AML RecruitmentAML remained busy over the festive season with vacancies from analyst to director level. At present sanctions experience is a key determining factor when firms highlight desirable skill sets. Not only this but candidates who have proven experience in interpreting regulations into policy have found themselves in demand. Many Tier 1
The consequences of the individuals who illegally manipulated the Forex rates between banks were colossal with £2.6 Billion in fines slapped on the culprits firms.Using code names such as “The 3 Musketeers”, “The A-team” and “1 team, 1 dream” (I imagine these were their pub quiz names also) they made vast sums of commission by colluding over chat
Compliance advisory recruitmentFor the entire year, compliance advisory officers have been much sought. September was no different, with a large number of permanent and contract openings. The majority of hiring activity was within global banking markets. However, there have been a number of brokerages and buy-side firms looking to enhance and
London Compliance Recruitment OverviewKYC RecruitmentJuly saw a dramatic increase in KYC roles. The hiring appetite was very much at the senior end of the market with most clients looking for VP level candidates. Banking clients were very much in the hunt for high level individuals with experience of quality assurance, policy writing and
KYC RecruitmentKYC recruitment has remained relatively strong throughout the first half of the year, all be it dropping off slightly in May. June picked up the pace once again and we have now seen a big uplift in both contract and permanent roles coming onto the market.The majority of the recent KYC hires have been predominantly at the more senior
Advisory RecruitmentThe compliance advisory market has been very busy in the month of May. This has been across both equities and fixed income. As in previous months the hiring has been at the SVP or director level with firms looking for experienced professionals who can hit the ground running and add value to the business with little
Advisory RecruitmentThe compliance advisory market in April followed the same pattern as the first three months of the year. Firms are almost exclusively looking at the Senior VP or director level for proven candidates who can add value instantly. Candidates who are technically strong and demonstrate commercial acumen are highly sought after.