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Ieva Balcere

Senior Associate / AML specialist (CAMS)

Contact:

LATVIA

tel +371 6770 4080
gsm  +371 2664 8800
skype ieva.balcere
ieva.balcere[at]fortlegal.com

Ieva is the senior associate of FORT and leading expert in the area of the prevention of money laundering and terrorist and proliferation financing, as well as in sanction risk management.

On daily basis FORT advises various entities of the Act on the Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorism and Proliferation Financing and the Act of the International and National Sanctions of the Republic of Latvia (including financial institutions) on matters concerning compliance with the provisions of the above legislative acts (including development of necessary procedures and policies and communication with the authorities supervising compliance with the provisions of the said acts). Ieva unwaveringly manages to find a solution most suitable for the level of risk inherent to the operations and resources of the client in order to ensure compliance with the requirements of the law.

Furthermore, Ieva has considerable experience in the corporate law, mergers and acquisitions (including cross-border), intellectual property rights and issues related to real estate. Ieva boasts experience in both planning complicated transactions and drafting documents necessary for implementation of the transaction.

CV

CAREER

2011- until now
Associate at Law Firm FORT (previously Law Firm ADVERSUS)

2007-2011
Legal Team Assistant, Legal Assistant at Law Firm SORAINEN

2006-2007
Translator at SIA Tilde

2005-2006
Assistant – Trainee at SIA Deloitte Latvia

EDUCATION

  • University of Latvia, Latvia (LLM)
  • University of Latvia, Latvia (LLB)
  • Higher School of Social Technologies, Latvia (BA, translator-interpreter)


LANGUAGES

Latvian, English, Russian