Biagio Perrone Filardi - Senior Associate at Waystone in United Arab Emirates

      Biagio Perrone Filardi

      Senior Associate

      United Arab Emirates
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      Biagio Filardi is an experienced compliance professional and joined Waystone Compliance Solutions as a Senior Associate in 2022. Biagio provides compliance services (including, but not limited to, Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Sanctions) to FSRA-regulated entities, supporting them with their day-to-day compliance operations, including ad-hoc compliance advice, periodic reviews of policies and procedures, implementation of systems and controls and mandatory training activities. In addition, Biagio provides general guidance to clients on how to navigate the FSRA regulatory environment.

      Prior to joining Waystone Compliance Solutions, Biagio was Head Compliance & MLRO for UniCredit SpA ADGM Branch. As a Recognized Person in the Abu Dhabi Global Market (‘’ADGM”), Biagio focused on the prevention, detection and investigation of money laundering activity with a primary goal of ensuring that the client’s business remained fully compliant with the applicable UAE Federal and local laws, as well as the ADGM rules and regulations, in addition to all applicable national and international regulations.

      Biagio began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Milan, where he held the role of Financial Services Advisor, supporting international banking groups with a variety of compliance-based projects. Within this role, Biagio performed assessment of second-level controls on Anti Money Laundering and Financial Sanctions framework and reviewed all the Anti-Money Laundering, financial sanctions and compliance-related policies and procedures.

      Biagio holds a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in Business Economics and Management from the University of Carlo Cattaneo (LIUC) in Italy, with a specialisation in “Banks, Markets and Business Finance”.

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