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Antonis Karaolis

Risk Advisory

Senior Manager

Antonis Karaolis

Antonis is a Senior Manager in the Risk Advisory Department, with focus on Anti-Money Laundering Services and special emphasis on Regulatory Technology Offerings.

Prior to joining Deloitte, Antonis was a licensed practicing advocate and Partner in the Corporate and Commercial Department of a medium-sized law firm in Nicosia, where he joined as a trainee lawyer in 2010 and advanced through the ranks to become a Partner in 2016. His decade-long experience in the legal profession was diverse and covered many areas of the law relevant to commercial transactions, both local and international. During his tenure at the law firm, Antonis initiated and led the digital transformation of the firm and was responsible for modernising policies and procedures both internally and for various clients.

Antonis has expertise in Banking & Corporate Finance and corporate governance and has structured, advised upon and implemented complex banking and corporate finance transactions as well as represented clients as lead negotiator in various matters and transactions for and across major banking institutions and multinational corporations.

Antonis has experience with AML laws and regulations, including KYC and customer due diligence (CDD) related matters. As part of his experiences, he has drafted and was accountable for maintaining AML Policy, Internal Procedures & Risk Assessment Management Manual. He has designed internal as well as client-facing forms and documentation, to ensure adherence to AML obligations. He has led regulatory checks from the authorities, successfully organizing and coordinating the monitoring visits.

Antonis also has extensive experience in technology and business user requirements. He led his previous employer’s effort to select AML technology, define business user requirements in a practical and commercial manner and supervised the implementation by the selected vendor.

Antonis Karaolis