About Lisa Penn-Lettsome

Lisa Penn-Lettsome is senior counsel in the Global Finance and Corporate groups based in Walkers' BVI office, head of the BVI’s Regulatory Department and a member of the firm's FinTech team. She is largely responsible for issuing regulatory advice on financial services legislation, applications to the BVI Financial Services Commission for financial services licences and ongoing regulatory filings on behalf of clients, ship registrations and shipping financings, regulatory reporting for acquisitions and reorganisations affecting BVI-regulated entities, and trade mark and patent registrations. Her practice has been expanded to include various regulatory and international compliance initiatives impacting the BVI and monitoring the development of these. Lisa advises on a variety of transactions (M&A, etc) and asset financings (yacht and real estate financings, etc), particularly in relation to financial regulated activities. She is regularly instructed by major banks, financial institutions, multi-national corporations and high net worth individuals.


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