Legal & Compliance Specialist

Location Malta
Discipline: Compliance, Regulatory, Legal
Contact name: Ricoh Davids

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15445
Published: about 1 month ago

Our client operates within the iGaming sector, servicing B2B and B2C clients offering services of accounting & consulting. 

Responsibilities:

  • Review of all relevant statutory laws and regulations applicable to the Company and ensure compliance with these
  • Ensure that business activities are conducted in conformity with all applicable laws, regulations, internal policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that all regulatory permissions remain current and appropriate for business needs.
  • Continual compliance risk assessment of company practices together with the development of internal policies and procedures, compliance training and protocols.
  • Serve as liaison for all regulatory bodies as well as maintain relationships with relevant legal bodies and trade associations.
  • Keep abreast of regulatory developments and industry initiatives and advise management accordingly.
  • Liaise with third parties, together with the company’s management, that wish to understand the company’s control environment, compliance policies and procedures. 
  • Provide reporting with respect to regulatory requirements and developments
  • Develop compliance checklists and prepare compliance reports, as and when due
  • Inform the Internal auditors of any findings as regards non-compliance that may require investigation
  • Ensuring compliance with best practices
  • Carry out a review of SLA Manuals to ensure applicable regulatory laws are incorporated
  • Any other duties as required by the Unit head
  • Liaise with auditors, external lawyers, tax advisers, bankers, and shareholders.
  • Preparation of compliance documentation with relevant constitutive documents for statutory, legal, regulatory purposes
  • Liaison with all the subsidiaries within the Company’s Group, service providers, external legal advisers, and government agencies.
  • Maintenance and review of Legal Agreements
  • Developing and overseeing that the company meets its compliance obligations under relevant laws and the requirements of regulatory authorities 
  • Negotiation, drafting, and implementation of the terms of agreements in all business contracts and agreements. 
  • Responsible for providing legal support in controlling customer complaints to mitigate the risk of litigation
  • Review all documentation that has legal implications for the company prior to signing and implementing. 

 
Qualifications:

  • Minimum of an LLM or equivalent qualification
  • A minimum of 4 years working experience with at least 2 years compliance experience preferably within the financial or igaming services environment.
  • High level of determination and tenacity
  • Good understanding of Compliance activities in Financial Services.
  • Experience with the GDPR is considered an asset
  • Articulate, effective communication skills with the ability to communicate internally and externally (lawyers, regulators, auditors) at all levels