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Aleksandr Kostjukevits

Aleksandr Kostjukevits

Of Counsel

Aleksandr has 16 years of experience in law and compliance. He was serving as Group Chief Compliance Officer & General Counsel of Olympic Entertainment Group, one of biggest gambling conglomerates in Europe with 3,500 employees in 7 countries, where he was directly in charge of a team of 70 members. Earlier Aleksandr was one of the first compliance & AML professionals at Europe’s biggest fintech company TransferWise (currently Wise Plc) and responsible for compliance of business products globally. His earlier experiences include 7 years at international law firm Eversheds with his focus on compliance of financial services and AML. Also, Aleksandr worked as UK regional director at an international payments company.

Aleksandr has successful hands-on experience in managing complex regulatory affairs as well as in international investor protection arbitration, constitutional disputes, AML-related litigation and compliance audits. His strengths include ability to apply legal requirements in real-life operations and technological product development alongside boosting business efficiency.

Aleksandr is a well-regarded speaker and lecturer in compliance and AML areas.

Education

  • Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech), business administration B.A (2013)
  • University of Tartu, Faculty of Law M.A. (2010)
  • University of Tartu, Faculty of Law B.A. (2008)
  • Yale University, financial markets course

Practice Areas

Languages

Estonian, English, Russian, German and French

Membership

  • Member of the Estonian Bar Association

Joined the firm

2022