Argyle Street Management Limited

Argyle Street Management Limited was founded in Hong Kong, China in 2002 as a pan-Asia special situations investor. Today, we manage approximately US$1.4 billion and have around 53 people working in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore and United States. We have formal strategic relationships in China and Southeast Asia, thus solidifying our sourcing network which forms the backbone of our business.

We won Eurekahedge Best Asia Ex-Japan Hedge Fund Award in 2011, Asiahedge Fund of the year in 2010 and Eurekahedge Best Asian Distressed Debt Fund Award in 2007.

Investing in the right people to build a long term career with ASM is our priority too. We take pride to coach fresh graduates who share our vision & culture with ambition in fund management industry, to become well-rounder leaders, whether in Front Office or Back Office.
Legal Counsel
In House
Banking & Finance,Bankruptcy & Insolvency,Compliance/Regulatory,Conveyancing,Corporate / M&A / Commercial,Debt Capital Market,Equity Capital Market,Funds / Asset Management,Securities
Full Time/Permanent
Selangor, MALAYSIA
8 - 15 Year(s)
Professional Qualification
Job Duties
� Draft and review various contracts and legal documents for the firm and its funds
� Work together with investment managers, or independently, on negotiation/ execution/ documentation of investments of the funds
� Day-to-day and periodic risk-based compliance monitoring
� Provide advice on the regulatory implications of new regulations and the potential governance, process and technology changes required to meet the regulatory expectations
� Prepare reports to the Board on compliance with the policies and procedures
� Perform company secretarial duties
� Handle compliance matters arising from service providers, counterparties or agents
� Research in new regulations and formulate compliance policies/procedures accordingly
� Maintain AML record keeping arrangements
� Report to senior management about Money Laundering compliance in respect of criminal property, AML and terrorist financing risks
� Ensure that Money Laundering risk is taken into account in projects, taking care of new clients and changes in business profile
� Ensure the appropriate documentation of risk profile in relation to Money Laundering, including the documentation of its application of those policies
Requirement and qualifications
� Experience in funds/ formation, corporate finance/ listing rules and/ or compliance
� Diverse exposure in Asian countries, exposure to US laws is a plus
� Experience in reviewing transaction documents preferred
� Excellent in communication skills, fluent in written and spoken English
� Fluency in Mandarin is an advantage. Strong academic record is a plus
� A meticulous and energetic team player
� Around 8 years' working experience with 4 years or more in compliance or related fields
� A degree holder in law
� Mature, organized and stable in personalities. Able to work independently under stress and overtime occasionally
� Working knowledge in investment industries-related skills including but not limited to regulations, business practices, language skills, etc. in Southeast Asia, Greater China, and other Asian countries are strong advantages
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