Monica Galea John is a partner at Fenech & Fenech Advocates where she heads the Anti-Money Laundering & Compliance Department.
She graduated in 1999 as a Doctor of Laws from the Faculty of Laws of the University of Malta and holds a Masters of Arts in Financial Services from the same university.
Her areas of practice include corporate law, corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, financial services and banking law, trusts & estate planning, prevention of money laundering & financial terrorism legislation, general commercial law and family mediation.
She is a member of the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners of Malta and sits on the Institute’s two sub-committees related to the Prevention of Money Laundering & Financial Terrorism.
She acts as a Compliance Officer and Company Secretary for a number of financial services entities licensed by the Malta Financial Services Authority.
She regularly advises both Maltese licensed and non-licensed clients on their anti-money laundering obligations and is also a frequent contributor in various publications on this area.
She is actively involved in M&A transactions ranging from local private M&A transactions to other large acquisitions with an international element and accordingly has the requisite expertise in all areas of law that are typically relevant to M&A transactions.
Monica has also vast experience in corporate law practice and regularly provides legal advice and assistance in all matters concerning company law including corporate re-structuring and corporate governance.