Since June 2014, Elizabeth has been a legal analyst at PaymentsCompliance, where she carries out cross-jurisdictional research on the legal aspects of remittances, e-money, mobile payments and innovative payment services, with a focus on Spanish-speaking markets. She leads anti-money laundering (AML) research for PaymentsCompliance, reporting on the main AML compliance requirements for operators within the industry and the shaping of legislation in the light of the Financial Action Task Force’s standards.
Elizabeth is a qualified lawyer in Colombia. She holds two specialisations in telecommunications law (2007) and intellectual property law (2011). She has previous professional experience at the Council of State, which is the Colombian Supreme Administrative Court, and also at one of Colombia’s leading telecommunication companies. She holds a Master’s degree in commercial and corporate law from Queen Mary University of London (2014) and wrote her dissertation on the regulatory challenges of electronic money and financial inclusion in Colombia