About our Editors

 Urszula McCormack

Urszula McCormack

Urszula is a partner in the Hong Kong office, specialising in financial services regulation, including AML / ABC, regulatory investigations, data protection and complex fintech products and payment systems. Urszula regularly acts on major regulatory reforms, and loves nothing more than a good structure chart and a martini. When she’s not window shopping for art or the next costume party, she enjoys dragging her kids around the world and trail running.

Darren Roiser - UK

Darren Roiser

Darren is a partner in the London office. He has a wide ranging experience in regulatory investigations, commercial litigation and arbitration. Darren’s areas of expertise include banking and financial services litigation, contentious regulatory matters with a focus on trade finance compliance, corporate investigations and the creation and implementation of compliance procedures. His experience includes advising financial institutions and major corporates across a number of sectors including transport, energy and telecoms.

Natalie Caton

Natalie Caton

Natalie is a special counsel in the Brisbane office. She has extensive experience in corporate compliance and regulatory investigations and is a specialist in business ethics and anti-corruption issues. While she was chuffed to have recently featured in Global Investigations Review’s 2015 Women in Investigations, her greatest achievement has been coming first runner up in a beer drinking competition. When Natalie is not training corporates on how to behave she can be found indulging her online shopping addiction.

Alice Molan

Alice Molan

Alice is a registered foreign lawyer (senior associate) in the Hong Kong Banking & Finance team, specialising in regulatory issues. Alice particularly enjoys delving in to all issues relating to retail banking and payment systems, issues that she can relate to as a keen internet shopper. Like most people living in Hong Kong, Alice has an eye out for the next public holiday to plan a quick getaway.

Lauren Dray

Lauren Dray

Lauren is a registered foreign lawyer (senior associate) in Hong Kong working in financial regulation, anti-money laundering, anti-bribery and licensing. When she is not telling clients how to spot, or not be, the bad guy, she is watching TV – in particular Next Top Model (of any jurisdiction), Air Crash Investigation and British property shows – and wasting an enormous amount of time on the internet.

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Agatha Moczulski

Agatha is a senior associate in the financial services regulatory team at King & Wood Mallesons. Experience includes advising financial and other commercial institutions on financial services licensing requirements, consumer credit laws, anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws, sanctions laws, privacy and spam regulation and industry codes.

 Emma Burrell

Emma Burrell

Emma is a solicitor in the Brisbane Banking & Finance team. She specialises in securitisation and corporate finance. Having undertaken a secondment in the Hong Kong regulatory team, she is interested in financial crimes with an international flavour. In her free time she likes to read, travel and read about travel.

Jane Menzies

Jane Menzies

Jane is a solicitor in the Brisbane Dispute Resolution team. She is keenly interested in the global push to end bribery and corruption in international business and enjoys helping clients meet their obligations domestically and abroad. When Jane’s head isn’t buried in paperwork at her desk, she might be found enjoying Queensland’s sunshine and beaches or (more likely) knee-deep in farmland Lego with her young daughter.

Jordan English

Jordan English

Jordan is a paralegal in the Brisbane office working in anti-bribery & corruption team. In addition to his role with KWM, Jordan conducts research in conjunction with the University of Queensland focusing on international instruments, standards and national laws with respect to money laundering, corruption, terrorism financing and proceeds of crime. When he’s not working or researching, Jordan can be found at the gym pumping iron, or just catching up on the latest episode of his favourite TV show, Supernatural.

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Jack Nelson

Jack is a trainee solicitor in the Hong Kong office, with experience across a range of non-contentious and contentious regulatory issues (with a dash of criminal defence thrown in for good measure). When not in the office, Jack is often seen lurking around gong cha stalls and extolling the benefits of Hong Kong’s Octopus card to anyone within earshot.

Violet Wong

Violet Wong

Violet is an associate working closely with the Banking & Finance team on matters related to AML, privacy law, licensing, and general compliance. Violet was a flight attendant and had to study voluminous evacuation procedures for multiple aircraft types. That’s why she is naturally troubled by the fact that Lauren loves to watch Air Crash Investigation (see above).

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Marina Lauer (original)

Marina Lauer

Currently on secondment with the banking and finance team in Hong Kong, Marina is enjoying assisting with a broad range of regulatory, fintech, derivatives and lending matters, and overindulging in dumplings and egg tarts. Back home in Sydney, she loved nothing more than advising on ISDAs, netting, clearing, securities lending, prime brokerage, guarantees, set-off, and financial services regulation. In her spare time, Marina delights in travelling to attend her friends’ weddings, learning to code, and reading case law (even on ski lifts).