PATTEN Varnee

PATTEN Varnee

Ms. Varnee Patten joined GFin Corporate Services Ltd in 2013 as legal officer and alternate Money Laundering Reporting Officer and is a member of the legal, compliance and risk management team of GFin. With over eight years of experience in the global business and financial services sector, she has worked as senior corporate administrator at DTOS Ltd and as legal executive for the Cim Group prior to GFin.

Her area of expertise consists of providing legal support, assisting on business development by conducting research, assisting on client onboarding and ensuring compliance with the laws and regulations of Mauritius with dedicated focus on anti-money laundering and terrorist financing laws. She is involved in the structuring and ongoing compliance of the whole spectrum of domestic and global business companies, collective investment schemes, private equity funds and trusts in Mauritius. She has been involved in designing and implementing the compliance framework of GFin including implementation of internal control systems, staff awareness and development and evaluation of policies, procedures and processes. She is responsible for the administration, ongoing compliance and risk management framework of GFin as a licencee of the Financial Services Commission. She has been conducting company searches and independent legal due diligence on global business entities and a regulated bank in Mauritius. She also has experience in the captive insurance business through Cim Captive Insurance Business PCC.

Varnee holds a Bachelor of Laws with Honours from the University of Mauritius and has been graduated with Masters of Laws with specializations in Commercial Law and in Corporate Law from the University of London. She also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Laws and Postgraduate Certificate in Laws from the University of London. Varnee is also part time lecturer and is an MQA approved trainer.