Miguel Mairlot

founding partner


+32 473.55.97.24

Miguel is an international lawyer with significant breadth of compliance experience across Asset Management, Wealth, Payment Services and Insurance businesses to cover cross-border regulatory issues, risk management, contractual documentation and product development, advising and influencing senior stakeholders at Executive Committee level, enabling them to meet their responsibilities across a range of Group Policies and local requirements, including MiFID II, PSD2, GDPR, AML, ABC and Sanctions.

Miguel also provides advice and litigates in matters relating to banking, finance, AML and data protection.

Before founding Ethikos, Miguel has worked for prestigious international law firms and financial institutions as Head of Compliance. He has also developed a broad experience as a field lawyer in various sectors (banking, investment funds, insurance/reinsurance and payment services) where he has a proven track record of helping his clients complying with their legal and regulatory obligations.

Miguel has written and spoken widely on compliance and financial law topics and teaches at the Cooremans Institute. He also serves on the Editorial Board of “la Revue de Droit Bancaire et Financier”.


Sector Experience

Payment Services


Legal Expertise

Banking and Finance
Data Protection


‣ Education
2018 Certified Data Protection Officer, University of Maastricht
2013 Certified Compliance Officer, Febelfin
2002-2003 LL.M in advanced business Law, Ghent University
1997-2002 Law Degree, UCL
‣ Languages
  • French
  • English
  • Dutch
‣ Publications