Regulatory Counsel - FTSE 100 - Mining Giant

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Corporate & Commercial

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  • Salary:

    Company car,medical insurance,pension

  • Contact:

    Nick Wilkins

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:


This is a fantastic opportunity for a 4-8 PQE regulatory lawyer, who has a solid background and training from a leading law firm and preferably experience of working in-house in a trading enviornment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing day to day advice on regulatory and compliance requirements applicable to a multi-jurisdictional business including in respect of:
    • Anti-bribery and corruption
    • Sanctions and counter-terrorism financing
    • Licensing and regulatory requirements for physical and derivatives trading
    • Regulatory reform relating to OTC derivatives trading (Dodd Frank, EMIR, MiFID II and equivalent requirements in other relevant jurisdictions)
    • Market conduct requirements
    • Strategic input on new business activities and projects
    • Interaction with regulators in multiple jurisdictions
  • Assessing and responding to the Company's business imperatives and risk appetite.
  • Overseeing internal investigations with compliance or regulatory implications.
  • Preparing a response plan to deal with regulatory enquiries and managing the operational and strategic response to external criminal or regulatory investigations.
  • Assisting with the development of a strategy for external engagement on regulatory and compliance matters to support broader Company external engagement plan/strategy.
  • Engaging in internal advocacy to raise awareness of regulatory and compliance risk, and the Company's risk mitigation strategies and controls.
  • Working closely with commercial teams to provide timely and appropriate advice in connection with commercial transactions, projects and strategy development.
  • Supporting the internal Compliance team to provide effective operational compliance oversight and monitoring.
  • Participating in risk assessments and proactively engaging with key commercial and functional stakeholders.
  • Managing provision of internal and external legal services and provide legal advice in a cost-effective manner.

You should also have deonstrable experience of the following:

  • Strong practical understanding of global trading regulatory requirements with emphasis on UK/EU regulatory requirements.
  • Experience of international commodity trading (physical and paper), preferably gained in-house within a large multinational commodities company or law firm.
  • Experience of operating within a regulated environment or working for a regulatory body.
  • Commercial awareness and pragmatism.
  • In-depth understanding of identifying and mitigating risk.
  • Broad understanding of English law or relevant common law, with mining industry experience and knowledge of mining law useful but not essential.
  • Experience of working for a global business with operations / business units in diverse locations.
  • Commercial understanding of consequences of legal scenarios/decisions.

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