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Martin, Shane


Martin, Shane

Firm: Walkers
Position: Regulatory Compliance Director
Address: The Anchorage 17 - 19 Sir John Rogerson's Quay Dublin 2
Phone: +353 1 470 6673
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Shane Martin is based in Walkers' Ireland office where he is a director in the Regulatory and Risk Advisory Group. He has significant experience in regulatory risk and compliance in domestic and international financial services across the banking, insurance, asset management, credit union and payment services sectors. Drawing on his experience as a regulator, Shane provides practical and informed advice on all regulatory compliance matters including financial crime, data protection, consumer protection, authorisation and licensing issues, prudential requirements and regulatory investigations and enforcement cases.


Shane has tutored at the Law Society of Ireland on AML/CFT and has presented at numerous industry events and seminars.


Prior to joining Walkers, Shane worked for a number of years for the Central Bank of Ireland ("CBI") where he managed the specialist anti-money laundering and counter-financing of terrorism ("AML/CFT") supervision team in the Enforcement Directorate


LLM European Law, University College Dublin
Bachelor of Civil Law Degree, University College Dublin
Advanced Diploma in Corporate, White Collar and Regulatory Crime, The Honorable Society of King's Inns
Diploma in Finance Law, Law Society of Ireland.


Member of the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland
Member of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association
Current Chair of the National AML/CFT Private Sector Consultative Forum
Member of the Irish Funds AML Working Group
Member of ACOI AML and Credit Union Working Groups