From KNF to SSW – Karol Rajewski is a New Partner
SSW Pragmatic Solutions has strengthened its capacity to act in the most complex regulatory and compliance matters concerning financial institutions, by onboarding a new partner – Karol Rajewski. As an experienced lawyer, familiar with the most affluent financial institutions and financial supervision authority in Poland, Karol will further develop SSW’s financial institutions practice.
Karol Rajewski, legal advisor, has significant business experience of the financial and insurance sectors. For several years he worked for the Nationale-Nederlanden Group, where he was responsible for legal, risk management and compliance matters. During that time, he held the positions of the Director of the Legal Department, the Director of Legal and Risk Management, and the Chief Compliance Officer.
Most recently he also held the position of Managing Director of the Legal and Regulatory Division at the Office of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority (KNF). In that role he had an overall supervision over the KNF’s Legal Department, Market Regulations Department as well as the Compliance Department, which included implementing a new structure, processes and procedure, also with regards to AML inspections and proceedings.
At SSW, Karol Rajewski will develop our financial institutions and insurance practices.
Wojciech Szczepaniak, Chairman and Partner at SSW Pragmatic Solutions, says:
Karol brings extremely important competences to our organization. On the one hand, he is extremely well versed in the financial industry and, on the other hand, he is fluent in supervisory and compliance issues. His comprehensive knowledge of regulatory aspects in the financial sector will be a boost of energy for SSW’s financial and insurance institutions practice, which Karol will lead.