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Web3 Deputy MLRO

Location: HK Hong Kong

Department environment

The Compliance team is a collaborative and high energy group of smart, driven and intellectually curious professionals.

We take our work but not ourselves incredibly seriously, tackling novel issues and supporting the business with focus, precision, and relentless good humour. We know and support each other deeply as professionals and humans.

We proudly hold a range of passports and qualifications and speak as many languages as we have team members - diversity on all levels is deeply valued.

Copper’s Compliance team has been established to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Compliance team aims to support Copper’s business as it continues to embrace the regulatory landscape in which Copper operates.

As the Compliance Officer and MLRO for HK Business and Deputy MLRO for the ADGM business, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing key aspects of regulatory compliance. You will work closely with senior management including regional MLRO’s and the Group Chief Compliance Officer to develop and implement compliance strategies, policies, and procedures.

Key Responsibilities of the role

  • Ensure that all activities of the organisation comply with applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards.
  • Develop, review, and update compliance policies and procedures to reflect changes in regulations and industry best practices
  • Advance and perform risk assessments and monitor compliance risks, implementing measures to mitigate potential issues
  • Prepare and submit necessary regulatory reports and filings, ensuring accuracy and timeliness.
  • Lead or assist in internal investigations related to compliance matters and recommend corrective actions.
  • Support the ADGM MLRO in managing the company's anti-money laundering (AML) program, including suspicious activity reporting and customer due diligence.
  • Deputise for the ADGM MLRO (when absent) and assume responsibility for all areas of responsibility
  • Act as Nominated Officer for HK SAR reporting
  • Audits and Examinations: Manage regulatory audits and examinations, liaising with regulatory bodies as needed.
  • Compliance Monitoring: Establish and maintain an effective compliance monitoring program to track and report on compliance activities.
  • Advisory Role: Provide compliance advice and guidance to senior management and other departments

Your experience, skills and knowledge

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field; advanced degree preferred
  • Proven experience in a compliance role, preferably within a financial services or digital assets company.
  • In depth understanding of HK regulatory requirements.
  • Knowledge of anti-money laundering (AML) regulations and practices.
  • Ability to independently and remotely but thrives on collaboration and cross jurisdictional working.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • High level of integrity and ethical standards
  • Experience of performing risk assessments and implementing the necessary measures.
  • Assisting in internal compliance investigations.
  • Experience in developing and reviewing compliance policies and procedures
  • Professional certification in compliance (e.g., Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional, CAMS) is a plus

The benefits offered

  • Holidays: 27 days per annum paid holiday, in addition to bank holidays
  • Years of Service Days: Employees are awarded one additional day of paid time off per year of service (up to three years)
  • Vitality Health:
    • Medical Insurance: Copper provides all employees with individual cover. Medical history is disregarded, and a 24/7 virtual GP is available (£100 excess per person per year)
    • Dental Insurance: Comprehensive dental cover for preventative, restorative and emergency treatment
    • Audiology Cover: Employees can claim back up 80% of costs, up to £300, for any hearing tests or hearing aids
    • Optical Cover: £500 optical cover (through Vision Express) or 80% reimbursement up to £300 for any other optician
    • Menopause Support: Unlimited support for those experiencing symptoms of the menopause, such as video consultations with a dedicated menopause practitioner
    • Vitality services also include an additional £100 for minor diagnostic tests and private prescriptions, including home diagnostics
    • Headspace - Copper's policy provides all employees with a free Headspace subscription. Headspace provides great resources to manage stress, improve sleep, meditate and enhance mindfulness
    • Discounts and free benefits - the Vitality programme has been designed for preventative care to encourage members to improve their overall health and will reward those for doing so. Employees can access additional benefits such as 50% off running shoes, discounted health screenings, 50% off at Nuffield Health or Virgin Active gyms and much more

  • Home Working Energy Support Scheme: to combat energy prices increasing globally, Copper will provide you, in addition to your salary, with a monthly top-up of £60 or £75 (subject to your energy supplier)
  • Pension up to 10% matched contribution to our company pension scheme via Smart Pensions
  • Cycle to Work
  • Life Insurance cover: Four times your base salary
  • EAP: access unlimited mental health consultations and contact a 24/7 confidential helpline for emotional support
  • ClassPass
  • Unmind
  • Sponsored Learning and Development opportunities
  • Regular company events and social activities

In return for everything you can bring to Copper, we can offer you an exciting, challenging role in a fast-growing and dynamic business, with career opportunities and welcoming working environment.

If you think you have everything we're looking for and more, then we'd love you to apply for the opportunity.

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Location: HK Hong Kong

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Benefits: Dental Insurance, Medical Insurance

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