Bomi Anise is the Founder and Managing Director of Anise Consulting Limited (BVI), a Regulatory Advisory, Compliance, Corporate Governance, Litigation Management and Risk Management consulting firm based in the BVI.
Bomi is a US lawyer, licensed in Pennsylvania and New Jersey (non-practising).
Bomi has spent the past 8 years in the BVI developing niche market expertise in the areas of Regulatory and AML Compliance. She has held senior Compliance, Regulator approved positions in BVI regulated entities, and for 3 years served as Executive Director of a BVI Trust Company mainly catering to Russian and CIS clients. Bomi has assisted a number of financial institutions with obtaining regulatory licenses and approvals in the BVI, and successfully assisted an international client in obtaining one of the first for-ex trading licenses issued in the BVI. Bomi also advises Private Banks, Trust & Company Management Companies and other financial institutions on their regulatory, AML compliance, corporate governance and corporate risk issues. Bomi currently sits on the BVI Association of Compliance Officers’ Executive Committee as Education Chair.
Prior to moving to the BVI, Bomi spent the first 10 years of her legal career in the US and Europe as D&O and Financial Institutions claims counsel for large multi national insurance companies. During her tenure as claims counsel, she managed and advised in respect of some of the most notorious financial litigation in the world against directors and banking institutions, including Enron, Parmalat, Royal Ahold, and Yukos.
Bomi is a fluent French & Yoruba speaker and is a proficient speaker of Russian and Spanish.