Diane Bugeja
Diane Bugeja
Senior Associate
T: (+356) 2567 8132   diane.bugeja@camilleripreziosi.com
Languages: English, Maltese and Italian
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Key facts

Senior Associate since


Practice areas

Capital Markets|Corporate and Commercial|Anti-Money Laundering|Financial Services Regulation

Professional experience


Senior Associate, Camilleri Preziosi


Associate, Camilleri Preziosi


Senior Manager, Enforcement Unit, Malta Financial Services Authority


Associate, Enforcement and Financial Crime Division, UK Financial Conduct Authority


Senior Manager, Risk Consulting Advisory Services, KPMG 

Academic qualifications


PhD in Law, King’s College London, UK


MSc Accounting and Finance, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK


Bachelor of Accountancy, University of Malta, Malta


Bachelor of Commerce, University of Malta, Malta


Diane practices primarily in financial services law, financial regulation and anti-money laundering regulation, providing advice to local and overseas clients on the impact of the current and forthcoming regulatory regime on their business models. Diane also advises clients on the regulatory aspects of a wide range of transactions, including licensing-related matters, capital markets initiatives and on-going liaison with regulatory authoritiesmore broadly.

Diane joined the firm as an Associate in 2016 and was promoted to Senior Associate in January 2017. She was previously a risk and regulatory consultant ata Big Four audit firm, working in Malta and in London, and subsequentlyjoined the enforcement departments of the UK and Maltese financial services regulators. Diane successfully completed her PhD in Law in 2017 and her research focused on the mis-selling of complex investment products to commercial retail investors.

She is a visiting lecturer at the University of Malta and is regularly invited to speak at conferences and deliver seminars on various aspects of financial services law and financial crime.

Professional memberships

  • Interlaw
  • Chamber of Advocates
  • Institute of Financial Services Practitioners


What others are saying

Associate to watch - FinTech Legal Chambers FinTech, 2020

Sources attest that "she is very professional and is very well versed in AML," adding that "she is a very competent lawyer." - FinTech Legal Chambers FinTech, 2020

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