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Our client is a reputable investment bank.
They are looking for mid-tier lawyers to join their legal and compliance department in Penang.
AVP/Senior AVP (legal and compliance) [ Penang ]
Compliance Professional
Full Time/Permanent
3 - 6 Year(s)
Bachelor Degree
- Assist Chief Compliance Officer ('CCO') to establish compliance infrastructures to identify and direct the actions necessary to implement the requirements of existing and new laws and regulatory rules and guidelines ('Regulations') applicable to the banking and stockbroking business.

- Monitor the activities of the various divisions of the Bank for compliance with applicable laws, Regulations and internal policies.

- Review the adequacy of the various divisions' operational procedures and the Bank's policies and control systems for compliance with management directives and changes in laws or Regulations.

- Assist CCO to keep the Board, management and employees up-to-date with compliance concerns, including areas of weakness and any proposed new or revised laws, Regulations and compliance issues arising from such new or revised laws and Regulations.

- To provide responsive, sound, coherent and consistent advice, interpretation and recommendations on compliance and legal issues relating to the operations, activities, products and other business initiatives of the Bank.

- Perform statutory and regulatory responsibilities required of compliance officers by regulatory authorities (e.g. in relation to anti-money laundering, the Rules of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad, etc.)

- Assist the various divisions of the Bank to draft, prepare and/or review documents required to be used in the course of the Bank's activities, e.g. agreements, transaction documents, regulatory submissions, product and marketing information, etc. from a legal or compliance perspective.

- Liaise with regulatory authorities and industry representative bodies in respect of compliance matters and law firms for legal matters.

- Monitor the conduct of litigation cases by panel law firms.

- 3 to 6 years of legal experience. Especially in drafting commercial agreement is preferred. (on the job training will be provided)

- Willing to learn

- Hardworking

This position is only open to Malaysian citizens.

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