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Head of Legal & Compliance

  • Expanding in Hong Kong & Asia
  • Senior Leadership & Decision-Making Role
  • Regional Responsibilities

Our client is a leading regional financial services group with diversified businesses across wealth management, securities brokerage and global markets activities. The group has an established and growing presence in Asia. As part of strategic growth in Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area, an outstanding leadership role has arisen for an experienced Head of Legal & Compliance professional to join the Executive Leadership team.

The key responsibilities for this position are as follows:

  • Report to the CEO, this is a key leadership role with overall responsibility for the Legal and Compliance teams across Hong Kong and Singapore.
  • Develop compliance strategies and plans to ensure adequacy of process and controls across the business.
  • Oversee the legal function to deliver practical and accurate interpretation of and guidance on a wide range of legislative provisions impacting the business across Asia.
  • Deliver regular reports to the Risk Management Committee and the Board in relation to key legal and compliance changes, risks and controls.
  • Oversee the corporate governance.
  • Liaise with business partners to ensure the proper interpretation and adoption of the regulatory changes.

Successful applicants will have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree qualified with experience in leading a legal and compliance function.
  • Experience gained from the banking or investment management sectors is required. Detailed knowledge of regulatory rules and laws across Asia is essential.
  • People leadership, coaching and management.
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English and Mandarin Chinese (at least confidentto speakin a business environment).

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