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Legal & Compliance Officer

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Job Title: Legal & Compliance Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Valletta
Contact Name: Max Heppleston
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Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

We are working closely with a Swiss-based fintech company in recruiting a Legal & Compliance Officer.

The firm is headquartered in Switzerland with offices in JHapan, Canada and the UK. They offer an innovative approach to crypto-wealth management and blockchain solutions.


Key Responsibilities

  • Act as the company’sMoney Laundering Reporting Officer in Malta;

  • Receive, process and report any suspicious activity to the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit;

  • Work closely with the Governance Team and act as a point of contact with the various law firms, regulators and authorities;

  • Support the Legal Team in all matters: licenses, administrative, legal and crypto research

  • Analysis and monitoring of legal and regulatory developments worldwide;

  • Oversee and monitor the implementation of compliance and risk management control.


Skills & Experience

  • A holder of a Master degree in Law;

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (also legal drafting) in English;

  • Good knowledge of Malta Virtual Financial Asset environment and excellent knowledge of national and international KYC/AML requirements;

  • Asset Management, financial auditing or banking experience a big plus;

  • Team worker;

  • Organized and disciplined;

  • Agile and solution-oriented;

  • Resilient. We don’t count hours and believe in leading by example. Therefore you need to be prepared to work (very) hard!

Ref: | Published: 24 Oct 2018