Former InterRisk Head of Legal Joins Eversheds Sutherland in Poland

InterRisk Former Head of Legal Joins Eversheds in Poland

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Pawel Stykowski has joined Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland as the new head of the firm's Regulatory Risk and Compliance team.

Stykowski specializes in financial services law, particularly in insurance law and the law on financial instruments, and also handles consumer protection and compliance issues. He regularly advises the insurance and banking industry.

Before joining Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland, he spent the past four years as Head of Legal and Compliance at InterRisk SA, and the three years before that at CMS in Warsaw. He also has two and a half years experience working in-house with the AXA Group.

Pawel Stykowski is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw.

According to Tomasz Zalewski, Managing Partner of Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland, “the development of compliance advisory services is one of the key elements in the strategy of both the Warsaw office and Eversheds Sutherland as a whole. This is a response to the constantly growing demand of clients who are increasingly aware of the great value of a well-functioning compliance system in the context of business risk minimization, the rapidly growing number of regulations, and increasingly demanding regulators. The practice provides multidisciplinary advice in many areas of law covering all compliance requirements. We support clients in connection with the challenges resulting from the rapidly changing legal and business environment and operations in the digital world. We have the pleasure of working for leading entities from regulated sectors. I am glad that thanks to such an experienced specialist, we will be able to significantly expand the offer of advisory services for the financial sector, which continues to set standards for compliance.”

Pawel Stykowski added: “Financial institutions will have to deal with the next regulatory tsunami. They need the specialized advice of professionals knowledgeable of the specifics of their industry. I am excited that along with the team from Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland, known for outstanding experience working for the financial sector, we will be even better able to meet our clients’ needs.”

CEE Legal Matters published an interview with Stykowski for the Inside Insight section of the magazine. The interview is available here.