Ivana Sucur
Senior Director
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Legal and regulatory expert
Ex-AFM and ESMA IPISC member
Experience advising leading banks and asset managers in the Netherlands on the implementation of the MiFID II
Expert in MiFID II and PRIIPs regulation
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Ivana Sucur is a Senior Director with Alvarez & Marsal in the Regulatory Advisory Services Division in Amsterdam. She joined A&M from the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM). At the AFM, she was responsible for the supervision of banks, Asset Managers and other investment firms in the Netherlands.

Ms. Sucur has extensive expertise in: investor protection, including the conduct of business rules, distribution of investment products, product governance, costs & charges and research. She advised leading Dutch banks and asset managers on the implementation of the abovementioned topics.

Ms. Sucur was the AFM representative at the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) Investor Protection and Intermediaries Standing Committee (IPISC). This committee developed and provided technical advice to the European Commission on MiFID II on investor protection topics. This committee is also responsible for preparing technical standards, guidelines and recommendations relating to the provisions of MiFID. Within the ESMA, Ms. Sucur was in charge of drafting the technical advice to the European Commission on the following MiFID II topics: costs and charges; product governance requirements; inducements and research; and knowledge and competence.

During her time at the AFM, Ms. Sucur was the representative within the European Supervision Authorities (ESA) Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (PRIIP) Subgroup, where she and the Financial Conduct Authority team (FCA) were in charge of the topic relating to transaction costs of investment funds. This committee is responsible for providing technical advice to the European Commission on the PRIIPs Regulatory Technical Standards.

On an international level, Ms. Sucur was part of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) assessment team where she was responsible for assessing fellow members against the agreed principles on the protection of client assets.