Overview

Based in Singapore and reporting directly to the General Counsel of EMEA, you will also have a dotted line to the Asia Pacific CEO in relation to the day to day legal and compliance issues for the Group’s entities across Asia.

You will be responsible for the following:

  • Providing advice on all legal, compliance & corporate governance matters to the board and executive management team in Singapore
  • Manage the regulatory (MAS) relationship for the Singapore operating entity
  • Provide legal support for the Group’s APAC operating entities & branches
  • Provide training to Asian based employees regarding legal and compliance topics including Code of Conduct, AML-CFT, Anti-bribery, MAS regulatory issues, Data Privacy to name a few
  • Draft, review and negotiate commercial contracts and compliance policies and procedures
  • Manage external counsel within the Asia Pacific region to ensure delivery of quality and value-adding advice
  • Monitoring of legal and regulatory developments in Singapore and the wider Asia-Pacific region

This role sits on the leadership team for Singapore and will play a pivotal role in the future success of the business . To be consider for this role you will meet the following criteria:

  • Possess a law degree from a recognised university within a common law jurisdiction
  • In the region of 10 years’ PQE
  • Trained at a top law firm within financial services
  • Very strong communication and drafting skills
  • Confident with presenting to executive management & board members
  • Prior experience interacting with financial services regulators


Chris Potter
Phone: +65 3157 9393

chrispotter@aquissearch.com

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