Mateusz Życzkowski

Counsellor at law trainee at the Regional Chamber of Counsellors at Law in Poznań. Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. He successfully completed a TOLES Advanced Legal English course. Holder of a CCO1 (Certified Compliance Officer Level 1) certificate accredited by the Compliance Association Poland.

He gained his professional experience working in both commercial and cooperative banking. He has many years of experience in the field of compliance, in particular in regulatory and legal risk management, consumer protection, outsourcing, anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism or personal data protection.

Professionally, he was responsible for analysing and implementing obligations under statutory acts, supervisory recommendations and guidelines for the financial sector, including as a member of working groups at the Polish Banks Association and responsible for implementing the 4th Anti‑Money Laundering Directive in Poland. His responsibilities included also the review and approval of contractual provisions essential for compliance risk management at the bank, in particular concerning the implementation and maintenance of ERP systems.

As a representative of the Compliance Department, he was a member of teams implementing projects of strategic importance for the bank in such areas as aligning internal regulations with the provisions of the GDPR, AML, CBP or the EBA guidelines. He participated in implementing Information Security Management Systems, carrying out activities related to vertical testing and negotiating outsourcing contracts.

His areas of interest include various aspects of compliance, new technologies, banking law and personal data protection. He also advises Clients on compliance with provisions of law governing the functioning of the national cybersecurity system and regarding waste management.

Mateusz Życzkowski
Mateusz Życzkowski Senior Lawyer mateusz.zyczkowski@piszcz.pl Tel: +48 61 859 44 44 Laguages: angielski