaitytė was recognised as Highly Regarded lawyer in Banking and finance by IFLR1000 2019 and 2020 rankings.

ECOVIS Proventuslaw was ranked in Chambers FinTech 2020 and has been highly recommended as a ranked firm in FinTech Legal. It was distinguished as well equipped to handle investment fund matters in addition to providing commercial support to financial institutions.

When choosing a law firm that would go through the entire licensing process with us as a company which aims to become an electronic money institution, there was no doubt that we should co-operate with ECOVIS.

The strengths of this team are that its team is deeply knowledgeable about the regulations in the field of real estate and construction and it also constantly improves its competences.

Loreta Andziulytė is a partner who can offer clients her knowledge in TMT, data protection, bankruptcy, restructuring, corporate governance and financial regulatory affairs. Her knowledge is reflected in her precise, qualitative and comprehensive documents and consultants.

ECOVIS ProventusLaw's team is really professional and possesses deep knowledge about employment law. We would recommend Ecovis ProventusLaw as a very strong law firm in representing clients in disputes concerning employment relationships.

Ecovis ProventusLaw is best known in Lithuania for its banking work, where it regularly completes fintech-related deals. They are very good at adapting quickly.

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