Lanishka Farrington-McSweeney

Specialist area: Banking & Fiduciary Services

Lanishka Farrington McSweeny: Banking & Fiduciary Services: PwC

LaNishka is a Director in the Banking and Fiduciary Services group with PwC Cayman Islands and is currently charged with designing banking specific guidance, policies and procedures  to address international and U.S. auditing standards. She works exclusively in the retail/private banking/wealth management area and has over twelve years of professional experience in assurance and business advisory services. She also has considerable expertise with anti-money laundering laws and regulations and regulatory matters in the Cayman Islands. LaNishka spent several years with PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Bahamas also working in international financial services with a concentration on banking and consumer industry prior to joining PwC Cayman in 2004.

During her tenure as director, LaNishka has served as engagement leader for many  private bank and trust companies and has helped audit committees in their governance  risk management policies and procedures. She also serves as the Cayman contact on the PwC Global Anti-Money Laundering Working Group and has led regional AML engagements  conducting due diligence file reviews, gap analysis of Cayman laws and regulations versus other jurisdictions  and advising on remediation techniques. LaNishka's broad spectrum of core skills and unique capabilities increases her ability to add value and manage risks.

LaNishka holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting) Degree from Acadia University and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of New Hampshire. She is also a member of the Cayman Islands Society of Professional Accountants.