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Kristin Kamilla Kirss

Banking & Finance Counsel

Contact:

ESTONIA

tel +372 6464 045
gsm +372 527 3337
kristin.kirss[at]fortlegal.com

CV

Kristin Kamilla Kirss (University of Virginia, LL.M; University of Tartu BA/MA in law and MSc in informatics; valid licenses – ACAMS) has an extensive legal, compliance and crime prevention lead experience in an international multicultural (from Asia to US) retail bank’s local and Baltic units. Moreover, to name a few, Kristin has on a daily basis consulted and coordinated all bank’s  units on regulatory, reporting, analysis, processes, data protection, IT-system requirements and testing-developing, risk assessment and mitigation in several areas as well as AML/CTF matters, being a contact person to the Financial Intelligence Unit and Financial Supervisory Authority and cooperating closely with sectoral associations and supervisors, including the Estonian Banking Association.

Kristin is an experienced interpreter between business and IT, with special interest in using the combination of distributed ledger, smart contracts and blockchain technologies in practice to attain the highest efficiency for the favor of clients, staff and systems. Besides above, Kristin has also experience in courts, international arbitrage, and legal and financial consultations (incl. with the first Estonian private and public sector bonds in international stock exchanges with relevant alterations in legal acts).